EDIS California Emergency Digital Information Service

EERC Earthquake Engineering and Research Center

EERI Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone

EMAP Emergency Management Accreditation Program

EMWIN Emergency Managers Weather Information Notification

EOC Emergency Operation Center

EVO Engineering Virtual Organization

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee

FORTRAN Formula Translation/Translator

GAO Government Accountability Office

GCMT Global Centroid-Moment Tensor

GEBCO General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans

GEO Group on Earth Observations

GEOSS Global Earth Observation System of Systems

GIS Geographic Information System

GITEWS German Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System

GLOSS Global Sea Level Observing System

GMT Generic Mapping Tool

GOES Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites

GOOS Global Ocean Observing System

GPS Global Positioning System

GSN Global Seismograph Network

GTS Global Telecommunications Service

HAWAS Hawaii Warning System

HF High Frequency

HRO High-Reliability Organization

HRV Harvard University Seismic Station

HST Hawaii Standard Time

IAEM International Association of Emergency Managers

ICC Incident Command Center

ICG/CARIBE/EWS Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions

ICS Incident Command System

IDA International Deployment of Accelerometers

IMS Integrated Maritime Surveillance

IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission



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