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AO Announcement of Opportunity
ARCSS Arctic Systems Sciences
ARM Atmospheric Radiation Program
ARS Agricultural Research Service
BAA Broad Area Announcement
BIO Directorate for Biological Sciences
BOREAS Boreal Ecosystem-Atmosphere Study
BS-FOCI Bering Sea Fisheries Oceanography Coordinated Investigation
C-CAP Coastal Change Analysis Program
CENR Committee on Environment and Natural Resources
CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability
CMAP Climate Modeling, Analysis, and Prediction
COP Coastal Ocean Program
COZOIL Coastal and Surf Zone Oil-Spill- Transport
CPR Center for Population Research
CRADA Cooperative Research and Development Agreement
CSREES Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service
CZMA Coastal Zone Management Act
DOC Department of Commerce
DOD Department of Defense
DOE Department of Energy
DOI Department of the Interior
EDMAP Education Geologic Mapping
EERE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
EHR Directorate for Education and Human Resources
ENG Directorate for Engineering
EOS Earth Observing System
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
EROC Ecological Rates of Change
ESH Earth System History
ESP Environmental Studies Program
ESSP Earth System Science Pathfinder
ESTCP Environmental Security Technology Certification Program
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FHWA Federal Highway Administration
FIA Forest Inventory and Analysis
FTA Federal Transit Administration
GEO Directorate for Geosciences
GEODATA Geosystems Databases
GEWEX Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment
GGD Greenhouse Gas Dynamics
GLOBEC Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics
GLOBEC Georges Bank Global Ecosystems Dynamics
GOALS Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System
GPS Global Positioning System
GTCP Global Tropospheric Chemistry Program
HDGC Human Dimensions of Global Change
IAI Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research
INT Division of International Programs
IPM Integrated Pest Management
IRIS Integrated Risk Information System
JGOFS Joint Global Ocean Flux Study
LMER Land Margin Ecosystems Research
L-TOO Long-Term Ocean Observations
MARAD Maritime Administration
MMIA Methods and Models for Integrated Assessments
MMS Minerals Management Service
MPS Directorate for Mathematics and Physical Sciences
MTPE Mission to Planet Earth
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NBII National Biological Information Infrastructure
NBS National Biological Service
NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research
NCGMP National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program
NECOP Nutrient Enhanced Coastal Ocean Productivity Study
NEHRP National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program
NERRS National Estuarine Research Reserve System
NGDC National Geophysical Data Center
NICHD National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
NIEHS National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NMP New Millennium Program
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOS National Ocean Service
NRA NASA Research Announcement
NRICGP National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program
NSF National Science Foundation
NSTC National Science and Technology Council
NURP National Undersea Research Program
OACES Ocean-Atmosphere Carbon Exchange Study
OCS Outer Continental Shelf
OGP Office of Global Programs
OIT Office of Industrial Technologies
OM Operational Measurements
OMB Office of Management and Budget
OPP Office of Polar Programs
ORD Office of Research and Development
OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy
R&A; Research and Analysis
R&D; Research and Development
RFA Focused Request for Applications
RFP Request for Proposals
RIDGE Ridge Interdisciplinary Global Experiments
RSPA Research and Special Programs Administration
SABRE The South Atlantic Bight Recruitment Experiment
SAR Species at Risk Initiative
SBE Directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences
SERDP Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program
SIMBIOS Sensor Intercalibration and Merger for Biological and Interdisciplinary Oceanic Studies
SLR Satellite Laser Ranging
SRD Sanctuaries and Reserves Division
STAR Science to Achieve Results
STATEMAP State Geological Survey Mapping
STSHSW Subcommittee on Toxic Substances and Hazardous and Solid Wastes
TA&R; Technology Assessment and Research Program
TECO Terrestrial Ecological Research Initiative
TOPEX Ocean Topography Experiment
USDA Department of Agriculture
USGCRP U.S. Global Change Research Program
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
UV Ultraviolet
VLBI Very Long Baseline Interferometry
WEAVE Water and Energy: Atmosphere, Vegetative, and Earth Interactions
WOCE World Ocean Circulation Experiment

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