Appendix F
List of Acronyms


ARI

Interoceanic Canal Authority

AURA

Associated Universities for Research in Astronomy

AZA

American Zoo and Aquarium Association


CAL

Conservation Analytical Laboratory

CBCES

Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies

CCI

Canadian Conservation Institute

CRL

Conservation Research Laboratory

CXO

Chandra X-Ray Observatory


DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DOC

Department of Commerce

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DOI

Department of the Interior


EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ELIPSE

Environmental Latino Initiative Promoting Science Education


GCI

Getty Conservation Institute

GIS

Geographical Information System


INAA

Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis


LTER

Long Term Ecological Research

LTREB

Long Term Research in Environmental Biology


MBL

Marine Biological Laboratory

MMT

Multiple Mirror Telescope


NAIC

National Atmospheric and Ionospheric Center

NAPA

National Academy of Public Administration



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Appendix F List of Acronyms ARI Interoceanic Canal Authority AURA Associated Universities for Research in Astronomy AZA American Zoo and Aquarium Association CAL Conservation Analytical Laboratory CBCES Chesapeake Bay Center for Environmental Studies CCI Canadian Conservation Institute CRL Conservation Research Laboratory CXO Chandra X-Ray Observatory DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DOC Department of Commerce DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOI Department of the Interior EPA Environmental Protection Agency ELIPSE Environmental Latino Initiative Promoting Science Education GCI Getty Conservation Institute GIS Geographical Information System INAA Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis LTER Long Term Ecological Research LTREB Long Term Research in Environmental Biology MBL Marine Biological Laboratory MMT Multiple Mirror Telescope NAIC National Atmospheric and Ionospheric Center NAPA National Academy of Public Administration

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NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research NIH National Institutes of Health NMNH National Museum of Natural History NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAO National Optical Astronomy Observatories NRAO National Radio Astronomy Observatory NSF National Science Foundation NZP National Zoological Park OMB Office of Management and Budget OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy PAEC Performance Accomplishment Evaluation Committee SAO Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory SCMRE Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education SERC Smithsonian Environmental Research Center SI Smithsonian Institution SI/MAB Smithsonian Institution/Man and the Biosphere Biological Diversity Program SMA Submillimeter Array STRI Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute STScI Space Telescope Science Institute SWAS Submillimeter Wave Astronomy Satellite UCAR University Corporation for Atmospheric Research USAID United States Agency for International Development USDA United States Department of Agriculture USFWS United States Fish and Wildlife Service USGS United States Geological Survey VLBI Very- Long- Baseline Interferometry WHRC Woods Hole Research Center