CSCPRC

Committee on Scholarly Communication with the People's Republic of China


DIS

Data and Information Systems

DOE

Department of Energy (U.S.)


EAWEP

East Asia and Western Pacific

ENSO

El Niño Southern Oscillation

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.)


GAIM

Global Analysis, Interpretation, and Modeling

GCM

General Circulation Model

GCTE

Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems

GEWEX

Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment

GIS

Geographic Information System

GMCC

Global Monitoring for Climate Change Laboratory


HEIFE

Sino-Japanese Atmosphere-Land Surface Processes Experiment

HD/GEC

Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change


ICSU

International Council of Scientific Unions

IGAC

International Global Atmospheric Chemistry Program

IGBP

International Geosphere-Biosphere Program

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

ISSC

International Social Science Council


JGOFS

Joint Global Ocean Flux Study


LASG

Laboratory of Numerical Modelling for Atmospheric Sciences and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics

LOICZ

Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone

LREIS

Laboratory of Resources and Environment Information Systems

LTER

Long-Term Ecological Research


MAB

Man and the Biosphere Program

MFECS

Margin Flux in the East China Sea

MOA

Ministry of Agriculture

MOF

Ministry of Forestry

MOFA

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

MOGM

Ministry of Geology and Mineral Resources

MOWR

Ministry of Water Resources



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