ITS

Integrated Transportation System

LOOPS

Littoral Ocean Observing and Prediction System

MADMF

Massachusetts Department of Marine Fisheries

MSFCMA

Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act

MRFSS

Marine Recreational Fisheries Statistics Survey SFA

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NBII

National Biological Information Infrastructure

NEFSC

Northeast Fishery Science Center

NIST

National Institute of Standards and Technology

NJDF

New Jersey Department of Fisheries

NMFS

National Marine Fisheries Service

NRC

National Research Council

NSDI

National Spatial Data Infrastructure

NWFSC

Northwest Fishery Science Center

PacFIN

Pacific Fishery Information Network

PFEL

Pacific Fisheries Environment Laboratory

PSMFC

Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission

RM-ODP

Reference Model of Open Distributed Processing

SABRE

South Atlantic Bight Recruitment Experiment

SARC

Stock Assessment Review Committee

SEAMAP

Southeast Assessment and Monitoring Program

SFA

Sustainable Fisheries Act

SQL

Structured Query Language

SSC

scientific and statistical committee (of regional fishery management councils)

STAR

STock Assessment Review panel

TAC

total allowable catch

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

USGS

United States Geological Survey

VPA

virtual population analysis

VMS

vessel monitoring system

VRS

vessel registration system

VRML

Virtual Reality Modeling Language

VTR

vessel trip report

WMT

Web Mapping Testbed



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