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



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