APPENDIX B
Acronyms and Abbreviations


AMS

Accelerator Mass Spectrometry

AO

Arctic Oscillation

ATM

Division of Atmospheric Sciences


BE

Biocomplexity in the Environment

BIO

Directorate for Biosciences

BP

Before Present


CCM-1

Community Climate Model-1

CCSP

Climate Change Science Program

CSBE

Center for Synthesis in Biological Evolution


DDIG

Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant

DEB

Division of Environmental Biology

DSDP

Deep Sea Drilling Project


EAR

Division of Earth Sciences

ENSO

El Niño-Southern Oscillation

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ERE

Environmental Research and Education

EROC

Ecological Rates of Change

ESH

Earth Systems History Program

ESPRI

Earth Surface Processes Research Institute



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The Geological Record of Ecological Dynamics: Understanding the Biotic Effects of Future Environmental Change APPENDIX B Acronyms and Abbreviations AMS Accelerator Mass Spectrometry AO Arctic Oscillation ATM Division of Atmospheric Sciences BE Biocomplexity in the Environment BIO Directorate for Biosciences BP Before Present CCM-1 Community Climate Model-1 CCSP Climate Change Science Program CSBE Center for Synthesis in Biological Evolution DDIG Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant DEB Division of Environmental Biology DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project EAR Division of Earth Sciences ENSO El Niño-Southern Oscillation EPA Environmental Protection Agency ERE Environmental Research and Education EROC Ecological Rates of Change ESH Earth Systems History Program ESPRI Earth Surface Processes Research Institute

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The Geological Record of Ecological Dynamics: Understanding the Biotic Effects of Future Environmental Change GE Geology and Paleontology Program GEG Geobiology and Environmental Geochemistry GEO Directorate for Geosciences GEON Geosciences Network GLD Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics GPD Global Pollen Database GTER Geologic Time Ecological Research IGERT Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship IODP Integrated Ocean Drilling Program ITDMS Isotope Dilution Mass Spectrometry LTER Long Term Ecological Research MESH Marine Aspects of Earth Systems History NAO North Atlantic Oscillation NAPD North American Pollen Database NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCEAS National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis NEON National Ecological Observatory Network NOAA National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation OCE Division of Ocean Sciences ODP Ocean Drilling Program PAGES Past Global Changes PDO Pacific Decadal Oscillation PRISM Pliocene Research, Interpretation, and Synoptic Mapping SALVIAS Spatial Analysis of Local Vegetation Inventories Across Scales SGP Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology Program SHRIMP Super High-Resolution Ion Microbe SI Stomatal Index SST sea-surface temperature STAR Science to Achieve Results USGS U.S. Geological Survey YDI Younger Dryas Interval