Appendix D - Acronyms

3DNTM: 3D National Terrain Model
AAR: After Action Report
AAR/IP: After Action Report/Improvement Plan
ARC: American Red Cross
ACSM: American Congress on Surveying and Mapping
ASCE: American Society of Civil Engineers
ASFPM: Association of State Floodplain Managers
ASPRS: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
BFD: Base Flood Depth
BFE: Base Flood Elevation
CAPM: Center for Advances in Port Management
CMP: Coastal Management Program
CoNED: Coastal National Elevation Database
COVID19: Novel Coronavirus of 2019
CRS: Community Rating System
CSG: Crest Stage Gage
DEM: Digital Elevation Model
DHS: Department of Homeland Security
DOE: Department of Energy
DOT: Department of Transportation
DTM: Digital Terrain Model
EAS: Emergency Alert System
EMA: Emergency Management Agency
EMS: Emergency Medical Service
EOC: Emergency Operations Center
ESRI: Environmental Systems Research Institute
FDPA: Flood Disaster Protection Act
FEDD: Flood Elevation Determination Docket
FEMA: Federal Emergency Management Agency
FFW: Flash Flood Warning
FHA: Flood Hazard Area
FHBM: Flood Hazard Boundary Map
FHWA: Federal Highway Administration
FIA: Federal Insurance Administration
FICO: Flood Insurance Claims Office
FIMA: Flood Insurance and Mitigation Administration
FIRM: Flood Insurance Rate Map
FIS: Flood Insurance Study
FMA: Flood Mitigation Assistance
FPM: Flood Plain Manager
FR: First Responders
GIS: Geographic Information System
GLO: General Land Office
HAND: Height above Nearest Drainage
HDSC: Hydrometeorological Design Studies Center
HSEEP: Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program
HWM: High Water Mark
IT: Information Technology
ICS: Incident Command System
IPAWS: Integrated Public Alert Warning System
IRIS: Incident Resource Inventory System
LIDAR: Light Detection and Ranging
LNVA: Lower Neches Valley authority
LU CVEN: Lamar University Civil and Environmental Engineering
MEP: Master Execution Planner
MOA: Memorandum of Agreement
MOU: Memorandum of Understanding
MTS: Marine Transportation System
MTSRU: Marine Transportation system Recovery Unit


NAFSMA: National Association of Flood and Stormwater Management Agencies
NAPSG: National Alliance for Public Safety GIS
NDFD: National Digital Forecast Database
NGA: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
NGAC: National Geospatial Advisory Committee
NHC: National Hurricane Center
NHD: National Hydrology Dataset
NHI: National Hydrology Infrastructure
NFIF: National Flood Insurance FundNFIP: National Flood Insurance Program
NFIRA: National Flood Insurance Reform Act
NIMS: National Incident Management System
NOAA: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NSF: National Science Foundation
NSFHA: Non-Special Flood Hazard Area
NWC: National Water Center
NWS: National Weather Service
ORNL: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
PCT: Port Coordination Team
PIO: Public Information Officers
RAIN: Regional Alerting & Information Network
RFC: River Forecast Center
SETexas: Southeast Texas
SETx: Southeast Texas
SETFCD: Southeast Texas Flood Control District
SETRPC: Southeast Texas Regional Planning Commission
SETRRS: Southeast Texas Regional Radio System
SETWAC: Southeast Texas Waterway Advisory Council
SETxFCS: Southeast Texas Flood Coordination Study
SETX_FCSB: Southeast Texas Flood Coordination Study Group
SFHA: Special Flood Hazard Area
SRA: Sabine River Authority
SWEL: Stillwater Flood Elevation
SWFL: Stillwater Flood Level
TBM: Temporary Benchmark
TDEM: Texas Division of Emergency Management
TDPS: Texas Department of Public Safety
TNRIS: Texas Natural Resources Information System
TTX: Tabletop Exercise
TWDB: Texas Water Development Board
TxDIR: Texas Department of Information Resources
TxDOT: Texas Department of Transportation
USACE: United States Army Corps of Engineering
USGS: United States Geological Survey
UT: University of Texas (Austin)
UTA: University of Texas Arlington
UT CWE: University of Texas Center for Water and Environment
UTEP: University of Texas El Paso
UTRGV: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
VOIP: Voice Over Internet Protocol
VTS: Vessel Transportation System
WEA: Wireless Emergency Alerts
WFO: Weather Forecast Office
WGRFC: West Gulf River Forecast Center