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B Acronyms CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability Program DELS Division on Earth and Life Studies ENSO El Nio/Southern Oscillation EU European Union HABs harmful algal blooms ICOSRMI Interagency Committee on Ocean Science and Resource Management Integration ICSU International Council for Science IGBP International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme IOOS Integrated Ocean Observing System JSOST Joint Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology MOC meridional overturning circulation NAO North Atlantic Oscillation NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation NSTC National Science and Technology Council OAP Ocean Action Plan OPF Ocean Priorities Framework ORPP Ocean Research Priorities Plan PDO Pacific Decadal Oscillation SCOR Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research USCOP U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy WCRP World Climate Research Programme Prepublication 64