Acronyms Abbreviations used in the Black Sea Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis

Some acronyms widely used in the Black Sea Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis are listed below in alphabetical order.

AC Activity Centre
AD Anno Dominae
BOD Biological Oxygen Demand
BS Black Sea
BSAP Black Sea Action Plan
BSEP Black Sea Environmental Programme
COD Chemical Oxygen Demand
DO Dissolved Oxygen
EDA Environmental Domage Assessment
EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
EP Environmental Protection
EROS European River-Ocean System
EU European Union
FAO Food & Agriculture Organization
GEF Global Environment Facility
GIS Geographic Information System
GRID Global Resourse Information Database
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency
IBSC International Black Sea Club
ICZM Integrated Coastal Zone Management
IFL International Financing Institution
IMO International Maritime Organization
IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
IUCN International Union for Conservation of Nature
LUP Land Use Plan
MARDOS Marine Dosimetry
MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships
MoE Ministry of Environment
NGO Non Governmental Organization
NWS North-Western Shelf
O&M Operation and Maintenance
ODA Other Donor Agency
PAH Poly Aromatic Hydrocarbon
PCB Poly Chlorinated Bifenils
PM Pollution Monitoring
POP Persistent Organic Pollutant
PSU Programme Coordination Unit
QA Quality Assurance
REC Regional Environment Center
SWD Solid Waste Disposal
TDA Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis
TIN Total Inorganic Nitrogen
TN Total Nitrogen
TOC Total Organic Carbon
TP Total Phosphorus
TSS Total Suspended Solids
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
WB World Bank
WDC World Data Center
WHO World Health Organization
WS&SS Water Supply and Sewage System
WWF World Wide Fund
WWTP Waste Water Treatment Plant

See also

Preface A joint commitment to saving the Black Sea