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



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