List of Acronyms


AGO

Automatic Geophysical Observatory

ASMA

Antarctic Specially Managed Area

ASPA

Antarctic Specially Protected Area

ATCM

Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting

ATCP

Antarctic Treaty Consultative Party

ATS

Antarctic Treaty System


CAPS

Committee on Antarctic Policy and Science

CCAMLR

Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources

CEE

Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation

CEP

Committee for Environmental Protection

COMNAP

Council of Managers of Antarctic Programs

CRAMRA

Convention on the Regulation of Antarctic Mineral Resources Activities


IAATO

International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators

ICSU

International Council of Scientific Unions

IEE

Initial Environmental Evaluation

IGY

International Geophysical Year

IUCN

International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources


MARPOL

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships

MMC

Marine Mammal Commission

MMPA

Marine Mammal Protection Act


NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRC

National Research Council

NEPA

National Environmental Policy Act

NSF

National Science Foundation


PI

Principal Investigator



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Science and Stewardship in the Antarctic List of Acronyms AGO Automatic Geophysical Observatory ASMA Antarctic Specially Managed Area ASPA Antarctic Specially Protected Area ATCM Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting ATCP Antarctic Treaty Consultative Party ATS Antarctic Treaty System CAPS Committee on Antarctic Policy and Science CCAMLR Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources CEE Comprehensive Environmental Evaluation CEP Committee for Environmental Protection COMNAP Council of Managers of Antarctic Programs CRAMRA Convention on the Regulation of Antarctic Mineral Resources Activities IAATO International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators ICSU International Council of Scientific Unions IEE Initial Environmental Evaluation IGY International Geophysical Year IUCN International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships MMC Marine Mammal Commission MMPA Marine Mammal Protection Act NAS National Academy of Sciences NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NEPA National Environmental Policy Act NSF National Science Foundation PI Principal Investigator

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Science and Stewardship in the Antarctic PVC Polyvinyl chloride SCAR Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research SCCAMLR Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Marine Living Resources SPA Specially Protected Area SSSI Site of Special Scientific Interest UNEP United Nations Environment Programme USAP United States Antarctic Program WMO World Meteorological Organization