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



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