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ANSS, Advanced National Seismic System

ASCE, American Society of Civil Engineers

ATC, Applied Technology Council

COSMOS, Consortium of Strong-Motion Observation Systems

CERI, Center for Earthquake Research and Information

CUSEC, Central United States Earthquake Consortium

CUREE, Consortium of Universities for Research in Earthquake Engineering

DFO, Disaster Field Office

DLESE, Digital Library for Earth Science Education (NSF)

EERI, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

FCO, Federal Coordinating Official

FEMA, Federal Emergency Management Agency

GIS, Geographic Information System

GPS, Global Positioning System

HAZUS©, Hazards United States

ICC, NEHRP Interagency Coordinating Committee

InSAR, Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar

IRIS, Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology

IT, Information technology

LIDAR, Light detection and ranging

MAE, Mid-America Earthquake Center

MCEER, Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineering Research

NAVSTAR, The U.S. constellation of GPS satellites

NAWAS, National Warning System

NCEA, National Council of Structural Engineers Associations

NCST, National Construction Safety Team

NEED, National Earthquake Experience Database

NEES, Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation

NEHRP, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program

NEIC, National Earthquake Information Center

NIST, National Institute of Standards and Technology

NISEE, National Information Service for Earthquake Engineering

NSF, National Science Foundation

PDA, Personal Digital Assistant

PEER, Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center

SCADA, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System

SCEC, Southern California Earthquake Center

SCO, State Coordinating Official

SGER, Small (NSF) grants for exploratory research

SSA, Seismological Society of America

TCLEE, Technical Council on Lifeline Earthquake Engineering

UNAVCO, University NAVSTAR Consortium

USGS, United States Geological Survey

WSSPC, Western States Seismic Policy Council


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