DIS

data indexing system; data and information system

DMC

Data Management Center (IRIS)

DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DOC

Department of Commerce

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DOI

Department of the Interior

DVD

digital versatile disk


ENDF/B

Evaluated Nuclear Data File/B

ENSDF

Evaluated Nuclear Structure Data File

EOS

Earth Observing System

EOSAT

Earth Observation Satellite Company

EOSDIS

Earth Observing System Data and Information System

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EROS

Earth Resources Observation Systems

ESA

European Space Agency


FAME

Fatty Acid Methyl Ester

FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

FDSN

Federation of Digital Seismic Networks

FITS

Flexible image transport system

FTP

file transfer protocol


GIS

Geographic Information System

GMT

Greenwich mean time


HD-ROM

high density-read only memory

HEP

high-energy physics

HIPPI

high-performance parallel interface

HST

Hubble Space Telescope

HTML

HyperText Mark-up Language

HTTP

HyperText Transfer Protocol


IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

ICSU

International Council of Scientific Unions

IEEE

Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IETF

Internet Engineering Task Force

IFS

International Foundation for Science

IGBP

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

IITF

Information Infrastructure Task Force

IMPACT

Information Market Policy Action Program

IPng

Internet Protocol next generation



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