IGERT

Integrated Graduate Education and Research Training (NSF)

IMS

International Monitoring System

InSAR

interferometric synthetic aperture radar

IRIS

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology

IT2

Information Technology for the Twenty-First Century (NSF)


KDI

Knowledge and Distributed Intelligence (NSF)


LExEn

Life in Extreme Environments (NSF)

LTER

Long Term Ecological Research (NSF)


MARGINS

Continental Margins Research (NSF)

MG&G

Marine Geology and Geophysics (NSF)

MGS

Mars Global Surveyor

MRE

Major Research Equipment (NSF)


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NEHRP

National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program

NIH

National Institutes of Health

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRC

National Research Council

NSF

National Science Foundation


OCE

Ocean Sciences Division (NSF)


PBO

Plate Boundary Observatory

PI

principal investigator


R&D

research and development

REU

Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF)

RUI

Research in Undergraduate Institutions (NSF)


SAFOD

San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth


UNAVCO

University NAVSTAR Consortium

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey


WWSSN

World Wide Standardized Seismographic Network



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