Appendix 3 - Acronyms and Definitions

ANICA

Atmospheric Nutrient Inputs to Coastal Areas

AOML

Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorologic Laboratory

BPR

Bottom Pressure Recorder

C-CAP

Coastwatch Change Analysis Program

CEH

Coastal Ecosystem Health

CEHAB

Causes and Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms

CFAS

Coastal Forecast and Analysis System

CFE

Coastal Fisheries Ecosystems

CFS

Coastal Forecasting System

CoOP

Coastal Ocean Processes program (NSF)

COP

Coastal Ocean Policy Roundtable

COPR

Coastal Ocean Program

DMSP

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

ECFSFE

East Coast Forecast System Feasibility Experiment

EDF

Environmental Defense Fund

EHP

Estuarine Habitat Program

E-MAP

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EPA)

ERL

Environmental Research Laboratory

ERS-1

Earth Resources Satellite-1

ESA

European Space Agency

FOCI

Fisheries Oceanography Coordinated Investigations

GIS

Geographical Information System

GLERL

Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory

GLFS

Great Lake Forecasting System

GLOBEC

Global Oceans Ecosystems Dynamics program

IER

Institute of Environmental Renewal

LAC

Local Area Coverage

MACII

Mississippi-Atchafalaya Coastal Interaction Initiative

MARMAP

Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment, and Prediction

MCSST

Multi-Channel Sea Surface Temperatures

NANO

National Assessment of Harmful Algal Blooms

NCOPO

National Coastal Ocean Program Office

NECOP-MAR

Nutrient Enhanced Coastal Ocean Productivity-Mississippi Atchafalaya Rivers

NEP

Nutrient Enhanced Productivity

NESDIS

National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service

NHC

National Hurricane Center

NMC

National Meteorological Center



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A Review of the Accomplishments and Plans of the NOAA Coastal Ocean Program (1994) Appendix 3 - Acronyms and Definitions ANICA Atmospheric Nutrient Inputs to Coastal Areas AOML Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorologic Laboratory BPR Bottom Pressure Recorder C-CAP Coastwatch Change Analysis Program CEH Coastal Ecosystem Health CEHAB Causes and Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms CFAS Coastal Forecast and Analysis System CFE Coastal Fisheries Ecosystems CFS Coastal Forecasting System CoOP Coastal Ocean Processes program (NSF) COP Coastal Ocean Policy Roundtable COPR Coastal Ocean Program DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program ECFSFE East Coast Forecast System Feasibility Experiment EDF Environmental Defense Fund EHP Estuarine Habitat Program E-MAP Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program (EPA) ERL Environmental Research Laboratory ERS-1 Earth Resources Satellite-1 ESA European Space Agency FOCI Fisheries Oceanography Coordinated Investigations GIS Geographical Information System GLERL Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory GLFS Great Lake Forecasting System GLOBEC Global Oceans Ecosystems Dynamics program IER Institute of Environmental Renewal LAC Local Area Coverage MACII Mississippi-Atchafalaya Coastal Interaction Initiative MARMAP Marine Resources Monitoring, Assessment, and Prediction MCSST Multi-Channel Sea Surface Temperatures NANO National Assessment of Harmful Algal Blooms NCOPO National Coastal Ocean Program Office NECOP-MAR Nutrient Enhanced Coastal Ocean Productivity-Mississippi Atchafalaya Rivers NEP Nutrient Enhanced Productivity NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service NHC National Hurricane Center NMC National Meteorological Center

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A Review of the Accomplishments and Plans of the NOAA Coastal Ocean Program (1994) NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOS National Ocean Service NRC National Research Council NS&T National Status and Trends NWS National Weather Service OPC Optical Particle Counter OSU Ohio State University PI Principal Investigator PMC Program Management Committee PMEL Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory PoCO NRC Panel on the NOAA Coastal Ocean Program SABRE South Atlantic Bight Recruitment Experiment SeaWiFS Sea-viewing Wide Field Sensor SEFCAR Southeast Florida and Caribbean Recruitment Experiment SLOSH Sea, Lake and Overland Surges from Hurricanes SSM/I Sea Surface Microwave Imager TAC Technical Advisory Committee TCC Toxic Chemical Contaminants VPA Virtual Population Analysis