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BATS Bermuda Atlantic Time-Series
BCO-DMO Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office
BIOACID Biological Impacts of Ocean Acidification

CBA Cost-benefit Analysis
CCHDO CLIVAR and Carbon Hydrographic Data Office
CDIAC Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
CLIVAR Climate VARiability and Predictability
CRS U.S. Congressional Research Service

DMS Dimethylsulfide

EMAP Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program
EPOCA European Project on Ocean Acidification

FOARAM Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring [Act of 2009]
FOCE Free-ocean CO2 Experiment

GCRA Global Change Research Act

HOT Hawaii Ocean Time-Series

ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea


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B Acronyms BATS Bermuda Atlantic TimeSeries BCODMO Biological and Chemical Oceanography Data Management Office BIOACID Biological Impacts of Ocean Acidification CBA Costbenefit Analysis CCHDO CLIVAR and Carbon Hydrographic Data Office CDIAC Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center CLIVAR Climate VARiability and Predictability CRS U.S. Congressional Research Service DMS Dimethylsulfide EMAP Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program EPOCA European Project on Ocean Acidification FOARAM Federal Ocean Acidification Research And Monitoring [Act of 2009] FOCE Freeocean CO2 Experiment GCRA Global Change Research Act HOT Hawaii Ocean TimeSeries ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea

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APPENDIXB IGBP International GeosphereBiosphere Programme IMBER Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission IOOS Integrated Ocean Observing System IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IWG Interagency Working Group JSOST Joint Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology LTER Longterm Ecological Research MBARI Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute MOU Memoranda of Understanding MSY Maximum Sustainable Yield NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPV Net Present Value NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation OCB Ocean Carbon and Biogeochemistry [Program] Ocean SITES Ocean Sustained Interdisciplinary TimeSeries Environment observation System ODP Ocean Drilling Program OOI Ocean Observatories Initiative OSB Ocean Studies Board PETM PaleoceneEocene Thermal Maximum PIC Particulate Inorganic Carbon PICES North Pacific Marine Science Organization POC Particulate Organic Carbon RISA NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments SARP NOAA Sectoral Applications Research Program SCOR Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research SOLAS Surface Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study SRES Special Report on Emissions Scenarios SSS Sea Surface Salinity TOGA Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere

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APPENDIXB U.S. EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency U.S. GCRP United States Global Change Research Program U.S. GLOBEC United States Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics USGS United States Geological Survey U.S. JGOFS United States Joint Global Ocean Flux Study WCRP World Climate Research Programme WDCMARE World Data Center for Marine Environmental Sciences WOCE World Ocean Circulation Experiment

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