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Suggested Citation:"Appendix I: Acronyms and Initialisms." National Research Council. 2003. The Oil Spill Recovery Institute: Past, Present, and Future Directions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10643.
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Acronyms and Initialisms


ADF&G

Alaska Department of Fish and Game

API

American Petroleum Institute

ARCUS

Arctic Research Consortium of the United States

ATOM

Alyeska Tactical Oil Spill Model


BAA

Broad Area Announcement

BLM

Bureau of Land Management


CGAA96

Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1996

CI

Cook Inlet

CMI

Coastal Marine Institute

CoOP

Coastal Ocean Processes program (NSF, NOAA, ONR)


DOD

Department of Defense


EPPR

Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, and Response

ESI

environmental sensitivity maps

EVOSTC

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council


FOSC

federal on-scene coordinator

FTE

Full-Time Employee

FY

fiscal year


GEM

Gulf (of Alaska) Ecosystem Monitoring

GIS

geographic information system

Suggested Citation:"Appendix I: Acronyms and Initialisms." National Research Council. 2003. The Oil Spill Recovery Institute: Past, Present, and Future Directions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10643.
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GLOBEC

Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics program

GPM

Grant Policy Manual

GPS

Global Positioning System

GRD

Graphical Resource Database


HAZMAT

HAZardous MATerials

HE

Hinchinbrook Entrance

HSVA

Hamburgische Schiff Versuchs Anstalt (German ice model)


IARC

International Arctic Research Center

IMS

Institute of Marine Sciences


LIDAR

LIght Detection And Ranging

LTEMP

Long-Term Environmental Monitoring program


MORICE

Mechanical Oil Recovery in Ice Infested Waters

MOU

memorandum of understanding

MS

Montague Strait


NC/FC

Nowcast/Forecast Model

NMFS

National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA)

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOS

National Ocean Service

NPRB

North Pacific Research Board

NRC

National Research Council

NRDA

Natural Resource Damage Assessment

NSF

National Science Foundation


OAR

Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research

ONR

Office of Naval Research

OPA 90

Oil Pollution Act of 1990

OR&R

Office of Response and Restoration

OSCAR

Oil Spill Contingency and Response

OSRI

Oil Spill Recovery Institute


PAH

polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon

PCC

Pollock Conservation Cooperative

PI

principal investigator

PICES

North Pacific Marine Science Organization

POM

Princeton Ocean Model

PWS

Prince William Sound

PWS RCAC

Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council

PWSSC

Prince William Sound Science Center

Suggested Citation:"Appendix I: Acronyms and Initialisms." National Research Council. 2003. The Oil Spill Recovery Institute: Past, Present, and Future Directions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10643.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix I: Acronyms and Initialisms." National Research Council. 2003. The Oil Spill Recovery Institute: Past, Present, and Future Directions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10643.
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As a result of the 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill in Prince William Sound, Congress passed the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90), and within that legislation, the Oil Spill Recovery Institute (OSRI) was born. This report assesses the strength and weaknesses of this research program, with emphasis on whether the activities supported to date address the OSRI mission, whether the processes used are sound, and whether the research and technology development projects are of high quality

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