DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DOI

U.S. Department of Interior


EDRP

Exposure-Dose Reconstruction Program

EMAP

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program

ENSO

El Niño Southern Oscillation

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ERS

Economic Research Service (USDA)

ESTCP

Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (DoD)


FCCSET

Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering, and Technology

FCST

Federal Council for Science and Technology

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

FHA

Federal Housing Administration

FWS

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (DOI)


GAO

U.S. General Accounting Office

GDP

gross domestic product

GIS

Geographic Information Systems

GLERL

Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (NOAA)

GLHHERP

Great Lakes Human Health Effects Research Program

GRACE

Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment


HBN

Hydrologic Benchmark Network

HUD

U.S. Department of Health and Urban Development

HHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


LTER

Long-Term Ecological Research


MTHM

Metric tons heavy metal


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NAST

National Assessment Synthesis Team

NASQAN

National Stream Quality Accounting Network

NAWQA

National Assessment Water Quality program

NCEA

National Center for Environmental Assessment

NCER

National Center for Environmental Research

NCI

National Cancer Institute

NEHRP

National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program

NERL

National Exposure Research Laboratory

NEXRAD

Next Generation Weather Radar

NHEERL

National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory



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