NIBS

National Institute of Building Sciences

NIPP

Department of Homeland Security’s Infrastructure Protection Program

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NRC

National Research Council

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSTC

National Science and Technology Council

 

 

OES

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services

OpenSees

Open System for Earthquake Engineering Simulation

 

 

PEER

Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center

PGA

Peak Ground Acceleration

PIMS

Post-earthquake Information Management System

 

 

R&D

research and development

RAVON

Resiliency and Vulnerability Observatory Network

ROVER

Rapid Observation of Vulnerability and Estimation of Risk

 

 

SEAW

Structural Engineers Association of Washington

SPUR

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association—Resilient City Initiative

STEP

Short-Term Earthquake Probability

 

 

TCLEE

Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering

 

 

UCERF2

Uniform California Earthquake Rupture Forecast—Version 2

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey

URM

unreinforced masonry



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