Glossary of Terms

A

  • AIMES - Analysis, Integration and Modelling of the Earth System
  • AMERIEZ - Antarctic Marine Ecosystem Research at the Ice-Edge Zone
  • APN - Asia-Pacific Network
  • ASC - Annual Science Conference

B

  • BAHC - Biosphere Aspects of the Hydrological Cycle
  • BASIN - Basin-scale Analysis, Synthesis, and INtegration
  • BCLME - Benguela Current Large Marine Ecosystem programme
  • BENEFIT - Benguela Environment Fishereis Interaction and Training
  • BIOMASS - Biological Investigations of Marine Antarctic Systems and Stocks

C

  • CBD - Conventional on Biological Diversity
  • CCC - Cod and Climate Change
  • CCCC - Climate Change and Carrying Capacity
  • CFAME - Climate Forcing and Marine Ecosystem Response Task Team
  • CJK - China-Japan-Korea (symposium)
  • CLIOTOP - CLimate Impacts on Oceanic TOp Predators
  • CLIMAR - Evaluation of climate change impacts and adaptation responses for marine activities
  • CLIVAR - Climate Variability and Prediction Research Programme
  • CoML - Census of Marine Life
  • CMarZ - Census of Marine Zooplankton
  • CuS - Coasts under Stress

D

  • DEPM - Daily Egg Production Method
  • DEPROAS - Ecosystem Dynamics of the continental shelf of the SW Atlantic
  • DIF - Directory Interchange Format

E

  • ECOBE - Effects of North Atlantic Climate Variability on the Barents Sea Ecosystem
  • ECO-UP - Upwelling ecosystems
  • ENVIFISH - Environmental conditions and fluctuations in recruitment and distribution of small pelagic fish stocks
  • ESSAS - Ecosystem Studies of Sub-Arctic Seas
  • ESSP - Earth System Science Partnership
  • EUR-OCEANS - European Network of Excellence for Ocean Ecosystems Analysis

F

  • FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization
  • FMAP - Future of Marine Animal Populations
  • FWG - Focus Working Group

G

  • GAIM - Global Analysis Interpretation and Modelling
  • GCIRO - US Global Change Research Information Office
  • GCMD - Global Change Master Directory
  • GCTE - Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems
  • GDP - GeoConnections Discovery Portal
  • GECaFS - Global Environmental Change and Food Systems
  • GEF - Global Environment Facility
  • GLOBEC - Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics
  • GLP - Global Land Project
  • GOOS - Global Ocean Observing System

I

  • I&S - Integration and Synthesis
  • IABO - International Association for Biological Oceanography
  • IAI - Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research
  • IAPSO - International Association for the Physical Science of the Ocean
  • ICED - Integrating Climate and Ecosystem Dynamics
  • ICES - International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
  • ICSU - International Council for Science
  • IDYLE - Interactions and Spatial Dynamics of Renewable Resources in Upwelling Ecosystems
  • IGAC - International Global Atmospheric Chemistry project
  • IGBP - International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
  • IHDP - International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change
  • iLEAPS - Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study
  • IMBER - Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research
  • IMECOCAL - Investigaciones Mexicanas de la Corriente de California
  • IOC - Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
  • IOCCG - International Ocean-Colour Coordinating Group
  • IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chage
  • IPO - International Project Office
  • IWC - International Whaling Commission

J

  • JGOFS - Joint Global Flux Study

L

  • LIFECO - LInking hydrodynamic Frontal activity to ECOsystem activity
  • LOICZ - Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone
  • LUCC - Land-Use and Land Cover Change

M

  • MAAS - Mid-trophic Automatic Acoustic Sampler
  • MAR-ECO - Patterns and processes of the ecosystems of the northern mid-Atlantic

N

  • NAO - North Atlantic Oscillation
  • NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • NATFISH - Natural variability of a coastal upwelling system and small pelagic fish stocks
  • NCAR - National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • NCOF - National Centre for Ocean Forecasting
  • NEMURO - North Pacific Ecosystem Model for Understanding Regional Oceanography
  • NEP - North East Pacific
  • NERC - Natural Environment Research Council
  • NSF - National Science Foundation of the United States

O

  • OFCCP - Oceanic Fisheries and Climate Change Project
  • OGCM - Oceanic General Circulation Model
  • OSM - Open Science Meeting

P

  • PAGES - Past Global Changes
  • PFRP - Pelagic Fisheries Research Program
  • PICES - North Pacific Marine Science Organization
  • PML - Plymouth Marine Laboratory
  • PNEC - Programme national environnement côtier

Q

  • QUEST_Fish -

R

  • RACER - Research on Antarctic Coastal Ecosystem Rates

S

  • SAHFOS - Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Sciences
  • SARDYN - Sardine dynamics and stock structure in the North-East Atlantic
  • SCAR - Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
  • SCOR - Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research
  • SEAMAP - Southeast Area Monitoring and Assessment Program
  • SINAPSI - Seasonal, INterannual and decAdal variability of atmosPhere, oceanS and related marIne ecosystems
  • SO - Southern Ocean
  • SOLAS - Surface Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study
  • SPACC - Small Pelagic Fish and Climate Change
  • SSC - Scientific Steering Committee

T

  • TASC - Trans-Atlantic Study of Calanus
  • TOPP - Tagging of Pacific Predators

U

  • UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • UNFCCC - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • USGCRP - US Global Change Research Program

W

  • WCRP - World Climate Research Programme
  • WG - Working Group
  • WKLTVSWE - Workshop on Long-Term Variability in SW Europe
  • WOCE - World Ocean Circulation Experiment