CLIVAR—ACC

CLIVAR on Anthropogenic Climate Change

CLIVAR—DecCen

CLIVAR—Decadal to Centennial

CLIVAR—GOALS

CLIVAR on Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System

COARE

TOGA Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment

CoOP

Coastal Ocean Processes

COP

NOS Coastal Ocean Program

CoPO

Coastal Physical Oceanography

CORE

Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education

CTD

Conductivity, Temperature, and Depth

CUEA

Coastal Upwelling and Ecosystem Analysis


DA

Data Assimilation

DAC

Data Assembly Center

DIU

Data Information Unit

DMO

Data Management Office

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DRI

Departmental Research Initiatives

DSDP

Deep-Sea Drilling Program


EAR

NSF Earth Science Division

EGB

Environmental Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry program

EMP

Enhanced Monitoring Period

ENSO

El Niño/Southern Oscillation

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ERL

OAR Environmental Research Laboratories


FAMOUS

French-American Undersea Study

FIP

Fleet Improvement Plan

FOCUS

Future of Ocean Chemistry in the United States

FUMAGES

Future of Marine Geology and Geophysics


GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GEOSECS

Geochemical Ocean Sections

GLOBEC

Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics

GOALS

Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System

GOFS

Global Ocean Flux Study

GOOS

Global Ocean Observing System


HOTS

Hawaii Ocean Time-Series


ICSU

International Council of Scientific Unions

IDOE

International Decade of Ocean Exploration

IGBP

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

IGY

International Geophysical Year

IMET

Improved Meteorological Package

IOC

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission



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