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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