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APPENDIX C ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ADEâAdvection Diffusion Equation ANSâAlaska North Slope APIâAmerican Petroleum Institute BLSâBureau of Labor Statistics BSEEâBureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement BTEXâBenzene, Toluene, Ethylbenzene, and Xylene CBIâConfidential Business Information CDCâCenter for Disease Control CDOG - Clarkson Deep Oil and Gas CEOSSIMâCanadian Environmental Oil Spill Simulator CERAâConsensus Ecological Risk Assessment CEWAFâChemically Enhanced Water Accommodated Fraction CNRâCenter for Natural Resource CRAâComparative Risk Assessment CRRCâCoastal Response Research Center DDOâDispersants and Dispersed Oil DFOâFisheries and Oceans Canada (Department of Fisheries and Oceans) DMP2âDispersant Mission Planner 2 DORâDispersant-to-Oil Ratio DOSSâDioctyl Sodium sulfosuccinate DSDâDroplet Size Distribution DWHâDeepwater Horizon ECCCâEnvironment and Climate Change Canada EISâEnvironmental Impact Statement EPSâExtracellular Polymeric Substances ESâEcosystem Services ESAâEcosystem Services Analysis FDAâFood and Drug Administration FOSCâFederal On Scene Coordinator GDSâGlobal Dispersant Stockpile PREPUBLICATION COPY 312
Appendix C: Acronyms 313 GIâGlobal Initiative GORâGas-to-Oil Ratio GRIIDCâGulf of Mexico Research Initiative Information & Data Cooperative HEWAFâHigh Energy Water Accommodated Fraction HIAâHealth Impact Analysis ICSâIncident Command System IDLHâImmediate Danger to Life and Helath IEWAFâIntermediate Energy Water Accommodated Fraction IFTâInterfacial Tension IMOâInternational Maritime Organization IMSâIncident Management System IOGPâInternational Oil and Gas Producers IRBâInstitutional Review Board IRISâIntegrated Risk Information System ISBâIn-situ Burning IVOCsâIntermediate-volatility organic compounds JEMâJob Exposure Matrix LESâLarge-eddy Simulation LEWAFâLow Energy Water Accommodated Fraction LISSTâLaser In-Situ Scattering and Transmissometer LNâLog-Normal LOCâLevel of Concern LSMâLagrangian Stochastic Models MARâMass Accumulation Rates MEWAFâMedium Energy Water Accommodated Fraction MEXUSâMexico-United States MMSâMinerals and Management Service (now now Bureau of Ocean Energy Management/Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement) MODUâMobile Offshore Drilling Unit MOSâMarine Oil Snow MOSSFAâMarine Oil Snow Sedimentation and Flocculent Accumulation NAPLâNon-Aqueous Phase Liquid NEBAâNet Environmental Benefit Analysis NEWAFâNo Energy Water Accommodated Fraction NHANESâNational Health and Nutrition Examination Survey PREPUBLICATION COPY
314 The Use of Dispersants in Marine Oil Spill Response NIEHSâNational Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIOSHâNational Institute of Occupational Safety and Health NOAAâNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRDAâNational Resource Damage Assessment NRDAâNatural Resources Damage Assessment NRTâNational Response Team OIILSâOccupational Injury and Illness Classification System OMAâOil-mineral Aggregates OPAâOil-particle Aggregates OPA 90âOil Pollution Act of 1990 OPRCâOil Pollution Preparedness, Response, and Cooperation OSAâOil-sediment Aggregate OSAsâOil-suspended Particulate Matter Aggregates PAHâPolycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons PAHs - Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons PPEâPersonal Protective Equipment RANS - Reynolds Average Navier Stokes RCTâRandomized Control Trial RELâRecommended Exposure Level RRâRosin-Rammler SARAâSaturates, Aromatics, Resins, and Asphaltenes SGSâSubgrid-scale SIMAâSpill Impact Mitigation Assessment SOAsâSecondary Organic Aerosols SSDâSpecies Sensitivity Distribution SSDâSpecies Sensitivity Distribution SSDIâSubsea Dispersant Injection STELâShort-Term Exposure Limit SVOCsâSemi-volatile Organic Compounds (no âorganicâ listed on pg 2) TAMOCâTexas A & M Oil Spill Calculator TEPâTransparent Exopolymeric Particles THCâTotal Hydrocarbon Concentration TPAHâTotal Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons TPHâTotal Petroleum Hydrocarbons TROPICSâTropical Oil Pollution Investigations in Coastal Systems PREPUBLICATION COPY
Appendix C: Acronyms 315 TUâToxic Unit Concentration UNCLOSâUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea VCâValued Component VECâValued Ecosystem Components VOCsâVolatile Organic Compounds WAFâWater Accommodated Fraction PREPUBLICATION COPY