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

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