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 

ETSS: Extra-Tropical Storm Surge

FDPA: Flood Disaster Protection Act

FDST: Flood Decision Support Toolbox 

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

FLASH: Flooded Locations and Simulated Hydrographs

FMA: Flood Mitigation Assistance

FPM: Flood Plain Manager

FR: First Responders

GEFS: Global Ensemble Forecast System

GFS: Global Forecast System

GIS: Geographic Information System

GLO: General Land Office

HAND: Height above Nearest Drainage

HAT: Highest Astronomical Tide

HDSC: Hydrometeorological Design Studies Center

HSEEP: Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program

HWM: High Water Mark

InFIRM: Interagency Flood Risk Mapping

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

MHHW: Mean High-Higher Water

MLLW: Mean Lower-Lower Water

MOA: Memorandum of Agreement

MOU: Memorandum of Understanding

MRMS: Multi-Radar/Multi-Sensor

MSL: Mean Sea Level

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 Fund

NFIP: 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

PFDS: Precipitation Frequency Data Server

PIO: Public Information Officers

QPF: Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts

RAIN: Regional Alerting & Information Network

RATES: Research Applied Technology Education and Services

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

SLOSH: Sea Lake and Overland Surges from Hurricanes

SRA: Sabine River Authority

SRFO: Significant River Floor Outlook

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

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
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