Appendix F
Acronyms and Abbreviations


ABA

American Bar Association

ACM

Association for Computer Machinery

AFGE

American Federation of Government Employees

AP

Associated Press

APA

Administrative Procedure Act

ARCIMS

Internet Map Server for the ESRI (see below) Arcinfo product

ASCAP

American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers


B2B

Business-to-Business

B2G

Business-to-Government

BLM

Bureau of Land Management

BMI

Broadcast Music, Inc.

BTS

Bureau of Transportation Statistics


CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CRADA

cooperative research and development agreement

CSC

Coastal Services Center (NOAA)


DAR

Defense Acquisition Regulations

DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DEM

digital elevation model

DMCA

Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998

DoD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DOT

Department of Transportation



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Licensing Geographic Data and Services Appendix F Acronyms and Abbreviations ABA American Bar Association ACM Association for Computer Machinery AFGE American Federation of Government Employees AP Associated Press APA Administrative Procedure Act ARCIMS Internet Map Server for the ESRI (see below) Arcinfo product ASCAP American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers B2B Business-to-Business B2G Business-to-Government BLM Bureau of Land Management BMI Broadcast Music, Inc. BTS Bureau of Transportation Statistics CFR Code of Federal Regulations CRADA cooperative research and development agreement CSC Coastal Services Center (NOAA) DAR Defense Acquisition Regulations DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DEM digital elevation model DMCA Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 DoD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOT Department of Transportation

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