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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 2007. Protecting Building Occupants and Operations from Biological and Chemical Airborne Threats: A Framework for Decision Making. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11965.
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Acronyms and Abbreviations

AD Aerodynamic diameter

AEGL Acute exposure guideline level

AHU Air-handling unit

ASHRAE American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc.

ASTM American Society for Testing and Methods

BPTK Building Protection Toolkit

BSL Biosafety level

BVAMP Building Vulnerability Assessment and Mitigation Program

CB-EMIS Chemical/biological emergency management information system

CCTV Closed-circuit television

CONOPS Concept of operations

COTS Commercial off-the-shelf

CP Collective protection

DARPA Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DHHS Department of Health and Human Services

DHS Department of Homeland Security

DOD Department of Defense

DOJ Department of Justice

DOP Dioctyl phthalate

DTRA Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 2007. Protecting Building Occupants and Operations from Biological and Chemical Airborne Threats: A Framework for Decision Making. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11965.
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EO Executive order

EPA Environmental Protection Agency

FBE Fraction of building exposed

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

FOE Fraction of occupants exposed

FTIR Fourier transform infrared

GAO Government Accountability Office

GSA General Services Administration

HEPA High-efficiency particulate air

HVAC Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning

IMS Ion mobility spectrometry

ISC Interagency Security Committee

IT Information technology

JBPDS Joint Biological Point Detection System

JOC Joint Operation Center

LBNL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

LCAT Life-cycle Cost Analysis Tool

LIDAR Light-detection and ranging

LP Level of protection

MERV Minimum efficiency reporting value

MOS Metal oxide sensor

NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NRC National Research Council

OCC Olympic Coordination Center

PCO Photocatalytic oxidation

PCR Polymerase chain reaction

PPE Personal protective equipment

PROTECT Program for Response Options and Technological Enhancements

TARA Threat assessment and risk analysis

TIC Toxic industrial chemical

Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 2007. Protecting Building Occupants and Operations from Biological and Chemical Airborne Threats: A Framework for Decision Making. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11965.
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TIM Toxic industrial material

UFAD Underfloor air distribution

UFC Unified Facilities Criteria

UOPSC Utah Olympic Public Safety Command

UV-LIF Ultraviolet laser-induced fluorescence

UVGI Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation

VFS Ventilation and filtration air-handling systems

WMATA Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 2007. Protecting Building Occupants and Operations from Biological and Chemical Airborne Threats: A Framework for Decision Making. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11965.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 2007. Protecting Building Occupants and Operations from Biological and Chemical Airborne Threats: A Framework for Decision Making. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11965.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix D: Acronyms and Abbreviations." National Research Council. 2007. Protecting Building Occupants and Operations from Biological and Chemical Airborne Threats: A Framework for Decision Making. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11965.
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