APPENDIX A
Acronyms


ACAP

Alternative Cover Demonstration Project

ACIA

Arctic Climate Impact Assessment

AMAP

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme

ARM

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement

ASL

Arctic Submarine Laboratory

AUV

autonomous underwater vehicle


CART

Cloud and Radiation Testbed

CCAMLR

Commission for Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

CCSP

Climate Change Science Program

CEON

Circumpolar Environmental Observations Network


DHS

Department of Homeland Security

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DOI

Department of the Interior


EMAP

Environmental Monitoring Assessment Program

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency


FIC

Fogarty International Center


GEO

Group of Environmental Observations

GEOOS

Global Earth Observations System of Systems

GLOBE

Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment

GOOS

Global Ocean Observing System

GSDI

Global Spatial Data Infrastructure


IASC

International Arctic Science Committee

IASSA

International Arctic Social Science Association

ICSU

International Council for Science

IGY

International Geophysical Year

IPY

International Polar Year

ISAC

International Study of Arctic Change


JGI

Joint Genome Institute


LRTAP

Long Range Transport of Air Pollution

LTER

Long-term Ecological Research



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International Polar Year 2007–2008: Report of the Implementation Workshop APPENDIX A Acronyms ACAP Alternative Cover Demonstration Project ACIA Arctic Climate Impact Assessment AMAP Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme ARM Atmospheric Radiation Measurement ASL Arctic Submarine Laboratory AUV autonomous underwater vehicle CART Cloud and Radiation Testbed CCAMLR Commission for Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources CCSP Climate Change Science Program CEON Circumpolar Environmental Observations Network DHS Department of Homeland Security DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOI Department of the Interior EMAP Environmental Monitoring Assessment Program EPA Environmental Protection Agency FIC Fogarty International Center GEO Group of Environmental Observations GEOOS Global Earth Observations System of Systems GLOBE Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment GOOS Global Ocean Observing System GSDI Global Spatial Data Infrastructure IASC International Arctic Science Committee IASSA International Arctic Social Science Association ICSU International Council for Science IGY International Geophysical Year IPY International Polar Year ISAC International Study of Arctic Change JGI Joint Genome Institute LRTAP Long Range Transport of Air Pollution LTER Long-term Ecological Research

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International Polar Year 2007–2008: Report of the Implementation Workshop MRO Mars Recon Orbiter NAE National Academy of Engineering NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NIH National Institutes of Health NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPOESS National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System NPP NPOESS Preparatory Project NRC National Research Council NSDI National Spatial Data Infrastructure NSF National Science Foundation NSTC National Science and Technology Council ONR Office of Naval Research ORION Ocean Research Interactivc Observatory Networks OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy PBTs persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic pollutants PCBs polychlorinated biphenyls PI Principle Investigator POPs persistent organic pollutants PRB Polar Research Board RADARSAT Radar Satellite RIME Antarctic Regional Interactions Meteorology Experiment ROV remotely operated vehicle SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar SCAR Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research SCICEX Scientific Ice Expeditions SCOR Scientific Committee for Oceanic Research SEARCH Study of Environmental Arctic Change SHEBA Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic Ocean THORPEX Implement North Pacific and Arctic Observing Enhancement UARCTIC University of the Arctic UAV unmanned aerial vehicle UNEP United Nations Environment Programme USCG United States Coast Guard USGS United States Geological Survey USNC United States National Committee WAIS West Antarctic Ice Sheet WMO World Meteorological Organization