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C Acronyms ADA Americans with Disability Act ADCP Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler ARRV Alaska Region Research Vessel AUV Autonomous underwater vehicle CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability CTD Conductivity-temperature-depth sensors DOE Department of Energy DP Dynamic positioning EPA Environmental Protection Agency FOFC Federal Oceanographic Facilities Committee GEO Geosciences Directorate (NSF) GLOBEC Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics GPS Global Positioning System HAB Harmful algal blooms ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea IMO International Maritime Organization INMARTECH International Marine Technicians Workshops 99
100 APPENDIX C IODP Integrated Ocean Drilling Program IOOS Integrated Ocean Observing System ISOM International Research Ship Operatorsâ Meeting IWGF Interagency Working Group on Facilities JGOFS Joint Global Ocean Flux Study JSOST Joint Subcommittee on Ocean Science and Technology MARGINS MARGINS Program (NSF) MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships MGG Marine geology and geophysics MMS Minerals Management Service NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOPP National Oceanographic Partnership Program NRAC Naval Research Advisory Committee NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation OCE Ocean Sciences Division (NSF) OFEG Ocean Facilities Exchange Group ONR Office of Naval Research OOI Ocean Observatories Initiative OPP Office of Polar Programs (NSF) OTS Over the side POC Particulate organic carbon ROV Remotely operated vehicle SMR Science Mission Requirements SOLAS Surface Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study SOSUS Sound Surveillance System UAF University of Alaska, Fairbanks UAV Unmanned aerial vehicle UNOLS University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USBL Ultrashort baseline
APPENDIX C 101 USCOP U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy USCG U.S. Coast Guard USGS U.S. Geological Survey WHOI Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution WOCE World Ocean Circulation Experiment