Acronyms

BIA

Bureau of Indian Affairs

BIN

Bureau Information Needs

BLM

Bureau of Land Management

BRD

Biological Resources Division

CBP

Chesapeake Bay Program

CIMS

Chesapeake Information Management System

CMGP

Coastal and Marine Geology Program

CRADA

cooperative research and development agreement

DEM

digital elevation model

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DOI

Department of the Interior

EDC

EROS Data Center

EDMAP

educational component of NCGMP

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EROS

Earth Resources Observation Systems

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FAC

Federal Advisory Committee

FEDMAP

federal mapping component of the NCGMP

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

FTE

full-time equivalent

GAP

Gap Analysis Program

GCIP

GEWEX Continental-Scale International Project

GCM

general circulation model

GD

Geologic Division

GDIN

Global Disaster Information Network

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GEWEX

Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment



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FUTURE ROLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Acronyms BIA Bureau of Indian Affairs BIN Bureau Information Needs BLM Bureau of Land Management BRD Biological Resources Division CBP Chesapeake Bay Program CIMS Chesapeake Information Management System CMGP Coastal and Marine Geology Program CRADA cooperative research and development agreement DEM digital elevation model DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOI Department of the Interior EDC EROS Data Center EDMAP educational component of NCGMP EPA Environmental Protection Agency EROS Earth Resources Observation Systems FAA Federal Aviation Administration FAC Federal Advisory Committee FEDMAP federal mapping component of the NCGMP FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee FTE full-time equivalent GAP Gap Analysis Program GCIP GEWEX Continental-Scale International Project GCM general circulation model GD Geologic Division GDIN Global Disaster Information Network GDP Gross Domestic Product GEWEX Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment

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FUTURE ROLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY GIS geographic information system GLONASS Global Navigation Satellite System GPS Global Positioning System IABIN Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network IRIS Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology ISC International Seismic Centre MMS Minerals Management Service NABIN North American Biodiversity Information Network NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NAWQA National Water Quality Assessment Program NBII National Biological Information Infrastructure NBS National Biological Service NCGMP National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program NEHRP National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program NEIC National Earthquake Information Center NIH National Institutes of Health NMD National Mapping Division NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPS National Park Service NRC National Research Council NSDI National Spatial Data Infrastructure NSF National Science Foundation NSN National Seismic Network NWS National Weather Service OFDA Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (USAID) OPEC Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPM Office of Personnel Management PCAST President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology RASA Regional Aquifer Systems Analysis RGEG Research Grade Evaluation Guide RIM River Input Monitoring SCT Strategic Change Team STAC Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee STATEMAP state geologic mapping component of the NCGMP USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USAID U.S. Agency for International Development USBR U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

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FUTURE ROLES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY USFS U.S. Forest Service USFWS U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service USGS U.S. Geological Survey VDAP Volcano Disaster Assistance Program VHP Volcano Hazards Program WRD Water Resources Division