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Acronyms and Abbreviations


AAPG

American Association of Petroleum Geologists

AGI

American Geological Institute

AGU

American Geophysical Union

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

ANSP

Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia

API

American Petroleum Institute

ARCO

Atlantic Richfield Company


BCR

Bremen Core Repository

BEG

Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin

BELI

Balcones Energy Library Inc.

BLM

Bureau of Land Management


CAD

Canadian dollars

CGSI

Cambe Geological Services Inc.

CIPA

California Independent Petroleum Association

CNWRA

Center for Nuclear Waste Regulatory Analyses

CRC

Core Research Center (U.S. Geological Survey)

CSPG

Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists


DAAC

Distributed Active Archive Centers (NASA)

DERL

Denver Earth Resource Library

DOE

Department of Energy

DOI

Department of the Interior

DOSECC

Drilling, Observation, and Sampling of the Earth’s Continental Crust

DSDP

Deep Sea Drilling Project


EAR

Division of Earth Sciences (NSF)

ECR

East Coast Repository

EIA

Energy Information Administration (DOE)

EII

Energy Information Inc.

EOR

Enhanced Oil Recovery

ER

engineering regulation

EUB

Energy and Utility Board of Alberta


FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

FLMNH

Florida Museum of Natural History

FMNH

Field Museum of Natural History

FY

fiscal year


GCR

Gulf Coast Repository

GLF

Geophysical Log Facility

GMC

Alaska Geologic Materials Center

GP

Geco-Prakla Inc.

GSA

Geological Society of America


HGRC

Herold Geological Research Centers (Denver, Houston, Abilene, Casper)


ICWG

Ice Core Working Group

IHS

Information Handling Service Energy Group (formerly Petroleum Information [PI], Dwights and Petroconsultants)

IMLS

Institute for Museum and Library Services

IODP

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program

IOGCC

Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission

IOGS

Independent Oil and Gas Service (Kansas)

IPAA

Independent Petroleum Association of America

IRIS

Incorporated Research Institutes for Seismology


JLL

Jackson Log Library

JOI

Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc.

JOIDES

Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling


KE EMu

KE Software Electronic Museum Management System

KGS

Kansas Geological Survey

KU

University of Kansas

KUMIP

University of Kansas Museum of Invertebrate Paleontology


LACM

Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History


MCZ

Museum of Comparative Zoology

MEL

Midland Energy Library

MGG

Marine Geology and Geophysics Division



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Geoscience Data and Collections: National Resources in Peril F Acronyms and Abbreviations AAPG American Association of Petroleum Geologists AGI American Geological Institute AGU American Geophysical Union AMNH American Museum of Natural History ANSP Academy of Natural Sciences Philadelphia API American Petroleum Institute ARCO Atlantic Richfield Company BCR Bremen Core Repository BEG Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin BELI Balcones Energy Library Inc. BLM Bureau of Land Management CAD Canadian dollars CGSI Cambe Geological Services Inc. CIPA California Independent Petroleum Association CNWRA Center for Nuclear Waste Regulatory Analyses CRC Core Research Center (U.S. Geological Survey) CSPG Canadian Society of Petroleum Geologists DAAC Distributed Active Archive Centers (NASA) DERL Denver Earth Resource Library DOE Department of Energy DOI Department of the Interior DOSECC Drilling, Observation, and Sampling of the Earth’s Continental Crust DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project EAR Division of Earth Sciences (NSF) ECR East Coast Repository EIA Energy Information Administration (DOE) EII Energy Information Inc. EOR Enhanced Oil Recovery ER engineering regulation EUB Energy and Utility Board of Alberta FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee FLMNH Florida Museum of Natural History FMNH Field Museum of Natural History FY fiscal year GCR Gulf Coast Repository GLF Geophysical Log Facility GMC Alaska Geologic Materials Center GP Geco-Prakla Inc. GSA Geological Society of America HGRC Herold Geological Research Centers (Denver, Houston, Abilene, Casper) ICWG Ice Core Working Group IHS Information Handling Service Energy Group (formerly Petroleum Information [PI], Dwights and Petroconsultants) IMLS Institute for Museum and Library Services IODP Integrated Ocean Drilling Program IOGCC Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission IOGS Independent Oil and Gas Service (Kansas) IPAA Independent Petroleum Association of America IRIS Incorporated Research Institutes for Seismology JLL Jackson Log Library JOI Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc. JOIDES Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling KE EMu KE Software Electronic Museum Management System KGS Kansas Geological Survey KU University of Kansas KUMIP University of Kansas Museum of Invertebrate Paleontology LACM Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History MCZ Museum of Comparative Zoology MEL Midland Energy Library MGG Marine Geology and Geophysics Division

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Geoscience Data and Collections: National Resources in Peril MMS Minerals Management Service MOU memorandum of understanding MSHA Mine Safety and Health Administration MSRP Mineral Science Research Program (USGS) NARA National Archives and Records Administration NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCDC National Climatic Data Center NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NOAA) NGDC National Geophysical Data Center (NOAA) NGDRS National Geoscience Data Repository System NICL National Ice Core Laboratory NIMA National Imagery and Mapping Agency NMBGMR New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources NMIMT New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology NMMR National Mine Map Repository NMNH National Museum of Natural History NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NODC National Oceanographic Data Center (NOAA) NPS National Park Service NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation OCGSL Oklahoma City Geological Society Library OCS outer continental shelf ODP Ocean Drilling Program OILF Oil Information Library (Ft. Worth, Texas) OILW Oil Information Library (Wichita Falls, Texas) ONR Office of Naval Research OOIP original oil in place ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory OSM Office of Surface Mining PII Petroleum Information, Inc. PRI Paleontological Research Institution PTTC Petroleum Technology Transfer Council RELI Riley Electric Log Inc. SeaSat sea satellite SEG Society of Exploration Geophysicists SELGEM Self Generating Master (Smithsonian database program) SSPLA Southern States Professional Log Association SUI State University of Iowa THUMS Texaco, Humble (now Exxon), Unocal, Mobil, and Shell (consortium) TMM Texas Memorial Museum UCMP University of California Museum of Paleontology UMMP University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology URI University of Rhode Island URL Uniform Resource Locator USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USBM U.S. Bureau of Mines USFS U.S. Forest Service USGS U.S. Geological Survey USGS(D) U.S. Geological Survey Paleontological Collection, Denver USNM U.S. National Museum USNRC U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission UW University of Washington VMNH Virginia Museum of Natural History WCR West Coast Repository WOGCC Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission YPM Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History