EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ERA

Ecological Risk Assessment

EVOS

Exxon Valdez oil spill


FDA

fluorescein diacetate

FOSC

Federal On-Scene Coordinator


GC

gas chromatography

GC-FID

gas chromatography-flame ionization detector

GC-MS

gas chromatography-mass spectroscopy

GNOME

GNU Network Object Model Environment


HLB

hydrophilic-lipophilic balance


IFO 300

Intermediate Fuel Oil 300

IMMSP

Institute of Mathematical Machines and Systems Problems

IR

infrared


LURSOT

Laser Ultrasonic Remote Sensing of Oil Thickness


MAH

mono-aromatic hydrocarbon

MMS

Minerals Management Service

MNS

Mackay-Nadeau-Steelman


NCP

National Contingency Plan

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOEC

no observed effect concentration

NRC

National Research Council

NRDAM

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Model

NRT

National Response Team


OHMSETT

Oil and Hazardous Materials Simulated Environmental Test Tank

OPA 90

Oil Pollution Act of 1990

OWR

oil-to-water ratio


PAH

polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons

PANH

polynuclear aromatic nitrogen heterocycle

PBCO

Prudhoe Bay crude oil

PIV

particle image velocimetry

PWSRCAC

Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council



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