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Science Archives in the 21st Century

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Science Archives in the 21st Century

A workshop held at the University of Maryland University College Inn and Confere nce Center, on April 25 - 26, 2007

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APPENDIX C - ACRONYMS

Acronym
Expansion
AAS
American Astronomical Society
ADEC
Astrophysics Data Centers Executive Council
ADIL
Astronomical Digital Image Library
ADS
Astrophysics Data System
AGU
American Geophysical Union
AIP
Archival Information Package
AMDA
Automated Multi-Dataset Analysis
ASCII
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
CCSDS
Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems
CDAWeb
Coordinated Data Analysis Web
CDF
Common Data Format
CDPP
Centre de Donnees de la Physique des Plasmas
CDS
Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg
CESR
Centre d.Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements
CIESIN
Center for International Earth Science Information Network
Codata
Committee on Data for Science and Technology
CoSEC
Collaborative Sun-Earth Connector
CRL
Center for Research Libraries
DAAC
Distributed Active Archive Center
DARTS
Data ARchive and Transmission System
DCC
Digital Curation Center
DIP
Dissemination Information Package
ECHO
EOS Clearing HOuse
EOSDIS
Earth Observing System Data and Information System
EPO
Education and Public Outreach
ESA
European Space Agency
ESA/RSSD
European Space Agency Research and Scientific Support Department
ESAC
European Space Astronomy Centre
ESDIS
Earth Science Data and Information System
FITS
Flexible Image Transport System
FOIA
Freedom Of Information Act
FRBR
Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records
GIS
Geographic Information System
GSFC
Goddard Space Flight Center
HDF
Hierarchical Data Format
HEASARC
High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center
IDFS
Instrument Data File Set
IPAC
Infrared Processing and Analysis Center
IPDA
International Planetary Data Alliance
iRODS
integrated Rule-Oriented data System
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
IUE
International Ultraviolet Explorer
IVOA
International Virtual Observatory Alliance
JAXA
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
LAMBDA
Legacy Archive for Microwave Background Data Analysis
LSST
Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
LTA
Long Term Archive
MODIS
Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
NARA
National Archives and Records Administration
NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NED
NASA Extragalactic Database ? National Elevation Dataset ?
NESTOR
Network Expertise in Long-term Storage of Digital Resources
netCDF
Network Common Data Format
NGDC
National Geophysical Data Center
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAO
National Optical Astronomical Observatory
NOST
NASA Office of Standards and Technologies
NSSDC
National Space Science Data Center
NVO
National Virtual Observatory
OAI
Open Architecture Initiative
OAIS
Open Archival Information System
OCLC
Online Computer Library Center
PAIMAS
Producer-Archive Ingest Methodology Abstract Standard
PAIS
Producer-Archive Interface Standard
PDS
Planetary Data System
PV
Preservation and Value (conferences)
PVL
Parameter Value Language
RA
Resident Archive
RAID
Redundant Array of Inexpensive (or Independent) Disks
RLG
Research Library Group
SDSC
San Diego Supercomputer Center
SEDAC
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center
SETI
Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence
SFDU
Standard Formatted Data Unit
SIP
Submission Information Package
SOHO
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory
SPASE
Space Physics Archive Search & Exchange
SRB
Storage Resource Broker
STScI
Space Telescope Science Institute
TRAC
Trustworthy Repositories Audit and Certification Checklist
UCLA
University of California Los Angeles
URI
Universal Resource Identifier
URL
Universal Resource Locator
VO
Virtual Observatory
VTLS
Virtual Technology in Library Solutions
XFDU
XML Formatted Data Unit

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