APPENDIX B
Acronyms and Abbreviations


AFO

animal feeding operation

AGNPS

Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution Model

ANSWERS

Areal, Nonpoint Source Watershed Environment Response Simulation

ASP

amnesic shellfish poisoning


BASINS

Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources

BMP

best management practices

BOD

biological oxygen demand


C

carbon

CASNET

Clean Air Status and Trends Network

CCMP

Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan

CENR

Executive Office’s Committee on Environment and Natural Resources

C-GOOS

Coastal Component of the Global Ocean Observing System

CISNet

Coastal Intensive Site Network

CNSPCP

Coastal Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program

CREAMS

Chemical, Runoff, and Erosion from Agricultural Management Systems

CRP

Conservation Reserve Program

CSO

combined sewer overflow

CWAP

Clean Water Action Plan



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Clean Coastal Waters: Understanding and Reducing the Effects of Nutrient Pollution APPENDIX B Acronyms and Abbreviations AFO animal feeding operation AGNPS Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution Model ANSWERS Areal, Nonpoint Source Watershed Environment Response Simulation ASP amnesic shellfish poisoning BASINS Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources BMP best management practices BOD biological oxygen demand C carbon CASNET Clean Air Status and Trends Network CCMP Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan CENR Executive Office’s Committee on Environment and Natural Resources C-GOOS Coastal Component of the Global Ocean Observing System CISNet Coastal Intensive Site Network CNSPCP Coastal Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program CREAMS Chemical, Runoff, and Erosion from Agricultural Management Systems CRP Conservation Reserve Program CSO combined sewer overflow CWAP Clean Water Action Plan

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Clean Coastal Waters: Understanding and Reducing the Effects of Nutrient Pollution DCP dissolved concentration potential DIN dissolved inorganic nitrogen DO dissolved oxygen DOM dissolved organic matter DR3M-QUAL Distributed Routing, Rainfall, Runoff Model-Quality DSP diarrhetic shellfish poisoning EMAP Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program EMC event mean concentration EPA Environmental Protection Agency EPRI Electric Power Research Institute EQIP Environmental Quality Incentives Program EXP estuarine export potential GIS geographical information system GLEAMS Groundwater Loading Effects of Agricultural Management Systems GOMP Gulf of Mexico Program GPP gross primary productivity HAB harmful algal bloom HEC Hydrologic Engineering Center HSPF Hydrologic Simulation Program-FORTRAN MERL Marine Ecosystem Research Laboratory N nitrogen NADP National Atmospheric Deposition Program NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NEP National Estuary Program NERR National Estuarine Research Reserve NERRS National Estuarine Research Reserve System NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPDES EPA’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation NSP neurotoxic shellfish poisoning NSTC National Science and Technology Council NURP EPA’s Nationwide Urban Runoff Program P phosphorus PSP paralytic shellfish poisoning

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Clean Coastal Waters: Understanding and Reducing the Effects of Nutrient Pollution SAV submerged aquatic vegetation SCOPE Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment SCS Soil Conservation Service SIP State Implementation Plan SPARROW Spatially Referenced Regressions on Watersheds model SRP soluble reactive phosphorus SWAT Soil and Water Assessment Tool SWEM System-Wide Eutrophication Model SWMM Storm Water Management Model SWRRB Simulator for Water Resources in Rural Basins TMDL total maximum daily load USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture USGS U.S. Geological Survey WQAM Water Quality Assessment Methodology WQIA Water Quality Improvement Act WTA willingness to accept WTP willingness to pay