APPENDIX C
Definition of Acronyms

AGU

American Geophysical Union

AMC

Academia Mexicana de Ciencias

ASLO

American Society for Limnology and Oceanography


CalCOFI—

California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations

CARIPOL

Pollution Monitoring Programme in the Caribbean (IOCARIBE)

CEC—

Commission for Environmental Cooperation (related to NAFTA)

CEP-POL

Caribbean Environmental Program on Pollution (IOC)

CFE

Comisión Federal de Electricidad

CIBNOR

Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste, S.C.

CICESE—

Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada

CICIMAR—

Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas

CINVESTAV

Centro de Investigaciones y de Estudios Avanzados (a unit of the Instituto Politécnico Nacional)

CLIVAR

Climate Variability and Predictability program

CODE

Coastal Ocean Dynamics Experiment

CONACyT

Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología

CTZ—

Coastal Transition Zone experiment

CUE—

Coastal Upwelling Experiment


EC

European Community



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Building Ocean Science Partnerships: The United States and Mexico Working Together APPENDIX C Definition of Acronyms AGU— American Geophysical Union AMC— Academia Mexicana de Ciencias ASLO— American Society for Limnology and Oceanography CalCOFI— California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations CARIPOL— Pollution Monitoring Programme in the Caribbean (IOCARIBE) CEC— Commission for Environmental Cooperation (related to NAFTA) CEP-POL— Caribbean Environmental Program on Pollution (IOC) CFE— Comisión Federal de Electricidad CIBNOR— Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas del Noroeste, S.C. CICESE— Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada CICIMAR— Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas CINVESTAV— Centro de Investigaciones y de Estudios Avanzados (a unit of the Instituto Politécnico Nacional) CLIVAR— Climate Variability and Predictability program CODE— Coastal Ocean Dynamics Experiment CONACyT— Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología CTZ— Coastal Transition Zone experiment CUE— Coastal Upwelling Experiment EC— European Community

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Building Ocean Science Partnerships: The United States and Mexico Working Together EEZ— exclusive economic zone EMAP— Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (U.S. EPA) ENSO— El Niño-Southern Oscillation EPA— Environmental Protection Agency (U.S.) ESF— European Science Foundation FNI— Fundación Nacional de Investigación GLOBEC— Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics program GOOS— global ocean observing system IAI— Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research IAS— Intra-Americas Sea ICES— International Council for the Exploration of the Seas ICMyL— Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Límnologia (UNAM) IIE— Instituto de Investigaciones Eléctricas IIO— Instituto de Investigaciones Oceanológicas (UABC) INE— Instituto Nacional de Ecología INEGI— Instituto Nacional de Estadística Geografía e Informática INP— Instituto Nacional de la Pesca InterRIDGE— International Ridge Inter-Disciplinary Global Experiment IOC— Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission IOCARIBE— Sub-Commission for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions (IOCARIBE) of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) IPN— Instituto Poletécnico Nacional IRI— International Institute for Climate Change JGOFS— Joint Global Ocean Flux Study JWG— Joint Working Group on Ocean Sciences (AMC-NRC) LATEX— Louisiana-Texas Shelf Circulation and Transport Processes Program LC— Loop Current (Gulf of Mexico) LOICZ— Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone program MAST— Marine Science and Technology Programme (EC) NAFTA— North American Free Trade Agreement NAS— National Academy of Sciences NATO— North Atlantic Treaty Organization NMFS— National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA) NOAA— National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (U.S.) NODC— National Oceanic Data Center (NOAA) NRC— National Research Council (U.S.) NSF— National Science Foundation (U.S.) NSF— National Science Foundation (U.S.) OCE— NSF's Division of Ocean Sciences ODP— Ocean Drilling Program OPTOMA— Ocean Prediction Through Observational Analysis

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Building Ocean Science Partnerships: The United States and Mexico Working Together OSB— Ocean Studies Board (NRC) OSU— Oregon State University PAHs— polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons PEMEX— Petróleos Mexicanos PICES— North Pacific Marine Sciences Organization RIDGE— Ridge Inter-Disciplinary Global Experiment ROOS— regional ocean observing system RSMAS— Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (University of Miami) SCI— Science Citation Index SCOR— Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research SEMARNP— Secretaría del Medio Ambiente, Recursos Naturales y Pesca SEP— Secretaría de Educación Pública SNI— Sistema Nacional de Investigadores SRE— Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores SWRMRP— Southwest Regional Marine Research Program TAMU— Texas A&M University UABC— Universidad Autónoma de Baja California UN— United Nations UNAM— Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México UNEP— United Nations Environment Programme UNESCO— United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNOLS— University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System WOCE— World Ocean Circulation Experiment

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