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Research Opportunities in Geography at the U.S. Geological Survey Appendix C Acronyms AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer BGN U.S. Board on Geographic Names BTS Bureau of Transportation Statistics CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CTM Cooperative Mapping DAAC Distributed Active Archive Center DEM Digital Elevation Model DLG Digital Line Graphs DOC Department of Commerce DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DOI Department of Interior DRG Digital Raster Graphics EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EROS Earth Resources Observation Systems ETM+ Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee FIPS Federal Information Processing Standard FY Fiscal Year GAM Geographic Analysis and Monitoring GAP Gap Analysis Program GeoMAC Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination Group GIS Geographic Information Systems GIScience Geographic Information Science GNIS Geographic Names Information System GPS Global Positioning System
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Research Opportunities in Geography at the U.S. Geological Survey GS General Schedule HRV Historical Range Of Variation InSAR Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar IGBP International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging LP DAAC Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center LRS Land Remote Sensing MSS Multispectral Scanner NALC North American Landcover NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NDEP National Digital Elevation Program NED National Elevation Dataset NHD National Hydrography Dataset NIH National Institutes of Health NIMA National Imagery and Mapping Agency NLCD National Land Cover Dataset NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NSDI National Spatial Data Infrastructure NSF National Science Foundation NWIS National Water Information Service SCT Strategic Change Team SDTS Spatial Data Transfer Standard TM Thematic Mapper USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture USGS U.S. Geological Survey UTM Universal Transverse Mercator Grid
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