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Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations
Pages 133-137

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From page 133...
... CDMA Code Division Multiple Access CIESIN Center for International Earth Science Information Network (Columbia University) CNA Center for Naval Analyses CNAS Center for a New American Security CNMOC Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command CNO Chief of Naval Operations COCOM Combatant Commander COMSUBLANT Commander, Submarine Force, Atlantic Fleet 133
From page 134...
... 134 NATIONAL SECURITY IMPLICATIONS OF CLIMATE CHANGE CPC Climate Prediction Center CRMS Center for Migration and Refugee Studies CRS Congressional Research Service CVI Coastal Vulnerability Index DAMOCLES Developing Arctic Modeling and Observing Capabilities for Long-Term Environmental Studies DESDYNI deformation, ecosystem structure, and dynamics of ice DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DoN Department of the Navy DSCA defense support of civil authorities EAF expeditionary airfield EEZ exclusive economic zone EHF extremely high frequency ENSO El Niño Southern Oscillation ESA European Space Agency EUCOM U.S. European Command FAO foreign area officer FLTSAT Fleet Satellite FNMOC Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center FSU former Soviet Union GBS Global Broadcast Service GCOS Global Climate Observing System GDP gross domestic product GEO geosynchronous Earth orbit GERG Geochemical and Environmental Research Group GFCS Global Framework for Climate Services GLONASS Global Orbiting Navigation Satellite System GNSS Global Navigation Satellite System GOOS Global Ocean Observing System GPS Global Positioning System HA/DR humanitarian assistance/disaster relief HDOP horizontal dilution of precision HF high frequency HSPD Homeland Security Presidential Directive ICSU International Council for Science
From page 135...
... MDA maritime domain awareness MEB Marine Expeditionary Brigade MEDEA Measurements of Earth Data for Environmental Analysis MEO medium elliptical orbit MEU Marine Expeditionary Unit MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology MLP Mobile Landing Platform MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer MPF Maritime Prepositioning Force MSC Military Sealift Command MUOS Mobile User Objective System NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NAVFESC Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center NAVOCEANO Naval Oceanographic Office NAVSEA Naval Sea Systems Command NEO noncombatant evacuation order NFH Navy fleet hospital NGO nongovernmental organization NIC National Ice Center; National Intelligence Council NMCB Naval Mobile Construction Battalion NMME National Multi-Model Ensemble NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOC10 Naval Operations Concept 2010
From page 136...
... Pacific Command PEO-Ships Program Executive Office for Ships POM Program Objective Memorandum QDR Quadrennial Defense Review R&D research and development RF radio frequency RSR refracted-surface reflected SACEUR Supreme Allied Commander Europe (NATO) SAON Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks SAP 4.1 Synthesis and Assessment Product 4.1 SAR synthetic aperture radar; search and rescue SATCOM satellite communications SCICEX Scientific Ice Exercise Program SEARCH Study of Environmental Arctic Change SERDP Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program SOFAR sound fixing and ranging SPAWAR Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command SRES Special Report on Emissions Scenarios SSN nuclear-powered attack submarine SST sea surface temperature SUBICEX submarine ice exercise SUBPAC Submarine Force, Pacific Fleet
From page 137...
... UN United Nations USCG United States Coast Guard USCGC United States Coast Guard Cutter USGS U.S. Geological Survey USMC United States Marine Corps UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea USACE U.S.

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