ESE Environment, Society, and the Economy

ETBC Emerging Topics in Biogeochemical Cycles

GEO Directorate for Geosciences (NSF)

GEON Geosciences Network

GIS geographic information systems

GSA Geological Society of America

IRIS Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology

InSAR interferometric synthetic aperture radar

Lidar light detection and ranging

LTER Long Term Ecological Research

MSM Multiscale Modeling

MYRES Meeting of Young Researchers in Earth Sciences

NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NAVSTAR Navigation Satellite Timing and Ranging

NCALM National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping

NCEAS National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis

NCED National Center for Earth-surface Dynamics

NEON National Ecological Observatory Network

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRC National Research Council

NRCS Natural Resource Conservation Service

NSF National Science Foundation

OSL optically stimulated luminescence

PRIME Purdue Rare Isotope Measurement

RAPID Grants for search (NSF)

SEP Surface Earth Processes (NSF)

SMM Science Museum of Minnesota

STC Science and Technology Center (NSF)

UNAVCO University NAVSTAR Consortium

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