IDC

International Data Center

IDNDR

International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction

IGS

International GPS Service for Geodynamics

ILP

International Lithosphere Project

IMS

International Monitoring System

InSAR

interferometric synthetic aperture radar

IRIS

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology

ISC

International Seismological Centre

ISS

International Seismological Summary

IT

information technology


JMA

Japan Meteorological Agency


LARSE

Los Angeles Region Seismic Experiment

LIDAR

light detection and ranging


M

moment magnitude

MMI

Modified Mercalli Intensity


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NEES

Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation

NEHRP

National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program

NEIS

National Earthquake Information Service

NIBS

National Institutes for Building Standards

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NRC

National Research Council

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSMP

National Strong-Motion Program


OHP

Ocean Hemisphere Project


PASSCAL

Program for the Array Seismic Studies of the Continental Lithosphere

PBO

Plate Boundary Observatory

PDE

Preliminary Determination of Epicenters

PEER

Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research

PGA

peak ground acceleration

PGV

peak ground velocity

PHIVOLCS

Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology

PSHA

probabilistic seismic hazard analysis


RAMP

Rapid Array Mobilization Program


Sa

spectral acceleration

SAFOD

San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth

SCEC

Southern California Earthquake Center

SCIGN

Southern California Integrated GPS Network

SHA

seismic hazard analysis

SLR

Satellite Laser Ranging

SRTM

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission

Sv

spectral velocity



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