Acronyms and Abbreviations

3-D

Three-Dimensional

AOSN

Autonomous Ocean Sampling Networks

APROPOS

Advances and Primary Research Opportunities in Physical Oceanography Studies

ATLAS

Autonomous Temperature Line Acquisition System

ATOC

Acoustic Thermometry of Ocean Climate

AUV

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

BATS

Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study

BOREHOLE

BOREHole Observatories, Laboratories, and Experiments

BTM

Bermuda Testbed Mooring

CLIVAR

CLImate VARiability and predictability programme

CMB

Core-Mantle Boundary

CO2

Carbon Dioxide

CORK

Circulation Obviation Retrofit Kits

CTD

Conductivity, Temperature, and Depth

DC

Direct Current

DEOS

Deep Earth Observatories on the Seafloor (later changed to Dynamics of Earth and Ocean Systems)

ENSO

El Niño/Southern Oscillation

FUMAGES

Future of Marine Geosciences

GEO

Global Eulerian Observations

GOOS

Global Ocean Observing System

GPS

Global Positioning System

H2O

Hawaii-2 Observatory

HOT

Hawaii Ocean Time-series

HUGO

Hawaii Undersea Geo-Observatory



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Illuminating the Hidden Planet: THE FUTURE OF SEAFLOOR OBSERVATORY SCIENCE Acronyms and Abbreviations 3-D Three-Dimensional AOSN Autonomous Ocean Sampling Networks APROPOS Advances and Primary Research Opportunities in Physical Oceanography Studies ATLAS Autonomous Temperature Line Acquisition System ATOC Acoustic Thermometry of Ocean Climate AUV Autonomous Underwater Vehicle BATS Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study BOREHOLE BOREHole Observatories, Laboratories, and Experiments BTM Bermuda Testbed Mooring CLIVAR CLImate VARiability and predictability programme CMB Core-Mantle Boundary CO2 Carbon Dioxide CORK Circulation Obviation Retrofit Kits CTD Conductivity, Temperature, and Depth DC Direct Current DEOS Deep Earth Observatories on the Seafloor (later changed to Dynamics of Earth and Ocean Systems) ENSO El Niño/Southern Oscillation FUMAGES Future of Marine Geosciences GEO Global Eulerian Observations GOOS Global Ocean Observing System GPS Global Positioning System H2O Hawaii-2 Observatory HOT Hawaii Ocean Time-series HUGO Hawaii Undersea Geo-Observatory

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Illuminating the Hidden Planet: THE FUTURE OF SEAFLOOR OBSERVATORY SCIENCE IMET Improved METeorological ION International Ocean Network IRIS Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology JGOFS Joint Global Ocean Flux Study JOIDES Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling LEO-15 Long-term Ecosystem underwater Observatory, 15 meters below the surface LNB Large Navigational Buoys LTER Long-Term Ecological Research Network MBARI Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute NASA National Aeronautic and Space Administration NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research NEMO NEw Millennium Observatory NEPTUNE North East Pacific Time-series Undersea Networked Experiments NODC National Oceanographic Data Center NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation ODP Ocean Drilling Program OEUVRE Ocean Ecology: Understanding and Vision for REsearch ONR Office of Naval Research OOPC Ocean Observing Panel for Climate OOSDP Ocean Observing System Development Panel OSB Ocean Studies Board OSN Ocean Seismic Network RIDGE Ridge InterDisciplinary Global Experiments ROV Remotely Operated Vehicle SBIR Small Business Innovation Research SEIZE SEIsmogenic Zone Experiment (MARGINS, JOIDES) SOEST School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (University of Hawaii) SOSUS SOund SUrveillance System TAO Tropical Atmosphere-Ocean array UCAR University Corporation for Atmospheric Research UNOLS University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System WHOI Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution WOCE World Ocean Circulation Experiment