Appendix A
List of Acronyms


ACTD

Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration

API

application programming interface

ARIVA

Advanced Research in Interactive Visualization for Analysis


BAA

Broad Area Announcement

BARO

Basic and Applied Research Office


CBRTA

Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Technology Alliance

CIA

Central Intelligence Agency

COTS

commercial off-the-shelf

CRADA

cooperative research and development agreement


DARPA

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

DBMS

Database Management Systems

DHS

Department of Homeland Security

DMA

Defense Mapping Agency

DoD

Department of Defense

DTO

Disruptive Technology Office


FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee


GEOINT

geospatial intelligence

GIS

geographic information systems

GIScience

geographic information science



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