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Acronyms

AHAB All-Hazard Alert Broadcast

ANSI American National Standards Institute

AOR Area of Responsibility

ARSC Arctic Regional Supercomputing Center

ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers

ATFM Alaska Tsunami Forecast Model

AusAID Australian Agency for International Development

AWC Aviation Weather Center

BODC British Oceanographic Data Center

BPR Bottom Pressure Recorder

CalEPA California Emergency Management Agency

CALWAS California Warning System

CHP California Highway Patrol

CISN California Integrated Seismic Network

CLETS California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System

CMT Global Centroid-Moment-Tensor

COMCOT Cornell Multi-grid Coupled Tsunami Model

CO-OPS Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services

CPPT Centre Polynesien de Prevention des Tsunamis (Polynesian Tsunami Warning Center)

CPU Central Processing Unit

CSG Council of State Governments

CSWC California State Warning Center

CSZ Cascadia Subduction Zone

CTBTO Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization

DART Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis

DEM Digital Elevation Model

DMS Data Management System

DOGAMI Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries

DONET Dense Ocean-Floor Network System for Earthquakes and Tsunamis

DOS Department of State

EAS Emergency Alert System



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APPENDIX K Acronyms AHAB All-Hazard Alert Broadcast ANSI American National Standards Institute AOR Area of Responsibility ARSC Arctic Regional Supercomputing Center ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers ATFM Alaska Tsunami Forecast Model AusAID Australian Agency for International Development AWC Aviation Weather Center BODC British Oceanographic Data Center BPR Bottom Pressure Recorder CalEPA California Emergency Management Agency CALWAS California Warning System CHP California Highway Patrol CISN California Integrated Seismic Network CLETS California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System CMT Global Centroid-Moment-Tensor COMCOT Cornell Multi-grid Coupled Tsunami Model CO-OPS Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services CPPT Centre Polynesien de Prevention des Tsunamis (Polynesian Tsunami Warning Center) CPU Central Processing Unit CSG Council of State Governments CSWC California State Warning Center CSZ Cascadia Subduction Zone CTBTO Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty Organization DART Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunamis DEM Digital Elevation Model DMS Data Management System DOGAMI Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries DONET Dense Ocean-Floor Network System for Earthquakes and Tsunamis DOS Department of State EAS Emergency Alert System 

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APPENDIX K EDIS California Emergency Digital Information Service EERC Earthquake Engineering and Research Center EERI Earthquake Engineering Research Institute EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone EMAP Emergency Management Accreditation Program EMWIN Emergency Managers Weather Information Notification EOC Emergency Operation Center EVO Engineering Virtual Organization FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee FORTRAN Formula Translation/Translator GAO Government Accountability Office GCMT Global Centroid-Moment Tensor GEBCO General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans GEO Group on Earth Observations GEOSS Global Earth Observation System of Systems GIS Geographic Information System GITEWS German Indonesian Tsunami Early Warning System GLOSS Global Sea Level Observing System GMT Generic Mapping Tool GOES Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites GOOS Global Ocean Observing System GPS Global Positioning System GSN Global Seismograph Network GTS Global Telecommunications Service HAWAS Hawaii Warning System HF High Frequency HRO High-Reliability Organization HRV Harvard University Seismic Station HST Hawaii Standard Time IAEM International Association of Emergency Managers ICC Incident Command Center ICG/CARIBE/EWS Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions ICS Incident Command System IDA International Deployment of Accelerometers IMS Integrated Maritime Surveillance IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission 

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Appendix K IOOS Integrated Ocean Observing System IOTWS Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System IRIS Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology ISDR International Strategy for Disaster Reduction ISEC Inundation Science and Engineering Cooperative IT Information Technology ITEWS Indonesia Tsunami Early Warning System ITIC International Tsunami Information Center JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology JIMAR Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research JMA Japan Meteorological Agency LEO Low Earth Orbit LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging MARS Monterey Accelerated Research System M&ES Mitigation and Education Subcommittee MMS Mapping and Modeling Subcommittee MOST Method of Splitting Tsunami NACSE Northwest Alliance for Computational Science and Engineering NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NAWAS National Warning System NCDC National Climate Data Center NCEP National Centers for Environmental Prediction NCG National Association of Governors NCSL National Conference of State Legislatures NCTR NOAA Center for Tsunami Research NDBC National Data Buoy Center NEES Network for Earthquake and Engineering Simulation NEHRP National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program NEIC National Earthquake Information Center NEMA National Emergency Management Association NEOWAVE Non-hydrostatic Evolution of Ocean WAVE NEPTUNE North-East Pacific Time-Series Underwater Networked Experiments NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service NFPA 1600 Standard on Disaster/Emergency Management and Business Continuity Programs NGDC National Geophysical Data Center NGO Non-Governmental Organization 

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APPENDIX K NHC National Hurricane Center NLC National League of Cities NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOMAD Nonlinear Optimization for Mixed Variables and Derivatives NOS National Ocean Service NRC National Research Council NSE National Science Education NSF National Science Foundation NSSL National Severe Storms Laboratory NSTC National Science and Technology Council NTF National Tidal Facility NTHMP National Tsunami Hazard Mitigation Program NWLON National Water Level Observation Network NWR NOAA Weather Radio NWS National Weather Service NWSTG National Weather Service Telecommunication Gateway OAR Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research OEM Oregon Emergency Management OES Office of Emergency Services OGP Office of Global Programs OJP U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs OMAO Office of Marine and Aviation Offices OOI Ocean Observatories Initiative PC Personal Computer P.L. 109-424 Public Law 109-424 PMEL Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory PNG Papua New Guinea PRTTRC Puerto Rico Tsunami Technical Review Committee PSAP Public Safety Access Points PSMSL Permanent Service for Mean Sea Level PTA Parent-Teacher Association PTWC Pacific Tsunami Warning Center PTWS Pacific Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System RHM ROSHYDROMET RSN Regional Scale Nodes RTK-GPS Real Time Kinematic-Global Positioning System SAIC Science Applications International Corporation SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center 

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Appendix K SELFE Semi-implicit Eulerian-Langrangian Finite SHOA Servicio Hidrográfico y Oceanográfico de la Armada (Chilean Navy Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service) SIFT Short-term Inundation Forecasting for Tsunami SIO Scripps Institution of Oceanography SLSMF Sea Level Station Monitoring Facility SMS Simple Messaging System SOEST School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology SOFAR Channel Sound Fixing and Ranging Channel SPC Storm Prediction Center STSC California State Tsunami Steering Committee TACO Tsunami Advisory Council for Oregon TAO Tropical Atmosphere Ocean Project TERK Tsunami Education Resource Kit TTRC Hawaii Tsunami Technical Review Committee TWC Tsunami Warning Center TWS Tsunami Warning System UAF University of Alaska, Fairbanks UHSLC University of Hawaii Sea Level Center UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization USAID United States Agency for International Development USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USGS U.S. Geological Survey USVI U.S. Virgin Islands WAS*IS Weather and Society*Integrated Studies WC/ATWC West Coast/Alaska Tsunami Warning Center WCM Warning Coordination Meteorologist WCS Tsunami Warning Coordination Subcommittee WEMD Washington State Emergency Management Department WHOI Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution WMO World Meteorological Office XML Extensible Markup Language YSTWC Yuzhno-Sakhalin Tsunami Warning Center 

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