HYCOM-GOM   Hybrid Coordinate Ocean Model—Gulf of Mexico
IEC   International Electrotechnical Commission
JPL-ROMS   Jet Propulsion Laboratory Regional Ocean Model System
MHK   marine and hydrokinetic (resources)
MOC   maximum operating condition
MODAS   Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
NCOM   Navy Coastal Ocean Model
NOAA   National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NRC   National Research Council
NREL   National Renewable Energy Laboratory
ORNL   Oak Ridge National Laboratory
ORPC   Ocean Renewable Power Company
OTEC   ocean thermal energy conversion
PDF   probability density function
ROC   rated operating condition
ROMS   Regional Ocean Modeling System
SOT   statement of task
SST   sea surface temperature
TBD   to be determined
TGE   turbogenerator efficiency
TOC   threshold operating condition
USACE   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
WSL   water surface line

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