Glossary of Acronyms 2013-06-18T14:11:11+00:00

TERM DEFINITION
NEON National Ecological Observatory Network
NEPTUNE North-East Pacific Time-series Underwater Networked Experiments
NEPTUNE Canada NEPTUNE Canada
NERC Natural Environment Research Council (UK)
NMEA National Marine Educators Association
nmi nautical miles
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOPP National Oceanographic Partnership Program
NOSB

National Ocean Sciences Bowl

NRC National Research Council
NRC National Research Council
NSF National Science Foundation (USA)
NSTA National Science Teachers Association
OCC Oceanic Core Complex
OCE Division of Ocean Sciences, NSF
OceanSITES Ocean Sustained Interdisciplinary Time-series Environmental observation System
OD21 Ocean Drilling in the 21st Century
ODP Ocean Drilling Program
OOI Ocean Observatories Initiative
OPCOM Operations Committee (now Operations Task Force)
ORCA Oceanic Remote Chemical-optical Analyzer (University of Washington)
ORION Ocean Research Interactive Observatory Networks
OTF Operations Task Force
PCS Pressure Core Sampler
PI Primary Investigator
PIRATA Pilot Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic
PMO Program Member Offices
PMT Project Management Team
POC Platform Operations Costs
PPG Program Planning Group
PSDIM Publications, Sample and Data Integration manager
PSG Project Scoping Group
PTM Pulsed Telemetry Module
QAQC Quality Assurance Quality Control
RCB Rotary Core Barrel
RFP Request for Proposal
RIDGE Ridge Interdisciplinary Global Experiments
RIS Rig Instrumentation System
RMM Retrievable Memory Module
ROV Remotely Operated Vehicle
SABSOON South Atlantic Bight Synoptic Offshore Observational Network
SAS Science Advisory Structure SASEC Science Advisory Executive Committee
SCCOOS Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System
SciMP Scientific Measurements Panel (in ODP)
SDSC San Diego Super Computer Center
SEACOOS SouthEast Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing System
SEDIS Scientific Earth Drilling Information System
SFOMC South Florida Ocean Measurement Center
SIC Systems Integration Contractor