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Measuring Environment Canada's Research and Development Performance (2014)

Annex 1: Acronyms and Abbreviations

ARC
Average of relative citations
ARIF
Average relative impact factor
CALA
Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation Inc.
CNRS
Centre national de la recherche scientifique
EC
Environment Canada
ETV
Environmental Technology Verification
FTE
Full-time equivalents
IPCC
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
MSC
Meteorological Service of Canada
NASA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NCAR
National Center for Atmospheric Research
NERI
National Environmental Research Institute
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
OST
Observatoire des sciences et des technologies, Université du Québec à Montréal
OA
Open access
OECD
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
PA1-4
Priority areas 1 through 4 of Environment Canada’s Science Strategy 2014-2019
PAA
Program alignment architecture
RSA
Related scientific activities
R&D
Research and development
S&T
Science and technology
USGS
United States Geological Survey
UCAR
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
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