NRL 7000

— an organizational entity within the Naval Research Laboratory specifically responsible for ocean and atmospheric science and space technology

NTIS

— National Technology Information Service

ONR

— Office of Naval Research, the primary agency within the Department of the Navy responsible for conducting and sponsoring scientific research and technology development for use by the fleet

ONR 32

— Department of Ocean, Atmosphere and Space Science and Technology, organizational entity within the Office of Naval Research responsible for conducting and sponsoring scientific research and technology development for use in the ocean, atmosphere, or space

ONR 321

—Sensing and Systems Division, primary program within ONR 32 within which remote sensing research and development is housed

ONR 322

—Modeling and Prediction Division, program within ONR 32

ONR 33

—Engineering Materials and Physical Science and Technology Department, organizational entity within the Office of Naval Research primarily responsible for developing new materials for use in naval equipment

ONR 34

—Personnel Optimization and Biomolecular Science and Technology Department, organizational entity within Office of Naval Research primarily responsible for research and development for systems that interface with the biosphere (e.g., work equipment, coatings to reduce barnacle attachment)

ONR 36

—Industrial Programs Department, organizational entity within the Office of Naval Research responsible for research and development in manufacturing science and industry outreach

ORTA

—Office of Research and Technology Application, a function established in each DOD activity to coordinate the Domestic Technology Transfer Program as outlined in DOD 3200.12—R—4

OSB

—Ocean Studies Board of the National Research Council

PI

— principal investigator

R&D

—research and development

ROV

—remotely operated vehicle, an undersea vehicle that receives instructions from a surface vessel or manned submersible or similar remote location, commonly over a communications tether or cable

S&T

—science and technology

SBIR

—Small Business Innovation Research, a program sponsored by federal agencies such as the Navy to facilitate the commercialization of technology by small businesses

TRP

—Technology Reinvestment Program, programs that emphasize cost—shar-



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