LCE

Loop Current Eddy

LIDAR

Light Detection and Ranging

LME

Large Marine Ecosystem

LUMCON

Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium

MRIP

Marine Recreational Information Program

NAAQS

National Ambient Air Quality Standard

NCOM

Navy Coastal Ocean Model

NDBC

National Data Buoy Center

NGO

Non-governmental Organization

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOEP

National Ocean Economics Program

NRDA

Natural Resource Damage Assessment

OCPR

Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration

OMA

Oil-Mineral Aggregate

OPA

Oil Pollution Act

PAH

Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons

REA

Resource Equivalency Analysis

RS

Remote Sensing

RUF

Restoration Up Front

SAV

Submerged Aquatic Vegetation

SAY

Service Acre Year

SCOR

Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research

SeaWiFS

Sea-viewing Wide Field Sensor

SET

Surface-Elevation Table

SPM

Suspended Particulate Matter

TI

Tropical Index

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey

VOC

Volatile Organic Compound

WTP

Willing-To-Pay Survey



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