Select Committee on Science and Technology Third Report


AMIPAtmospheric Model Intercomparison Project
BAGECBiological Adaptation to Global Environmental Change
BASBritish Antarctic Survey
BBSRCBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
CCGCCCross-Council Group on Climate Change
CCMSCentre for Coastal and Marine Sciences
CEHCentre for Ecology and Hydrology
CMIPCoupled Model Intercomparison Project
COPConference of Parties
CRUClimatic Research Unit
CSERGECentre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment
DETRDepartment of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
DfIDDepartment for International Development
DoHDepartment of Health
DTIDepartment of Trade and Industry
ECNEnvironmental Change Network
EPSRCEngineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
ESRCEconomic and Social Research Council
FAOFood and Agriculture Organisation
FCCCFramework Convention on Climate Change
FCOForeign and Commonwealth Office
GCMGeneral Circulation Model
GECGlobal Environmental Change (Programme)
GMGenetically Modified
HRIHorticulture Research International
IACGEC  Inter-Agency Committee on Global Environmental Change
IACRInstitute of Arable Crop Research
ICAOInternational Civil Aviation Organisation
IGERInstitute of Grassland and Environmental Research
IPCCIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IPMSInstitution of Professionals, Managers and Specialists
ITEInstitute for Terrestrial Ecology
JNCCJoint Nature Conservation Committee
MAFFMinistry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
MoDMinistry of Defence
MRCMedical Research Council
NASANational Aeronautics and Space Administration
NCCNature Conservancy Council
NERCNatural Environment Research Council
NGONon-Governmental Organisation
NSFNational Science Foundation
OECDOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
SARSecond Assessment Report (of the IPCC)
SOCSouthampton Oceanography Centre
SPRUScience Policy Research Unit
SRGScience Review Group
TARThird Assessment Report (of the IPCC)
TSUTechnical Support Unit
UEAUniversity of East Anglia
UMISTUniversity of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
UNEPUnited Nations Environmental Programme
UNFCCCUnited Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
WGWorking Group (of the IPCC)
WMOWorld Meteorological Organisation
yBPyears before present

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