Appendix A
Acronyms


CCSP

U.S. Climate Change Science Program

CCRI

Climate Change Research Initiative

CCTP

Climate Change Technology Program

CENR

Committee on Environment and Natural Resources

CEQ

Council on Environmental Quality

CGCR

Committee on Global Change Research (NRC)

CLIVAR

International Climate Variability and Prediction Project

CPT

Climate Process [Modeling and Science] Teams


DMS

Oceanic Dimethylsulfide

DOC

Department of Commerce

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DOD

U.S. Department of Defense

DOI

U.S. Department of the Interior

DOS

U.S. Department of State

DOT

U.S. Department of Transportation

DPC

Domestic Policy Council


ENSO

El Niño-Southern Oscillation

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ESSC

Earth System Sciences Committee (NASA)


GCRP

U.S. Global Change Research Program

GFDL

Geophysical Fluids Dynamic Laboratory


HHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


IGBP

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

IHDP

International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


NACIP

National Aerosol-Climate Interactions Program

NACP

North American Carbon Program

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NCAR

National Center for Atmospheric Research

NCEP

National Centers for Environmental Prediction

NEC

National Economic Council

NGO

Non-governmental Organization

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NPOESS

National Polar-orbiting

NRC

National Research Council

NSC

National Safety Council

NSF

National Science Foundation


OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OSTB

Office of Science and Technology Policy


SGCR

Subcommittee on Global Change Research


UNEP

United Nations Environment Programme

USAID

U.S. Agency for International Development

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey



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