Glossary of Common Acronyms

Table 3.15: Standard abbreviations used in this report.
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Acronym Definition
AMR Accelerating Moment Release
ANSS Advanced National Seismic System
BARD Bay Area Regional Deformation
BAVU Bay Area Velocity Unification
BDSN Berkeley Digital Seismic Network
BSL Berkeley Seismological Laboratory
CALREF Canifornia Reference Frame
CDF California Department of Forestry
CFS Coulomb Failure Stress
CGS California Geological Survey
CISN California Integrated Seismic Network
CLVD Compensated Linear Vector Dipole
CSMIP California Strong Motion Instrumentation Program
CW Complete Waveform
DART Data Available in Real Time
DC Double Couple
DNA07 Dynamic North America model of 2007
EM Electromagnetic
ElarmS Earthquake Alarm Systems
FA Flexible Array
FACES FlexArray along Cascadia Experiment for Segmentation
FAME Flexible Array Mendocino Experiment
FFT Fast Fourier Transform
FRAD Frame Relay Access Device
GVF Green Valley Fault
HF Hayward Fault
HRSN High Resolution Seismic Network
ICB Inner Core Boundary
IG Infragravity
IMS International Monitoring System
InSAR Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
IRIS Incorporated Research Institutions in Seismology
K-NET Kyoshin Net, Japan
LBL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
LFEs Low-frequency Earthquakes
LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
LP Long Period
MBARI Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
MMI Modified Mercalli Intensity
MORB Mid Ocean Ridge Basalts
MPBO Mini-Plate Boundary Observatory
MT Magnetotelluric
NCEDC Northern California Earthquake Data Center
NCEMC Northern California Earthquake Management Center
NCF Noise Correlation Functions
NCSN Northern California Seismic Network
NCSS Northern California Seismic System
NHFN Northern Hayward Fault Network
NSMP National Strong Motion Program
NTS Nevada Test Site
NVT Non-volcanic Tremor
OES California Governer's Office of Emergency Services
PBO Plate Boundary Observatory
PDF Probability Density Function
PGV Peak Ground Velocity
PSD Power Spectral Density
PVC Permanent Virtual Circuit
QDDS/EIDS Quake Data Distribution System/Earthquake Information Distribution System
RCF Rodgers Creek Fault
REDI Rapid Earthquake Data Integration
RES Repeating Earthquake Sequence
RGF Reference Green Function
RMS Root Mean Squared
RMT Regional Moment Tensor
S/N Signal to Noise
SAF San Andreas Fault
SAFOD San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth
SCEC Southern California Earthquake Center
SCEMC Southern California Earthquake Management Center
SCSN Southern Canifornia Seismic Network
SFBA San Francisco Bay Area
SMIP Strong Motion Instrumentation Program
STA/LTA Short Time Average/ Long Time Average
SW Surface Wave Inversion
SWD Spectral Wave Density
THP Temperature, Humidity, Pressure
UNAVCO University NAVSTAR Consortium
USGS/MP United States Geological Survey/ Menlo Park
USNSN United States National Seismic Network
UUSS University of Utah Seismic Stations
VLP Very Long Period

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