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Successful Response Starts with a Map: Improving Geospatial Support for Disaster Management Appendixes

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Successful Response Starts with a Map: Improving Geospatial Support for Disaster Management Appendix A List of Acronyms ANSI American National Standards Institute API application programmer interface C-Coast Coastal Cartographic Object Attribute Source Table CAD computer-assisted design CAPWIN Capital Wireless Integrated Network CD compact disc CI/KR critical infrastructure/key resource CIPI Critical Infrastructure Protection Initiative COP common operating picture COTS commercial off the shelf DHS Department of Homeland Security DMA Disaster Mitigation Act DSL digital subscriber line EADRCC Euro Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Center (NATO) EDXL Emergency Distribution Exchange Language EMAP Emergency Management Accreditation Program EMDC Emergency Mapping and Data Center EMS emergency medical service EPA Environmental Protection Agency EOC emergency operations center

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Successful Response Starts with a Map: Improving Geospatial Support for Disaster Management EROS Earth Resources Observation and Science ERRO Emergency Response and Recovery Office ESF emergency support function ESRI Environmental Systems Research Institute FAA Federal Aviation Administration FDNY New York Fire Department FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FFRDC federally funded research and development center FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee FX field exercise GAO Government Accountability Office GDIN Global Disaster Information Network GECCo Geospatially Enabling Community Collaboration GIS geographic information system GISMO Geographic Information Systems and Mapping Operations GITA Geospatial Information Technology Association GMO Geospatial Management Office GOCO government-owned, contractor-operated GOS Geospatial One-Stop GPS Global Positioning System hazmat hazardous material HSIN Homeland Security Information Network HSOC Homeland Security Operations Center HSPD Homeland Security Presidential Directive IAEM International Association of Emergency Managers IC incident commander ICS incident command system IDIQ indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity IMAAC Interagency Modeling and Atmospheric Assessment Center ISO International Organization for Standardization IT information technology JFO Joint Field Office LIDAR light detection and ranging MAC Mapping and Analysis Center MSEL master scenario events list

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Successful Response Starts with a Map: Improving Geospatial Support for Disaster Management NADB National Asset Database NAPA National Academy of Public Administration NASA National Aeronautics and Space Agency NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organisation NEMA National Emergency Managers Association NGA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency NGO nongovernmental organization NGS National Geodetic Survey NIC NIMS Integration Center NIEM National Information Exchange Model NIMS National Incident Management System NIPP National Infrastructure Protection Plan NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOS National Ocean Service NPMS National Pipeline Mapping System NRC National Research Council NRCC National Response Coordination Center NRP National Response Plan NSDI National Spatial Data Infrastructure NSGIC National States Geographic Information Council OASIS Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards OGC Open Geospatial Consortium OMB Office of Management and Budget ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory PCII Protected Critical Infrastructure Information PfP Partnership for Peace PIMS PfP Information Management System QA/QC quality assurance/quality control RRCC Regional Response Coordination Center RSDE residential structures damage estimation SDSS spatial decision support system SLOSH Sea, Lake, and Overland Surges from Hurricanes SOP Standard Operating Procedure STIA Spatial Technologies Industry Association TCL Target Capabilities List TTX tabletop exercise

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Successful Response Starts with a Map: Improving Geospatial Support for Disaster Management UAV unmanned aerial vehicle USDOT U.S. Department of Transportation USGS U.S. Geological Survey UTL Universal Task List VBMP Virginia Base Mapping Program XML Extensible Markup Language