MWRA

Massachusetts Water Resources Authority


NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NASA

U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NCGMP

National Cooperative Geological Mapping Program

NGDC

National Geophysical Data Center

NGOs

Nongovernmental Organizations

NMFS

NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service

NMSD

NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries Division

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOPP

National Oceanographic Partnership Program

NOS

NOAA National Ocean Service

NPS

National Park Service

NRC

National Research Council

NSF

National Science Foundation

NURP

NOAA National Undersea Research Program

NWS

National Weather Service


ODGS

Ohio Division of Geologic Survey

ODNR

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

ODP

Ocean Drilling Program

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

ONR

Office of Naval Research

OSB

Ocean Studies Board

OSDs

On-Site Disposal Systems


PAC

Program Advisory Council

PCBs

polychlorinated biphenyls

PI

Principal Investigator


ROVs

Remotely Operated Vehicles


SEABOSS

SEAbed Observation Sampling System

SATRATAFORM

The Origin of Marine Stratification

SWASH

Surveying Wide Area Shorelines


USACE

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey



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