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Acronyms

ACT

Alliance for Coastal Technologies

AOOS

Alaska Ocean Observing System

ARTS

Antelope Real-Time System

BRTT

Boulder Real-Time Technologies

CaRA

Caribbean Regional Association

CBOS

Chesapeake Bay Observing System

CeNCOOS

Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System

CF

Climate and Forecast Conventions

CIPS

Chesapeake Bay Inundation Prediction System

COCMP

Coastal Ocean Current Monitoring Program

CODAR

Coastal Ocean Dynamics

CONOPS

Concept of Operations

CO-OPS

Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services

CORDC

Coastal Observing Research and Development Center

COS

CODAR Ocean Sensors, Ltd.

COSEE

Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence

CSDGM

Content Standard for Digital

CSR

Center for Secure and Resilient

DAC

Data Assembly Center

DHS

Department of Homeland Security

DIF

Data Integration Framework

DMAC

Data Management and Communications

EDS

Environmental Data Server

EEZ

Exclusive Economic Zone

FCC

Federal Communications Commission

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

GCOOS

Gulf Coastal Ocean Observing System

GDOP

Geometric Dilution of Precision

GPS

Global Positioning System

HAB

Harmful Algal Blooms

HFR

High Frequency Radar

IMCS

Institute Marine and Coastal Sciences (Rutgers University)

IOOS®

Integrated Ocean Observing System

IRAC

Interdepartment Radio Advisory Committee

ISO

International Organization for Standardization

IWGOO

Interagency Working Group on Ocean Observations

JIMO

Joint Institute for Marine Observations

LISICOS

Long Island Sound Integrated Coastal Observing System

MACOORA

Mid-Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association

MACOORA

Mid-Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association

MARCOOS

Mid-Atlantic Regional Coastal Ocean Observing System

MARCOOS

Mid-Atlantic Regional Coastal Ocean Observing System

NANOOS

Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems

NCEP

National Centers for Environmental Prediction

ncWMS

Web Map Service for CF-compliant netCDF geospatial data files

NDBC

National Data Buoy Center

NDBC

National Data Buoy Center

NERACOOS

Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems

netCDF

network Common Data Form

NFRA

National Federation of Regional Associations

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NTP

Network Time Protocol

NWQMN

National Water Quality Monitoring Network

NWS

National Weather Service

NYHOPS

New York Harbor Observing and Prediction System

O&M

Operations and Maintenance

OGC

Open Geospatial Consortium

OPeNDAP

Open-source Project for a Network Data Access Protocol

PacIOOS

Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System

POC

Point of Contact

PORTS

Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System

QARTOD

Quality Assurance of Real-Time Oceanographic Data

RCOOS

Regional Coastal Ocean Observing System

RDBMS

Relational Database Management Systems

ROW

Radiowave Oceanography Workshop

ROWG

Radiowave Operators Working Group

RSE

Remote Sensing Extensions

RTVs

Real-Time Vectors

SAR

Search and Rescue

SAROPS

Search and Rescue Operations

SCCOOS

Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System

SCM

Surface Current Mapping

SCMI

Surface Current Mapping Initiative

SECOORA

Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association

SSH

Secure Shell

SST

Sea Surface Temperature

TAP

Technical Advisory Panel

THREDDS

Thematic Real-time Environmental Distributed Data Services

USCG

United States Coast Guard

USCG

United States Coast Guard

VD&T

Vessel Detection and Tracking

VHF

Very High Frequency

WCS

Web Coverage Services

WERA

Wellen Radar

WFO

National Weather Service Forecast Office

WMS

Web Map Services

WRC

World Radiocommunication Conference

XML

Extensible Markup Language