Glossary of Common Acronyms

Table 3.14: Standard abbreviations used in this report.
Acronym Definition
ADA Amplitude Data Area
ANSS Advanced National Seismic System
ANSS NIC ANSS National Implementation Committee
AQMS ANSS Quake Monitoring System
ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
BARD Bay Area Regional Deformation
BAVU Bay Area Velocity Unification
BDSN Berkeley Digital Seismic Network
BSL Berkeley Seismological Laboratory
CalEMA California Emergency Management Agency
Caltrans California Department of Transportation
CDF California Department of Forestry
CGS California Geological Survey
CISN California Integrated Seismic Network
DART Data Available in Real Time
EEW Earthquake Early Warning
ElarmS Earthquake Alarm Systems
EM Electromagnetic
FACES FlexArray along Cascadia Experiment for Segmentation
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
HRSN High Resolution Seismic Network
InSAR Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
IRIS Incorporated Research Institutions in Seismology
LBL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
MARS Monterey Accelerated Research System
MBARI Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
MOBB Monterey Ocean Bottom Broadband Observatory
mPBO Mini-Plate Boundary Observatory
MT Magnetotelluric
MT Moment Tensor
NCEDC Northern California Earthquake Data Center
NCEMC Northern California Earthquake Management Center
NCSN Northern California Seismic Network
NCSS Northern California Seismic System
NHFN Northern Hayward Fault Network
NVT Non-volcanic Tremor
PBO Plate Boundary Observatory
PDF Probability Density Function
PGV Peak Ground Velocity
PSD Power Spectral Density
QDDS/EIDS Quake Data Distribution System/Earthquake Information Distribution System
REDI Rapid Earthquake Data Integration
RES Repeating Earthquake Sequence
SAF San Andreas Fault
SAFOD San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth
SEED Standard for Exchange of Earthquake Data
SEM Spectral Element Method
SHFN Southern Hayward Fault Network
SOH State of Health
SCSN Southern Canifornia Seismic Network
UNAVCO University NAVSTAR Consortium
USGS/MP United States Geological Survey/ Menlo Park
USNSN United States National Seismic Network

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