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AA - Atomic Absorption

ASPRS - The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

ASTM - American Society of Testing Materials

BOD - Biological Oxygen Demand

CAD - Computer Assisted Drafting

CFR - Code of Federal Regulations

CLP - Contract Laboratory Procedures

CVAA - Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption

DEM - Digital Elevation Models

DNAPL - Dense Non-aqueous Phase Liquids

DOD - Department of Defense

DOQQ's - Digital Orthophoto Quarter Quadrangles

EPA - Environmental Protection Agency

ESRI - Environmental Systems Research Institute

ETDCC - Environmental Technology Development and Commercialization Center

FTIR - Fourier Transform Infrared

GC/MSD - Gas Chromatagraph Mass Selective Detector

GFAA - Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption

GIS - Geographic Information Systems

GPS - Global Positioning System

GRASS - Geographic Resource Analysis Support System

IAP - Industrial Assistance Program

ICPAES - Inductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometer

MAP - Municipal Assistance Program

NASA - National Aeronautical & Space Administration

NIOSH - National Institution for Occupational Safety and Health

NMR - Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

NPDWR - National Primary Drinking Water Regulations

NSDWR - National Secondary Drinking Water Regulations

RDBMS - Relational Data Base Management System

SHSU - Sam Houston State University

TCLP - Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedures

TNRCC - Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission

TRIES - Texas Research Institute for Environmental Studies

TxDot - Texas Department of Transportation

UV/VIS - Ultra Violet/Visible


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