FCC

Federal Communications Commission

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FTP

File Transfer Protocol


GETS

Government Emergency Telecommunications Service

GII

Global information infrastructure

GIS

Geographic information system

GPS

Global positioning system


HF

High frequency

HPCCI

High Performance Computing and Communications Initiative

HPF

High Performance Fortran

HTML

HyperText Markup Language

HTTP

HyperText Transfer Protocol


IETF

Internet Engineering Task Force

IP

Internet Protocol

I-WAY

Information Wide-Area Year


JTF

Joint task force

JWID

Joint Warrior Interoperability Demonstration


LAN

Local area network


MAD

Multidisciplinary analysis and design

MBONE

Multicast Backbone

MIME

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension

MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MLP

Multilevel precedence

MPI

Message passing interface

MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NCS

National Communications System

NEXRAD

Next Generation Weather Radar

NII

National information infrastructure

NI/USR

National Institute for Urban Search and Rescue

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NSF

National Science Foundation


OLE

Object Linking and Embedding



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