Appendix B
Acronyms


AFB

alternative formulation briefing


BCA

benefit-cost analysis


CRP

Conservation Reserve Program

CSMW

Coastal Sediment Management Workgroup

CVP

Central Valley Project

CWA

Clean Water Act

CWPPRA

Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act


EIS

environmental impact statement

ENSO

El Niño Southern Oscillation


FCA

Flood Control Act

FCSA

feasibility cost-sharing arrangement

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

FY

fiscal year


GCM

General Circulation Model

GIS

geographic information systems

GIWW

Gulf Intracoastal Waterway


HEC

Hydrologic Engineering Center

HUC

hydrologic unit code



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River Basins and Coastal Systems Planning within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Appendix B Acronyms AFB alternative formulation briefing BCA benefit-cost analysis CRP Conservation Reserve Program CSMW Coastal Sediment Management Workgroup CVP Central Valley Project CWA Clean Water Act CWPPRA Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act EIS environmental impact statement ENSO El Niño Southern Oscillation FCA Flood Control Act FCSA feasibility cost-sharing arrangement FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee FY fiscal year GCM General Circulation Model GIS geographic information systems GIWW Gulf Intracoastal Waterway HEC Hydrologic Engineering Center HUC hydrologic unit code

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River Basins and Coastal Systems Planning within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ITR independent technical review IWR Institute for Water Resources LCA study Louisiana Comprehensive Coastwide Ecosystem Restoration Study LERRDS lands, easements, rights of way, relocations, and disposal areas MR&T Mississippi River and Tributaries MOA memorandum of agreement MOU memorandum of understanding MRGO Mississippi River Gulf Outlet MSL mean sea level NED national economic development NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NER national ecosystem restoration NGO nongovernmental organization NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service NRC National Research Council NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service O&M operation and maintenance OMB Office of Management and Budget P&G Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies P&S Principles and Standards for Planning Water and Related Land Resources PED pre-construction engineering and design PGN Planning Guidance Notebook PNW Pacific Northwest PPE post-project evaluation PSE&G Public Service Electric and Gas Company PSP project study plan PSW Pacific Southwest RSL relative sea level RSMP Regional Sediment Management Program

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River Basins and Coastal Systems Planning within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers SWP State Water Project TVA Tennessee Valley Authority UMRBA Upper Mississippi River Basin Association USEPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency USFWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service USGS U.S. Geological Survey WRC Water Resources Council WRDA Water Resources Development Act WRP Wetlands Reserve Program WRPA Water Resources Planning Act

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