Appendix F


Acronyms and Abbreviations

AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science
AFRI Agriculture and Food Research Initiative
AGU American Geophysical Union
CCI Community College Internships
DOE Department of Energy
DOI Department of the Interior
EdMap National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EPP Educational Partnership Program
ESSEA Earth System Science Education Alliance
FY fiscal year
GeoEd Geoscience Education
GEO-Teach Geoscience Teacher Training
GLOBE Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment
GRACE Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment
GRO Greater Research Opportunities
GSA Geological Society of America
HBCUs historically Black colleges and universities
ISS International Space Station
LASER Leadership and Assistance for Science Education Reform


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Appendix F Acronyms and Abbreviations AAAS American Association for the Advancement of Science AFRI Agriculture and Food Research Initiative AGU American Geophysical Union CCI Community College Internships DOE Department of Energy DOI Department of the Interior EdMap National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program EPA Environmental Protection Agency EPP Educational Partnership Program ESSEA Earth System Science Education Alliance FY fiscal year GeoEd Geoscience Education GEO-Teach Geoscience Teacher Training GLOBE Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment GRACE Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment GRO Greater Research Opportunities GSA Geological Society of America HBCUs historically Black colleges and universities ISS International Space Station LASER Leadership and Assistance for Science Education Reform 83

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84 APPENDIX F MSI minority-serving institution NAGT National Association of Geoscience Teachers NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPS National Park Service NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation OEDG Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences REU Research Experience for Undergraduates SAGE Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience SCGF Office of Science Graduate Fellowship STAR Science to Achieve Results STEM science, technology, engineering, and mathematics SULI Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internships TESSE Transforming Earth Systems Science Education USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture USGS U.S. Geological Survey