Glossary of Common Acronyms

Table 47.1: Standard abbreviations used in this report.
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Acronym Definition
   
AGU American Geophysical Union
ANSS Advanced National Seismic System
BARD Bay Area Regional Deformation
BDSN Berkeley Digital Seismic Network
BSL Berkeley Seismological Laboratory
BSS Berkeley Seismographic Station
CISN California Integrated Seismic Network
CGS California Geological Survey
CLC Campus Laboratory Collaboration
CNSS Council of the National Seismic System
CSRC California Spatial Reference Center
DART Data Available in Real Time
DRC Disaster Resistent California
EM Electromagnetic
EPRI Electric Power Research Institute
EERI Earthquake Engineering Research Institute
FBA Force Balance Accelerometer
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FIR Finite Impulse Response
FRAD Frame Relay Access Device
GPS Global Positioning System
GSAC GPS Seamless Archive Center
HFN Hayward Fault Network
HRSN High Resolution Seismic Network
IGS International Geodetic Service
IMS International Monitoring System
InSAR Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
IRIS Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology
ISC International Seismological Center
ISTAT Integrating Science, Teaching, and Technology
JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory
LBNL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
MBARI Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
MHH Murdock, Hutt, and Halbert
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOBB Monterey Ocean Bottom Broadband observatory
MOISE Monterey Bay Ocean Bottom International Seismic Experiment
MPBO Mini-Plate Boundary Observatory
MRI Major Research Initiative
MRE Major Research Equipment
MT Magnetotelluric
NCEDC Northern California Earthquake Data Center
NCEMC Northern California Earthquake Management Center
NCSN Northern California Seismic Network
NCSS Northern California Seismic System
NEHRP National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program
NEIC National Earthquake Information Center
NHFN Northern Hayward Fault Network
NGS National Geodetic Survey
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NSMP National Strong Motion Program
NSF National Science Foundation
NSN National Seismic Network
OES California Governer's Office of Emergency Services
ORU Organized Research Unit
PBO Plate Boundary Observatory
PEER Pacific Earthquake Engineering Center
PH Pilot Hole
PMG CISN Program Management Group
PPE Parkfield Prediction Experiment
PREM Preliminary Reference Earth Model
PSD Power Spectral Density
QDDS Quake Data Distribution System
REDI Rapid Earthquake Data Integration
SAF San Andreas Fault
SAFOD San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth
SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar
SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center
SCEDC Southern California Earthquake Data Center
SCIGN Southern California Integrated GPS Network
SCMC Southern California Management Center
SCSN Southern California Seismic Network
SEED Standard for the Exchange of Earthquake Data
SEM Spectral Element Method
SHFN Southern Hayward Fault Network
SIO Scripps Institutions of Oceanography
SNCL Station Network Channel Location
SSA Seismological Society of America
STP Seismogram Transfer Program
UCB University of California at Berkeley
UNAVCO University NAVSTAR Consortium
UNR University of Nevada, Reno
UrEDAS Urgent Earthquake Detection and Alarm System
USGS United States Geological Survey

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