ARCUS | Acronyms

The following is a list of some of the organizations
that are involved with the Arctic Community.

  • ACUNS Association of Canadian
    Universities for Northern Studies
  • AEDD Arctic Environmental Data Directory
  • AICC Arctic Icebreaker
    Coordinating Committee
  • ALIAS Arctic Logistics Information and
  • ARCSS Arctic System Science Data
    Coordination Center
  • ARM
    Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program
  • ARSC
    Arctic Region Supercomputing Center
  • ASF Alaska SAR Facility

  • BASC Barrow Arctic Science Consortium
  • BESIS The Bering Sea Impact Study
  • BEST
    Bering Ecosystem Study
  • BLM Bureau of Land Management, Northern
    District Office at Fairbanks, Alaska

  • CIFAR Cooperative Institute for Arctic
  • CRCX CRREL Cold Regions Center of
  • CRREL Cold Regions Research and
    Engineering Laboratory
  • EPA

    Environmental Protection Agency

  • GCRIO U.S. Global Change Research
    Information Office
  • GRID Global Resource Information Database
  • HARC
    Human Dimensions of the Arctic System
  • IARC International Arctic Research Center
  • IARPC NSF Interagency Arctic
    Research Policy Committee

  • IASC
    The International Arctic Science Committee
  • INSTAAR Institute of Arctic and Alpine
  • LDEO Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
  • MAB Man and the Biosphere Program
  • MBL

    Marine Biological Laboratory

  • NERSC Nansen Environmental and Remote
    Sensing Center
  • NOAA National Oceanographic and
    Atmospheric Administration
  • NSF
    National Science Foundation
  • NSIDC National Snow and Ice Data Center
  • OAII Ocean-Atmosphere-Ice

  • OPP NSF Office of Polar Programs
  • PARCS Paleoenvironmental Arctic
  • PRB Polar Research Board
  • RAISE Russian-American Initiative for
    Land-Shelf Environments
  • SEARCH Study of Environmental
    Arctic Change
  • SBI
    Western Arctic Shelf-Basin Interactions Project
  • UNIS
    University Courses on Svalbard

  • UNOLS University - National Oceanographic
    Laboratory System
  • USCG U.S. Coast Guard
  • USGS U.S.
    Geological Survey
  • WHOI
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution