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APPENDIX C Acronyms AASG Association of American State Geologists AEG Association of Engineering Geologists AGI American Geological Institute AGS Australian Geomechanics Society AIPG American Institute of Professional Geologists ALACE Airborne LIDAR Assessment of Coastal Erosion APA American Planning Association ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ATM airborne topographic mapper BLM Bureau of Land Management Colorado Geological Survey dGPS differential global positioning system DOGAMI Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries DOI Department of the Interior EERI Earthquake Engineering Research Institute FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee FHWA Federal Highway Administration FRA Federal Railway Administration 130
APPENDIX C 131 CHAD Geologic Hazard Abatement District GIS geographic information system GPS global positioning system HMGP Hazard Mitigation Grant Program HUD Department of Housing and Urban Development IAEG International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment ICL International Consortium on Landslides ICSSC Interagency Committee of Seismic Safety in Construction InSAR interferometric synthetic aperture radar IPA Intergovernmental Personnel Act IPL International Programme on Landslides ISDR International Strategy for Disaster Reduction ISRM International Society for Rock Mechanics ISSMGE International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical . . ~ ~ngmeermg Joint Technical Committee on Landslides LFL Learning from Landslides LIDAR light detection and ranging NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCALM NSF-sponsored Center for Airborne Laser Mapping NEHRP National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program NEXRAD next-generation radar NFIP National Flood Insurance Program NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOS National Ocean Service NPS National Park Service NRC National Research Council NSDI National Spatial Data Infrastructure NSF National Science Foundation NWS National Weather Service OES California Office of Emergency Services UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization USACE U.S.Army Corps of Engineers USFS U.S. Forest Service USGS U.S.Geological Survey