Appendix D
Acronyms and Initialisms

ACCE Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment
AFHCAN Alaska Federal Health Care Access Network
AG Action Group (SCAR)
AGAP Antarctic Gamburtsev Province/Antarctica’s Gamburtsev Province Project
AGU American Geophysical Union
AHHI Arctic Human Health Initiative
ANDR1LL ANtarctic Geological DRILLing
AOGCM Atmosphere-Ocean General Circulation Model
APECS Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
ARMAP Arctic Research Mapping Application
ASAID Antarctic Snow Accumulation and Ice Discharge
ASEP Amundsen Sea Embayment Project
ASI Arctic Social Indicators
ASR Arctic System Reanalysis
ASTIS Arctic Science and Technology Information System
ATCM Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting
BSSN Bering Sea Sub-Network
CADIS Cooperative Arctic Data & Information Service
CAML Census of Antarctic Marine Life
CANHR Center for Alaska Native Health Research
CASIE Characterization of Arctic Sea Ice Experiment
CAVIAR Community Adaptation and Vulnerability in the Arctic Region
CBMP Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program
CCAMLR Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources
CDOM colored dissolved organic matter
CIRES Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
CliC Climate and Cyrosphere
CODATA Committee on Data for Science and Technology
COMPASS Comprehensive Meteorological Data Set of Active IPY Antarctic Measurement Phase for Scientific
and Applied Studies
CRBP Cold Regions Bibliography Project
DADDI Discovery, Access, and Delivery of Data for IPY
DAHLI Discovery and Access of Historic Literature of the IPYs
DAMOCLES Developing Arctic Modeling and Observing Capabilities for Long- Term Environmental Studies
DISC Deep Ice Sheet Coring
DOC dissolved organic carbon
DOI U.S. Department of the Interior


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Appendix D Acronyms and Initialisms ACCE Antarctic Climate Change and the CANHR Center for Alaska Native Health Environment Research AFHCAN Alaska Federal Health Care Access CASIE Characterization of Arctic Sea Ice Network Experiment AG Action Group (SCAR) CAVIAR Community Adaptation and AGAP Antarctic Gamburtsev Province/ Vulnerability in the Arctic Region Antarctica’s Gamburtsev Province CBMP Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Project Program AGU American Geophysical Union CCAMLR Conservation of Antarctic Marine AHHI Arctic Human Health Initiative Living Resources ANDRILL ANtarctic Geological DRILLing CDOM colored dissolved organic matter AOGCM Atmosphere-Ocean General CIRES Cooperative Institute for Research in Circulation Model Environmental Sciences APECS Association of Polar Early Career CliC Climate and Cyrosphere Scientists CODATA Committee on Data for Science and ARMAP Arctic Research Mapping Technology Application COMPASS Comprehensive Meteorological ASAID Antarctic Snow Accumulation and Data Set of Active IPY Antarctic Ice Discharge Measurement Phase for Scientific ASEP Amundsen Sea Embayment Project and Applied Studies ASI Arctic Social Indicators CRBP Cold Regions Bibliography Project ASR Arctic System Reanalysis ASTIS Arctic Science and Technology DADDI Discovery, Access, and Delivery of Information System Data for IPY ATCM Antarctic Treaty Consultative DAHLI Discovery and Access of Historic Meeting Literature of the IPYs DAMOCLES Developing Arctic Modeling and BSSN Bering Sea Sub-Network Observing Capabilities for Long- Term Environmental Studies CADIS Cooperative Arctic Data & DISC Deep Ice Sheet Coring Information Service DOC dissolved organic carbon CAML Census of Antarctic Marine Life DOI U.S. Department of the Interior 135

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136 APPENDIX D EAIS East Antarctic ice sheet IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate EGU European Geosciences Union Change eGY Electronic Geophysical Year IPO International Programme Office ELOKA Exchange of Local Knowledge in the IPY International Polar Year (IPY Arctic 2007-2008?) EPA U.S. Environmental Protection IPYDIS IPY Data and Information System Agency IPYPD International Polar Year Publications EPB European Polar Board Database EPPR emergency preparedness and response ISAC International Study of Arctic Change mechanisms IUCH International Union for Circumpolar ESA Endangered Species Act Health IUGG International Union of Geodesy and FWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Geophysics GCM General Circulation Model JC Joint Committee GCMD Global Change Master Directory GIIPSY Global Inter-agency IPY Polar LASP Laboratory for Atmospheric Snapshot Year and Space Physics, University of GLOBE Global Learning and Observations to Colorado Benefit the Environment LIMA Landsat Image Mosaic of Antarctica GRACE Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment MaxNDVI Maximum Normalized Difference Vegetation Index HHS U.S. Department of Health and MEOP Marine Mammals as Explorers of the Human Services Ocean Pole to Pole MIS McMurdo Ice Shelf IACP Arctic Institute for Applied MMCO Mid-Miocene Climatic Optimum Circumpolar Policy IAGA International Association of NAS National Academy of Sciences Geomagnetism and Aeronomy NASA National Aeronautics and Space iAOOS integrated Arctic Ocean Observing Administration System NCAR National Center for Atmospheric IASC International Arctic Science Council Research IASOA International Arctic Systems for NEEM North Greenland Eemian Ice Observing the Atmosphere Drilling ICC Inuit Circumpolar Council NF Northern Forum ICDP International Continental Drilling NGPR Next Generation Polar Research Program NGRIP North Greenland Ice Core Project ICS International Circumpolar NISC National Information Services Surveillance Corporation ICSU International Council for Science NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric IDDO Ice Drilling Design and Operations Administration IGERT Interdisciplinary Graduate NPS National Park Service Education, Research, and Training NRC National Research Council IGS International Glaciological Society NSF National Science Foundation IGY International Geophysical Year NSIDC National Snow and Ice Data Center

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137 APPENDIX D NSTA National Science Teachers SCSCS Spitsbergen Climate System Current Association Status SEAOS Southern Elephant Seals as OAIPMH Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Oceanographic Sensors Metadata Harvesting SEARCH Study of Environmental Arctic OCB open-closed boundary (magnetosphere) Change ONR Office of Naval Research SHEBA Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic OPP National Science Foundation Office Ocean Project of Polar Programs SIERRA Sensor Integrated Environmental Remote Research Aircraft POLARCAT POLar study using Aircraft, Remote SIKU Sea Ice Knowledge and Use sensing, surface measurements and SIMBA Sea Ice Mass Balance in the modeling of Climate, chemistry, Antarctic Aerosols and Transport SIPEX Sea Ice Physics and Ecosystem PolarTREC Teachers and Researchers Exploring eXperiment (Australia) and Collaborating SIWO Sea Ice for Walrus Outlook POLENET Polar Earth Observing Network SO GLOBEC Southern Ocean Global Ocean POP persistent organic pollutant Ecosystems Dynamics PRB U.S. Polar Research Board SOOS Southern Ocean Observing System SPARC-IPY Stratospheric Processes And their ROAM Research and Educational Role in Climate-International Polar Opportunities in Antarctica for Year Minorities SPRI Scott Polar Research Institute RVIB Research Vessel/Icebreaker UAS unmanned aerial systems SACNAS Society for the Advancement of UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Chicanos and Native Americans in Law of the Sea Science UNFCCC United Nations Framework SAON Sustaining Arctic Observing Convention on Climate Change Networks USCG U.S. Coast Guard sar Synthetic Aperture Radar USGS U.S. Geological Survey SCAR Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research WAIS West Antarctic Ice Sheet WAP Western Antarctic Peninsula WMO World Meteorological Organization

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