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AAT Arc Attribute Table
AML ARC Macro Language
ALPD Air and Land Protection Division
CARES Center for Agricultural, Resource and Environmental Systems
CCR Consumer Confidence Report
CWIC CARES Watershed Information Clearinghouse (now called the Missouri Map Room)
DEQ Division of Environmental Quality (now split into new divisions: ALPD, WPSCD)
DOH Missouri Department of Health
DOQ Digital Orthophoto Quadrangle
DOQQ Digital Orthophoto Quarter Quadrangle
DGLS Division of Geology and Land Survey (now called GSRAD)
DRG Digital Raster Graphics
ECO Missouri Department of Economic Development
ERS Economic Research Service
FTP File Transfer Protocol
FY2002 Fiscal Year 2002 (July 1, 2001 – June 30, 2002)
GIS Geographic Information System
GPS Global Positioning System
GRC Geographic Resources Center
GSRAD Geological Survey and Resource Assessment Division (the former DGLS)
HPGL2 Hewlett Packard Graphic Language 2
HWP MDNR Hazardous Waste Program
IOCs InOrganic Chemicals (or Compounds)
MASS Missouri Agricultural Statistics Service
MDA Missouri Department of Agriculture
MoDNR Missouri Department of Natural Resources
MoDOT Missouri Department of Transportation
MERC Missouri Emergency Response Commission
MoRAP Missouri Resource Assessment Partnership
MSDIS Missouri Spatial Data Information Service
NAD27 North American Datum of 1927
NAD83 North American Datum of 1983
NASS National Agricultural Statistics Service
NTIS National Technical Information Service
PAT Point Attribute Table or Polygon Attribute Table
PDWP Public Drinking Water Program
PWSS Public Water Supply System
RFF Resources for the Future
RISC Reduced Instruction Set Computer
SA Susceptibility Assessment
SLCWC St. Louis County Water Company
SOCs Synthetic Organic Chemicals (or Compounds)
SWAP Source Water Assessment Plan
SWIP Source Water Inventory Project
UMC University of Missouri – Columbia
USEPA United States Environmental Protection Agency
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USGS United States Geological Survey
USPLS United States Public Land Survey
VA Vulnerability Assessment
VA/GIS Vulnerability Assessment Geographic Information System
VOCs Volatile Organic Chemicals (or Compounds)
WPSCD Water Protection and Soil Conservation Division (formerly DEQ)
WHPA Wellhead Protection Area
WMD USEPA Waste Management Division
WRD USGS Water Resources Division

For more information contact David Erickson

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- 04/23/2008
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