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DDT

dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane

DES

Division of Environmental Sciences (NSF)

DISCO

Dissertations in Chemical Oceanography

DOE

Department of Energy

DSDP

Deep Sea Drilling Program


EF

Environmental Forecasting (IDOE)

ENSO

El Niño-Southern Oscillation

EPOCS

Eastern Pacific Ocean Climate Study

EPR

East Pacific Rise

ERDA

Energy Research and Development Administration

EQ

Environmental Quality (IDOE)

ES

Division of Earth Sciences (NSF)


FAMOUS

French-American Mid-Ocean Undersea Study

FOCUS

Future of Ocean Chemistry in the United States

FUMAGES

Future of Marine Geology and Geophysics


GARP

Global Atmospheric Research Program

GCM

general circulation models

GDC

Geologic Data Center

GEO

Directorate for Geosciences (NSF)

GEOSECS

Geochemical Ocean Sections Study

GFD

geophysical fluid dynamics

GLOBEC

Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics program

GODAE

Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment

GSO

Graduate School of Oceanography (Univ. of Rhode Island)


ICO

Interagency Committee on Oceanography

ICP-MS

inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer

ICSU

International Council of Scientific Unions (now the International Council for Science)

IDOE

International Decade of Ocean Exploration

IGY

International Geophysical Year

IIOE

International Indian Ocean Exploration

IOC

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

IODP

Integrated Ocean Drilling Program

IPA

Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement

IPOD

International Program for Ocean Drilling

ISOS

International Southern Ocean Studies


JGOFS

Joint Global Ocean Flux Study

JOI

Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc.

JOIDES

Joint Oceanographic Institutions for Deep Earth Sampling

JPL

Jet Propulsion Laboratory


LDEO

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

LDGO

Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory

LOCO

LOng COres drilling program

LR

Living Resources (IDOE)


MANOP

Manganese Nodule Program (Phase 2) (IDOE)

MAR

Mid-Atlantic Ridge

MBL

Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole)



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