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1993 DATA FORUM: A Review of an Implementation Plan for U.S. Global Change Data and Information System Appendix E: Acronyms BGC Board on Global Change CDIAC Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center CEES Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences CGED Committee on Geophysical and Environmental Data CIESIN Consortium for International Earth Sciences Information Network EOSDIS Earth Observing System Data and Information System FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee GCDIS Global Change Data and Information System HDP Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Programme IGBP International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme IODA Issue Oriented Data Activities IWGDMGC Interagency Working Group on Data Management for Global Change NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCDC National Climatic Data Center NDVI Normalized Difference Vegetation Index NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation SDTS Spatial Data Transfer Standard USGCRP U.S. Global Change Research Program USGS U.S. Geological Survey WCRP World Climate Research Programme
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