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B Acronyms ADCP acoustic Doppler current profi ler AUV autonomous underwater vehicle BCOM JOlDES's Budget Committee BSRP Baltic Sea Regional Project C carbon C-SCOUT Canadian Self-Contained Off-the-shelf Underwater Testbed CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability COARE Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Response Experiment CoML Census of Marine Life I. . exc usive economic zone JOlDES's Science Steering and Evaluation Panel: Dynamics of Earth's Environment EXCOM JOlDES's Executive Committee ExPO Exploration Program for the Oceans GCOS Global Climate Observing System GEOHAB Global Energy and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms GLOBEC Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics GLOSS Global Sea Level Observing System HBOI Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute,, HOV human occupied vehicle H U RL Hawai i U ndersea Research Laboratory IASC International Arctic Science Committee ICES International Council for Exploration of the Seas 162

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APPENDIX B IDOE IFREMER IGBP IGOE ICSU International Council for Science I International Decade of Ocean Exploration Institut Franc~ais de Recherche pour ['Exploitation de la Mer International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme International Global Ocean Exploration ICY International Geophysical Yea,- IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission IODP I ntegrated Ocean Dri 11 i ng Program IPY International Polar Year ISS International Space Station ISSEP JOlDES's Science Steering and Evaluation Panel: Dynamics of Earth's Interior JAMSTEC- Japan Marine Science and Technology Cente JGOFS Joint Global Ocean Fl ux Study JOI Joint Oceanographic Institutions JOIDES Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling LOS Law of the Sea LOSC Law of the Sea Convention MBARI Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute MODIS Moderate Resol ution I magi ng Spectroradiomet~, NADW North Atlantic Deep Water NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administrat;~, NCDC National Climatic Data Center NGDC National Geophysical Data Center NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NODC National Oceanographic Data Center NOPP National Ocean Partnership Program NORLC National Ocean Research Leadersh ip Counci I N RC National Research Counci I NSF National Science Foundatio,. C)DP C)cean Dri l l i ng Program OPCOM JOlDES's Operations Committee PO(~O 1~artnership tor Observation ot the (5lobal Ocear 163

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164 APPENDIX B Rl DGE ROV SCICOM SCOR SOIREE SOLAS TEDCOM TOGA UNOLS WCRP WHOI WMO WOCE Ridge Interdiscipl inary Global Experiments remotely operated vehicle JOlDES's Science Committee Scientific Comm ittee on Ocean ic Research Southern Ocean Iron Enrichment Experiment Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Study JOlDES's Technology and Engineering Development Committee Tropical Ocean and Global Atmosphere University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System World Cl imate Research Program Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution World Meteorological Organization World Ocean Ci rcu ration Experi ment