Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms - IAEA Publications

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Glossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms A A A A Å a a A1 A2 AAA AAAID AAA Program AAAS AAB AAC AACB AACR AADFI AAEA AAEC AAEE AAEHC AAES AAFICS AAIS

activity adenine ampere [unit of electric current] angstrom atto [prefix for SI and metric units, 10-18] year maximum activity of special form radioactive material that can be transported in a Type A package maximum activity of any radioactive material other than special form radioactive material that can be transported in a Type A package awareness, appropriateness and audit Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development Advanced Accelerator Applications Program [In 2003 this developed into the Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI).] American Association for the Advancement of Science Audit Advisory Board Austrian Accreditation Council Association of African Central Banks Anglo–American Cataloguing Rules Association of African Development Finance Institutions Arab Atomic Energy Agency Australian Atomic Energy Commission [This was replaced in 1987 by the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO).] American Academy of Environmental Engineers Afghan Atomic Energy High Commission American Association of Engineering Societies Australian Association of Former International Civil Servants Austrian Accident Insurance Scheme -1-

(IAEA Transport Regulations) (IAEA Transport Regulations)

(USA)

(India)

(USA) (USA) (IAEA)

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ABAEN ABB ABCC ABEN Abidjan Convention ABL

Asian–African Legal Consultative Organization Asian Association of Mutagenesis in Crop Plants American Association of Medical Dosimetrists Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation Assistance Action Plan American Association of Petroleum Geologists American Association of Physicists in Medicine Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa American Astronomical Society atomic absorption spectrophotometer atomic absorption spectrophotometry Armenian Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth African animal trypanosomosis Argentine Association of Nuclear Technology Asociación Argentina de Tecnología Nuclear Association of African Trade Promotion Organizations Addis Ababa University agricultural area in use African AIDS Vaccine Programme abscisic acid Brazilian–Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials Agencia BrasileñoArgentina de Contabilidad y Control de Materiales Nucleares Argentinian–Brazilian Agency for Nuclear Energy Applications Agencia Argentino-Brasileña de Aplicaciones de la Energía Nuclear [This is not regarded as an acronym, but is the form that should be used as the company’s name.] Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission Brazilian Nuclear Energy Association Associaçao Brasileira de Energia Nuclear Convention for Cooperation in the Protection, Management and Development of the Marine and Coastal Environment of the Atlantic Coast of the West, Central and Southern Africa Region FAO/IAEA Agriculture and Biotechnology -2-

(Canada/USA) (USA) (USA) (Russian Federation) (USA)

(Ethiopia) (WHO/UNAIDS)

(USA)

(IAEA)

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ABM ABM Treaty ABPM ABRII ABS ABS ABSC ABSP ABSSA ABTR Abu Dhabi Declaration

ABWR Ac AC ACABQ ACB ACC ACC ACCA AccApp ACCOBAMS

Laboratory [This was disbanded in 2010.] FAO/IAEA Agriculture and Biotechnology Laboratories [This is the collective name given to the five individual food and agriculture laboratories that form part of the Joint Division.] anti-ballistic missile Treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Limitation of Anti-Ballistic Missile Systems Fire and Rescue Academy of Malaysia Akademi Bomba dan Penyelamat Malaysia Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran American Brachytherapy Society anti-lock braking system ABS Consulting Burkina Faso Public Health Association Association burkinabé de santé publique Beninese Food Safety Agency Agence béninoise de la sécurité sanitaire des aliments Advanced Burner Test Reactor Abu Dhabi Declaration on the Future of Environmental Action in the Arab World [This Declaration was issued in 2001 by the Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment (CAMRE).] advanced boiling water reactor actinium alternating current Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions Asian corn borer Administrative Committee on Coordination [This was replaced by the United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB).] Cuban Academy of Sciences Academia de Ciencias de Cuba Association of Chartered Certified Accountants International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators Agreement on the Conservation of Cetaceans in the Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea and contiguous -3-

(IAEA)

(Islamic Republic of Iran) (USA) (USA)

(USA)

(United Nations) (United Nations)

(ANS/IAEA)

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ACM ACMP ACMV ACNE ACNW ACOMEN ACOPS ACP ACP

Atlantic area Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention Arms Control and Disarmament Agency Central African Agency for Agricultural Development Agence centrafricaine de développement agricole acentric chromosome angiotensin converting enzyme Asahi chemical exchange process Action Against Hunger activated carbon filter Association of Certified Fraud Examiners array comparative genomic hybridization Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education acetylcholinesterase African Commission on Human and People's Rights Advisory Committee on Health Research Chilean Safety Association Asociación Chilena de Seguridad Airports Council International Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research [This is not regarded as an acronym, but is the form that should be used as the name of the company, which no longer uses its former name Audit Command Language.] adequacy of consumption measure American College of Medical Physics African cassava mosaic virus African Commission on Nuclear Energy [Also known as AFCONE.] Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste United Action Group of Nuclear Medicine in the South of France Groupe d'Action Concertée en Médecine Nucléaire du Sud de la France Advisory Committee on Protection of the Sea American Centrifuge Plant Panama Canal Authority Autoridad del Canal de Panamá -4-

(USA) (Central Republic)

(USA)

(WHO)

(USA) (France)

(USA) (Panama)

African

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ACV

Advisory Committee on Post Adjustment Questions [This committee was created by the International Civil Service Commission (ICSC) in 1975.] Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part and the European Community and its Member States of the other part [This is also known as the Cotonou Agreement.] African, Caribbean and Pacific States Radiological Protection Advisory and Control Service Asesoría y Control en Protección Radiológica, S.L. Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine Advanced CANDU Reactor American College of Radiology Australian Cotton Research Institute Working Group on Arms Control and Regional Security American Cancer Society American Chemical Society American College of Surgeons Association of Caribbean States Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands Advisory Commission on Safety Standards [This was replaced by the Commission on Safety Standards (CSS).] Advisory Committee on Safeguards and Verification within the Framework of the IAEA Statute [This Committee was established in 2005.] artemisinin-based combination therapy American Centrifuge Technology Demonstration and Operations Agreement adrenocorticotropic hormone Asian Collaborative Training Network for Malaria Academic Council on the United Nations System Atlantic Council of the United States [This full form and the abbreviation no longer appear to be used and the entity just refers to itself as the Atlantic Council.] Austria Center Vienna -5-

(United Nations)

(Spain)

(USA) (USA) (USA)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(USA)

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ADC ADC ADCL ADCP ADD ADDIS ADEME ADENI

ADEP

anticlockwise Active Directory Alzheimer's disease aromatic diamidine Aujeszky's disease Austrian Development Agency Bahia State Agency for Animal Health and Plant Protection Agência Estadual de Defesa Agropecuária da Bahia adaptable database system Additional Deputy Comptroller and Auditor General autonomous data acquisition module Agencywide Documents Access and Management System Association of Friends and Volunteers of the National Oncology Institute Asociación de Amigos y Voluntarios del Instituto Oncológico Nacional Asian Development Bank [The same acronym is used for the African Development Bank. The acronym AsDB is also sometimes used.] African Development Bank [This is part of the African Development Bank Group (ADB Group).The same acronym is used for the Asian Development Bank. The acronym AfDB is now the more widely used acronym.] analogue to digital converter Austrian Development Cooperation accredited dosimetry calibration laboratory Aquaculture Development and Coordination Programme acute diarrhoeal disease Animal Disease Diagnosis Information System French Environment and Energy Management Agency Agence de l’environnement et de la maîtrise de l’énergie Association for the Development of International Nuclear Instruction Association pour le développement de l'enseignement nucléaire international Association for the Development of Earthquake -6-

(Computing)

(Brazil)

(India) (United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission) (Panama)

(FAO/UNDP) (IAEA) (France) (France)

(Japan)

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ADNR

ADP ADP ADP ADP ADR

ADRA ADS ADS ADS AdSec ADSS

Prediction acid detergent fibre African Development Fund [This is part of the African Development Bank Group (ADB Group).] Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific Assistant Director General Investment Promotion Agency Agencia de Desarrollo de Inversiones Burkina Faso Medical Imaging Association Association d'imagerie médicale au Burkina Faso European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par voies de navigation intérieures [The acronym is derived from the French keywords accord, dangereuses and navigation.] Regulations for the Carriage of Dangerous Substances on the Rhine Règlement pour le transport de matières dangereuses sur le Rhin [The acronym indicates the link with the ADN acronym with the R standing for Rhine.] adenosine diphosphate Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action air displacement plethysmography automatic data processing European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par route [The acronym is derived from the keywords accord/ agreement, dangereuses/dangerous and route/road.] Adventist Development and Relief Agency accelerator-driven system accelerator-driven subcritical system automatic depressurization system Advisory Group on Nuclear Security Administrative Support Section [This Section, which was part of the Division of General Services (MTGS), was replaced by the Travel and -7-

(IAEA) (Argentina)

(UNFCCC)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

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ADTF ADU AE AE a.e. AEA AEA AEB AEC AEC AECA AECB AECC AECI AECID AECL AECS AED AEE AEF AEGiS AEKI

AELB AEM AEMC AEN

Transportation Section (TTS) with effect from 15 November 2004.] Accelerator Driven Test Facility ammonium diuranate acoustic emission actual evapotranspiration atom excess Atomic Energy Act Atomic Energy Authority [This was disbanded in November 2014.] Atomic Energy Board Atomic Energy Commission Atomic Energy Council Spanish Association of Accounting and Business Administration Asociación Española de Contabilidad y Administración de Empresas Atomic Energy Control Board [This was replaced by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).] Angarsk Electrolysis Chemical Complex Spanish Agency for International Cooperation Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation Agencia Española de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo Atomic Energy of Canada Limited Atomic Energy Commission of Syria aerodynamic equivalent diameter Atomic Energy Establishment advanced European fuel AIDS Education Global Information System Atomic Energy Research Institute Atomenergia Kutatóintézet [In January 2012 this merged with the Institute of Isotopes to form the Centre for Energy Research.] Atomic Energy Licensing Board Atomenergomash Atomic Energy Minerals Centre Nuclear Energy Agency Agencia de Energía Nuclear [The name was subsequently changed to Agency for Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies (AEN.T.A).] -8-

(USA)

(USA) (Sri Lanka) (Sri Lanka) (India) (Uganda) (Spain) (Canada) (Russian Federation)

(Libya) (Hungary)

(Malaysia) (Russian Federation) (Pakistan) (Cuba)

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AEOI AEP AEP AEP AEPS AERB AERE AERL AES AESJ AET AEW AEZ AF AF AFA AFBC AFBLCC AFCI AFCONE AFCR AFCRN AFD AfDB AFDC

Spanish Society for Non Destructive Testing Asociación Española de Ensayos No Destructivos Agency for Nuclear Energy and Advanced Technologies Agencia de Energía Nuclear y Tecnologías de Avanzada [Name of the former Nuclear Energy Agency (AEN).] Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Atomenergoproekt Atomic Energy Power Corporation [Also known as Atomenergoprom.] auditory evoked potential Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy Atomic Energy Regulatory Board Atomic Energy Research Establishment Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory atomic emission spectroscopy Atomic Energy Society of Japan acoustic emission testing Atomic Energy Week agro-ecological zone audio frequency Type A package design for fissile material Association of Andalusian Foundations Asociación de Fundaciones Andaluzas atmospheric fluidized bed combustion France–Benin Cancer Control Association Association franco-béninoise de lutte contre le cancer Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative [This was launched in 2003 as a development of the AAA Program.] African Commission on Nuclear Energy [Also known as ACNE.] Advanced Fuel CANDU Reactor African Cancer Registry Network French Development Agency Agence française de développement African Development Bank [This is now the more usual acronym, rather than ADB, which is also used for the Asian Development Bank.] allowance for funds used during construction -9-

(Spain) (Cuba)

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation)

(India) (Bangladesh) (Canada)

(Philippines) (Type code defined in IAEA Transport Regulations) (Spain)

(USA)

(France)

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AFFF AFIMS AFLP AFMANENA AFNI AFOMP AFoSaN AFP AFR storage AFRA AFRA NC AFRA-NEST AFREC AfricaRice

AFRO AFROG AFRONET AFROSAI

AFRRI AFS AFSSA

Association of Medical Women of Senegal Association des femmes médecins du Sénégal Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry [This is the old acronym when the word Australia was tagged on the end. The new acronym is DAFF.] Advanced Fuel Fabrication Facility Agency’s Financial Information Management System [This was replaced by the Agency-wide Information System for Programme Support.] amplified fragment length polymorphism Agricultural Food Marketing Association for the Near East and North Africa France International Nuclear Agency Agence France Nucléaire International Asia–Oceania Federation of Organizations for Medical Physics African Food Safety Network alphafetoprotein away-from-reactor storage African Regional Co-operative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology AFRA National Coordinator AFRA Network for Education in Science and Technology African Energy Commission Africa Rice Center [Prior to 2003, this was known as the West Africa Rice Development Association. In September 2009 the previous short form WARDA was replaced by AfricaRice..] WHO Regional Office for Africa African Radiation Oncology Group African Radiation Oncology Network African Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions [This is one of the seven Regional Working Groups of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).] Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute American Assured Fuel Supply French Food Safety Agency Agence française de - 10 -

(Australia)

(India) (IAEA)

(France)

(Reproduced in IAEA document INCIRC/377) (IAEA) (CGIAR)

(IAEA)

(USA) (USA) (France)

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AFSSE

AFU AFWP AG AG Ag AGA AGAL AGaRT AGCM AGE AGERI AGES AGESA AGETIP AGI AGID AGM AGN AGNES

sécurité sanitaire des aliments [This Agency was replaced on 1 July 2010 by the French Agency for Food Environmental and Occupational Health Safety (ANSES).] French Agency for Environmental Health and Safety Agence française de sécurité sanitaire environnementale [This was replaced in July 2010 by the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health Safety (ANSES).] arbitrary fluorescence unit auxiliary feedwater pump advisory group [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] Australia Group silver Animal Production and Health Division Australian Government Analytical Laboratories Advisory Group on Increasing Access to Radiotherapy Technology in Low and Middle Income Countries atmospheric global circulation model General State Administration Administración General del Estado Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety Österreichische Agentur für Gesundheit und Ernährungssicherheit GmbH European workshop on the management of archaeological sites Atelier européen de gestion des sites archéologiques Executive Public Works Agency for the Creation of Employment Agence d'exécution des travaux d'intérêt public contre le sous-emploi American Geological Institute agar gel immunodiffusion Advisory Group Meeting [This used to be a category of IAEA meeting. It was replaced by Technical Meeting (TM) in 2002.] Nutrition and Consumer Protection Division Advanced General and New Evaluation of Safety - 11 -

(France)

(FAO) (Australia) (IAEA)

(Spain) (Egypt)

(Council of Europe) (several countries) (USA) (IAEA) (FAO) (Hungary)

African

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AHR AHRMIO AHS AHWR a.i. AI AI AI AI AIC AIChE AIDA AIDA AIDS AIGAM AIHA AIIC

Agricultural Non-Point Source Pollution Model Plant Protection Service advanced gas cooled reactor Agreed Framework between the United States of America and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology Albanian Geological Survey American Hospital Dubai anti-haemophilic factor Ad Hoc Group on Nuclear Security Austrian Health Insurance Scheme absorption heat pump additional high priority activity [This was replaced in the IAEA’s 2000 budget by unfunded regular programme activity (URPA), which was replaced in the IAEA’s 2002–2003 programme and budget by core activity unfunded in the Regular Budget (CAURB).] aqueous homogeneous reactor Association for Human Resource Management in International Organizations African horse sickness advanced heavy water reactor ad interim [This means for the meantime.] active ingredient annual intake artificial insemination avian influenza Alfvén ion cyclotron American Institute of Chemical Engineers Artificial Insemination Database Application International Association for Water Law Asociación Internacional de Derecho de Aguas acquired immune deficiency syndrome Moroccan Association of Nuclear Engineers Association des ingénieurs en génie atomique du Maroc American International Health Alliance International Association of Conference - 12 -

(FAO)

(FAO) (United Emirates) (European Union) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(India)

(IAEA/FAO)

Arab

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Aiii AIIM AIIMS AILC AIM AIMS AINSE AIP AIP AIP AIPES AIPS AIRS AIS AISI AIST AIT AIT AITC AJCC AJR AKH Akkuyu NPP JSC AKP Al

Interpreters Association internationale des interprètes de conférence Association of International Industrial Irradiation [This was replaced in 2004 by the International Irradiation Association (iiA).] Association for Information and Image Management All India Institute of Medical Sciences Ivorian Cancer Control Association Association ivoirienne de lutte contre le cancer Mexican Academy of Engineering Academia de Ingeniería de México Australian Institute of Marine Science [The former full name Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering is no longer used.] advance information package American Institute of Physics annual implementation plan Association of Imaging Producers and Equipment Suppliers Agency-wide Information System for Programme Support Advanced Incident Reporting System automated information system American Iron and Steel Institute National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology Austrian Institute of Technology Augmented Inspection Team

(Côte d'Ivoire)

(Australia)

(OSART) (USA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (Japan) (United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission)

International Association of Conference Translators Association internationale des traducteurs de conférence American Joint Committee on Cancer (USA) American Journal of Roentgenology Vienna General Hospital Allgemeines Krankenhaus (Austria) Wien Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant Joint Stock Company Accelerator Knowledge Portal (IAEA) aluminium - 13 -

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ALASBIMN ALATRO ALBA ALE ALFIM ALFRED ALG Algiers Convention ALI ALICC ALIP ALIS ALL ALMERA ALO ALPA ALPP ALPS ALR ALS

alumina or aluminium oxide Latin American Association of Tissue Banks Asociación Latinoamericana de Bancos de Tejidos A Labelled Atomic Data Interface as low as reasonably achievable as low as reasonably practicable [This term is used as a variant of ALARA, particularly in the United Kingdom, but should not be used in IAEA documents.] Latin American Association of Societies of Nuclear Medicine and Biology Asociación Latinoamericana de Sociedades de Biología y Medicina Nuclear Latin American Association for Radiation Oncology Asociación Latinoamericana de Terapia Radiante Oncológica ALBA Synchrotron Light Facility annual limit on exposure Latin American Medical Physics Association Asociación Latinoamericana de Física Médica Advanced Lead Fast Reactor European Demonstrator Liptako-Gourma Integrated Development Authority Autorité de développement intégré de la région du Liptako-Gourma African Convention on the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources annual limit on intake Association of Ibero-American Leagues Against Cancer Asociación de Ligas Iberoamericanas Contra el Cáncer all-in-one portable system all-in-one system acute lymphoblastic leukaemia Analytical Laboratories for the Measurement of Environmental Radioactivity Arab Labor Organization Latin American Animal Production Association Asociación Latinamericana de Producción Animal area of low pest prevalence Advanced Liquid Processing System adiabatic lapse rate accident localization system - 14 -

(IAEA)

(Italy/European Union) (Burkina Faso/Mali/Niger)

(Safeguards) (Safeguards) (IAEA)

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AMARAP AMAT

AMBDAS AMC AMCEN AMCOW AMD AMD AMDIS AMDML AMERIPOL AMES

automatic load transfer Binational Autonomous Authority of Lake Titicaca Autoridad Binacional Autónoma del Lago Titicaca advanced light water reactor Administrative Manual americium atomic and molecular Acoustic and Mechanical Analyses Department Département analyses mécaniques et acoustique [This is part of Électricité de France.] advanced mercury analyser American Medical Association Environment Agency Agencia de Medio Ambiente activity median aerodynamic diameter Mauritanian Cancer Control Association Association mauritanienne de lutte contre le cancer Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme [This an international organization established in 1991 to implement components of the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy (AEPS), which since 1997 has been implemented by the Arctic Council.] Malian Radiation Protection Agency Agence malienne de radioprotection Ageing Management Advisory Team [This service was subsequently incorporated into the Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation of Water Moderated Reactors Peer Review Service (SALTO).] Atomic and Molecular Bibliographic Data System Association of Cancer Patients Association des malades du cancer African Ministerial Conference on the Environment African Ministerial Conference on Water acid mine drainage Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research Atomic and Molecular Data Information System Atomic and Molecular Data Markup Language Police Community of the Americas Ageing Materials Evaluation and Studies

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(Bolivia/Peru) (IAEA) (France)

(Cuba) (Islamic Republic of Mauritania)

(Mali) (IAEA)

(Yunisia)

(India) (IAEA) (Joint Centre)

Research

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AMFPI AMI AMIP AMIQ AMP AMP AMPA AMPERE Commission

A+M+PMI data AMPR AMR AMR AMRO AMS AMSA Amsterdam Treaty

AMTA AMTD AMU AMU

arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Australian Mineral Foundation [This ceased to exist in 2001.] Mutual Benefit Association of Staff Members of Intergovernmental Organizations having their Headquarters or Permanent Offices in Europe Association mutualiste des fonctionnaires des organisations intergouvernementales ayant leur siège ou des bureaux permanents en Europe active matrix flat-panel imager antibody-mediated immunity After-service Medical Insurance Plan Mexican Association of Chemical Engineers Asociación Mexicana de Ingenieros Químicos ageing management programme Agency for Preventive Medicine Agence de médecine préventive Mexican Animal Production Association Asociación Mexicana de Producción Animal Commission for the Analysis of the Means of Electricity Production and the Restructuring of the Energy Sector Commission pour l’Analyse des Modes de Production de l’Électricité et le Redéploiement des Énergies atomic, molecular and plasma–material interaction data Association of Medical Physicists in Russia ageing management review Annual Ministerial Review WHO Regional Office for the Americas accelerator mass spectrometry Australian Maritime Safety Authority Treaty of Amsterdam amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related acts [This updated the Maasstricht Treaty and the Treaty of Rome and was itself updated by the Treaty of Nice. It is also known as Treaty of Amsterdam.] American Membrane Technology Association activity median thermodynamic diameter already-mined uranium Arab Maghreb Union - 16 -

(IAEA)

(Belgium)

(United Nations)

(European Union)

(USA)

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atomic mass unit Association for Better Living with Gynaecological Cancer Association pour mieux vivre avec le cancer gynécologique Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project Australian Nuclear Association National Water Agency Agência Nacional de Águas Ankara Nuclear Research and Training Center Ankara Nükleer Araştırma ve Eğitim Merkezi National Agency for Health Insurance Agence nationale de l'assurance maladie National Environmental Authority Autoridad Nacional del Ambiente Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Ascó–Vandellòs II Nuclear Association Asociación Nuclear Ascó – Vandellòs II A.I.E. European Shipping Agency Agencia Naviera Europea Spanish Shipowners Association Asociación de Navieros Españoles National Agency for Dams and Water Transfers Agence nationale des barrages et transferts Working Group on Harmful Algae in the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions National Agency for Rural and Agricultural Guidance Agence nationale de conseil agricole et rural National Association Against Cancer Asociación Nacional Contra el Cáncer National African Palm Growers' Association Asociación nacional de cultivadores de palma africana National Livestock Development Agency Agence nationale de développement de l’élevage Nuclear and Radioactive Waste Agency Agentia Nucleara si pentru Deseuri Radioactive National Radioactive Waste Management Agency Agence nationale pour la gestion des déchets radioactifs Academy of National Economy National Agency for Atomic Energy [This is now - 17 -

(Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (USA) (Brazil) (Turkey) (Benin) (Panama)

(Honduras)

(Algeria) (IOC) (Senegal) (Panama) (Ecuador) (Central Republic) (Romania)

African

(France) (Russian Federation) (Romania)

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ANPC ANPE ANPM ANPP ANR ANRA ANRANR

called the Nuclear Agency (NA).] National Agency for Water and Sanitation Agence nationale de l’eau et de l’assainissement Asian Network for Education in Nuclear Technology Advanced Nuclear Fuels [This is a subsidiary of AREVA.] anti-nutritional factor National Agency to Manage Free Caesarean Care Agence nationale de gestion de la gratuité de la césarienne active neutron interrogation National Research and Innovation Agency Agencia Nacional de Investigación e Innovación Argonne National Laboratory National Administration for Medicines, Food and Medical Technology Administración Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnología Médica National Agency for Energy Conservation Agence nationale pour la maîtrise de l’énergie Arab Network of Nuclear Regulators analysis of variance National Ports Administration Administración Nacional de Puertos National Environmental Protection Agency Agenzia Nazionale per la Protezione dell’Ambiente [This was merged with the Department for National Technical Services of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers to form the Agency for Environmental Protection and Technical Services (APAT).] National Authority for Civil Protection Autoridade Nacional de Proteção Civil National Environmental Protection Agency Agence nationale pour la protection de l'environnement National Mining Patrimony Agency Agence Nationale du Patrimoine Minier Armenian nuclear power plant National Radiation Protection Agency Agence nationale de radioprotection Armenian Nuclear Regulatory Authority [The short form Gosatomnadzor is also used.] National Agency for Regulation of Nuclear and - 18 -

(Central Republic)

African

(Germany) (Benin)

(Uruguay) (USA) (Argentina) (Tunisia)

(Uruguay) (Italy)

(Portugal) (Tunisia) (Algeria) (Central Republic)

African

(Republic of Moldova)

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ANRE ANRH ANRP ANS ANSES

ANSI ANSN ANSR ANSTI ANSTO ANTS ANU ANVAR AnVG ANVSSP ANZJPH ANZSNM AO AO AOAC

Radiological Activities Agenţia Naţională de Reglementare a Activităţilor Nucleare şi Radiologice Agency for Natural Resources and Energy National Agency for Water Resources Agence nationale des ressources hydrauliques National Radiation Protection Agency Agence nationale de radioprotection American Nuclear Society French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health Safety Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l’alimentation, de l’environnement et du travail [This was established on 1 July 2010 and replaced the French Agency for Environmental Health and Safety (AFSEE) and the French Food Safety Agency (AFSSA).] American National Standards Institute Asian Nuclear Safety Network National Radiation Safety Authority Autorité nationale de sûreté radiologique African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation National Agency for Blood Transfusion Agence nationale pour la transfustion sanguine Australian National University National Agency for the Development of Research Results Agence nationale de valorisation des résultats de la recherche Employee Insurance Act Angestelltenversicherungsgesetz National Agency for Vaccination and Primary Health Care Agence nationale de la vaccination et des soins de santé primaires Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health Australian and New Zealand Society of Nuclear Medicine abnormal occurrence acridine orange AOAC International [AOAC used to stand for - 19 -

(Japan) (Algeria) (Cameroon) (France)

(Haiti)

(Benin) (Burkina Faso) (Germany) (benin)

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AOAD AOFNMB AONSA AOO AOP AOP AORTIC AOSIS AOSR AOT AOX AP AP AP AP AP AP APA APA APA APASTB APAT

APB APB APBI

Association of Official Analytical Chemists but this form is no longer used.] Arab Organization for Agricultural Development Asia and Oceania Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology Asia–Oceania Neutron Scattering Association anticipated operational occurrence abnormal operating procedure annual operating plan African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer Alliance of Small Island States Asian Oceanian Society of Radiology allowed outage time adsorbable organic halogens action potential activation product additional protocol (Safeguards) anteroposterior arterial pressure apurinic/apyrimidinic site acquisition path analysis Advance Publishing Advice [This is a scheme (IAEA) introduced by the Publishing Section in 1989.] Portuguese Environment Agency Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente [This replaced the Institute for the Environment (IA).] Asia Pacific Association of Surgical Tissue Banking (Italy) Agency for Environmental Protection and Technical Services Agenzia per la protezione dell'ambiente e per i servizi tecnici [This was created by merging the National Environmental Protection Agency (ANPA) with the Department for National Technical Services of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers. It was replaced in 2008 by the Higher Institute for Environmental Protection and Research (ISPRA).] accident progression bin Panamanian Banana Association Asociación Bananera Panameña accelerated partial breast irradiation - 20 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. APC

Akkuyu Electricity Generation

APCA APCAM

African Palliative Care Association Permanent Assembly of the Chambers of Agriculture of Mali Assemblée permanente des Chambres d'agriculture du Mali assessed programme costs [These have been replaced by National Participation Costs (NPCs) with effect from the 2005-2006 technical cooperation programme.] atmospheric pressure chemical ionization automated process control system active personal dosimeter ammonium pyrrolidine dithiocarbamate atom percent excess Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Association for the Promotion of Education and Training Abroad Association pour la promotion de l'éducation et de la formation à l'étranger Associated Programme on Flood Management Animal Production and Health Section [part of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture (NAFA)] Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Animal Production and Health Laboratory active pharmaceutical ingredient American Petroleum Institute Atomic and Plasma-Material Interaction Data for Fusion [This is an IAEA publication series.] Austrian Pension Insurance Scheme anti-personnel landmine Asia Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear NonProliferation and Disarmament Asia-Pacific Legal Metrology Forum adaptive phased management airborne particulate matter anti-personnel mine Marcoule Pilot Workshop Atelier Pilote de Marcoule atmospheric pressure matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization Asian Programme Management Database

APCs

APCI APCS APD APDC APE APEC APEFE APFM APH APHIS APHL API API APID APIS APL APLIN APLMF APM APM APM APM AP-MALDI APMD

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(Russian Federation/Turkey)

(IAEA)

(Belgium) (WMO/GWP) (IAEA) (USA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(France)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. APMP APN APO APO APO app appm APPPC APR APR APRM APS APS APSN APT APTA APUA APWR AQCS AQG AQIS AQL AQMF AQU AR AR Ar AR AR storage AR4 ARA ARA ARABOSAI

Asia Pacific Metrology Programme National Port Authority Autoridad Portuaria Nacional Asian Productivity Organization Croatian Hazardous Waste Management Agency Agencija za posebni otpad Panamanian Association of Ostomates Asociación Panameña de Ostomizados application atomic parts per million Asia and Pacific Plant Protection Commission Advanced Power Reactor Annual Project Report average power range monitor American Physical Society American Phytopathological Society Asia-Pacific Safeguards Network advanced persistent threat São Paulo Agency for Agrobusiness Technology Agência Paulista de Tecnologia dos Agronegócios Association of Power Utilities of Africa advanced pressurized water reactor Analytical Quality Control Services Atomic Questions Group [The version Working Party on Atomic Questions (WPAQ) should be used in IAEA documents.] Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service acceptable quality level Audit Quality Management Framework Al-Quds University acknowledgement of receipt Alfvén resonance argon automatic regulator at-reactor storage Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2007 acetylene reduction activity acetylene reduction assay Arab Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions [This is one of the seven Regional Working Groups of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).] - 22 -

(Peru)

(Computing) (FAO) (Republic of Korea) (UNDP)

(Brazil)

(IAEA) (European Union)

(India) (Palestine)

(IPCC)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ARAN ARAO ARASIA ARBR ARC

ARC ARC ARC

ARCAL

ARCCNM ARCERM ARC-OVI ARCH ARCHER project ARCS

ARCT

Asia Region ALARA Network Agency for Radwaste Management Agencija za radioaktivne odpadke Co-operative Agreement for Arab States in Asia for Research, Development and Training related to Nuclear Science and Technology Applied Radiation Biology and Radiotherapy Section [part of the Division of Human Health] AGRHYMET Regional Centre [This is a specialized institute of the Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS).] Agricultural Research Corporation Agricultural Research Council Austrian Research Centers [This became the new name of the former Austrian Research Centers Seibersdorf (ARCS) after a re-organization of the company was approved in December 2002. The name was changed in 2009 to Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT).] Co-operation Agreement for the Promotion of Nuclear Science and Technology in Latin America and the Caribbean Acuerdo de Cooperación para la Promoción de la Ciencia y la Tecnología Nucleares en América Latina y el Caribe Asian Regional Cooperative Council for Nuclear Medicine All-Russia Centre of Emergency and Radiation Medicine ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute [This is part of the Agricultural Research Council (ARC).] Animal Relief Coalition for Haiti Advanced High-Temperature Reactors for Cogeneration of Heat and Electricity Research and Development project Austrian Research Centers Seibersdorf Österreichisches Forschungszentrum Seibersdorf (ÖFZS) [This was renamed Austrian Research Centers (ARC) after a re-organization of the company was approved in December 2002.] African Regional Centre for Technology Centre régional africain de technologie - 23 -

(Slovenia) (Reproduced in IAEA document GOV/INF/2002/10) (IAEA)

(Sudan) (South Africa)

(Reproduced in IAEA document INFCIRC/582)

(Russian Federation) (South Africa) (European Union)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ARD AREA AREN ARES AREU ARF ARG ARG ARGeo ARI ARI ARICF ARIE ARIS Arius ARL ARLAC Arlington Symposium ARMM ARMS

Arms Embargo Committee

ARN

acid rock drainage Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority Autoridade Reguladora da Energia Atómica Romanian Nuclear Energy Association Asociatia Romana "Energia Nucleara" Advanced Records System Agricultural Research and Extension Unit African Renaissance Fund [This is also known as the African Renaissance and International Cooperation Fund (ARICF).] the Accident Review Group Agricultural Research Group African Rift Geothermal Development Facility acute respiratory infection Agrophysical Research Institute African Renaissance and International Cooperation Fund [This is also known as the African Renaissance Fund (ARF).] actual routine inspection effort Advanced Reactors Information System Association for Regional and International Underground Storage Australian Radiation Laboratory [This was replaced by the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA).] African Regional Labour Administration Centre International Symposium on the Restoration of Environments with Radioactive Residues [26 November–3 December 1999] Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao Archives and Records Management Section [This replaced the Records and Communications Section (RCS) and is part of the Division of General Services (MTGS).] Security Council Committee established by resolution 421 (1977) concerning the question of South Africa on ways and means of making the mandatory arms embargo against South Africa more effective Nuclear Regulatory Authority Autoridad - 24 -

(Angola)

(European Commission) (Mauritius) (South Africa) (USA) (Philippines) (Global Environment Facility) (Russian Federation) (South Africa) (Safeguards) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (Philippines) (IAEA)

(Argentina)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ARNR ARP ARP ARPANSA ARPS ARR ARRIAM ARRN ARS ARS ARS ARSAC ARSN ARSN ARSN ARS OI ART ART ARTEMIS ARTI Article 31 Group ARV AS AS As ASA

Regulatoria Nuclear National Regulatory Authority for Radiation Protection Autoridad Reguladora Nacional en Radioprotección asbestos removal project Rural Association of Paraguay Asociación Rural del Paraguay Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency Australasian Radiation Protection Society airborne release rate All-Russia Research Institute for Agricultural Microbiology Radiological and Nuclear Regulatory Authority Autoridad Reguladora Radiológica y Nuclear acute radiation sickness acute radiation syndrome Agricultural Research Service Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee National Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Authority Autorité nationale de radioprotection et de sûreté nucléaire National Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety and Security Authority Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Authority Autorité de radioprotection et de sûreté nucléaire Regional Health Agency for the Indian Ocean Agence de Santé Océan indien adaptive radiotherapy Agricultural Research Trust Integrated Review Service for Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel Management, Decommissioning and Remediation Advanced Radiation Technology Institute Group of Scientific Experts Referred to in Article 31 of the Euratom Treaty antiretroviral abasic site ankylosing spondylitis arsenic Academy of Sciences of Albania - 25 -

(Uruguay) (VIC)

(Paraguay)

(USA) (United Kingdom) (Burkina Faso) (Islamic Repulic Mauritania) (Senegal) (France) (Zimbabwe) (IAEA) (Republic of Korea) (European Union)

of

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ASA ASADHO

American Statistical Association African Association for the Defence of Human Rights Association africaine de défense des droits de l'homme

ASALs ASAM

arid and semi-arid lands

ASAU ASBP ASCE ASCII ASCLD ASCO ASCOMA ASCOT ASCR AsDB ASE ASE ASEAC ASEAN ASEANTOM ASEE ASEHA Porject ASEM ASF ASG ASHI

Application of Safety Assessment Methodologies for Near-Surface Radioactive Waste Disposal Facilities [This is a coordinated research project following on from the ISAM project.] Altai State Agricultural University African Seed and Biotechnology Programme American Society of Civil Engineers American Standard Code for Information Interchange American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors American Society of Clinical Oncology Association of Malian Consumers Association des consommateurs du Mali Assessment of Safety Culture in Organizations Team [This was replaced by the Safety Culture Enhancement Programme (SCEP).] Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Akademie věd České republiky Asian Development Bank [The acronym ADB is more commonly used, but may cause confusion with the African Development Bank.] accelerated solvent extraction Atomstroyexport Association to Support Children with Cancer Association de soutien aux enfants atteints de cancer Association of Southeast Asian Nations ASEAN Network of Regulatory Bodies on Atomic Energy American Society for Engineering Education Water, Hygiene and Sanitation Support Project Projet d'appui au secteur de l'eau, de l'hygiène et de l'assainissement Asia–Europe Meeting African swine fever Assistant Secretary-General after-service health insurance [The Agency’s after- 26 -

(IAEA)

(Russian Federation)

(USA) (USA) (IAEA)

(Russian Federation) (Senegal)

(USA) (Benin)

(United Nations)

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ASHI a-Si ASIC ASIL ASIMAD ASITF ASM ASME ASMuS ASN ASNC ASND ASNM ASNO ASNT ASONAPAQ ASOSAI

ASP ASPAMARD ASPF ASPOP ASQ ASR ASRT ASRT ASS

service health insurance is the After-service Medical Insurance Plan (AMIP).] American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics amorphous silicon application-specific integrated circuit American Society of International Law Trade Association of Wood Industrialists Asociación Gremial de Industriales de la Madera Advanced Security in the Field Academy of Sciences of Moldova Academia de Stiinte a Republicii Moldova American Society of Mechanical Engineers Swiss Support for Mutual Health Organizations Appui suisse aux mutuelles de santé French Nuclear Safety Authority Autorité de sûreté nucléaire American Society of Nuclear Cardiology Defence Nuclear Safety Authority Autorité de sûreté nucléaire Défense Asian School of Nuclear Medicine Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office American Society for Nondestructive Testing National Association of Chemotherapy Patients Asociación Nacional de Pacientes de Quimioterapia Asian Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions [This is one of the seven Regional Working Groups of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).] amnesic shellfish poisoning Asia–Pacific Marine Radioactivity Database Association for Women's Preventive Health Care Association pour la santé préventive de la femme Agricultural Services and Producer Organizations Project American Society for Quality age-standardized rate Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan American Society of Radiologic Technologists Rescue Services Agency Administration des services de secours - 27 -

(USA) (Chile) (United Nations)

(France)

(Panama)

(IAEA/UNDP) (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (World Bank) (USA)

(Luxembourg)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ASSan Programme ASSE ASSET

Assistance Convention ASSOMESCA ASTIN ASTM ASTOR

Astrid ASTRO ASU ASV At at% ATA ATA ATAC ATAMCS ATCB ATCC

Swiss Health Care Support Programme Programme "Appui suisse à la santé" State Health Services Administration Administración de los Servicios de Salud del Estado Assessment of Safety Significant Events Team [This was replaced by the Peer Review of Operational Safety Performance Experience (PROSPER).] Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency Association of Church Medical Charities in Central Africa Association des oeuvres médicales des églises pour la santé en Centrafrique Actuarial Studies in Non-Life Insurance [This ia a section of the International Actuarial Association (IAA).] ASTM International [This organization was formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials.] Application of Safeguards to Geological Repositories [This replaced Safeguards for Final Disposal of Spent Fuel in Geological Repositories (SAGOR).] Advanced Sodium Technological Reactor for Industrial Demonstration American Society for Radiation Oncology [This was previously known as the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.] AIPS Services Unit anodic stripping voltammetry astatine atom percent American Thyroid Association anti-thyroglobulin antibody Air Transport Association of Canada Tunisian Association for Assistance to Breast Cancer Patients Association tunisienne d'assistance aux malades du cancer du sein ARCAL Technical Co-ordination Board Tunisian Cancer Control Association Association - 28 -

(Benin.Switzerland) (Uruguay) (IAEA)

(Reproduced in IAEA document INFCIRC/336) (Central African Republic) (IAA)

(IAEA)

(France)

(IAEA)

(USA)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ATF ATI

ATLAS ATM ATM ATM ATM ATM ATMES Atomenergoprom Atomexpo ATOMKI ATOMTEX ATOP ATP ATPM ATPu ATR ATR ATRSN ATS ATS ATSP ATTA ATW ATWS ATWT

tunisienne de lutte contre le cancer accident tolerant fuel Atomic Institute of the Austrian Universities Atominstitut der Österreichischen Universitäten [In 2009 this was replaced by the Institute of Atomic and Subatomic Physics.] Agency Travel, Lodging and Subsistence System anti-tank mine anti-tank missile asynchronous transfer mode atmospheric transport modelling automated teller machine Atmospheric Transport Model Evaluation Study Atomic Energy Power Corporation [Also known as AEP.] Information and Exhibition Centre for the Atomic Sector Institute of Nuclear Research Atommagkutató Intézete Scientific and Production Enterprise ATOMTEX Tunisian Association of Paediatric Oncology Association tunisienne d'oncologie pédiatrique adenosine triphosphate advanced thermohydraulic power monitor Plutonium Technology Workshop Atelier de technologie du plutonium advanced thermal reactor Advanced Test Reactor Chad Radiation Protection and Nuclear Security Agency Agence tchadienne de la radioprotection et de la sécurité nucléaire Arabic Translation Section [part of the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD)] Finnish Nuclear Society Suomen Atomiteknillinen Seura Tunisian Association for the Promotion of Palliative Care Association tunisienne de promotion des soins palliatifs atom trap trace analysis accelerator transmutation of waste anticipated transient without scram anticipated transient without trip [This is used less - 29 -

(Austria)

(IAEA) (Computing) (IAEA/WMO/EU) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Hungary) (Belarus)

(Safeguards) (France) (Japan) (USA)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. AU AU Au AUA AUA AUC AUC AUC AUF AUIS AusAID Austehc AUT AUTC AUTH AVC AVG AVG AVG AVLIS AVN AVR AVRDC AWA AWB AWCC AWCR AWCR

commonly than ATWS.] African Union [This replaced the Organization of African Unity (OAU).] Alexandria University gold Agricultural University of Athens Australian Uranium Association African Union Commission ammonium uranyl carbonate asset under construction University Agency for Francophonie Agence universitaire de la Francophonie Austrian Unemployment Insurance Scheme Australian Agency for International Development Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre Amirkabir University of Technology ammonium uranyl tricarbonate Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance [This replaced the Bureau of Verification and Compliance.] accountancy verification goal Employee Insurance Act Angestelltenversicherungsgesetz General Administrative Procedure Act Allgemeines Verwaltungsverfahrensgesetz atomic vapour laser isotope separation Association Vinçotte Nuclear Association Vinçotte Nucléaire Joint Venture Experimental Reactor Arbeitsgemeinschaft Versuchsreaktor GmbH World Vegetable Center [The acronym was kept after it changed its name from Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center.] American Women's Association of Vienna air waybill active well coincidence counter advanced water cooled reactor Advanced Water Cooled Reactor Case Studies in Support of Passive Safety Systems [This is an - 30 -

(Greece)

(IAEA)

(Islamic Republic of Iran) (Greece) (USA)

(Germany) (Austria) (Belgium) (Germany)

(INPRO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. INPRO collaborative project.] African Water Facility Ad Hoc Working Group on Further Commitments for Annex I Parties under the Kyoto Protocol Ad Hoc Working Group on Long-term Cooperative (UNFCCC) AWG-LCA Action under the Convention area-wide integrated pest management AW-IPM Association for Women in Science (USA) AWIS Costa Rican Institute of Aqueducts and Sewage AyA Systems Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados [The acronym ICAA is also found, but AyA seems to be the preferred version.] AYB African yam bean AySA Argentine Water and Sanitation Company Azgoskomhydromet State Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Hydrometeorology (This Committee ceased to exist on 23 May 2001.) AWF AWG-KP

B b B Ba BA BA BAC BADEA BAEC BAERA BAFUNCS BAHA BAI BAI BAM Bamako Convention

barn boron barium burnable absorber Federal Employment Agency Bundesagentur für Arbeit bacterial artificial chromosome Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa Banque arabe de développement économique en Afrique Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bangladesh Atomic Energy Regulatory Authority British Association of Former United Nations Civil Servants Belize Agricultural Health Authority Board of Audit and Inspection of Korea Bureau of Animal Industry Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung Bamako Convention on the Ban of the Import into Africa and the Control of Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes - 31 -

(Germany)

(United Kingdom)

(Philippines) (Germany)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. BAMWSP

within Africa Bangladesh Arsenic Mitigation Water Supply Project

Treaty on the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone [Note the actual text of the Treaty curiously has only the hyphen between Weapon and Free. This is also known as the SEANWFZ Treaty.] benzylaminopurine BAP Nuclear Energy Regulatory Agency Badan BAPETEN Pengawas Tenaga Nuklir Background Air Pollution Monitoring Network BAPMoN [This network was integrated into the Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW).] Board of ARCAL Representatives BAR Bhabha Atomic Research Centre BARC Convention for the Protection of the Marine Barcelona Environment and the Coastal Region of the Convention Mediterranean Barcelona Process Euro–Mediterranean Partnership BATAN Accelerator School [This is part of the BAS National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN).] Bulgarian Academy of Sciences BAS Basel Convention Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal Basel Protocol on Protocol on Liability and Compensation for Damage Resulting from Transboundary Movements Liability and of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal Compensation British American Security Information Council BASIC

(World Bank, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation)

Bangkok Treaty

Basic Safety Standards

International Basic Safety Standards for Protection against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources

BAT BAT BAT BATAN

bait application technique best available techniques B-mode acquisition and targeting National Nuclear Energy Agency Badan Tenaga Nuklir Nasional best available technology not entailing excessive

BATNEEC

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(Indonesia) (WMO) (IAEA) (India)

(Indonesia)

(United Kingdom/ USA) (IAEA/FAO/ILO/NEA /PAHO/WHO) (Issued as IAEA Safety Series No. 115) (Radiology) (Indonesia)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. BAW BBA BBAW Bbl. BBRI BC BCA BCAM BCC BCE BCECO BCF BCM BCM BCM BCP BCT BCV BD BDAC BDBA BDC BDEW BDN Be BE BE BEA BEAGGES

costs Federal Agency for Water Management Bundesamt (Germany) für Wasserwirtschaft Federal Biological Research Centre for Agriculture (Germany) and Forestry Biologische Bundesanstalt für Landund Forstwirtschaft Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and (Germany) Humanities Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften barrels Belgian Building Research Institute black carbon bifunctional chelating agent Breast Cancer Awareness Month behaviour change communication Central Bank of Ecuador Banco Central de Ecuador Central Coordination Office Bureau central de (Democratic Republic of Congo) coordination bioconcentration factor Baylor College of Medicine (USA) body cell mass business continuity management Business Continuity Plan (IAEA) Central Trypanosomosis Office Bureau central de (Democratic Republic of Congo) la trypanosomiase Central Bank of Venezuela Banco Central de Venezuela base damage Biota Dose Assessment Committee (USA) beyond design basis accident borehole disposal concept German Association of Energy and Water Industries Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft BioDoseNet (WHO) beryllium binding energy boron equivalent Battelle Energy Alliance (USA) Office of Experts in Self-Governance and (Mali) Environmental Management in the Sahel Bureau - 33 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. d’experts en auto-gouvernance et gestion de l’environnement au Sahel Blue Earth Global Expedition 2003 BEAGLE 2003 School of Biological, Earth and Environmental BEES Sciences Committee on the Biological Effects of Ionizing BEIR Radiation Belarus State Institute of Metrology BelGIM basic emergency obstetric and newborn care BEmONC Business Executives for National Security BENS best estimate plus uncertainty BEPU base excision repair BER International Symposium on Biological and BERM Environmental Reference Materials beam’s eye view BEV Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying BEV Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen bank filtration BF Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources BFAR bifunctional chelating agent BFCA Federal Research Centre for Nutrition BFE Bundesforschungsanstalt für Ernährung [This Centre was merged with other entities to become the Federal Research Centre for Nutrition and Food (BFEL) as of 1 January 2004.] Federal Research Centre for Nutrition and Food BFEL Bundesforschungsanstalt für Ernährung und Lebensmittel [This was replaced on 1 January 2008 by the Max Rubner Institute (MRI).] Office for Managerial Staff in International BFIO Organizations Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen bright field microscopy BFM boiler feed pump BFP Federal Office for Radiation Protection Bundesamt BfS für Strahlenschutz B–G cavity theory Bragg–Gray cavity theory blood glucose level BGL bean golden mosaic virus BGMV below ground nitrogen BGN bismuth germanate BGO Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural BGR - 34 -

(JAMSTEC) (Australia) (USA)

(Radiology) (Austria) (Philippines) (Germany)

(Germany)

(Germany)

(Germany) (Radiology)

(Germany)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

BGRI BGS BGU BHAVINI βHCG bHCG BHGI BHP BHWR Bi BIA BIBP BIC BICOT BINA BINDT BINE BINP Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention BIOMASS

BIPM BIR BIR BIS BIS BIS BIT BIT

Resources Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe Borlaug Global Rust Initiative British Geological Survey Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Bharatiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam Limited beta human chorionic gonadotropin beta human chorionic gonadotropin [bHCG is an alternative acronym for βHCG.] Breast Health Global Initiative biological hazard potential boiling heavy water reactor bismuth bioelectrical impedance analysis biliary–intestinal bypass business identifier code [The earlier ISO term ‘bank identifier code’ was superseded by this term in 2009.] Biological Control of Tsetse by the Sterile Insect Technique Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing Beijing Institute of Nuclear Engineering Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction Biosphere Modelling and Assessment [This project replaced the Validation of Model Predictions (VAMP) and was itself replaced by Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety (EMRAS).] International Bureau of Weights and Measures Bureau international des poids et mesures British Institute of Radiology Bureau of Internal Revenue Bank for International Settlements bid invitation specification Department for Business, Innovation and Skills Basic Integrated Regulatory Review Service Training Beijing Institute of Technology - 35 -

(USA) (United Kingdom) (Israel) (India)

(Nigerian project) (United Kingdom) (China) (Russian Federation)

(IAEA)

(United Kingdom) (Philippines) (United Kingdom) (IAEA) (China)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. BITP BJR Bk BKA BKAB BL BL BL BLD BLDSC BLL BLUP B(M) BM BMA BMaA

BMAC BMAS BMASK BMBF bm:bwk

BMC BMC BMC BMD BME BME

Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics British Journal of Radiology berkelium Federal Chancellery Bundeskanzleramt Barsebäck Kraft AB bovine leucosis British Library [This acronym should not normally be used in IAEA documents.] Burkitt's lymphoma beam limiting device British Library Document Supply Centre blood lead level best linear unbiased predictor Type B(M) package design requiring multilateral approval bone marrow benthic microalga Federal Ministry for Foreign Affairs Bundesministerium für auswärtige Angelegenheiten [This was replaced on 1 March 2007 by the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs.] Buildings Management Advisory Committee Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Soziales Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection Bundesministerium für Arbeit, Soziales und Konsumentenschutz Federal Ministry of Education and Research Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture [In 2007 this was split into the Federal Ministry for Education, Arts and Culture and the Federal Ministry of Science and Research (bmwf).]. bone mineral content Boston Medical Center Bugando Medical Centre bone mineral density Budapest University of Technology and Economics Budapesti Müszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem Office of Mines and Energy Bureau des mines et de - 36 -

(Ukraine) (Austria) (Sweden)

(Type code defined in IAEA Transport Regulations) (Austria)

(VIC) (Germany) (Austria) (Germany) (Austria)

(USA) (United Republic of Tanzania (Hungary) (Haiti)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. BMeiA

BMEIA BMELV

BMF BMF B(M)F BMGF BMH BMI BM.I BMI BMJ BMO BMR BMRC BMS BMS BMS BMSF BMSTU BMT BMU

l'énergie Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs Bundesministerium für europäische und internationale Angelegenheiten [This was replaced by the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEI) on 1 March 2014.] Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Bundesministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Verbraucherschutz [This replaced the Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture (BMVEL).] Buildings Management Fund Federal Ministry of Finance Bundesministerium für Finanzen Type B(M)F package design for fissile material requiring multilateral approval Federal Ministry of Health and Women Bundesministerium für Gesundheit und Frauen Bach Mai Hospital body mass index Federal Ministry of the Interior Bundesministerium für Inneres Federal Ministry of the Interior Bundesministerium des Innern Federal Ministry of Justice Bundesministerium für Justiz biological material oxidizer basal metabolic rate Buffalo Materials Research Center balanced magnetic switch bone marrow suppression Buildings Management Services Buildings Management Special Fund Bauman Moscow State Technical University [This is also known as the Moscow State Technical University (MSTU).] bone marrow transplantation Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature - 37 -

(Austria)

(Austria) (Germany)

(UNIDO) (Austria) (Type code defined in IAEA Transport Regulations) (Austria) Viet Nam (Austria) (Germany) (Austria, Germany)

(USA) (UNIDO) (VIC) (Russian Federation)

(Germany)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

BMUB

BMVBS BMVEL

BMVg BMVIT BMWA

bmwf BMWFJ BMWG BMWi BMZ

Conservation and Nuclear Safety Bundesministerium für Umweltschutz, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit [This was replaced by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) in December 2013.] Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz, Bau und Reaktorsicherheit [This replaced the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) in December 2013.] Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung Federal Ministry of Consumer Protection, Food and Agriculture Bundesministerium für Verbraucherschutz, Ernährung und Landwirtschaft [This was replaced by the Federal Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (BMELV).] Federal Ministry of Defence Bundesministerium der Verteidigung Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Arbeit [The German Ministiry was replaced in 2005 by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) and the Austrian by was replaced in 2009 by the Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth (BMWFJ).] Federal Ministry of Science and Research Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft, Familie und Jugend Border Monitoring Working Group Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and - 38 -

(Germany)

(Germany) (Germany)

(Germany) (Austria) (Austria, Germany)

(Austria) (Austria) (IAEA/USA/European Union) (Germany) (Germany)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

BNPP

Development Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung binucleated cell boron neutron capture therapy Belgian Nuclear Higher Education Network British Nuclear Energy Society [As of 1 January 2009, this merged with the Institution of Nuclear Engineers to form the Nuclear Institute (NI).] biological nitrogen fixation British Nuclear Fuels Brookhaven National Laboratory Brussels Nuclear Law Association Association bruxelloise du droit nucléaire British Nuclear Medicine Society National Narcotics Board Badan Narkotika Nasional National Bank of Organs and Tissues Banco Nacional de Órganos y Tejidos National Agency for Disaster Management Badan Nasional Penanggulangan Bencana Barakah nuclear power plant

BNPP BNPP BNPP

Bataan nuclear power plant Bohunice nuclear power plant Bushehr nuclear power plant

BNS BNSA BNSI BNSP

Belgian Nuclear Society Bulgarian Nuclear Safety Authority Barbados National Standards Institution National Fire Brigade Brigade nationale des sapeurs pompiers Belarusian National Technical University Botswana National Veterinary Laboratory basic ordering agreement West African Development Bank Banque ouestafricaine de développement Bank of China beginning of cycle Bank of Cyprus Oncology Centre biochemical oxygen demand five-day biochemical oxygen demand basic oxygen furnace

BN cell BNCT BNEN BNES BNF BNFL BNL BNLA BNMS BNN BNOT BNPB

BNTU BNVL BOA BOAD BOC BOC BOCOC BOD BOD5 BOF

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(United Kingdom)

(USA) (Belgium) (Indonesia) (Uruguay) (Indonesia) (United Arab Emirates) (Philippines) (Slovakia) (Islamic Republic of Iran)

(Burkina Faso)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. BOKU BOL BOM BOMVIC BOO BOP BOSS BOT Bovine HapMap BP BP BPA BPIN BPK RI BPO BPO BPOA BPR BPR BPTC Bq BR BR Br BRAC BRC BRC BrdU BRGM

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Universität für Bodenkultur beginning of life bill of materials Baghdad Ongoing Monitoring and Verification Centre build–own–operate balance of plant borehole disposal of disused sealed sources build–operate–transfer Bovine Haplotype Map before the present (era) bisphosphonate blanket purchase agreement National Investment Projects Bank Banco de Proyectos de Inversión Nacional Audit Board of the Republic of Indonesia Badan Pemeriksa Keuangan Republik Indonesia blanket purchase order business process owner Barbados Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States burnable poison rod business process re-engineering Basic Professional Training Course on Nuclear Safety becquerel bovine brucellosis breeding ratio bromine [This is regarded as the full form of what was formerly known as the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee.] Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future Bureau of Radiation Control bromodeoxyuridine The full name Office of Geological and Mining Research (Bureau de recherches géologiques et minières) no longer seems to be used by the company and Agency documents should normally use the term "BRGM". - 40 -

(Austria) (Nuclear power) (United Nations)

(IAEA)

(Colombia)

(IAEA)

(Bangladesh)

(USA) (France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. BRH BRIC BRICS BRIT BRIUG BRNS Broader Approach Agreement BROND BRPM

BRR BRRN BRS Brundtland Commission Brussels Convention Brussels Supplementary Convention BRWM BSA BSc BS BSC BSC BSC BSE

German Supreme Audit Institution Bundesrechnungshof This refers to Brazil, the Russian Federation, India and China. This refers to Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China and South Africa Board of Radiation and Isotope Technology Beijing Research Institute of Uranium Geology Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences Agreement between the European Atomic Energy Community and the Government of Japan for the Joint Implementation of the Broader Approach Activities in the Field of Fusion Energy Research Recommended Evaluated Neutron Data Library Mining Research and Investment Office Bureau de recherches et de participations minières [This was replaced in 2005 by the National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mining (ONHYM).] Budapest Research Reactor Baltic Research Reactor Network boron recycle system World Commission on Environment and Development (WCED) [This is a short form often used for this Commission, which was chaired by Gro Harlem Brundtland.] See Brussels Supplementary Convention

(India) (China) (India) (Euratom/Japan)

(Morocco)

Convention of 31st January 1963 Supplementary to the Paris Convention of 29th July 1960, as amended by the additional Protocol of 28th January 1964 and by the Protocol of 16th November 1982 Board on Radioactive Waste Management [This (USA) became the Nuclear and Radiaton Studies Board (NRSB) as of February 2005.] Basic Supply Agreement (IAEA) Bachelor of Science British Standard best supportive care biological safety cabinet Commission on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution bovine spongiform encephalopathy - 41 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. BSE BSEC BSEP BSERP BSF BSF BSI BSITF BSL BSL BSMMU BSRBCC BSS BSS

BSU BSU BSUIR BSV BT BT BTC BTPS BTU BTV BTWC

BU BU

breast self-examination Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Black Sea Environmental Programme Black Sea Ecosystem Recovery Project backscatter factor Belgian Survival Fund British Standards Institution Basic Security in the Field: Staff Safety, Health and Welfare biosafety level blood sugar level Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Baltic Sea Region Border Control Cooperation [This is part of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS).] Business Solutions Section [part of the Division of Information Technology (MTIT)] International Basic Safety Standards for Protection against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources or Basic Safety Standards

(Black Commission) GEF/UNDP (United Kingdom) (United Nations)

(Bangladesh)

(IAEA) (IAEA/FAO/ILO/NEA /PAHO/WHO) (Issued as IAEA Safety Series No. 115) (Azerbaijan)

Baku State University Belarusian State University Belarusian State University of Informatics and (Belarus) Radioelectronics banana streak virus bluetongue brachytherapy basic technical characteristics (Euratom) body temperature and pressure, saturated with water vapour Brandenburg University of Technology (germany) Brandenburgische Technische Universität bluetongue virus Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction Buruli ulcer burnup - 42 -

Sea

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. B(U)

Type B(U) package design requiring unilateral approval

BUC BUC Bucharest Convention Buenos Aires Conference

burnup credit Expert Group on Burn-up Credit Criticality Safety Convention on the Protection of the Black Sea Against Pollution International Conference of National Regulatory Authorities with competence in the Safety of Radiation Sources and the Security of Radioactive Materials [11–15 December 2000] Type B(U)F package design for fissile material requiring unilateral approval

B(U)F

(Type code defined in IAEA Transport Regulations) (OECD/NEA) (IAEA)

(Type code defined in IAEA Transport Regulations)

BUMIGEB

Office of Mines and Geology of Burkina Faso Bureau des mines et de la géologie du Burkina

Bunkers Convention BUSM BUT

International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage

(IMO)

Boston University School of Medicine break-up time [This is a synonym of tear break-up time (TBUT).] bovine viral diarrhoea bovine viral diarrhoea-mucosal disease best value procurement Bohr–Weisskopf effect Babcock & Wilcox Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction [This acronym should not be used in IAEA documents.] Brigham and Women's Hospital Bretton Woods institutions boiling water reactor backward-wave tube Federal Interim Storage Facility Bundeszwischenlager

(USA)

BVD BVD-MD BVP BW effect B&W BWC

BWH BWIs BWR BWT BZL

C C c

carbon centi [prefix for SI and metric units, 10-2] - 43 -

(Switzerland)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. C C C

coulomb cytosine Type C package design

C banding Ca CA CA CA CA CA CA CA

centromeric banding calcium cancer antigen carbohydrate antigen chartered accountant Commission on Appointments complementary access conservation agriculture Contribution Agreement

CA CA CA CAA

controlled atmosphere coronary angiography critical assembly Autonomous Amortization Fund Caisse autonome d'amortissement Clean Air Act Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences computer-assisted audit technique Bariloche Atomic Center Centro Atómico Bariloche Centrifuge Assembly Building bâtiment d’assemblage des centrifugeuses [This is part of the Georges Besse II plant.] Central American Bank for Economic Integration Centre for Bionuclear Applications Centro de Aplicaciones Bionucleares Anti-Cancer Centre Centre anti-cancéreux [This exists in a number of French-speaking countries. Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] calcium aluminate cement Codex Alimentarius Commission Constituyentes Atomic Center Centro Atómico Constituyentes computer-aided design coronary artery disease

CAA CAADP CAAS CAAT CAB CAB CABEI CABIN CAC

CAC CAC CAC CAD CAD

(Type code defined in IAEA Transport Regulations)

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(Philippines) (Safeguards) (European Commission)

(Benin, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire (USA) (NEPAD)

(Argentina) (France)

(Argentina)

(Argentina)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CADAFE CADP CAD RNF

CAE CAE CAE CAEA CAEC CAESC CAF CaF2 CAFCD C&AG CAG CAGC CAH CAI CAI CAIAG CAI–Asia CAIR CAI SD CAM CAM CAM CAM CAM CAME CAMEC

Electricity Promotion and Administration Company Compañía Anónima de Administración y Fomento Eléctrico complementary access documentation package Branch Center for Acquisition and Analysis of Data on Safety of Research Nuclear Facilities [This is part of the Research Institute of Atomic Reactors (NIIAR).] Chinese Academy of Engineering computer-aided engineering Ezeiza Atomic Center Centro Atómico Ezeiza China Atomic Energy Authority Cuban Atomic Energy Commission Comisión de Energía Atómica de Cuba Committee on Atomic and Energy Supervision and Control Andean Development Corporation Corporación Andina de Fomento calcium fluoride Currently Accurate, Full and Complete Declaration [This was submitted by Iraq in December 2002.] Comptroller and Auditor General Comptroller and Auditor General Commonwealth Auditors General Conference congenital adrenal hyperplasia computer-assisted indexing computer-assisted instruction Central-Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences Clean Air Initiative for Asian Cities Centre for the Application of Isotope and Radiation Technology Central Asian Initiative on Sustainable Development computer-aided manufacturing computer-assisted microscopy continuous air monitor continuous air monitoring crassulacean acid metabolism Central Purchasing Office for Essential Drugs and Medical Supplies Centrale d’achat des médicaments essentiels et consommables médicaux Central Purchasing Office for Essential Drugs, - 45 -

(Venezuela) (IAEA) (Russian Federation)

(Argentina) (Cuba) (Kazakhstan)

(Iraq/United Nations) (United Kingdom) (India)

(Kyrgystan) (Indonesia)

(Benin) (Islamic Republic of

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

CAMEP CAMMESA CAMP cAMP CAMPEP CAMRE CAN CAN CANARE CANDESTI

CANDU reactor CANWFZ CAO CAP CAP CAP CAP CAP CAP CAPAC CAPEV CAPPS

Equipment and Medical Supplies Centrale d’achats des médicaments essentiels, matériels et consommables médicaux Autonomous Metropolitan Potable Water Plant (Centrale autonome métropolitaine d'eau potable) Managing Company for the Wholesale Electricity Market Compañía Administradora del Mercado Mayorista Eléctrico Coastal Areas Management Programme [This is part of the Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP).] cyclic adenosine monophosphate Commission on Accreditation of Medical Physics Educational Programs Council of Arab Ministers Responsible for the Environment Andean Community Comunidad Andina calcium ammonium nitrate Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency [This is also known as the Assistance Convention.] High Level Specialized Committee on International Disarmament, Terrorism and Security Comité Especializado de Alto Nivel en materia de desarme, terrorismo y seguridad internacionales Canada deuterium–uranium reactor Central Asian Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Central Agricultural Office Mezőgazdasági Szakigazgatási Hivatal Canadian Association of Physicists Common African Position on the post-2015 Development Agenda Common Agricultural Policy Consolidated Action Plan controlled atmosphere packaging corrective action programme Panamanian Chamber of the Construction Industry Cámara Panameña de la Construcción Virtual Energy Training Capacitación Energética Virtual Health Care, Promotion and Prevention Centre Centro de Atención Promocional y Preventivo en Salud - 46 -

Mauritania (Haiti) (Argentina) (UNEP)

(Mexcio)

(Hungary) (African Union) (European Union) (IAEA)

(OLADE) (Panama)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CARA CARBAP CARICC

CARICOM CARIRI CARISED CAROSAI

CARPE CARR CAR/RCU CARRN CARPT Cartagena Convention CAS CAS CAS CAS CAS CAS CASA CASAT CASE CASES CASHIPS CAST

Advanced Fuel for Argentine Reactors Combustible Avanzado para Reactores Argentinos African Centre for Research on Bananas and Plantains Centre africain de recherches sur bananiers et plantains Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Centre for Combating the Illicit Trafficking of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Their Precursors Caribbean Community Caribbean Industrial Research Institute Caribbean Sediment Database Caribbean Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions [This is one of the seven Regional Working Groups of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).] Central African Regional Program for the Environment China Advanced Research Reactor Caribbean Regional Co-ordinating Unit Central African Research Reactor Network computer automated radioactive particle tracking Convention for the Protection and Development of the Marine Environment of the Wider Caribbean Region central alarm station Centre for Accelerator Science Chemical Abstracts Service Chinese Academy of Sciences Committee on Assurances of Supply [This Committee met between 1980 and 1987.] Compliance Audit Subcommittee Civil Aviation Safety Authority Centre for Advanced Safety Assessment Tools computer-aided software engineering Action Centre for Solidarity and Health Development Centre d’action de la solidarité et d’évolution de la santé Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences College of Animal Science and Technology [This is part of the Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU).] - 47 -

(IAEA)

(USA) (UNEP)

(Australia) (USA) (IAEA) (INTOSAI) (Australia) (IAEA) (Benin)

(China)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CAT CAT CAT CAT CAT

CAT

CATIE CATHALAC CATT CAU CAUCA CAURB

CAVE CAW CAX CAZRI CaZrO3 CB CBC CBC CBCG CBCT

catalase Centre for Advanced Technology This Centre was renamed in 2005 as the Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology (RRCAT).] chloramphenicol acetyl transferase computer-assisted translation computer-assisted tomography [This is a synonym for computed tomography (CT), but not as widely used. Computed tomography (CT) should be used in IAEA documents.] computerized axial tomography [This is an old term for computed tomography (CT). Computed tomography (CT) should be used in IAEA documents.] Tropical Agricultural Research and Higher Education Center Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza Water Center for the Humid Tropics of Latin America and the Caribbean Centro del Agua del Trópico Húmedo para América Latina y el Caribe card agglutination test for trypanosomes Kiel University Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel Central American Uniform Customs Code core activity unfunded in the Regular Budget [This replaced (in the IAEA’s 2002–2003 programme and budget) unfunded regular programme activity (URPA), which replaced (in the IAEA’s 2000 budget) the earlier additional high priority activity (AHPA).] IAEA-MEL Underground Counting Laboratory compressional Alfvén wave central axis Central Arid Zone Research Institute calcium zirconate cytochalasin B capacity building centre complete blood count Capacity Building Coordination Group [In October 2012 this was replaced by the Capacity Building Management Group (CBMG).] cone-beam computed tomography - 48 -

(India)

(Costa Rica)

(Germany) (IAEA)

(Radiotherapy) (India)

(ANSN)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CBD CBE CBE CBEC CBED CBHTR CBJ CBM CBMG CBMN assay CBO CBP CBPP CBRN CBS CBSA CBSS CBSV CBT CBW CC CC CCA CCAFS CCAQ CCAQ(FB) CCAQ(PER) CCASG CCC CCC CCC CCC

Convention on Biological Diversity Brazilian Sterilization Company Companhia Brasileira de Esterilização clinical breast examination Central Board of Excise and Customs convergent beam electron diffraction Clean Burn High Temperature Gas Cooled Reactor Central Bank of Jordan confidence-building measure Capacity Building Management Group [This replaced the former Capacity Building Coordination Group (CBCG).] cytokinesis-block micronucleus assay community-based organization Bureau of Customs and Border Protection contagious bovine pleuropneumonia chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear [This is used for example in the phrase CBRN weapons.] community-based services Canada Border Services Agency Council of the Baltic Sea States cassava brown streak virus computer based training chemical and biological weapons combined cycle convertible currency Common Country Assessment CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security Consultative Committee on Administrative Questions Consultative Committee on Administrative Questions (Financial and Budgetary Questions) Consultative Committee on Administrative Questions (Personnel and General Administrative Questions) Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf or Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Civil Contingencies Committee Communication Coordination Committee Copenhagen Consensus Centre Customs Control Committee [This Committee was - 49 -

(India) (Japan) (ANSN)

(USA)

(United Nations) (United Nations) (United Nations) (United Nations)

(United Kingdom) (IAEA) (Kazakhstan)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CCCF CCCS CCD

CCD CCDF CCDP CCE CCEEM CCF CCF CCF CCFA CCFAC

CCFL CCGT CCHE CCHEN CCHF CCI CCI CCIC CCIM CCISUA CCLM CCLRC

disbanded in August 2014.] Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods Consultative Committee on Common Services [This was replaced by the Committee on Common Services (CCS).] United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, particularly in Africa charge-coupled device complementary cumulative distribution function conditional core damage probability Coordination Centre for Effects Centre for State Control of Medical Equipment Centro de Control Estatal de Equipos Medicos [This was replaced in 2011.] common cause failure congestive cardiac failure Country Coooperation Framework Codex Committee on Food Additives Codex Committee on Food Additives and Contaminants [In July 2006, the Codex Committee on Food Additives and Contaminants was split into the Codex Committee on Food Additives (CCFA) and the Codex Committee on Contaminants in Foods (CCCF).] countercurrent flow limitation combined cycle gas turbine Children's Cancer Hospital Egypt Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission Crimean–Congo haemorrhagic fever corium–concrete interaction Cross Cancer Institute Canadian Council for International Co-operation cold crucible induction melter Coordinating Committee for International Staff Unions and Associations of the United Nations System Committee on Constitutional and Legal Matters Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research - 50 -

(Codex Alimentarius Commission) (VIC)

(Netherlands) (Cuba)

(UNDP) (Codex Alimentarius Commission) (Codex Alimentarius Commission)

(Canada)

(FAO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CCM CCN CCNH CCNR CCNR C2NT CCO CCOG CCOL CCOO CCP CCPCJ CCPM CCPOQ CCPP CCPR CCPS CCR CCR CCRA CCRA CCRI CCRS CCRVD CCS CCS

Councils cysteine-carbazole method International Atomic and Molecular Code Centre Network National Horticultural Coordination Unit Cellule de coordination nationale de l'horticulture Canadian Coalition for Nuclear Responsibility Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine Centre for Nuclear Sciences and Technologies Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology [In 2012 the name was changed to Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.] Common Classification of Occupational Groups Coordinating Committee on the Ozone Layer Trade Union Confederation of Workers' Commissions Confederación Sindical de Comisiones Obreras Country Cancer Profile United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice [The acronym UNCCPCJ is the preferred one for IAEA documents.] Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine Consultative Committee on Programme and Operational Questions contagious caprine pleuropneumonia Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues Center for Chemical Process Safety compact containment reactor complete clinical response Canada Customs and Revenue Agency Agence des douanes et du revenu du Canada (ADRC) Committee for Coordinated Research Activities Consultative Committee for Ionizing Radiation Comité consultatif des rayonnements ionisants Canada Centre for Remote Sensing Codex Committee on Residues of Veterinary Drugs in Foods carbon capture and storage Committee on Common Services [This replaced the Consultative Committee on Common Services - 51 -

(IAEA) (Côte d'Ivoire)

(Portugal) (United Kingdom) (ICSC) (UNEP) (Spain) (IAEA)

(United Nations) (Codex Alimentarius Commission) (USA)

(IAEA) (BIPM) (Codex Alimentarius Commission) (VIC)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CCS CCS CCSA CCSS CCTA CCTV CCW

CCW CCWS CCW system Cd cd CD CD CD CD CD CDA CDA CDA CDA CDB CDBMB CDC CDC CDCH CDE CDEE

CDER

(CCCS).] Country Capacity Survey Country Cooperation Strategy Certification in Control Self-Assessment Costa Rican Social Security Fund Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social coronary computed tomography angiography closed-circuit television Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects [This is also known as the Convention on Conventional Weapons or the Inhumane Weapons Convention (IWC).] counterclockwise [This is the North American term for anticlockwise.] component cooling water system closed cooling water system cadmium candela [SI unit of luminous intensity] chlorine dioxide cluster of differentiation compact disk Conference on Disarmament cryogenic distillation clinical decision analysis Conceptual Design Activity core damage accident core disruptive accident Caribbean Development Bank Central Design Bureau of Machine Building Centers for Disease Control and Prevention communicable disease control Council for Scientific and Humanistic Development Consejo de Desarrollo Científico y Humanístico carbon dioxide equivalent Cogeneration and Desalination Economic Evaluation [This computer spreadsheet was replaced by the Desalination Economic Evaluation Program.(DEEP).] Centre for the Development of Renewable Energies Centre de développement des énergies - 52 -

(WHO) (WHO)

(United Nations) (ITER)

(Russian Federation) (USA) (Venezuela) (IAEA)

(Algeria)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CdF CDF CDF CDF CDFD CDFE CDFV CDG CDH CDI CDIAC CDISS CDK CDM CDM CDM CDMS cDNA CDNST CDP CDR CDR CD-ROM CDS/ISIS CDTA CdTe CDTN CDTN CDTS

renouvelables Charbonnages de France [The French name of this company is used in English.] calendar-day in the field core damage frequency cumulative distribution function Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics Centre for Photonuclear Experiments Data calendar-day in the field for verification Centre for Livestock Development Centro de Desarrollo Ganadero Cancer Diseases Hospital Centre for Development Innovation Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center Centre for Defence and International Security Studies cyclin-dependent kinase clean development mechanism [This is one of three mechanisms defined by the Kyoto Protocol.] core discharge monitor Materials Development Centre Centre de développement des matériaux Containment Data Management System complementary DNA Center for Development of Nuclear Safety Technology critical detection point career development reassignment crude death rate compact disk–read only memory Computerized Documentation System/Integrated Set of Information System Centre for the Development of Advanced Technologies Centre de développement des techniques avancées cadmium telluride Centre for the Development of Nuclear Techniques Centre de développement des techniques nucléaires Nuclear Technology Development Centre Centro de Desenvolvimento de Tecnologia Nuclear Department Blood Transfusion Centre Centre départemental de transfusion sanguine - 53 -

(India) (Russian Federation) (IAEA) (El Salvador) (Zambia) (Netherlands) (USA) (United Kingdom)

(Algeria) (IAEA) (Indonesia) (IAEA) (UNESCO) (Algeria)

(Algeria) (Brazil) (Benin)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CDV CDVS CDW-EIS Ce CE CE CEA

CEA CEA

CEA CEA CEA CEAC CEADEN

CEB CEC CEC

CEC CEC CECMED

voluntary HIV screening centre centre de dépistage volontaire de VIH [There are several such centres in Benin.] Community-based Dairy Veterinary Service continuum-distorted-wave eikonal-initial-state cerium chemoembolization Compton effect Atomic Energy Commission Commissariat à l'énergie atomique [In March 2010 the name was changed to French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission.] cost-effectiveness analysis French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives [Until March 2010, this was known as the Atomic Energy Commission.] Atomic Energy Commission Comisión de Energía Atómica carcinoembryonic antigen control element assembly Cienfuegos Environmental Studies Centre Centro de Estudios Ambientales de Cienfuegos Centre for Technology Applications and Nuclear Development Centro de Aplicaciones Tecnológicas y Desarrollo Nuclear [This was formerly known as the Center of Applied Studies for Nuclear Development Centro de Estudios Aplicados al Desarrollo Nuclear] United Nations System Chief Executives Board for Coordination [This replaced the Administrative Committee on Coordination (ACC).] cation exchange capacity Commission of the European Communities [This is commonly referred to as European Commission (EC). The acronym CEC is not encouraged by the Commission and should not be used in IAEA documents.] Commission for Environmental Cooperation of North America controlled environment cabinet Centre for State Control of Medicines and Medical - 54 -

(Benin) (Bangladesh)

(France)

(France)

(Costa Rica)

(Cuba) (Cuba)

(United Nations)

(Cuba)

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CECPA CEDARE CEDAW CEDEGE CEDER CEDEX

CEDIN CEDMED Cedre

CEE CEEA CEEAN CEEC CEEP Cefic CEFR CEG

Equipment and Devices Centro para el Control Estatal de los Medicamentos, Equipos y Dispositivos Médicos Centre for Agricultural Production Cost Studies Centre d’études sur les coûts de production en agriculture Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women River Guayas Basin Development Studies Commission Comisión de Estudios para el Desarrollo de la Cuenca del Río Guayas Committee for Evaluation and Control of Radiological Emergencies Comité de Evaluación y Dirección para Emergencias Radiológicas Research and Experimental Centre for Public Works Centro de Estudios y Experimentación de Obras Publicas [Note the acronym CEDEX is also a code used within the French postal system for expediting business mail.] Nuclear Imaging Diagnosis Centre Centro de Diagnóstico y Tratamiento Nuclear Centre for the State Control of Medicine Quality Centro para el Control Estatal de la Calidad de los Medicamentos Centre of Documentation, Research and Experimentation on Accidental Water Pollution Centre de documentation, de recherche et d'expérimentations sur les pollutions accidentelles des eaux Central and Eastern Europe Ecuadorian Atomic Energy Commission Comisión Ecuatoriana de Energía Atómica Central and Eastern European ALARA Network Central and Eastern European countries Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research [This is part of the Beijing Institute of Technology.] European Chemical Industry Council China Experimental Fast Reactor Clean Energy Group - 55 -

(Canada)

(United Nations) (Ecuador) (Panama) (Spain)

(Paraguay) (Cuba) (France)

(China)

(USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CEG CEG

CEH CEI CEI CEIDRAF CEIP CEISA CEIT CEK CEL CEL CELAC cELISA CELLAR CEM CEMHTI

CEMIC

Contact Expert Group for International Nuclear Legacy Initiatives in the Russian Federation Contact Expert Group for International Radioactive Waste Projects in the Russian Federation [The name of this group established in 1995 was changed in 2011 to Contact Expert Group for International Nuclear Legacy Initiatives in the Russian Federation.] Centre for Ecology and Hydrology [This is part of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).] Central European Initiative Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co. Centre for Radiopharmaceutical Research and Development Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo de Radiofármacos Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Centre for Animal Health Research Centro de Investigación de Salud Animal [This is part of the Colombian Agricultural Institute (ICA).] countries with economies in transition Centre for Education and Knowledge Management Centre for Limnological Research Centro de Estudios Limnológicos Hydroelectric Executive Commission for Río Lempa Comisión Ejecutiva Hidroeléctrica del Río Lempa Community of Latin American and Caribbean States Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay Collaboration of European Underground Laboratories channel electron multiplier Extreme Conditions and Materials: High Temperature and Irradiation Conditions extrêmes et matériaux: haute température et irradiation [This is part of the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS).] Centre for Medical Education and Clinical Research Centro de Educación Médica e Investigaciones Clínicas - 56 -

(United Kingdom)

(USA) (Venezuela) (USA) (Colombia)

(Belgium) (Mexico) (El Salvador)

(France)

(Argentina)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Cemig

CEMIT

CEMLA CEMO CEMV CEN CEN CEN CEN CEN/Far CEN Grenoble CEN Saclay CENA CENAREST CENATRA CENBIO CENDYTMA CENE CENELEC

[This is not regarded as an acronym, but is the form that should be used as the name of the company that was known formerly as Minas Gerais State Energy Company Companhia Energética de Minas Gerais.] Multidisciplinary Technological Research Centre Centro Multidisciplinario de Investigaciones Tecnológicas [This comes under the National University of Asunción (UNA).] Center for Latin American Monetary Studies Centro de Estudios Monetarios Latinoamericanos continuous enrichment monitor Veterinary and Medical Entomology Centre Centre d'entomologie médicale et vétérinaire Cytogenetic Emergency Network European Committee for Standardization Comité européen de normalisation Nuclear Engineering Center Centro de Engenharia Nuclear Nuclear Research Centre Centro de Estudios Nucleares Centre des études nucléaires Fontenay-aux-Roses Nuclear Research Centre Centre d'études nucléaires de Fontenay-aux-Roses Grenoble Nuclear Research Centre Centre d'études nucléaires de Grenoble Saclay Nuclear Research Centre Centre d'études nucléaires de Saclay [This is part of the French Atomic Energy Commission.] Centre for Nuclear Energy in Agriculture Centro de Energia Nuclear na Agricultura National Centre for Scientific and Technological Research Centre national de recherche scientifique et technique National Transplant Centre Centro Nacional de Trasplantes Brazilian Reference Center on Biomass Centro Nacional de Referência em Biomassa Breast Diagnosis and Treatment Centre Centro de Diagnóstico y Tratamiento Mamario Army Centre for Nuclear Research Centro de Estudios Nucleares del Ejército European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization Comité européen de normalisation - 57 -

(Brazil)

(Paraguay)

(Safeguards) (Côte d’Ivoire) (Canada) (Brazil) (Chile, Morocco) (France) (France) (France) (Brazil) (Gabon) (Mexico) (Brazil) (Uruguay) (Chile)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CENHICA CENICA CENICAÑA CENM CENNA CENPALAB CENRD

CENS CENSA CEN-SAD CENTA CENTERVISA CENTIS CEO CEP CEP CEPE

électrotechnique National Centre for Hydrology and Water Quality Centro Nacional de Hidrología y Calidad de las Aguas National Centre for Environmental Research and Training Centro Nacional de Investigación y Capacitación Ambiental Colombian Centre for Sugar Cane Research Centro de Investigación de la Caña de Azúcar de Colombia Maâmora Nuclear Research Centre Centre d’études nucléaires de la Maâmora Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident [This is also known as the Early Notification Convention.] National Laboratory Animal Breeding Centre Centro Nacional para la Producción de Animales de Laboratorio Committee on Energy and Natural Resources for Development [The work of this former Committeee was transferred to the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD).] Center for Nuclear Safety [This Center for Central and Eastern European countriesno longer exists.] National Centre for Animal and Plant Health Centro Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria Community of Sahel-Saharan States [The abbreviation is derived from the initial letters of the Arabic words for Sahel and Sahara.] National Centre for Agricultural and Forestry Technology Centro Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria y Forestal Víctor Santamarina National Balneology Centre Centro Nacional de Termalismo "Víctor Santamarina" Isotope Centre Centro de Isótopos chief executive officer Caribbean Environment Programme Caspian Environment Programme Ecuadorian State Petroleum Corporation Corporación Estatal Petrolera Ecuatoriana [This - 58 -

(Cuba) (Mexico)

(Morocco)

(Cuba) (United Nations)

(Cuba)

(El Salvador) (Cuba) (Cuba) (UNEP) (GEF/UNDP/UNEP/ World Bank/European Union)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CEPIS CEPN CEPREVEN CEPS CEQ CERAAS CERB CERCA CERD CERDI

CERF CERI CERIST CERN CERREX CER spectroscopy CERSYRA CERT CERT

was replaced in 1989 by PETROECUADOR] Pan American Centre for Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences Centro Panamericano de Ingeniería Sanitaria y Ciencias del Ambiente Research Centre for the Evaluation of Protection in the Nuclear Field Centre d'études sur l'évaluation de la protection dans le domaine nucléaire National Centre for the Prevention of Damage Centro Nacional de Prevención de Daños y Pérdidas Centre for European Policy Studies Council on Environmental Quality Regional Study Centre for Improving Drought Adaptation Centre d’études régional pour l’amélioration de l’adaptation à la sécheresse Complex Emergency Response Branch [This merged with the Disaster Response Branch (DRB) to form the Response Coordination Branch (RCB).] This is French company for the design and production of nuclear fuel. Compagnie pour l’étude et la réalisation de combustibles atomiques Centre for Energy Research and Development Centre for Studies and Research in International Development Centre d'études et de recherches sur le développement international [This is part of the University of Auvergne.] Central Emergency Response Fund Canadian Energy Research Institute Research Centre for Scientific and Technical Information Centre de recherche sur l'information scientifique et technique European Organization for Nuclear Research Cost Estimation for Research Reactors in Excel [This is the name of software that is being developed.] charge exchange recombination spectroscopy [The acronym CXRS is also used.] Regional Centre for Animal Selection and Reproduction Centro Regional de Selección y Reproducción Animal carbon dioxide entry rate technique Centre for Energy Research and Training - 59 -

(PAHO) (France) (Mexico)

(USA) (Senegal) (UNOCHA) (France) (Nigeria) (France)

(United Nations) (Algeria)

(IAEA)

(Spain)

(Nigeria)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CERT CERTA CERTIAEND

Ce2S3 CESCCO CESDA CESEP CET CET CETAMA

CETDGGHS

CETI CETIME CEVAN CEZ Cf CF CF CF CF CF

computer emergency response team Centre for Emergency Response, Training and Analysis Certification Board of the Spanish Association of Non-Destructive Testing Órgano de Certificación de la de la Asociación Española de Ensayos no Destructivos cerium sulphide Centre for the Study and Control of Pollutants Centro de Estudios y Control de Contaminantes Southern Centre for the Development of Agriculture and Livestock Centro Sur de Desarrollo Agropecuario Specialized Port Security Body Cuerpo Especializado de Seguridad Portuaria coefficient of equivalent thickness containment event tree Commission for the Establishment of Analytical Methods Commission d'établissement des méthodes d'analyse [This is part of the French Atomic Energy Commission.] Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals [This was created out of the former Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods.] Centre for Ecotoxicological Research of Montenegro Centar za ekotoksikološka ispitivanja Crne Gore Technical Centre for the Mechanical and Electrical Industries Centre technique des industries mécaniques et éléctriques Animal Virology Centre Centro de Virología Animal Chernobyl Exclusion Zone californium collimator factor complement fixation concentration factor cystic fibrosis Type C package design for fissile material - 60 -

(Hungary) (Spain)

(Honduras) (Dominican Republic) (Dominican Republic)

(France)

(United Nations)

(Tunisia) (Argentina) (Ukraine)

(Type code defined in

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IAEA Transport Regulations) CFA CfA CFC CFC CFC CFC CFCS CFD CFD CFD CFDT CFE CFE CFE CFE CFEN CFE Treaty CFF CFI CFIA CF-IRMS CFL CFNI

CFP CFP CFR CFR CFR CFRC CFRP CFS CFS

continuous flow analysis Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics carbon fibre composite chlorofluorocarbon closed fuel cycle Common Fund for Commodities constant flux–constant sedimentation computational fluid dynamics contract for difference cumulative frequency distribution French Democratic Confederation of Labour Confédération française démocratique du travail Certified Fraud Examiner control fuel element cost-free expert Federal Electricity Commission Comisión Federal de Electricidad French Council for Education and Training in Nuclear Energy Conseil des formations en énergie nucléaire Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe containment failure frequency Consolidated Fund of India Canadian Food Inspection Agency Agence canadienne d'inspection des aliments (ACIA) continuous-flow isotope ratio mass spectrometry compact fluorescent lamp Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute [This is a specialized centre of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO).] ciguatera fish poisoning Common Fisheries Policy Code of Federal Regulations cost and freight Council on Foreign Relations carbon fibre reinforced composite carbon fibre reinforced plastic Committee on World Food Security comprehensive fuel services - 61 -

(USA)

(United Nations)

(IAEA) (Mexico)

(European Union) (USA)

(FAO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CFS CFSIs CFSIs CFSP CFT CFU CGA CGAP CGCC CGCED CGCGR CGCOM CGCS CGCyC CGEA CGH CGI CGIAR CGN cGMP CGMW CGT CGULS CH CH4 CHAAM Chalmers CHARISMA

core flooding system counterfeit, fraudulent and substandard items counterfeit, fraudulent and suspect items Common Foreign and Security Policy complement fixation test colony-forming unit Controller General of Accounts Certified Government Auditing Professional coal gasification combined cycle Caribbean Group for Cooperation in Economic Development Governmental Crisis and Coordination Centre Centre gouvernemental de coordination et de crise General Council of Official Medical Associations Consejo General de Colegios Oficiales de Médicos combustible gas control system Centre for Coastal and Quaternary Geology Centro de Geología de Costas y del Cuaternario General Atomic Energy Commission Commissariat général à l'énergie atomique comparative genomic hybridization Common Gateway Interface [This previously stood for Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research but this full form should no longer be used.] China General Nuclear Power Group current good manufacturing practice or current good manufacturing practices Commission for the Geological Map of the World General Labour Confederation Conféderation générale du travail Coordination Group for Uranium Legacy Sites cultural heritage methane Dr Arnulfo Arias Madrid Hospital Complex Complejo Hospitalario Dr. Arnulfo Arias Madrid Chalmers University of Technology Chalmers tekniska högskola Cultural Heritage Advanced Research Infrastructures: Synergy for a Multidisciplinary Approach to Conservation/Restoration [The long name of this project is not normally used.] - 62 -

(European Union) (India)

(Belgium) (Spain) (Argentina) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (Computing) (UNDP/FAO/World Bank)

(France) (IAEA) (Panama) (Sweden) (European Union)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CHART CHASNUPP CH3COOH CHD CHD CHECIR Chemical Weapons Convention CHEMRAWN Chernobyl Union CHF CHF CHLA-EP

CHN ChNPP CHO cells CHOGM CHPG CHP generation CHPP CHR CHRD CHRS CHS CHUP-CDS CHUYO CHWS

continuous hyperfractionated accelerated radiation therapy Chashma nuclear power plant acetic acid coronary heart disease Department Hospital Centre Centre hospitalier départemental Chernobyl Centre for International Research Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction Chemical Research Applied to World Needs International Organization "Chernobyl Union" congestive heart failure critical heat flux Honorary Commission for the Fight against Tuberculosis and Prevalent Diseases Comisión Honoraria para la Lucha Antituberculosa y Enfermedades Prevalentes National Hospital Centre Centre hospitalier national Chernobyl nuclear power plant [This acronym should not be used in IAEA documents.] Chinese hamster ovary cells Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Princess Grace Hospital Centre hospitalier Princesse Grace combined heat and power generation combined heat and power plant United Nations Commission on Human Rights [This was replaced in 2006 by the Human Rights Council (HCR).] Commission on Health Research for Development containment heat removal system College of Health Sciences Charles de Gaulle Paediatric Teaching Hospital Centre hospitalier universitaire pédiatrique Charles-de-Gaulle Yalgado Ouédraogo Teaching Hospital Centre hospitalier universitaire Yalgado Ouédraogo chilled water system - 63 -

(Pakistan) (Benin) (Russian Federation/IAEA)

(IUPAC)

(Uruguay)

(Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (Ukraine)

(Monaco)

(Ghana) (Burkina Faso) (Burkina Faso)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Ci CI CI5 CIA CIA CIAC CIAD CIAE CIAM

CIAMDA CIAN CIAPOL CIAR CIAT CIAT CIBA CIBCM

CIC CIC CIC CIC CICA

curie cytoplasmic incompatibility Cancer Incidence in Five Continents Central Intelligence Agency Certified Internal Auditor Camagüey Environmental Engineering Centre Centro de Ingenería Ambiental de Camagüey Research Centre for Food and Development Centro de Investigación en Alimentación y Desarrollo China Institute of Atomic Energy Centre for the Introduction, Adaptation and Multiplication of Plant Material Centre d'introduction, d'adaptation et de multiplication de matériel végétal, vivrier et fruitier Computer Index to Atomic and Molecular Collision Data Centre for Nuclear Research and Applications Centro de Investigaciones y Aplicaciones Nucleares Ivorian Anti-Pollution Centre Centre ivorien antipollution Anti-Explosives and Arms Tracing Information Centre Centro de Información Antiexplosivos y Rastreo de Armas Centre for Tropical Agriculture Research Centro de Investigación de Agricultura Tropical International Center for Tropical Agriculture Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical [Note the spelling of Center.] Centre for Ion Beam Applications Research Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology Centro de Investigación en Biología Celular y Molecular [This is part of the University of Costa rica.] Centre for Clinical Research Centro de Investigaciones Clínicas compensated ionization chamber constant initial concentration Scientific Research Council for the Province of Buenos Aires Consejo de Investigaciones Científicas de la Provincia de Buenos Aires Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants Institut canadien des comptables agréés (ICCA) - 64 -

(IARC) (USA) (Cuba) (Mexico) (Gabon)

(IAEA) (El Salvador) (Côte d’Ivoire) (Colombia) (Bolivia)

(Singapore) (Costa Rica)

(Cuba)

(Argentina)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CICA CICC CICERO CICP CICPC CICTE CICVyA

CICY CID CIDA

CIDA CIDAS CIDECH CIDEN CIDEP CIDET CIE

Environmental Pollution Research Centre Centro de Investigación en Contaminación Ambiental Coalition for the International Criminal Court Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo United Nations Centre for International Crime Prevention Scientific, Penal and Criminal Investigation Body Cuerpo de Investigaciones Científicas, Penales y Criminalísticas Inter-American Committee against Terrorism Comité Interamericano contra el Terrorismo Veterinary and Agricultural Science Research Centre Centro de Investigación en Ciencias Veterinarias y Agronómicas [This is part of the National Institute for Agricultural Technology (INTA).] Yucatan Center for Scientific Research Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán carbon isotope discrimination Canadian International Development Agency [In June 2013, this was amalgamated with Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) to form Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD).] Centre for Agricultural Research and Development Centro de Investigación y Desarollo Agroalimentario criticality incident detection and alarm system Research and Diagnostic Centre for Chagas' Disease Centro de Investigación-Diagnóstico de Mal de Chagas Engineering Centre for Dismantling and the Environment Centre d'ingénierie de déconstruction et environnement Centre for Research and Diagnosis of Parasitic Diseases Centro de Investigación y Diagnóstico de Enfermedades Parasitarias Research Centre for Technological Development Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo Tecnológico Electromechanical Engineering Consortium Consorcio de Ingeniería Electromecánica - 65 -

(Costa Rica) (Norway)

(Venezuela) (Organization American States) (Argentina)

(Mexico)

(Spain)

(Bolivia) (France) (Panama) (Argentina) (Paraguay)

of

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CIE CIEC CIELO CIEMAT CIEMic CIEMS CIER ClF3 CIFOR CIGB CIGNL CIH CIHEAM CILC CILSS CIM CIM CIMA CIMA CIMAP CIMAR C-IMCI

International Commission on Illumination Commission internationale de l'éclairage International Scientific Centre of Fertilizers Centre international des engrais chimiques Collaborative International Evaluated Library Organization Research Centre for Energy, Environment and Technology Centro de Investigaciones Energéticas, Medioambientales y Tecnológicas Research Centre for Microscopic Structures Centro de Investigación en Estructuras Microscópicas International Commission for the Scientific Exploration of the Mediterranean Sea Regional Energy Integration Commission Comisión de Integración Energética Regional chlorine trifluoride Center for International Forestry Research Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Centro de Ingeniería Genética y Biotecnología Contractors International Group on Nuclear Liability Hannibal International Clinic Clinique internationale Hannibal International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies Centre international de hautes études agronomiques méditerranéennes crud induced localized corrosion Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel Comité permanent inter-États de lutte contre la sécheresse dans le Sahel Center of Molecular Immunology Centro de Inmunología Molecular Uniform Rules concerning the Contract for International Carriage of Goods by Rail Animal Improvement Research Centre Centro de Investigación para el Mejoramiento Animal Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Marine Science and Limnology Research Centre Centro de Investigación en Ciencias del Mar y Limnología Community Integrated Management of Childhood - 66 -

(Spain) (Costa Rica)

(CGIAR) (Cuba) (USA) (Tunisia)

(Cuba)

(Cuba) (India) (Costa Rica) (UNICEF)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CIMEQ CIML CIMM CIMMYT CIMO CIMRF CIN CIN CIN CIN CINAGRI CINaM CINARA

CINDA CINER CINJ CIO CIOMS CIP

Illness Medical and Surgical Research Center Centro de Investigaciones Médico-Quirúrgicas Marseille-Luminy Immunology Centre Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy Metallurgical and Mining Research Center Centro de Investigación Minera y Metalúrgica International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation Franceville International Medical Research Centre Centre international de recherches médicales de Franceville chromosomal instability Nuclear Information Centre Centro de Informaciones Nucleares Nuclear Research Centre Centro de Investigaciones Nucleares Section of Cancer Information Section Données du cancer Centre for Nuclear Research Applied to Agriculture Centro de Investigación Nuclear Aplicada a la Agricultura Interdisciplinary Centre for Nanoscience of Marseilles Centre interdisciplinaire de nanoscience de Marseille Research and Development Institute for Water Supply, Environmental Sanitation and Water Resource Conservation Instituto de Investigación y Desarrollo en Abastecimiento de Agua, Saneamiento Ambiental y Conservación del Recurso Hídrico Computer Index of Neutron Data Centre for Information on Renewable Energies Centro de Información en Energías Renovables Cancer Institute of New Jersey Chief Information Officer Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences carriage and insurance paid to - 67 -

(Cuba) (France) (Chile)

(WMO) (Gabon)

(Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala) (Bolivia, Uruguay) (IARC) (Venezuela) (France) (Colombia)

(Bolivia) (USA) (IAEA) (WHO/UNESCO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CIP CIP CIP CIPA CIPAC CIPAV

CIPEC CIPM CIPR CIPS CIR CIR CIR CIRA CIRAD

CIRDAP CIRDES

CIREN CIRIA

CIRMF

cataloguing in publication construction in progress International Potato Center Centro Internacional de la Papa Centre for Research and Agricultural Promotion Centro de Investigación y Promoción Agraria Collaborative International Pesticides Analytical Council Centre for Research on Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems Centro para la Investigación en Sistemas Sostenibles de Producción Agropecuaria Centre for Information, Forecasting, Listening and Counselling Centre d’informations, de prospective, d’écoute et de conseil International Committee for Weights and Measures Comité international des poids et mesures China Institute for Radiation Protection crud induced power shift computerized inspection report cost, insurance and freight Ibero-American Radiology College Colegio Iberoamericano de Radiología Aquatic Resources Research Centre Centro para la Investigación en Recursos Acuáticos International Cooperation Centre of Agricultural Research for Development Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific International Centre of Research and Development for Livestock in Subhumid Zones Centre international de recherche-développement sur l'élevage en zone subhumide International Center of Neurological Restoration Centro Internacional de Restauración Neurológica The full name Construction Industry Research and Information Association no longer seems to be used by the company and Agency documents should normally use the term "CIRIA". International Centre for Medical Research of - 68 -

(Peru)

(Colombia)

(Benin) (BIPM)

(Nicaragua)

(Cuba) (United Kingdom)

(Gabon)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

CIRMS CIRRO CIRS CIRSEE CIRTEN CIRUS reactor CIS CISA CISAC CISC CISE CISEN CISM CISO CISRRC CISSP CIT CITAC CITES CITET CITEX

Franceville Centre international de recherches médicales de Franceville Council on Ionizing Radiation Measurements and Standards International Center of Radiosurgery and Radiation Oncology Centro Internacional de Radiocirugía y Radioterapia Oncológica Computerized Inspection Reporting System International Centre for Research in Water and the Environment Centre international de recherche sur l’eau et l’environnement Interuniversity Consortium for Technological Nuclear Research Consorzio Interuniversitario per la Ricerca Tecnologica Nucleare This is regarded as the full form and is the form that should be used. [CIRUS stands for "Canada-India Reactor, US.] Commonwealth of Independent States Certified Information Systems Auditor Center for International Security and Cooperation complex instruction set computer Centre for Information, Research and Experiments Centro Informazioni Studi Esperienze[It appears that this Centre no longer exists.] Center for Research and National Security Centro de Investigación y Seguridad Nacional Certified Information Security Manager chief information security officer Commonwealth of Independent States Research Reactor Coalition Certified Information Systems Security Professional International Rail Transport Committee Comité international des transports ferroviaires Co-operation on International Traceability in Anaytical Chemistry Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora Tunis International Center for Environmental Technologies Centre international des technologies de l'environnement de Tunis Textile Research Centre Centro de Investigaciones Textiles - 69 -

(USA) (Panama) (IAEA)

(Italy) (India)

(USA) (Italy) (Mexico)

(CIS)

(Cuba)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CITMA CITON CityU CIV CIVET CIWH CJD CJSC CKC CKM Cl CL CLA CLAF CLEAR-I CLC CLCPRO CLCuV CLE CLEA CLEW CLIRSEN

CLN CLOR CLP4NET CLRRI

Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente Centre of Technology and Engineering for Nuclear Projects Centru de Inginerie Tehnologica pentru Obiective Nucleare City University of Hong Kong Ministry of Communications, Infrastructure and Housing Ministerio de Comunicaciones Infraestructura y Vivienda Miguel C. Rubino Veterinary Research Centre Centro de Investigaciones Veterinarias 'Miguel C. Rubino' condensation induced water hammer Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease closed joint-stock company cold knife conization corporate knowledge management chlorine corpus luteum carnation leaf agar Latin American Physics Centre Centro Latinoamericano de Física China Lead-Based Research Reactor International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage Commission for Controlling the Desert Locust in the Western Region cotton leaf curl virus Clean Laboratory Extension country-level evaluation and audit climate, land, energy and water Centre for Integrated Natural Resource Surveys using Remote Sensors Centro de Levantiamentos Integrados de Recursos Naturales por Sensores Remotos contralateral lymph node Central Laboratory for Radiological Protection Centralne Laboratorium Ochrony Radiologicznej Cyber Learning Platform for Nuclear Education and Training Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute - 70 -

(Cuba) (Romania) (China) (Guatemala) (Uruguay)

(FAO) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Ecuador)

(Poland)

(Viet Nam)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CLS CLs CM Cm CMAM CMC CMC CMC-AH CMD CME CMF CMG CMH CMI CML CMM CMM CMMs CMMI CMN CMO CMOS CMP CMP CMP CMP CMPL CMR CMR CMS CMS CMS CMS

Canadian Light Source [This is the name of Canada’s national synchrotron research facility.] confidence limits consultants' meeting or consultancy meeting curium community-based management of acute malnutrition calibration and measurement capability Cluster Munition Coalition Crisis Management Centre – Animal Health cassava mosaic disease continuing medical education common mode failure Crisis Management Group Commission on Macroeconomics and Health cell-mediated immunity chronic myeloid leukaemia Capability Maturity Model coordinate measuring machine Correspondence Models for Meetings Capability Maturity Model Integration [This is an upagraded version of the Capability Maturity Model (CMM).] Nuclear Medicine Centre Centro de Medicina Nuclear Chief Medical Officer complementary metal oxide semiconductor Capital Master Plan Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol crisis management plan Paitilla Medical Centre Centro Médico Paitilla Mexican Center for Cleaner Production Centro Mexicano para la Producción más Limpia carcinogenic, mutagenic and reprotoxic common mode rejection centre-of-mass system Commissary Management Section content management system Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals - 71 -

(BIPM) (FAO)

(IAEA) (WHO)

(IAEA)

(Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Uruguay) (United Kingdom) (United Nations) (UNFCCC) (Panama) (Mexico)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CMS CMSLM CMT CMU CMU CMV CMV retinitis CN CNA CNA ÇNAEM CNAMGS CNAN CNC CNC CNCAN CNCD CNCS CND CNDC CNDSP CNDT CNE CNE CNE

cytoplasmic male sterility Centre for Materials Science and Lifetime Management core make-up tank Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Chiang Mai University cucumber mosaic virus cytomegalovirus retinitis Conference/Symposium [This is a category of IAEA meeting.] Atucha nuclear power plant Central Nuclear de Atucha Canadian Nuclear Association Çekmece Nuclear Research and Training Center Çekmece Nükleer Araþtýrma ve Eðitim Merkezine National Health Insurance and Social Assistance Fund Caisse nationale d’assurance maladie et de garantie sociale National Commission for Nuclear Affairs Comisión Nacional de Asuntos Nucleares Civil Nuclear Constabulary computer numerical control National Commission for Nuclear Activities Control Comisia Naţională pentru Controlul Activităţilor Nucleare chronic non-communicable disease China Nuclear Control System Engineering Company United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs [The acronym UNCND should normally be used in IAEA documents.] China Nuclear Data Center National Committee on Palliative Care Commission nationale pour le développement des soins palliatifs National Technology Development Committee Comité national de développement des technologies Embalse nuclear power plant central nuclear Embalse National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Response Comisión Nacional de Prevención de Riesgos y Atención de Emergencias National Electromedicine Centre Centro Nacional - 72 -

(Russian Federation)

(Thailand) (IAEA) (Argentina) (Turkey) (Gabon) (Dominican Republic) (United Kingdom) (Romania)

(Côte d'Ivoire) (Cameroon) (Argentina) (Costa Rica) (Cuba)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CNE CNEA CNEA CNEA CNEARC CNEC CNEC CNEH CNEIC CNEN CNEN CNEPE

CNESOLER

CNESTEN CNFC-FR CNG CNHP CNHPP CNHU

de Electromedicina National Energy Commission Comisión Nacional de Energía and Commission nationale de l'énergie China Nuclear Energy Association National Atomic Energy Commission Comisión Nacional de Energía Atómica National Committee for Water and Sanitation Comité national de l'eau et de l'assainissement National Centre for Hot Climate Agronomic Studies Centre national d'études agronomiques des régions chaudes Cambridge Nuclear Energy Centre China Nuclear Engineering Corporation National Centre for Historical Research Centre national des études historiques China Nuclear Energy Industry Corporation National Nuclear Energy Commission Comissão Nacional de Energia Nuclear National Nuclear Energy Council Conseil national de l'énergie nucléaire National Centre for Electricity Production Equipment Centre national d'équipement de production d'électricité [This is part of Electricit/e de France (EDF).] National Centre for Solar and Renewable Energy Centre national d'énergie solaire et des énergies renouvelables [This comes under the National Energy Directorate (DNE).] National Centre for Nuclear Energy, Sciences and Technology Centre national de l’énergie, des sciences et des techniques nucléaires closed nuclear fuel cycle with fast reactors National Centre for Gerontology Centre national de gérontologie National Psychiatric Hospital Centre national hospitalier de psychiatrie National Hospital Centre for Pneumology and Tuberculosis Centre national hospitalier de pneumo-phtisiologie National Teaching Hospital Centre national hospitalier et universitaire - 73 -

(Chile, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic) (Argentina, Paraguay, Tunisia, Uruguay) (Central African Republic) (France) (United Kingdom) (Algeria) (Brazil) (Morocco) (France)

(Mali)

(Morocco)

(Benin) (Benin) (Benin) (Benin)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CNIA CNI23 CNIITMASH CNL CNLC CNM CNME CNN CNNC CNNFC CNNO CNO CNP CNP CNPAF CNPC CNPE CNPEC CNPMS CNPP CNPPRI

CNPRI CNPRI CNR CNR

National Interprofessional Groundnut Council Conseil national interprofessionnel de l'arachide China Nuclear Industry 23 Construction Company Central Research Institute of Machine Building Technology Crocker Nuclear Laboratory National Cancer Centre Centre national de lutte contre le cancer Mexican Nuclear Centre Centro Nuclear de México National Unit for Energy Management Cellule nationale de maîtrise de l’énergie Cable News Network China National Nuclear Corporation China North Nuclear Fuel Corporation CNNC Nuclear Power Operations Management Company National Oncology Centre Centre national d'oncologie community nutrition project National Production Council Consejo Nacional de Producción National Rice and Beans Research Center Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Arroz e Feijão China National Petroleum Corporation National Energy Policy Council Conselho Nacional de Política Energética China Nuclear Power Engineering Company National Maize and Sorghum Research Center Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Milho e Sorgo country nuclear power profile National Centre for Prevention and Protection against Ionizing Radiation Centre national de prévention et de protection contre les rayonnements ionisants China Nuclear Power Technology Research Institute National Committee for Protection against Ionizing Radiation Comité national de protection contre les rayonnements ionisants National Radiotherapy Centre Centro Nacional de Radioterapia National Research Council Consiglio Nazionale - 74 -

(Senegal) (Russian Federation) (USA) (Cameroon, Niger) (Islamic Republic of Mauritania)

(China) (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (Costa Rica) (Brazil) (Brazil) (Brazil) (Gabon)

(Democratic Republic of the Congo) (Nicaragua) (Italy)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CNRA CNRA CNRA CNRE CNRE CNRFH CNRH CNRH CNRO CNRP CNRP CNRRI CNRS

CNRS CNRSN CNRST CNS CNS CNS CNS CNS CNS

delle Ricerche Committee on Nuclear Regulatory Activities National Agronomic Research Centre Centre national de recherches agronomiques National Committee for Agricultural Research Centre national de recherche agronomique National Environmental Research Centre Centre national de recherches sur l'environnement National Water Resources Centre Centre National des Ressources en Eau National Commission for Hospital Radiophysics Comisión Nacional de Radiofísica Hospitalaria National Commission for Water Resources Comisión Nacional de Recursos Hídricos National Water Resources Council Consejo Nacional de Recursos Hídricos National Oceanographic Research Centre Centre national de recherche océanographique country nuclear regulatory profile National Radiation Protection Centre Centre national de radioprotection China National Rice Research Institute National Center for Scientific Research Centre national de la recherche scientifique [Note the CNRS’ preferred spelling of Center in the English version.] National Council for Scientific Research Conseil national des recherches scientifiques National Council for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Conselho Nacional de Radioprotecção e Segurança Nuclear National Centre for Scientific and Technological Research Centre national de la recherche scientifique et technologique Canadian Nuclear Society Center for Nonproliferation Studies central nervous system Centre for Nuclear Sciences [This was replaced by the International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences (ICENS).] Chinese Nuclear Society cold neutron source - 75 -

(NEA) (Côte Senegal) (Mali)

d'Ivoire,

(Madagascar) (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (Spain) (Nicaragua) (Ecuador) (Madagascar) (Morocco, Tunisia)

(Lebanon) (Angola) (Burkina Faso)

(USA) (Jamaica)

Niger,

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CNS CNS CNSA CNSC CNSLD CNSN CNSNS CNSP CNSR CNSTN CNT CNTS Co CO CO CO2 CoA COA COAG COB COBEN COBIT COBRA CoC COCATRAM COD

Convention on Nuclear Safety National Health Committee Comité national de santé National Food Security Council Conseil National de Sécurité Alimentaire Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission [This replaced the Atomic Energy Control Board (AECB).] chronic non-specific lung disease National Nuclear Safety Centre Centro Nacional de Seguridad Nuclear National Commission for Nuclear Safety and Safeguards Comisión Nacional de Seguridad Nuclear y Salvaguardias country nuclear safety profile National Reproductive Health Centre Centre national de la santé de reproduction National Centre for Nuclear Science and Technology Centre national des sciences et technologies nucléaires carbon nanotube National Blood Transfusion Centre Centre national de transfusion sanguine cobalt Convention Meeting [This is a category of IAEA meeting.] Country Officer carbon dioxide coenzyme A Commission on Audit Committee on Agriculture close of business Binational Nuclear Energy Comission Comisión Binacional de Energía Nuclear Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms chain of custody Central American Commission for Maritime Transport Comisión Centroamericana de Transporte Marítimo chemical oxygen demand - 76 -

(IAEA) (Niger) (Senegal)

(Cuba) (Mexico) (IAEA) (Niger) (Tunisia)

(Democratic Republic of the Congo) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Philippines) (FAO) (Argentina/Brazil)

(United Kingdom)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CODATA CODELCO CoE COEN COER COF COFIDE COG COGECA COGEMA

Cogent COI COIR COL COLD COM.8 COM.9 COM.24 COMENA COMEND COMEXA

COMINAK ComMIT

Committee on Data for Science and Technology National Copper Corporation of Chile Corporación Nacional del Cobre Council of Europe National Emergency Committee Comité de Emergencia Nacional Central Organization for Electronic Research cut-out factor Financial Development Corporation Corporación Financiera de Desarrollo CANDU Owners Group General Confederation of Agricultural Cooperatives in the European Union [This is not regarded as an acronym. It is the form that should be used as the company’s name. As of 1 March 2006, the new name of the company is AREVA NC.] Cogent Sector Skills Council [The short name is used more commonly than this full form.] Indian Ocean Commission Commission de l'océan Indien Ibn Rochd Oncology Centre Centre d'oncologie Ibn Rochd combined license chronic obstructive lung disease Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee Programme and Budget Committee Committee on Strengthening the Effectiveness and Improving the Efficiency of the Safeguards System [This committee is now defunct.] Atomic Energy Commission Commissariat à l'énergie atomique Moroccan Confederation for Non-Destructive Testing Confédération marocaine pour les essais non destructifs Mexican-American Commission for the Eradication of Screwworm Comisión México-Americana para la Erradicación del Gusano Barrenador del Ganado Akouta Mining Company Compagnie minière d'Akouta Community Model Interface for Tsunami - 77 -

(ICSU) (Chile) (El Salvador) (Libya) (Peru)

(France)

(United Kingdom)

(Morocco) (USA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Algeria)

(Mexico/USA)

(Niger) (USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Committee 24 COMP COMPUCEA ConA CONACS CONACYT CONAM CONAMA CONANCA CONAPREB

CONAPRO CONCERT CONCESYMB

CONCYTEC

CONCYTEC

CONICET

Committee on Strengthening the Effectiveness and Improving the Efficiency of the Safeguards System [This committee is now defunct.] Canadian Organization of Medical Physicists Combined Procedure for Uranium Concentration and Enrichment Assay concanavalin A National Council of South American Camelids Consejo Nacional de Camélidos Sudamericanos National Council for Science and Technology Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología National Council for the Environment Consejo Nacional del Ambiente National Commission for the Environment Comisión Nacional del Medio Ambiente Nicaraguan Commission to Help Children with Cancer Comisión Nicaragüense de Ayuda al Niño con Cáncer National Commission for Prevention of and Response to Biological Emergencies Comisión Nacional de Prevención y Respuestas a Emergencias Biológicas National Advisory Commission on Radiation Protection Commission national consultative en matière de radioprotection Concertation on European Regulatory Tasks National Commission for the Control of Sensitive Exports and Military Material Comisión Nacional de Control de Exportaciones Sensitivas y de Material Bélico National Council for Science and Technology Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología [This was replaced by the National Council for Science, Technology and Technological Innovation (CONCYTEC).] National Council for Science, Technology and Technological Innovation Consejo Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Tecnológica [This replaced the National Council for Science and Technology.] National Council for Scientific and Technical Research Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones - 78 -

(IAEA)

(Peru) (El Salvador, Mexico) (Peru) (Chile)

(Paraguay)

(Democratic Republic of the Congo) (Argentina)

(Peru)

(Peru)

(Argentina)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CONICIT CONICYT CONICYT CONITTA CONNECT CONOPS CONRED CONTAM Panel CONTE Convention of Mannheim Convention on Conventional Weapons

COOL

COOMET CoP CoP COP

Científicas y Técnicas National Council for Scientific and Technological Research Consejo Nacional para Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica National Council for Innovation, Science and Technology Consejo Nacional de Innovación, Ciencia y Tecnología Commission for Agricultural Technology Research and Transfer Comisión de Investigación y Transferencia de Tecnología Agropecuaria Connecting the Network of Networks for Enhanced Communication and Training concept of operations National Coordinating Committee for Disaster Reduction Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres [This is not an acronym but the name given to the European Food Safety Authority’s panel that deals with contaminants in the food chain.] Conference on Nuclear Training and Education

(Costa Rica) (Chile) (Uruguay) (Costa Rica) (IAEA/European Commission) (Guatemala) (EFSA) (American Society)

Revised Convention for the Navigation of the Rhine Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects [This is also known as the CCW or the Inhumane Weapons Convention (IWC).] (INPRO) Investigation of Technological Challenges Related to the Removal of Heat by Liquid Metal and Molten Salt Coolants from Reactor Cores Operating at High Temperatures [This is an INPRO collaborative poject.] Euro-Asian Cooperation of National Metrological Institutions code of practice community of practice Conference of the Parties - 79 -

Nuclear

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. COPA COPD COPEG COPEMECO COPESCAALC

COPSAN COPUOS COR CoR CORAF/WECARD

CORAL CORAR CORDECRUZ CORDEL CORDIS Cordoba Conference Coreper CORFO

Committee of Professional Agricultural Organisations chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Commission for the Eradication and Prevention of Screwworms Comisión para la Erradicación y Prevención del Gusano Barrenador del Ganado Congolese Confederation of Small and MediumSized Enterprises Confédération de petites et moyennes entreprises du Congo Commission on Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture for Latin America and the Caribbean Comisión de Pesca Continental y Acuicultura para América Latina y el Caribe Permanent Commission in charge of Nuclear Affairs Commission permanente de suivi des affaires nucléaires United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space [The acronym UNCOPUOS should normally be used in IAEA documents.] centre of rotation Committee of the Regions West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development Conseil ouest et centre africain pour la recherche et le développement agricoles Compact Reprocessing Facility for Advanced Fuels in Lead Cells Council on Radionuclides and Radiopharmaceuticals Santa Cruz Development Corporation Corporación de Desarrollo de Santa Cruz Cooperation in Reactor Design Evaluation and Licensing Community Research and Development Information Service International Conference on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management [13–17 March 2000] Permanent Representatives Committee [The Committee is known by its French acronym.] Production Promotion Corporation Corporación de Fomento de la Producción - 80 -

(European Union) (Panama/United States) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (FAO)

(Morocco)

(European Union)

(India)

(Bolivia) (WNA) (European Union) (IAEA) (European Union) (Chile)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CORPOICA CORPOSANA CORR CoRWM COS COSALFA COSAVE COSFAM COSO COSPAR COSTECH COSTIND

Cotonou Agreement

COTIF COTS COU CounterTerrorism Committee COVRA COWG

Colombian Agricultural Research Corporation Corporación Colombiana de Investigación Agropecuaria Sanitary Works Corporation Corporación de Obras Sanitarias Construction Readiness Review Committee on Radioactive Waste Management cost of service South American Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Comisión Sudamericana para la Lucha contra la Fiebre Aftosa Southern Cone Plant Health Committee Comité de Sanidad Vegetal del Cono Sur National Alliance for Food Fortification Comité Sénégalais pour la fortification en micronutriments Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission Committee on Space Research [This is a committee of the International Council for Science (ICSU).] Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense [This was superseded by the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (SASTIND) in 2008.] Partnership Agreement between the members of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States of the one part and the European Community and its Member States of the other part [This is also known as the ACP-EC Partnership Agreement.] Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail Convention relative aux transports internationaux ferroviaires commercial off-the-shelf Commonwealth Open University Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counterterrorism (acronym CTC) Central Organization for Radioactive Waste Centrale Organisatie Voor Radioactief Afval Capacity Optimization Working Group

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(Paraguay) (IAEA) (United Kingdom)

(Snegal)

(ICSU) (China)

(Computer science) (United Nations) (Netherlands) (World Association)

Nuclear

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CP CP CP CP CP CP CP CP CPA CPA CPAA CPAR CPC CPCI CPD CPE CPE CPF CPF CPF CPG CPHE CPHR CPHST CPI CPI CPI CPM cpm CPN CPP

chemically pure coat protein collaborative project command post Commission Proper construction permit counterpart crude protein Certified Public Accountant Coalition Provisional Authority [This is the name of the provisional authority set up in 2003 to govern Iraq.] charged particle activation analysis Country Procurement Assessment Report Committee for Programme and Coordination [This is a subsidiary organ of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).] Commission for International Cooperation Programmes Commission des programmes de coopération internationale continuing professional development centrally planned economy charged particle equilibrium Collaborative Partnership on Forests country programme evaluation Country Programme Framework controlled pore glass Provincial Centre for Hygiene and Epidemiology Centro Provincial de Higiene y Epidemiología Centre for Radiation Protection and Hygiene Centro de Protección e Higiene de las Radiaciones Center for Plant Health Science and Technology China Power Investment Corporation consumer price index continual process improvement Commission on Phytosanitary Measures counts per minute Country Programme Note College of Plant Protection [This is part of the Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU).] - 82 -

(INPRO) (Philippines)

(Iraq)

(World Bank) (United Nations) (Morocco)

(United Nations) (Technical cooperation) (Cuba) (Cuba) (USA)

(FAO) (Technical cooperation) (China)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CPPNM CPR CPR CPS CPS CPS cps CPSD CPSR

CPT CPTC CPU CPU CPV CQ CQMP Cr CR CR CR CR CRA CRA CRA CRAA CRAFT project CRAN CRBP

Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material cardiopulmonary resuscitation critical power ratio concentrated process solution control and protection system Strategy and Planning Unit Cellule de planification et de statistique [This is part of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.] counts per second cross-power spectral density Radiation Protection and Safety Centre Centro de Protección y Seguridad Radiológica [This is part of the Bolivian Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology (IBTEN).] charged particle therapy Center for Plasma Theory and Computation central processing unit Corruption Prevention Unit conditional probability value chloroquine clinically qualified medical physicist chromium computed radiography condition report control room conversion ratio Canada Revenue Agency coordinated research activity Corporate Risk Associates Food and Agriculture Research Centre Centre de recherche agro-alimentaire International Project on Complimentary Safety Reports: Development and Application to Waste Management Facilities Centre for Food and Nutrition Research Centre de recherches en alimentation et nutrition Regional Centre for Research on Bananas and Plantains Centre régional de recherches sur bananiers et plantains [This centre was replaced in 2001 by the African Centre for Research on Bananas and Plantains (CARBAP).] - 83 -

(Mali)

(Bolivia)

(USA) (Phippines)

(IAEA) (United Kingdom) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (IAEA) (Cameroon) (Cameroon)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CRC CRC CRC CRC CRCE CRCNA CRCPD CRD CRD CRD CRDA CRDA CRDA

CRDF CRDH CRDM CRDP CRDS CREA CREDESA CREE CREI CREM CREN-K CRES

camera-ready copy Chemical Research Center [This was established in 1998 by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.] colorectal cancer current replacement cost Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards [This is part of the Health Protection Agency (HPA).] Cancer Research Center Nantes-Angers Centre de recherche en cancérologie Nantes-Angers Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. chronic radiation disease control rod drive Coordination and Response Division Agricultural Research and Documentation Centre Centre de recherche et de documentation agricoles control rod drop accident regional commission for agricultural development commissariat régional de développement agricole [There are several such commissions. Use initial capitals when referring to a particular one.] U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation control rod drive housing control rod drive mechanism UNDP Chernobyl Recovery and Development Programme cavity ring down spectroscopy control rod ejection accident Regional Centre for Development and Health Centre régional pour le développement et la santé Commission for the Regulation of Electricity and Water Commission de régulation de l'électricité et de l'eau Regional Computer Science Teaching Centre Centro Regional para la Enseñanza de la Informática Centre for Materials Research and Utilization Centre de recherche et d'exploitation des matériaux Kinshasa Regional Nuclear Research Centre Centre régional d’études nucléaires de Kinshasa College of Resources and Environmental Sciences - 84 -

(Hungary) (IPSAS) (United Kingdom) (France) (USA)

(UNOCHA) (Haiti) (Tunisia)

(UNDP/Ukraine)

(Benin) (Mali) (Spain) (Algeria) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (China)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

CRESA

CRESP CRFPR CRG CRGM CRGT CRH CRI CRI CRIEPI CRIIRAD

CRILA

CRIP CRISLA CRISM "Prometey" CRISP CRL CRLCC

[This is part of the Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU).] Specialized Regional Training Centre for Agriculture Centre régional d'enseignement spécialisé en agriculture Co-ordinated Research and Environmental Surveillance Programme compact reversed-field pinch reactor Centre for Geodynamic Research Centre de recherches géodynamiques Research Centre for Geology and Mining Centre de recherches géologiques et minières control rod guide tube Hydrology Research Centre Centre de recherches hydrologiques chronic renal insufficiency regional research centre centro regional de investigación Central Research Institute of the Electric Power Industry Commission for Independent Research and Information on Radioactivity Commission de recherche et d’information indépendantes sur la radioactivité Circle of Ibero-Latin American Radiotherapists Círculo de Radioterapeutas Iberolatinoamericanos [This was incorporated into the Latin American Association for Radiation Oncology (ALATRO) in 2005.] Common Recognised Information Picture chemical reaction by isotope selective laser activation Prometey Central Research Institute of Structural Materials Comprehensive Review Inspector Software Package Chalk River Laboratories regional cancer centre centre régional de lutte contre le cancer [Write with lower case when used generically and initial capitals when referring to a specific centre.] - 85 -

(Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Morocco, Niger) (NEA/OECD) (France) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (Cameroon)

(Japan) (France)

(United Kingdom) (Russian Federation) (Safeguards) (Canada) (France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CRM CRM CRM CRM C2RMF CRNA CRNB CRND CRO CROMAC CROS CRP CRP CRP CRP CRPA CRPAA CRPG CRPNS CRPP

Certified Records Manager [This is a professional qualification.] certified reference material count rate meter Manabí Rehabilitation Centre Centro de Rehabilitación de Manabí Research and Restoration Centre of the Museums of France Algiers Nuclear Research Centre Centre de recherche nucléaire d'Alger Birine Nuclear Research Centre Centre de recherche nucléaire de Birine Draria Nuclear Research Centre Centre de recherche nucléaire de Draria control room operator Croatian Mine Action Centre Hrvatski centar za razminiranje Site Operations Review Committee Comité de Revisión de Operaciones en el Sitio [This is part of the Laguna Verde nuclear power plant.] Centre for Radiation Protection [This was replaced by the Centre for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Science (CRPNS).] conference room pilot coordinated research project [Note that coordinated research programme is incorrect.] C reactive protein Canadian Radiation Protection Association Association canadienne de radioprotection Centre for Research in Physics Applied to Archaeology Centre de recherche en physique appliquée à l'archéologie Centre for Petrographic and Geochemical Research Centre de recherches pétrographiques et géochimiques Centre for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Science [This replaced the Centre for Radiation Protection (CRP).] Plasma Physics Research Centre Centre de recherches en physique des plasmas [This is part of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL).] - 86 -

(Algeria) (Algeria) (Algeria)

(Mexico) (Singapore)

(IAEA) (Canada) (France) (France) (Singapore) (Switzerland)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CRPPH CRR CRRC CRREA CRS CRS CRS CRS CRSC CRSTRA CRT CRT CRT CRTD CRU CRVOI

CRWSP Cs C/S CSA CSA CSA CSA CSA CSAC CSC CSC CSC

Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health Country Review Report Caribbean Research Reactor Coalition Regional Centre for Environmental and Agricultural Research Centre régional de recherches environnementales et agricoles Catholic Relief Services chronic radiation sickness constant rate of supply control room supervisor Secondary Regional Calibration Centre Centro Regional Secundario de Calibración Centre for Scientific and Technical Research on Arid Zones Centre de recherche scientifique et technique sur les régions arides cathode ray tube conformal radiation therapy conventional radiotherapy Convention on Civil Liability for Damage caused during Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road, Rail and Inland Navigation Vessels controlled release urea Centre for Research and Intelligence on Emerging Diseases in the Indian Ocean Centre de recherche et de veille sur les maladies émergentes dans l’océan Indien Country Radiation and Waste Safety Profile caesium containment/surveillance Aube Disposal Centre climate-smart agriculture complementary safety assessment comprehensive safeguards agreement contractual service agreement calcium sulphoaluminate cement Central Security Coordinator Civil Service Commission Collective Security Council [This is Council is of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).] - 87 -

(NEA) (Convention Nuclear Safety) (Burkina Faso)

(Mexico) (Algeria)

(IAEA) (Safeguards) (France)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (Philippines

on

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CSC CSC CSC CSCE CSD CSDA CSDB CSE CSEN CSF CSF CSF CSF CSF CSFSF CSI CSI CSIA CSIA CSIC CSIR CSIRO CSJN CSL CSL CSM CSN CSN CSNI CSNM

common staff costs Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage Scientific and Technical Research Centre for Welding and Inspection Centre de recherche scientifique et technique en soudage et contrôle Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe [This was replaced by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).] Commission on Sustainable Development continuous slowing down approximation Country Specific Database Centre for Science and Environment Advanced Nuclear Research Centre Centro Superior de Estudios Nucleares central storage facility cerebro-spinal fluid Chernobyl Shelter Fund classical swine fever critical safety function Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility Container Safety Initiative criticality safety index compound specific isotope analysis compound specific stable isotope analysis Higher Council for Scientific Research Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Central Science Laboratory Comprehensive Separation Laboratory Monaco Scientific Center Centre Scientifique de Monaco Control of Sources Network Nuclear Safety Council Consejo de Seguridad Nuclear Committee on the Safety of Nuclear Installations Canadian Society of Nuclear Medicine Société - 88 -

(IAEA) (Algeria)

(United Nations) (IAEA) (India) (Peru)

(EBRD) (Ukraine) (USA)

(Spain) (South Africa) (Australia) (Argentina) (Australia) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (GNSSN) (Spain) (NEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

CSTR CSSVD CST CSTO

canadienne de médecine nucléaire (SCMN) China Spallation Neutron Source civil society organization Committee of Senior Officials [This is a Committee of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS).] computer security officer United Nations Commission for Social Development CANDU Senior Regulators Group Commission on Safety Standards [This replaced the Advisory Commission on Safety Standards (ACSS).] Conference Services Section [part of the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD)] containment spray system Coordination and Support Section [There are several such Sections in the Department of Safeguards.] Customer Services Section [part of the Division of Information Technology (MTIT)] Social Security Fund Caja de Seguro Social compound specific stable isotope Higher Council for Nuclear Safety and Information Conseil supérieur de la sûreté et de l'information nucléaires Council for Science and Technology United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development [The acronym UNCSTD should normally be used in IAEA documents.] continuously stirred tank reactor cocoa swollen shoot virus disease condensate storage tank Collective Security Treaty Organization

CSW CT CT CTA

Commission on the Status of Women computed tomography cooling time cellulose triacetate

CSNS CSO CSO CSO CSocD CSRG CSS CSS CSS CSS CSS CSS CSSI CSSIN CST CSTD

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(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Panama) (France) (United Kingdom)

(Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kirgyzstan, Russian Federation and Tajikistan) (United Nations)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CTA CTA CTAL CTBT CTBTO CTC CTC CTC CTC

CTCAE CTCRI CTE CTEM CTG CTIF CTITF CTL CTMPS CTR CTR CTR CTS CTS CTV

computed tomography angiography Coordinated Technical Activities [This is a stage of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project.] Leprosy Treatment Centre Centre de traitement anti-lèpre Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization Cancer Training Centre Common Toxicity Criteria computed tomography colonography Security Council Committee established pursuant to resolution 1373 (2001) concerning counterterrorism (short form Counter-Terrorism Committee) Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events Central Tuber Crops Research Institute Euratom Technical Committee Comité technique Euratom conventional transmission electron microscopy Topical Group on Communication and Consultation with Interested Parties International Association of Fire and Rescue Services Counter-Terrorism Implementation Task Force cytotoxic T lymphocytes Navy Technology Center in São Paulo Centro Tecnológico da Marinha em São Paulo controlled thermonuclear reactor [The same acronym is used for controlled thermonuclear reaction.] controlled thermonuclear reaction [The same acronym is used for controlled thermonuclear reactor.] Radiation Technology Centre Centro de Tecnologia das Radiações [This is part of the Nuclear and Energy Research Institute (IPEN).] carpal tunnel syndrome Chinese Translation Section [part of the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD)] clinical target volume - 90 -

(Benin)

(IAEA) (USA) (United Nations)

(USA) (India) (France) (ANSN)

(United Nations) (Brazil)

(Brazil)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CTVM CU CU Cu CUAEPP CUB CUBAENERGIA CUC CUDIM CUGO Cujae CUNEF CUP CURIHAM CUSS CV CV CVAFS CVS CVCS CVD CVD CVD CVG CVH CVL CVL

Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine Cairo University Chulalongkorn University copper Committee on the Use of Atomic Energy for Peaceful Purposes Centrifuge Utility Building bâtiment CUB [This is part of the Geroges Besse II plant.] Centre for Information Management and Energy Development Centro de Gestión de la Información y Desarrollo de la Energía Common User Considerations by Developing Countries for Future Nuclear Power Plants Uruguayan Centre of Molecular Imaging Centro Uruguayo de Imagenología Molecular University Clinic of Gynaecology and Obstetrics Clinique universitaire de gynécologie et d'obstétrique José Antonio Echeverría Higher Polytechnic Institute Instituto Superior Politécnico José Antonio Echeverría University College of Financial Studies Colegio Universitario de Estudios Financieros cancer of unknown primary origin Rosario University Centre for Hydroenvironmental Research Centro Universitario Rosario de Investigaciones Hidroambientales University Centre for Health Sciences Centre universitaire des sciences de la santé coefficient of variation curriculum vitae cold vapour atomic fluorescence spectrometer CKTI-Vibroseism chemical and volume control system cardiovascular disease Cerenkov viewing device chemical vapour deposition Venezuelan Guayana Corporation Corporación Venezolana de Guayana Credit Valley Hospital Central Veterinary Laboratory copper vapour laser - 91 -

(United Kingdom) (Egypt) (Thailand) (Bulgaria) (France) (Cuba) (INPRO)

(Benin) (Cuba) (Spain) (Argentina) (Gabon)

(Russian Federation)

(Canada) (Namibia, Yemen)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. CVRI CW CW CW CW CWC

CWF CWH CWP CWP CWS CXRS Cy3 cyt B CYTED

CZM CZP CZT

Central Veterinary Research Institute clockwise coastal waters Collaborative Work continuous wave Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on their Destruction or Chemical Weapons Convention ceramic waste form Central Women's Hospital Country Water Partnership crop water productivity chilled water system charge exchange recombination spectroscopy [The short form CER spectroscopy is also used.] cyanine 3 cytochalasin B Ibero-American Programme of Science and Technology for Development Programa Iberoamericano de Ciencia y Technología para el Desarrollo coastal zone management cold zero power cadmium zinc telluride

(Zambia) (IAEA)

(Myanmar) (GWP)

D d D D D Da da DA DA DAAD DAC DAC DAC DAC

deci [prefix for SI and metric units, 10-1] absorbed dose darcy deuterium dalton deka [prefix for SI and metric units, 101] destructive analysis domoic acid German Academic Exchange Service Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst derived air concentration Development Assistance Committee digital to analogue converter Directorate for Customer Service Dirección de - 92 -

(OECD) (Costa Rica)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

DACCORD DACST

DAD DAD DAE DAF DAFF DAFWA DALYs DAM DAN DAN DANIDA DaO DAO DAP DAP DAPF

DAPNIA

Atención al Cliente [This is part of the Ministry of Health.] Data Analysis and Collection for Costing of Research Reactor Decommissioning Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology [This Department was split into the the Department of Arts and Culture and the Department of Science and Technology (DST) on 1 August 2002.] diode array detection [The same acronym is used for diode array detector.] diode array detector [The same acronym is used for diode array detection.] Department of Atomic Energy delivered at frontier [This Incoterm was replaced in 2010.] Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Department of Agriculture and Food of the Government of Western Australia disability-adjusted life years Military Applications Directorate Direction des applications militaires [This is part of the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).] Division of Nuclear Applications Division des applications nucléaires [This is part of the Algiers Nuclear Research Centre.] Nuclear Affairs Directorate Dirección de Asuntos Nucleares [This is part of the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM).] Danish International Development Agency Delivering as One diamine oxidase delivered at place dose–area product Directorate for Pasture and Land Management Direction des aménagements pastoraux et du foncier [This is part of the Ministry of Animal Resources.] Department of Astrophysics, Particle Physics, Nuclear Physics and Associated Instrumentation Département d'astrophysique, de physique des particules, de physique nucléaire et - 93 -

(IAEA) (South Africa)

(India, Myanmar) (Australia) (Australia) (France) (Algeria) (Venezuela)

(United Nations)

(Burkina Faso)

(France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

DAR DARPA DART DAS DAS DASST DAT DAT DAT DAtF DATOL DaTSCAN™ DAU DAW dB DB DBA DBA DBE DBE DBE

DBEGM DBEMIE DBEP DBF dBm DBM DBMS DBNPP DBO DBP DBP DBPV

d'instrumentation associée [This is part of the French Atomic Energy Commission.] Department of Agricultural Research Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency direct analysis in real time Administrative Security Department Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad double-axis spectrometer Destructive Analysis Samples Status Tracking delivered at terminal distance assisted training dopamine transporter German Atomic Forum Deutsches Atomforum e.V. Distance Assisted Training Online dopamine transporter scan Directorate for Town Planning Direction de l'aménagement urbain United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women [This merged with three other entities to form UN Women in July 2010.] decibel deep burn database administrator design basis accident design basis earthquake design basis event German Company for the Construction and Operation of Waste Repositories Deutsche Gesellschaft zum Bau und Betrieb von Endlagern für Abfallstoffe mbH design basis earthquake ground motion design basis external man-induced event Dnieper Basin Environmental Programme design basis flood decibel referred to 1 milliwatt diamondback moth database management system Daya Bay nuclear power plant defined benefit obligation defined benefit plan disinfection by-product design basis probability value - 94 -

(Lesotho) (USA) (Colombia) (Safeguards)

(IAEA) (Monaco)

(Germany)

(China)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DBT DBT DBTC DBTT DC DC DCA DCB DCCN DCD DCH DCI DCIS DCLC DCM DCM DCMFEI DCMS DCN DCN DCN DCN DCO DCom

DCP DCP/CSC

DCR

design basis threat ductile–brittle transition design basis tropical cyclone ductile–brittle transition temperature direct current Dublin Core dicentric chromosome assay double cantilever beam Nuclear Fuel Cycle Division Direcţia Ciclul Combustibilului Nuclear Development Co-operation Directorate direct containment heating death certificate initiated ductal carcinoma in situ drift cyclotron loss cone digital camera module dilated cardiomyopathy Central Store for Irradiated Special Fissionable Material Depósito Central de Material Fisionable Especial Irradiado diode ceiling mount system death certificate notified Department of Nuclear Sciences Departamento de Ciencias Nucleares International Atomic and Molecular Data Centre Network Nuclear Power Plant Department Direction des centrales nucléaires [This is part of the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN).] death certificate only Communications Directorate Direction de la communication [This is part of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).] Department of Chemical Physics [This is part of the University of Science and Technology of China.] Central Directorate for Pharmacy and Control of Chemical Substances Direction centrale de la pharmacie et du contrôle des substances chimiques [This is part of the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP)]. digitally composited radiograph - 95 -

(Computing) (Romania) (OECD)

(Argentina)

(Ecuador) (IAEA) (France)

(France)

(China)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DCS DCS DCS DCT DCU

DCVD DD DDA DDA technique DDC DDG DDG-MT DDG-NA DDG-NE DDG-NS DDG-SG DDG-TC DDGO-SG DDI DDIC DDP DDR DDREF DDS

Central Directorate for Security Direction centrale de la sécurité [This is part of the French Atomic Energy Commission.] digital control system distributed control system Document Coordination Team Document Coordination Unit [This used to be part of the Document Support Section (DSS) in the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD).] digital Cerenkov viewing device Danish Decommissioning [This is an institution under the Ministry of Sciencem Technology and Innovation.] United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs [The acronym UNDDA should normally be used in IAEA documents.] differential die-away technique direct digital control Deputy Director General Deputy Director General, Head of the Department of Management Deputy Director General, Head of the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications Deputy Director General, Head of the Department of Nuclear Energy Deputy Director General, Head of the Department of Nuclear Safety Security Deputy Director General, Head of the Department of Safeguards Deputy Director General, Head of the Department of Technical Cooperations Office of the Deputy Director General, Department of Safeguards Directorate for International Development Direction du développement international Daegu Dyeing Industrial Complex delivered duty paid direct digital radiography dose and dose rate effectiveness factor Department Directorate for Health Direction départementale de la santé - 96 -

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(Denmark)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (France) (Republic of Korea)

(Benin)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DDSMS

DDSU DDT DDT DDU DEA DEA DEA DEA DEAE cellulose DEAP DEAT

DEC DECA DECADES DECC DEDE DEE DEEP DEER DEFRA

Department for Development Support and Management Services [This was replaced in 2001 by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).] Department, Division, Section, Unit [DDSU codes are used for example in AIPS.] deflagration to detonation transition dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane delivered duty unpaid [This Incoterm was replaced in 2010.] Danish Energy Agency Department of Environmental Affairs diploma of advanced studies diplôme d'études approfondies [This is a postgraduate diploma taken before completing a PhD.] Directorate for Atomic Energy Dirección de Energía Atómica diethylaminoethyl cellulose Department of Parasitic Disease Epidemiology Département d'épidémiologie des affections parasitaires Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism [This was split into the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) and the Department of Tourism.] design extension conditions Department of Environmental Pollution Research Departamento de Estudios sobre Contaminación Ambiental Databases and Methodologies for Comparative Assessment of Different Energy Sources for Electricity Generation Department of Energy and Climate Change Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency [This is part of the Ministry of Energy.] daily energy expenditure Desalination Economic Evaluation Program Directorate for Electricity and Renewable Energies Direction de l'électricité et des énergies renouvelables Department for Environment, Food and Rural - 97 -

(United Nations)

(IAEA)

(South Africa)

(Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Mali) (South Africa)

(Cuba) (IAEA) (United Kingdom) (Thailand)

(IAEA) (Morocco) (United Kingdom)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DEGB DEH

DEH DEI DEM DEM DEMA DEMO

DEMO DEN DEND

DENR DEP

DEPC DEPI DEPROREN DEQ DER DERA

Affairs double ended guillotine break Department of the Environment and Heritage [This was formerly known as Environment Australia and was itself replaced on 3 December 2007 by the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts.] digital electrohydraulic Executive Directorate of Revenue Dirección Ejecutiva de Ingresos Department of Energy and Mines Département de l'énergie et des mines digital elevation model Danish Emergency Management Agency Demonstrating Performance of Spent Fuel and Related Storage System Components during Very Long Term Storage [This is the title of a coordinated research project.] demonstration fusion power plant Nuclear Energy Division Direction de l'énergie nucléaire Directorate for Defence-Related Nuclear Expertise Direction de l'expertise nucléaire de défense [This is part of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] Department of Environment and Natural Resources Nuclear Pressure Equipment Department Direction des équipements sous pression nucléaires [This is part of the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN).] diethylpyrocarbonate Division of Environmental Policy Implementation Department for the Protection of Natural Renewable Resources Departamento de Protección de los Recursos Naturales Renovables delivered ex quay [This Incoterm was replaced in 2010.] Reactor Studies Department Département d’études des réacteurs [This is part of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission.] Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response Association - 98 -

(Australia)

(Honduras) (Morocco) (Denmark) (IAEA)

(Nuclear fusion) (France)

(Philippines) (France)

(UNEP) (Chile)

(France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DES DES DES DES DeSa

DESA DESAE DESD DESI DESIPA

DEST

DESURCA DETEC

DE-TOP DEU

DEXA DF DF DFAIT

Data Encryption Standard delivered ex ship [This Incoterm was replaced in 2010.] diethylstilboestrol dry eye syndrome International Project on Evaluation and Demonstration of Safety for Decommissioning of Facilities Using Radioactive Material [A number of variants were used for the title of this project, which was initiated in 2004 and completed in 2007.] United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs [The acronym UNDESA should normally be used in IAEA documents.] Dynamic Energy System — Atomic Energy [This is a computer code.] United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, 2005–2014 desorption electrospray ionization Department for Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis [This was replaced in 2001 by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).] Department of Education, Science and Training [It has now ceased to exist - most of its functions were taken over by the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR).] Uribante–Caparo Development Desarrollo Uribante Caparo Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications Eidgenössisches Departement für Umwelt, Verkehr, Energie und Kommunikation Desalination Thermodynamic Optimization Program Environment and Emergency Department Direction de l'environnement et des situations d'urgence [This is part of the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN).] dual energy X-ray absorptiometry decontamination factor digital fluoroscopy Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada - 99 -

(IAEA)

(United Nations)

(Australia)

(Venezuela) (Switzerland)

(IAEA) (France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

DFAT DFATD DFID DFR DFRS DfT DG DG DGA DGA DGAACS

DGACM

DGASS

DGC DGCCRF

Affaires étrangères et Commerce international Canada [In June 2013, this was amalgamated with the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to form Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD).] Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada [This name is preferred to Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development.] Department for International Development demonstration fast reactor Directorate for Health Training and Research Direction de la formation et de la recherche en santé [This is part of the Ministry of Health.] Department for Transport Director General diesel generator General Directorate for Customs Dirección General de Aduanas General Directorate for Water Dirección General de Aguas United Nations Department of General Assembly Affairs and Conference Services [The acronym UNDGAACS should normally be used in IAEA documents. This Department is in any case now called the United Nations Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (UNDGACM).] United Nations Department for General Assembly and Conference Management [The acronym UNDGACM should normally be used in IAEA documents. This Department was previously called the United Nations Department of General Assembly Affairs and Conference Services.] Directorate for Guaranteed Access to Health Services Dirección de Garantía de Acceso a Servicios de Salud [This is part of the Ministry of Health.] density gradient centrifugation General Directorate for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Prevention Direction générale de - 100 -

(Australia)

(United Kingdom) (Benin) (United Kingdom) (IAEA) (Argentina, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador) (Chile) (United Nations)

(Costa Rica)

(France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

DGCTC DGD DGE DGEG DGEL DGEMP DGEN DG ENER DGERH DGF DGGE DGGIA

DGGM

DGH DGISS DGLFLF

la concurrence, de la consommation et de la répression des fraudes General Directorate for Technical and Scientific Cooperation Dirección General de Cooperación Técnica y Científica General Directorate for Customs Direction générale des douanes General Directorate for Energy Dirección General de Energía Directorate General for Energy and Geology Direcção Geral de Energia e Geologia General Directorate for Studies and Laboratories Direction générale des études et laboratoires General Directorate for Energy and Raw Materials Direction générale de l’énergie et des matières premières General Directorate for Nuclear Energy Dirección General de Energía Nuclear Directorate-General for Energy General Directorate for Energy and Water Resources Direction générale de l'énergie et des ressources hydrauliques General Directorate for Forests Direction générale des forêts denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis Directorate for Environmental Management and Information Dirección General de Gestión e Información Ambiental [This is part of the National Institute of Ecology (INE).] General Directorate for Geology and Mines Direcção-Geral de Geologia e Minas [This was replaced by the Geological and Mining Institute (IGM) in 1993.] General Directorate for Water Resources Direction générale de l'hydraulique General Directorate for Health Information and Statistics Direction générale de l'information et des statistiques sanitaires General Delegation for the French Language and Languages of France Délégation générale à la langue française et aux langues de France - 101 -

(Mexico) (Algeria, Faso) (Guatemala, Honduras) (Portugal) (Gabon) (France) (Guatemala) (European Commission) (Gabon) (Algeria) (Mexico)

(Portugal)

(Morocco) (Burkina Faso (France)

Burkina

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DGM DGMG DGNAA DGO DGOC DGOP DGPC DGPCE DGPN DGPR

DGPTD

DGR DGRC DGRE DGSA DGSDG DGSN DGSNR

Director General’s Meeting General Directorate for Mining and Geology Direction générale des mines et de la géologie delayed gamma neutron activation analysis Office of the Director General Director General's Office for Coordination Director General's Office for Policy [The name of this office was changed to Director General's Office for Coordination in September 2013.] Directorate General for Civil Protection Direction générale de la protection civile General Directorate for Civil Protection and Emergencies Dirección General de Protección Civil y Emergencias General Directorate of the National Police Direction générale de la police nationale Directorate General for Risk Prevention Direction générale de la prévention des risques [This is part of the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy (MEDDE).] General Directorate for Promotion and Technological Development Dirección General de Promoción y Desarrollo Tecnológico [This is part of the Peruvian Institute of Nuclear Energy (IPEN).] Dangerous Goods Regulations Directorate General for Regulation and Control Direction générale de la réglementation et du contrôle General Directorate for Water Resources Direction générale des ressources en eau General Directorate for Environmental Health Dirección General de Salud Ambiental Sectoral General Directorate for Livestock Development Dirección General Sectorial de Desarrollo Ganadero General Directorate for National Safety Direction générale de la sûreté nationale General Directorate for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Direction générale de la sûreté nucléaire et de la radioprotection [This replaced the Directorate for the Safety of Nuclear - 102 -

(IAEA) (Gabon) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Algeria, Burkina Faso, Morocco) (Spain) (Burkina Faso) (France)

(Peru)

(IATA) (Mali) (Tunisia) (Mexico) (Venezuela) (Algeria) (France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DGSP DGSV DGSVA

DGTCP DGTIC

DGTN DG TREN DH DH DHA DHA

DHC DHCP DHFR DHI

DHPS DHR DHR

Installations (DSIN) in February 2002.] General Directorate for Public Health Direction générale de la santé publique General Directorate for Plant Health Dirección General de Sanidad Vegetal General Directorate for Plant and Animal Health Dirección General de Sanidad Vegetal y Animal [This is part of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock.] General Directorate of the Treasury and Public Accounting Direction générale du trésor et de la comptabilité publique General Directorate for Computing and Information and Communication Technologies Dirección General de Cómputo y de Tecnologías de Información y Comunicación [This is part of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM).] Directorate General for Nuclear Technology Direction générale des techniques nucléaires Directorate-General for Energy and Transport Department of Health double haploid Department of Health and Ageing United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs [The acronym UNDHA should normally be used in IAEA documents. This Department was in any case replaced by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA).] delayed hydride cracking Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol dihydrofolate reductase DHI Water & Environment DHI - Institut for Vand og Miljø [This was formed in January 2000 by merging the Danish Hydraulic Institute and VKI Institute for the Water Environment.] dihydropteroate synthetase decay heat removal Decay Heat Removal System for Liquid Metal Cooled Reactors [This is an INPRO collaborative - 103 -

(Niger) (Mexico) (El Salvador)

(Benin, Côte d'Ivoire) (Mexico)

(Gabon) (European Commission) (United Kingdom) (Australia)

(Computing) (Denmark)

(INPRO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DHRS DHS DHS DI DIA DIANA DIC DI&C DICoD DICOM DICTA DICWG DID DID DIE DIEAF

DIECI DIES

DIfE DIGESA DIGESA

project.] decay heat removal system demographic and health survey Department of Homeland Security design information Agricultural Research Directorate Dirección de Investigación Agrícola International Workshop on DIspersion Strengthened Steels for Advanced Nuclear Applications dissolved inorganic carbon digital instrumentation and control Defence Information and Communication Directorate Délégation à l'information et à la communication de la défense Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine [This is a standards organization.] Directorate for Agricultural Science and Technology Dirección de Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria Digital Instrumentation and Control Working Group defence in depth double immunodiffusion test design information examination Agricultural and Forestry Research and Extension Directorate Dirección de Investigación y Extensión Agropecuaria y Forestal [This is part of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock.] Directorate for European Integration and International Cooperation Direcţia Integrare Europeană şi Cooperare Internaţională Directorate for Health Equipment and Infrastructures Direction des infrastructures et des équipements sanitaires [This is part of the Ministry of Public Health.] German Institute of Human Nutrition Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung General Directorate for Environmental Health Dirección General de Salud Ambiental General Directorate for Health Dirección General de la Salud [This is part of the Ministry of Public Health.] - 104 -

(USA) (Paraguay) (SCK•CEN/IAEA)

(France)

(Honduras) (OECD/NEA)

(Safeguards) (Paraguay)

(Republic of Moldova)

(Germany) (Peru) (Uruguay)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

DIO

Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research [This Department took over some of the Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources (DITR) and the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) when they ceased to exist. It was subsequently replaced by the Department of Industry.] International Conference on the Safety of Radiation Sources and the Security of Radioactive Materials [14–18 September 1998] derived intervention level Veterinary Laboratories Division División de Laboratorios Veterinarios [This is part of the Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries.] disorder of initiating and maintaining sleep Department of Nuclear Engineering Departamento de Ingeniería Nuclear [This was part of the Higher School of Physics and Mathematics (ESFM) of the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN).] German Institute for Standardization Deutsches Institut für Normung e.V. Nuclear Engineering Division Division Ingénierie nucléaire [This is part of Électricité de France (EDF).]. National Directorate for Civil Aeronautics Dirección Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil National Directorate for the Environment Dirección Nacional de Medio Ambiente National Directorate for Mining and Geology Dirección Nacional de Minería y Geología National Directorate for Craftsmen, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Dirección Nacional de Artesanías, Pequeñas y Medianas Empresas National Directorate for Nuclear Technology Dirección Nacional de Tecnología Nuclear [In May 2004, this was merged with the National Energy Directorate (DNE) to form the National Directorate for Energy and Nuclear Technology. The acronym DINATEN was more widely used. than DNTN.] Defence Industries Organization

DIP

degradable intake protein

DIISR

Dijon Conference DIL DILAV DIMS DIN

DIN DIN DINAC DINAMA DINAMIGE DINAPYME DINATEN

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(Australia)

(IAEA)

(Uruguay)

(Mexico)

(France) (Paraguay) (Uruguay) (Uruguay) (Uruguay) (Uruguay)

(Islamic Republic of Iran)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DIQ DIR DIR DIRAC DIRATA DIRECTEMAR DIS DIS

DISIDA DISN

DISPONET DISR

DIT

DITR

DIV DIVP DIW DJC

design information questionnaire diagnostic and interventional radiology digital industrial radiography or digital industrial radiology Directory of Radiotherapy Centres Database on Discharges of Radionuclides to the Atmosphere and Aquatic Environment General Directorate of the Maritime Territory and Merchant Marine Dirección General del Territorio Marítimo y de Marina Mercante Directorate for Intelligence and National Security Dirección de Inteligencia y Seguridad Nacional Ionising Radiation and Health Department Direction des rayonnements ionisants et de la santé [This is part of the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN).] diisopropyliminodiacetic acid Innovation and Nuclear Support Division Direction de l'innovation et du soutien nucléaire [This is part of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).] International Low-Level Waste Disposal Network Department of Industry, Science and Resources [This Department no longer exists. Its functions were taken over by the Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources (DITR) and the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST).] Industrial Activities and Transport Department Direction des activités industrielles et du transport [This was part of the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) but it was replaced by the Transport and Sources Department (DTS).] Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources [It has now ceased to exist - most of its functions were taken over by the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR).] design information verification design information verification plan deionized water Directorate for Law and Disputes Direction juridique et du contentieux [This is part of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy - 106 -

(Safeguards)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (Chile) (Costa Rica) (France)

(France)

(IAEA) (Australia)

(France)

(Australia)

(Safeguards) (Safeguards) (France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DLBCL DLP DLW DM DM DM DMA DMA DMAIC DMDG DMDR DME

DMF DMG DMM DMOS DMP DMP DMP DMR DMR DMRE DMRP DMSA DMSO DMW DMZ DNA DNAMR

Commission (CEA).] diffuse large B-cell lymphoma dose length product doubly labelled water dispersion model double minute [This is a term used in connection with chromosomes.] dry matter Department of the Environment Departamento de Medio Ambiente direct memory access define, measure, analyse, improve and control digital microfluidic droplet generation Radioactive Waste Management Department Departamentul de Management al Deşeurilor Radioac Department of Minerals and Energy [In 2009 the Department was split into the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR).] dose modifying factor or dose modification factor Directorate for Mines and Geology Direction des mines et de la géologie digital multimeter Digital Multi-camera Optical Surveillance System dense magnetized plasma Desert Margins Programme Directorate for Medication and Pharmacy Direction du Médicament et de la Pharmacie Department of Medical Research Department of Mineral Resources Directorate for Water Resources Mobilization Direction de la mobilisation des ressources en eau Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics Section [part of the Division of Human Health] dimercaptosuccinic acid dimethyl sulphoxide demineralized water demilitarized zone deoxyribonucleic acid National Directorate for Rural Support Direction nationale de l'appui au monde rural - 107 -

(Spain)

(Romania) (South Africa)

(Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Senegal) (Safeguards) (UNEP/ICRISAT) (Morocco) (Myanmar) (South Africa) (Algeria) (IAEA)

(Mali)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DNB DNBR DNC DNCN DNDO DNE

DNE DNEH DNFSB DNGM DNH DNH DNLEU DNM DNM DNP DNRI DNS DNS DNS DNSA DNSA DNSA

departure from nucleate boiling departure from nucleate boiling ratio delayed neutron counting National Directorate for Nature Conservation Direction nationale de la conservation de la nature Domestic Nuclear Detection Office National Energy Directorate Dirección Nacional de Energía [In May 2004, this was merged with the National Directorate for Nuclear Technology (DNTN) to form the National Directorate for Energy and Nuclear Technology.] National Energy Directorate Direction nationale de l'énergie National Directorate for Hospitals Direction nationale des établissements hospitaliers [This is part of the Ministry of Health.] Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board National Directorate for Geology and Mines Direction nationale de la géologie et des mines National Directorate for Hydrography Dirección Nacional de Hidrografía National Directorate for Water Resources Direction nationale de l'hydraulique [This is part of the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water.] depleted, natural and low enriched uranium National Directorate for Meteorology Direction nationale de la météorologie National Directorate for Migration Dirección Nacional de Migraciones National Department of Planning Departamento Nacional de Planeación Dalat Nuclear Research Institute [This is part of the Vietnam Atomic Energy Commission (VAEC).] direct numerical simulation National Directorate of Health Direction nationale de la santé domain name system Digital National Security Archive National Directorate for Agrarian Services Direcção Nacional de Serviços Agrários National Directorate for Environmental Health Dirección Nacional de Salud Ambiental - 108 -

(Mali) (USA) (Uruguay)

(Mali, Uruguay) (Benin) (USA) (Mali) (Uruguay) (Mali)

(Mali) (Argentina) (Colombia) (Viet Nam) (Mali) (USA) (Mozambique) (Cuba)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DNSI DNSP DNSR DNSV DNTN

DNV D2O DO DOAAT DOALOS DOC DOC DoD DOE DOF DoH DOI DOL DOM DOM DON DOP DOS DOS DOSS DOST

National Directorate of Statistics and Information Direction nationale de la statistique et de l’informatique National Directorate of Public Health Direction nationale de la santé publique

Directorate of Nuclear Substance Regulation National Directorate for Veterinary Services Direction nationale des services vétérinaires Direcção Nacional dos Serviços de Veterinária National Directorate for Nuclear Technology Dirección Nacional de Tecnología Nuclear [In May 2004, this was merged with the National Energy Directorate (DNE) to form the National Directorate for Energy and Nuclear Technology. The acronym DINATEN was more widely used.] Det Norske Veritas [In September 2013, DNV merged with Germanischer Lloyd (GL). The new company operates under the name of DNV GL.] deuterium oxide or heavy water dissolved oxygen Upstream–Downstream Optimization and Trading Division Direction Optimisation Amont Aval Trading [This is part of Électricité de France.] Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea Department of Commerce dissolved organic carbon Department of Defense Department of Energy degree of freedom Department of Health digital object identifier Dosimetry Laboratory Department of Mines [This is part of the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Affairs.] dissolved organic matter deoxynivalenol dioctylphthalate denial of service disk operating system Directorate for the Organization of Health Services Direction d'organisation des services de santé Department of Science and Technology - 109 -

(Mali) (Benin) (Canada) (Mali, Mozambique) (Uruguay)

(France) (United Nations) (USA) (USA) (South Africa, USA) (South Africa) (IAEA) (Botswana)

(Computing) (Haiti) (Philippines)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DPA

dpa DPA DPA DPAH DPAM DPASV DPC DPC DPC DPC DPCSD

DPCSV DPD DPEA

DPGS DPHD

dpi DPI DPI

Directorate for Ageing Facilities and Cleanup Direction du patrimoine et de l'assainissement [This is part of the French Atomic Energy Commission.] displacement per atom diversion path analysis United Nations Department of Political Affairs [The acronym UNDPA should normally be used in IAEA documents.] Directorate for Protection of the Human Environment Dirección de Protección al Ambiente Humano [This is part of the Ministry of Health.] Major Accident Prevention Division Direction de la prévention des accidents majeurs [This entity has ceased to exist.] differential pulse anodic stripping voltametry Danish Polar Center Dansk Polarcenter [This ceased to exist in 2009/] Disease Prevention and Control Cluster DNA–protein cross-link dual purpose cask Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development [This was replaced in 2001 by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA).] differential pulse cathodic stripping voltammetry discrete probability distribution Department of Accident Prevention and Study Département de prévention et d’étude des accidents [This is part of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] specialized postgraduate diploma diplôme de postgraduation spécialisée Department of Human Health Protection and Dosimetry Département de protection de la santé de l’homme et de dosimétrie [This Department is part of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] dots per inch dye penetrant inspection Production and Engineering Directorate Direction Production-Ingénierie [This is part of Électricité de - 110 -

(France)

(Safeguards)

(costa Rica) (France)

(WHO) (United Nations)

(France)

(Algeria) (France)

(France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DPI DPKO dpm dpm DPMED

DPM/MT

DPN DPP DPP DPQC

DPRAO DPRK DPRSN

DPSPE DPV

France (EDF).] United Nations Department of Public Information [The acronym UNDPI should normally be used in IAEA documents.] United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations [The acronym UNDPKO should normally be used in IAEA documents.] decade per minute disintegrations per minute Directorate for Pharmacy, Medication and Diagnostic Investigations Direction des pharmacies, du médicament et des explorations diagnostiques [This is part of the Ministry of Health.] Directorate for Pharmacy, Medication and Traditional Medicine Direction de la pharmacie, du médicament et de la médecine traditionnelle [This is part of the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP).] Nuclear Production Division Division Production Nucléaire [This is part of EDF.] Directorate for Programme Planning and Forecasting Direction de la programmation et de la prospective document preparation profile Directorate for the Promotion of Quality and Handling of Agricultural Products Direction de la promotion de la qualité et du conditionnement des produits agricoles Radioactive Waste State Enterprise Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Department of Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety Departamento de Protecção Radiológica e Segurança Nuclear [This is part of the Nuclear and Technological Institute (ITN).] Directorate for Health Promotion and Environmental Protection Direction de promotion de la santé et de protection de l'environnement Crop Production Department Département de la production végétale [This is part of the University of Abomey-Calavi.] - 111 -

(Benin)

(Haiti)

(France) (Benin) (IAEA — Safety) (Benin)

(Bulgaria) (Portugal)

(Haiti) (Benin)

Nuclear

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DPVCTRF

DPW DPWH DQ DQSNR

DR DR DR DRAM DRAMR DRB

DRC

DRCP

DRCS DRD DRD DRD

DRDC DRDR

Directorate for Plant Protection, Technical Control and Fraud Suppression Direction de la protection des végétaux, des contrôles techniques et de la répression des fraudes DEMO Programme Workshop Department of Public Works and Highways design qualification Director for Quality in Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Directeur qualité sûreté nucléaire et radioprotection [This is an EDF employee.] digital radiography direct radiography disaster recovery dynamic random-access memory Regional Directorate for Rural Support Direction régionale de l’appui au monde rural Disaster Response Branch Complex Emergency Response Branch [This merged with the Complex Emergency Response Branch (CERB) to form the Response Coordination Branch (RCB).] Waste, Research Facilities and Fuel Cycle Facilities Department Direction des déchets, des installations de recherche et du cycle [This is part of the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN).] Radiochemistry and Processes Department Département radiochimie et procédés [This is part of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).] Directory of Radioactively Contaminated Sites direct reading dosimeter Research and Development Division Direction recherche et développement Research Facilities and Waste Department Direction des installations de recherche et des déchets [This was part of the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN) but was replaced by the Waste, Research Facilities and Fuel Cycle Facilities Department (DRC).] Defence Research and Development Canada Directorate for Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Direcţia Radioprotecţie şi - 112 -

(Morocco)

(IAEA) (Philippines) (France)

(Mali) (UNOCHA)

(France)

(France)

(France) (France)

(Romania)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DRE DREC DRF DRH DRI DRI

DRI DRiMa DRIR DRIRE DRL DRMP DRN DRP DRPH

DRR DRR DRS DRS

Deşeuri Radioactive digital rectal examination Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Département des relations extérieures et de la coopération dose reduction factor Directorate for Human Resources Direction des ressources humaines disaster recovery infrastructure Directorate for International Relations Direction des relations internationals [This is part of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).] International Relations Department Direction des relations internationales [This is part of the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN).] International Project on Decommissioning Risk Management Regional Directorate for Industry and Research Direction régionale de l'industrie et de la recherche Regional Directorate for Industry, Research and the Environment Direction régionale de l'industrie, de la recherche et de l'environnement diagnostic reference level diagnostic radiology medical physics Directorate for Nuclear Reactors Direction des réacteurs nucléaires [This is part of the French Atomic Energy Commission.] discrete radioactive particle Directorate for the Radiological Protection of People Direction de la radioprotection de l’homme [This is part of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] Dalat research reactor digitally reconstructed radiograph Department of Subatomic Research Département de recherches subatomiques [This is part of Hubert Curien Multidisciplinary Institute (IPHC).] Directorate for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Diretoría de Radioproteção e Segurança Nuclear [This is part of the National Nuclear Energy Commission (CNEN).] - 113 -

(Monaco)

(Benin) (France)

(France) (IAEA) (France) (France)

(France)

(France)

(Viet Nam) (France) (Brazil)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DRS DRSP DRZ DRZV DSA DSA DSA DSA DSA DSA DSAE DSARS DSB DSBN DSCMP

DSD DSD DSF DSF DSG DSHA DSI DSIC DSIN

Security Research Department Département de recherches en sécurité [This was part of the former Institute for Protection and Nuclear Safety (IPSN).] Regional Public Health Directorate Direction régionale de la santé publique disturbed rock zone Department of Zootechnic and Veterinary Research Département de recherche zootechnique et vétérinaire daily subsistence allowance debt sustainability analysis deterministic safety analysis digital subtraction angiography Directorate for Animal Health Direction de la Santé Animale Documented Safety Analysis Directorate for Nuclear Power Plant Construction Design and Safety Assessment Review Service double strand break Directorate for Basic Health and Nutrition Direction de la santé de base et de la nutrition [This is part of the Ministry of Helath.] Directorate for Community Health and High Touch Medicine Direction de la santé communautaire et de la médecine de proximité [This is part of the Ministry of Health and the Fight Against AIDS (MSLS).] detonation shock dynamics United Nations Division for Sustainable Development Debt Sustainability Framework Directorate for Family Health Direction de la santé de la famille Deputy Secretary-General deterministic seismic hazard analysis Directorate for Nursing Care Direction des soins infirmiers Decision Sciences International Corporation Directorate for the Safety of Nuclear Installations Direction de la sûreté des installations nucléaires [This was replaced by the General Directorate for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection (DGSNR) - 114 -

(France) (Tunisia) (Madagascar)

(Niger) (USA) (Belarus) (IAEA) (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (Côte d'Ivoire)

(World Bank/IMF) (Haiti) (United Nations) (Haiti) (USA) (France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DSIO DSL DSM DSM

DSME DSN DSNE

DSOS DSP DSP DSP D-SPECT DSR DSR DSRL DSRS DSRS DSS DSS

DSS DSSB DST

in February 2002.] Directorate for Nursing and Obstetric Care Direction des soins infirmiers et obstéricaux [This is part of the Ministry of Health.] digital subscriber line demand side management Materials Science Division Direction des sciences et de la matière [This is part of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).] Directorate for Mother and Child Health Direction de la santé de la mère et de l'enfant [This is part of the Ministry of Health.] Nuclear Safety Department Departamentul de Securitate Nucleară Directorate for Health, Nutrition and Education Direction Santé, nutrition et education [This is part of the Ministry of National Education and Professional Training (MENFP).] digital single camera optical surveillance system diarrhoeic shellfish poisoning digital signal processing digital signal processor dynamic single photon emission computed tomography Department of Radiological Health Departamento de Salud Radiológica Reactor Safety Department Direction de sûreté des réacteurs [This entity has ceased to exist.] Dounreay Site Restoration Limited Design Safety Review Service disused sealed radioactive source decision support system Document Support Section [This was part of the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD). It replaced the Translation Support Section (TSS) in February 2003 and was replaced in 2011 by the Language Services Support Section.] United Nations Department of Safety and Security Directorate for Basic Health Care Direction des soins de santé de base Department of Science and Technology [This was - 115 -

(Benin)

(France)

(Benin) (Romania) (Haiti)

(Safeguards)

(Panama) (France) (United Kingdom) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(Tunisia) (South Africa)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

DSV

DSV D–T fusion DTA DTCD DTCD

DTCE/HP

DTHR DTI DTI DTL DTM DTP DTP vaccine DTPA DTRA DTRS

formed on 1 August 2002 following the splitting up of the Department of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology (DACST).] Directorate for Veterinary Services Direction des services vétérinaires [The one in Burkina Faso is part of the Ministry of Animal Resources and the one in Senegal is part of the Ministry of Livestock and Animal Production.] Life Sciences Division Direction des sciences du vivant [This is part of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).] deuterium–tritium fusion differential thermal analysis Department of Technical Cooperation for Development [This was a former Department of the United Nations Secretariat.] Department of Waste Treatment and Conditioning Research Département d’études du traitement et du conditionnement des déchets [This is part of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).] Directorate for Toxicology, Environmental Control and Public Hygiene Direction de la toxicologie, du contrôle de l’environnement et de l’hygiène publique [This is part of the National Public Health Laboratory (LNSP).] delayed-type hypersensitivity reaction Department of Trade and Industry [This Department no longer exists.] Technical and Engineering Directorate Direction Technique et Ingénierie [This is part of the National Electricity Office (ONE).] drift tube linac Designated Team Member desktop publishing diphtheria–tetanus–pertussis vaccine diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid Defense Threat Reduction Agency Technical Division for Health Control División Técnica de Rectoría de la Salud [This is part of the Ministry of Health.] - 116 -

(Burkina Senegal)

Faso,

(France)

(United Nations) (France)

(Burkina Faso)

(United Kingdom) (Morocco)

(Technical cooperation)

(USA) (Costa Rica)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. DTS DTU DU DUG DUPTN DUR DUS DUT DVC DVD DVH DVM DVT DW DWAF DWD DWG DWH oil spill Dy

Transport and Sources Department Direction du transport et des sources [This is part of the French Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN).] Technical University of Denmark Danmarks Tekniske Universitet depleted uranium DEEP Users Group Directorate for the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Technology Direction de l'utilisation pacifique des techniques nucléaires dose uptake ratio Doppler ultrasonography Dalian University of Technology dose–volume constraint digital versatile disc dose–volume histogram doctor of veterinary medicine deep vein thrombosis dry weight Department of Water Affairs and Forestry German Weather Service Deutscher Wetterdienst Denials Working Group Deepwater Horizon oil spill dysprosium

E 3E E E E3 E3+3 E3/EU+3

e8

energy–economy–environment effective dose exa [prefix for SI and metric units, 1018] This refers to France, Germany and the United Kingdom [In older documentation this group of countries tended to be referred to as EU3.] This refers to France, Germany, the United Kingdom plus China, the Russian Federation and the United States of America This refers to France, Germany, the United Kingdom, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy plus China, the Russian Federation and the United States of America. e8 Corporation [This corporation represents the - 117 -

(France)

(IAEA) (Niger)

(China)

(South Africa)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. EA EA EA EA EAAFRO EAAP EAB EAC EAC EAC EACA EACCME EACMV EAD EADRCC EAEA EAEC EAES EAEU EAF EAG EAL EAMAC EAN EAN E&T EANLRID

leading electricity companies from the G8 States.] enterprise architecture [The acronym should not normally be used in IAEA documents.] European Co-operation for Accreditation executing agency External Auditor East African Agriculture and Forestry Research Organization European Federation of Animal Science [This was previously known as the European Association for Animal Production.] exclusion area boundary East African Community environmentally assisted cracking European Astronaut Centre [This is part of the European Space Agency (ESA).] European Association of Competent Authorities European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education East African cassava mosaic virus Environmental Affairs Department Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority Eurasian Economic Community [The acronym EurAsEC shoudl be used in IAEA documents.] European Atomic Energy Society Eurasian Economic Union energy availability factor external audit group [Write with lower case when used generically and initial capitals when referring to a specific group.] emergency action level African School of Meteorology and Civil Aviation École africaine de la météorologie et de l'aviation civile effective atomic number European ALARA Network education and training Entrepreneurial Activity Normative and Legal - 118 -

(GEF) (Kenya, Uganda)

Tanzania,

(Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania)

(UEMS) (Malawi) (NATO)

(Dosimetry)

(Niger)

(Kazakhstan)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. EANM EANMAT EAPC EAR EAR Early Notification Convention EARRC EASAC EAS Congress EASI EAST EASY EATB EB EB EBA EBASIA EBC EBCL EBCT EBDC EBF EBFGT EBID EBL EBM EBMT EBNM EBP EBP EBR EBRD

Regulation Improvement Division European Association of Nuclear Medicine East African Network for Monitoring Antimalarial Treatment Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council estimated additional resources [This is a category of uranium resources.] European Agency for Reconstruction (European Union) Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear (Reproduced in IAEA Accident document INFCIRC/335) Eurasia Research Reactor Coalition European Academies' Science Advisory Council East Asian Seas Congress (PEMSEA) Estimate of Adversary Sequence Interruption (Physical protection) Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (China) European Activation System European Association of Tissue Banks electron beam exploding bridge ecosystem-based adaptation Extrabudgetary Asia Database (IAEA) equivalent boron concentration (USA) European Biological Control Laboratory [This is part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).] electron beam computed tomography ethylene bisdithiocarbamate electron backscatter factor electron beam flue gas treatment ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development [Prior to 1999, this was known as the ECOWAS Fund.] electron beam lithography evidence-based medicine European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation European Board of Nuclear Medicine (European Union) electron beam processing extrabudgetary programme (IAEA) experimental breeder reactor (USA) European Bank for Reconstruction and - 119 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. EBRT EBS EBS EBS EBSS EBT EBT EBW EC

EC EC EC EC EC EC6 ECA ECA ECA ECA E-CAP Framework ECAS ECB ECB dosimeter ECC ECCAS ECCO ECCO ECCS ECD ECD ECD

Development external beam radiation therapy External Based Support extrabudgetary staff Oracle E-Business Suite Earle's balanced salt solution electron beam therapy external beam therapy [This is also known as teletherapy.] exploding bridgewire Commission of the European Communities [This is commonly referred to as the European Commission. The acronym CEC is not encouraged by the Commission and should not be used in IAEA documents.] electron capture emerging contaminant emulsifiable concentrate Eurocode European Community [This acronym should not be confused with the identical acronym for the European Commission.] enhanced CANDU-6 reactor Economic Commission for Africa European Commission on Agriculture European Court of Auditors export credit agency Education Capability Assessment and Planning Framework Enhancing Capabilities of the Safeguards Analytical Services European Central Bank ethanol–chlorobenzene dosimeter emergency core cooling Economic Community of Central African States European Cancer Conference European Cancer Organisation [This replaced the Federation of European Cancer Societies (FECS).] emergency core cooling system electron capture detector Energy Citations Database ethyl cysteinate dimer - 120 -

(RANET) (IAEA)

(United Nations) (FAO) (European Union) (IAEA) (IAEA) (European Union)

(USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ECDC ECDC ECE ECE ECF ECF ECF ECF ECF ECFC ECG ECG ECG ECG eCG ECGLC ECH ECHO ECHO ECI ECICA ECIT ECLAC ECLO ECM ECMWF ECN ECN ECN ECOSOC ECOWAS ECOWAS Fund

economic cooperation among developing countries European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Economic Commission for Europe electron cyclotron emission early conception factor early containment failure East Coast fever Extended Credit Facility extracellular fluid event and causal factor chart Central American School of Geology Escuela Centroamericana de Geología electrocardiogram electrocardiography Emergency Coordination Group equine chorionic gonadotropin Economic Community of the Great Lakes Countries electron cyclotron heating Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection echocardiogram employment cost index Central School for Industry, Trade and Administration École centrale pour l'industrie, le commerce et l'administration East China Institute of Technology Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Emergency Centre for Locust Operations enterprise content management European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts electrochemical current noise electrochemical noise Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands Energieonderzoek Centrum Nederland Economic and Social Council Economic Community of West African States Economic Community of West African States Fund for Cooperation, Compensation and Development [In 1999 this became the ECOWAS Bank for - 121 -

(European Union) (United Nations)

(IMF) (Costa Rica)

(FAO)

(European Commission) (USA) (Mali)

(United Nations) (FAO)

(United Nations)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ECP ECP ECP ECR ECRH ECRI

ECS ECS ECSC ECT ECT ECTS ECURIE ECWA EDA EDC EDC EDC EDC EDD EDF EDF EDG EDG EDI EDIMEC EDM EDMS EDN

Investment and Development (EBID).] electrochemical corrosion potential Electrochemical Plant estimated critical position electron cyclotron resonance electron cyclotron resonance heating [This is not regarded as an acronym, but is the form that should be used as the name of the agency that was formerly known as Emergency Care Research Institute.] European Society of Cardiology Experts Communication System European Coal and Steel Community [This was a predecessor of the European Union.] eddy current testing emission computed tomography European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System European Community Urgent Radiological Information Exchange Environment Centre of Western Australia Engineering Design Activities [This is a stage of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) project.] eddy diffusion coefficient endocrine disrupting chemical escalation during construction European Documentation Centre European Development Days Electricité de France [The French name of this company is used in English.] European Development Fund electron donating group emergency diesel generator electronic data interchange Mechanical Design Company Empresa de Diseño Mecánico [This is part of the Ministry of the Sugar Industry (MINAZ).] electrical discharge machine electronic document management system Earth Day Network - 122 -

(Russian Federation)

(CTBTO) (European Union)

(European Commission) (European Union)

(European Commission)

(European Union)

(Cuba)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. EDP EDP

electronic data processing especially designed or prepared items

EDQM

European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines and Health Care International Association for Environmentally Safe Disposal of Radioactive Materials Energy and Development Research Centre [The former Energy and Development Research Centre and the former Energy Research Institute merged on 1 January 2004 to form the Energy Research Centre.] energy dispersive spectroscopy European Desalination Society environmental decision support system ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid ethylenediaminetetramethylene phosphonic acid Education and Training Appraisal energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence engineering disturbed zone European Economic Area European Environment Agency Fabio Baudrit Agricultural Experimental Station Estación Experimental Agrícola Fabio Baudrit Moreno energy–energy correlation European Economic Community [This was the forerunner of the European Union.] Energy and Economic Data Bank Energy and Environment Data Reference Bank electroencephalogram electroencephalography Egyptian Electricity Holding Company Edison Electric Institute essential equipment list External Events Notification System Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation external event probabilistic safety analysis Eastern European Research Reactor Initiative Santa Catalina Experimental Station Estación Experimental Santa Catalina exclusive economic zone

EDRAM EDRC

EDS EDS EDSS EDTA EDTMP EduTA EDXRF EDZ EEA EEA EEAFB EEC EEC EEDB EEDRB EEG EEG EEHC EEI EEL EENS EEPCo EE-PSA EERRI EESC EEZ

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(NSG, Zangger Committee) (Council of Europe)

(South Africa)

(IAEA) (European Union) (Costa Rica)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(Ecuador) (UNCLOS)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. EF EFC EFDA EFI EFIT EFIT EFJ EFLA EFN EFNDT EFNUDAT EFOMP EFPD EFPW EFPY EFR EFS EFS EFSA EFT EFTA EFTS EFTTRA EFW EFWS e.g. EGF EGFR EGNRS EGP EGRAP EGRC EGU Eh EH-41

ejection fraction error-forcing context European Fusion Development Agreement exploding foil initiator elastodynamic finite integration technique European Facility for Industrial Transmutation Environmental Foundation of Jamaica European Food Law Association Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy European Federation for Non-Destructive Testing [The long form European Facilities for Nuclear Data Measurements is not normally used.] European Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics equivalent full power days European Federation for the Protection of Waters effective full power year European fast reactor emergency feedwater system ENERCON Federal Services European Food Safety Authority electronic funds transfer European Free Trade Association electronic fund transfer system Experimental Feasibility of Targets for Transmutation emergency feedwater emergency feedwater system for example [The acronym comes from the Latin exempli gratia.] epidermal growth factor epidermal growth factor receptor Expert Group on Nuclear and Radiation Safety graphite–steam power reactor [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Ethiopian Groundwater Resource Assessment Programme Expert Group on Resource Classification European Geosciences Union oxidation potential or redox potential Office of Environmental Policy and Guidance - 124 -

(Nuclear safety) (European Union)

(USA)

(France, Germany, Netherlands)

(Council of the Baltic Sea States) (Russian Federation)

(UNECE) (USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. EHC EHF EHF EHIP EHMA EHNRI EHRO-N EHSG EHV EI EIA EIA EIA EIA EIA Convention EIB EIER EIG EIPPCB EIS EISMV EIT EITB EIU EJ ELA ELAT ELCI ELECTRA ELEM ELF ELFR

electrohydraulic control Ebola haemorrhagic fever extremely high frequency Hrvoje Požar Energy Institute Energetski institut Hrvoje Požar European Health Management Association Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute European Human Resources Observatory for the Nuclear Energy Sector European Helicobacter Study Group extremely high voltage Energy Institute Energy Information Administration environmental impact assessment enzyme immunoassay equine infectious anaemia Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context [This is also known as the Espoo Convention.] European Investment Bank Rural Equipment Engineering School École d'ingénieurs de l'équipement rural economic interest grouping European Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control Bureau electrochemical impedance spectroscopy Inter-State School of Veterinary Sciences and Medicine École inter-États des sciences et médecine vétérinaires economy in transition electrophoretic immunotransblot Economist Intelligence Unit exajoule end loss analyser School for the Control of Tsetse Flies École de lutte anti tsé-tsé Environment Liaison Centre International European Lead Cooled Training Reactor equine leucoencephalomalacia excess lifetime risk European Lead Fast Reactor

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(Croatia)

(European Commission) (United Kingdom) (USA)

(United Nations) (EU) (Africa) (European Union) (Senegal)

(Burkina Faso) (Sweden) (Italy/European Union)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ELI ELISA ELM ELPA ELTE

ELV EM EM² EMA EMA EMBC EMBL EMBO Embrapa Embrarad EMC EMCAS EMCDDA EMCF EMERCOM EMESCAM emf EMF EMG EMG EMG EMI EMI

enzyme-linked immunoassay enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay edge localized mode European Liver Patients Association Section for Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Sektion Elektro- und Leittechnik [This is part of the Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (ENSI).] extra low voltage exponential model Energy Multiplier Module [This is a new design of fission reactor.] Emergency Management Australia Environmental Management Agency European Molecular Biology Conference European Molecular Biology Laboratory European Molecular Biology Organization Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária Brazilian Radiation Company Empresa Brasileira de Radiação [This was acquired by the Brazilian Sterilization Company (CBE) in 2008.] electromagnetic compatibility Electricity Market Complex Adaptive System European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction European Monetary Cooperation Fund [This is now part of the European Central Bank.] Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters Vitória Santa Casa de Misericórdia Higher Academy of Science Escola Superior de Ciências da Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Vitória electromotive force electromagnetic field electromyogram electromyography United Nations Environment Management Group electromagnetic interference Mohammadia Engineering School École Mohammadia d'ingénieurs - 126 -

(Zimbabwe)

(European Union)

(Brazil)

(Morocco)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. EMIG EMINWA EMIS EMIS EMIS EmONC EMP EMP EMPA EMPRES EMPRES Food Safety EMPROMEC EMR EMR EMR EMRAS EMRC EMRO EMS EMS EMS EMS EMS EmS Guide EMSNE EMVT

EMWG

School of Mining, Industry and Geology École des mines, de l'industrie et de la géologie Environmentally Sound Management of Inland Waters electromagnetic isotope separation electromagnetic isotope separator Equipment Management Information System emergency obstetric and newborn care electromagnetic pulse Military Polytechnic School École militaire polytechnique Euro–Mediterranean Parliamentary Assembly Emergency Prevention System for Transboundary Animal and Plant Pests and Diseases Emergency Prevention System for Food Safety Mechanical Production Company Empresa de Producciones Mecánicas electron magnetic resonance electronic medical record emergency medical responder Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety [This project replaced the project Biosphere Modelling and Assessment (BIOMASS).] Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission WHO Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean emergency medical services environmental monitoring system ethyl methanesulphonate European Macroseismic Scale [This replaced the Medvedev, Sponheuer, Karnik scale (MSK scale).] European Monetary System Emergency Response Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods European Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering Department of Livestock and Veterinary Medicine in Tropical Countries Département élevage et médecine vétérinaire tropicale [This was previously called the Institute for Livestock and Veterinary Medicine in Tropical Countries (IEMVT).] Economic Modelling Working Group - 127 -

(Niger) (UNEP)

(IAEA) (Algeria) (EU) (FAO) (FAO) (Cuba)

(IAEA) (Jordan)

(IMO) (ENEN Association) (CIRAD)

(GIF)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. EN ENA ENAC

ENAC ENAC ENAC

ENAPU ENATOM EnBW ENCR ENDE ENDF ENDOR ENDVER ENEA

ENEA

ENEC

electrochemical noise National School of Agriculture of Meknes École nationale d'agriculture de Meknès Early Notification and Assistance Conventions Website [This was replaced by the Unified System for Information Exchange in Incidents and Emergencies (USIE).] National Accreditation Body Entidad Nacional de Acreditación National Pipeline Company Entreprise nationale des canalisations School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculté de l'environnement naturel, architectural et construit [This is part of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL).] National Port Company Empresa Nacional de Puertos Emergency Notification and Assistance Technical Operations Manual Energie Baden-Württemberg European Network of Cancer Registries Unit for Non-destructive and Structural Testing Activities Unidad de Actividad de Ensayos No Destructivos y Estructurales Evaluated Nuclear Data File electron nuclear double resonance ENDF File Verification Support Package Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Environment Ente per le Nuove Tecnologie, l’Energia e l’Ambiente [This was replaced in 2009 by the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA).] Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development Agenzia nazionale per le nuove tecnologie, l’energia e lo sviluppo economico sostenibile [In 2009, this replaced the earlier Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and the Environment (ENEA).] Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation - 128 -

(Morocco) (IAEA)

(Spain) (Algeria) (Switzerland)

(Peru) (IAEA) (Germany) (European Commission) (Argentina)

(IAEA) (Italy)

(Italy)

(United

Arab

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ENEE ENEF Enel ENELA ENEN ENEN Association ENERGOATOM ENESA ENETRAP ENF ENFSI ENGDA ENHSR ENI ENIIAB ENIM

ENIS ENISA ENISS ENIT ENM ENMOD

National Electricity Company Empresa Nacional de Energía Eléctrica European Nuclear Energy Forum National Electricity Board Ente Nazionale per l’Energia Elettrica European Nuclear Energy Leadership Academy European Nuclear Engineering Network [This has been renamed European Nuclear Education Network or ENEN Association.] European Nuclear Education Network [This was formerly known as the European Nuclear Engineering Network..] National Nuclear Energy Generating Company ENERGOATOM National School for Livestock Production and Animal Health École nationale de l'élevage et de la santé animale European Network on Education and Training in Radiological Protection Event Notice Form European Network of Forensic Science Institutes Ethiopian National Groundwater Database encapsulated nuclear heat source reactor National Engineering School École nationale d'ingénieurs Benin National School of Nurses and Nursing Assistants Ecole nationale des infirmiers et infirmières adjoints du Bénin National School for the Mining Industry École nationale de l'industrie minérale [This was replaced in January 2014 by the Higher National School of Mines of Rabat (ENSMR).] National Engineering School of Sfax École nationale d'ingénieurs de Sfax European Network and Information Security Agency European Nuclear Installations Safety Standards National Engineering School of Tunis École nationale d'ingénieurs de Tunis electrochemical noise measurement Convention on the Prohibition of Military or Any - 129 -

Emirates) (Honduras) (Italy)

(Ukraine) (Burkina Faso) (European Union) (IAEA) (USA) (Mali)

(Morocco)

(Tunisia) (European Union) (Tunisia)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Convention ENMV ENN ENO ENP ENP ENPEP Enresa ENRRA ENS ENSA ENSA ENSAE ENSAT ENSCP ENSDF ENSI ENSMR ENSO ENSP ENSRA ENSREG

Other Hostile Use of Environmental Modification Techniques National School of Veterinary Medicine École nationale de médecine vétérinaire Emergency Nutrition Network electronic networking and outreach European Neighbourhood Policy National Port Authority Empresa Nacional Portuaria Energy and Power Evaluation Program National Company for Radioactive Waste Empresa Nacional de Residuos Radiactivos [This long form no longer appears to be used.] Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority European Nuclear Society [This is not regarded as an acronym, but is the form that should be used as the company’s name.] Higher National School of Agriculture École nationale supérieure d'agriculture Paris Graduate School of Economics, Statistics and Finance Grande école de l’économie, de la statistique et de la finance National Higher School of Agronomy of Toulouse École nationale supérieure agronomique de Toulouse National Graduate School of Chemistry — Paris École nationale supérieure de chimie de Paris Evaluated Nuclear Structure Data File Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate Eidgenössiches Nuklear-Sicherheitinspektorat Higher National School of Mines of Rabat École nationale supérieure des mines de Rabat El Niño Southern Oscillation National School for Public Health École nationale de santé publique European Nuclear Security Regulators' Association European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group

ENSTTI

European Nuclear Safety Training and Tutoring Institute

ENSV

National Veterinary Higher School École nationale - 130 -

(Tunisia) (United Kingdom) (Nuclear Safety) (European Union) (Honduras) (USA) (Spain)

(Spain) (Senegal) (France) (France) (France) (Switzerland) (Morocco) (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (European Commission)

(Algeria)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ENT ENTC ENTRAC ENTSO-E ENU ENUN ENV

ENVIRONET ENV-PE EOC EOCs EOC EOF EOG EOL EOP EOPs EOR EORTC EOS EOSS EP EP EPA EPA EPAC EPB Asia EPC

vétérinaire ear, nose and throat Esfahan Nuclear Technology Centre [ENTRAC stands for "electronic nuclear training catalogue", but this long form is not normally used.] European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity National Uranium Company Empresa Nacional de Urânio Ensa Universal Cask Environmental Impact Benchmarking Applicable for Nuclear Energy Systems under Normal Operation [This is the title of an INRPO collaborative project.] Network on Environmental Management and Remediation Environmental Impact of Potential Accidental Releases from Nuclear Energy Systems emergency operations centre emerging organic contaminants end of cycle emergency operations facility electrooculogram end of life emergency operating procedure emerging organic pollutants enhanced oil recovery European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Earth observation satellite electro-optical sealing system emergency planning European Parliament Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Protection Authority Polytechnic School of Abomey-Calavi Ecole polytechnique d'Abomey-Calavi Extrabudgetary Programme on the Safety of Nuclear Installations in South East Asia, Pacific and Far East Countries engineering, procurement and construction - 131 -

(Islamic Republic of Iran) (IAEA)

(Portugal) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(Nuclear power)

(European Union) (USA, Yemen) (Australia) (Benin) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. EPCG EPD EPD EPD EPDC EPE EPF EPFL EPGR EPI EPI EPI EPIC EPID EPIX system EPLD EPN EPN EPnet EPO EPO EPO

EPOCA EPOLA EPP EPPO EPPUNE EPQ EPR

Montenegrin Electric Enterprise Elektroprivreda Crne Gore electronic personal dosimeter epidemic-prone disease extended planning distance Electric Power Development Company [This is more commonly referred to as J-POWER.] Energy Research Company Empresa de Pesquisa Energética early pregnancy factor Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne encapsulation plant and geological repository Earth Policy Institute echo planar imaging Expanded Programme on Immunization Cancer Prevention and Information Centre Centre de prévention et d'information sur le cancer electronic portal imaging device Equipment Performance and Information Exchange system erasable programmable logic device electrochemical potential noise National Polytechnic School Escuela Politécnica Nacional Emergency Preparedness Network electronic purchase order European Patent Office [This is the executive body of the European Patent Organisation.] European Patent Organisation [To avoid confusion with the European Patent Office, if reference is made in IAEA documents to the Organisation, the full term should be used not the acronym.] European Project on Ocean Acidification epoxidized palm oil acrylate emergency planning and preparedness European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization Expanded Programme of Public Understanding of Nuclear Energy Quetzal Port Company electron paramagnetic resonance - 132 -

(Japan) (Brazil)

(UNICEF) (Tunisia) (USA)

(Ecuador) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (Guatemala)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. EPR EPR effect EPR reactor EPREG EPREV EPRI EPRI EPRIMS EPROM e-PRPV EPRS EPRTG EPRU EPS EPS EPS EPS EPS EPS3 EPSS EPU EPZ EQ EQ EQA EQUAL ER Er ER

emergency preparedness and response enhanced permeability and retention effect This is now the name of the reactor that was previously referred to as the European pressurized water reactor and the evolutionary power reactor. Emergency Preparedness and Response Expert Group Emergency Preparedness Review [This service was integrated into the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS).] Electric Power Research Institute electron paramagnetic resonance imaging Emergency Preparedness and Response Information Management System erasable programmable read-only memory Enlargement and Sustainability of the Plant Protection Network Emergency Preparedness and Response Section [part of the Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety (NSRW).] Topical Group on Emergency Preparedness and Response Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit [This was replaced in 2003 by the Emergency Preparedness and Response Section (EPRS).] emergency power system emergency protection system encapsulated PostScript European Physical Society expressed prostatic secretion Encapsulated Product Store 3 Nuclear Security Electronic Programme Support System extended power uprate emergency planning zone environmental qualification equipment qualification external quality assurance ESTRO Quality Assurance Laboratory environmental remediation erbium endoscopic resection - 133 -

(IAEA) (IAEA) (USA) (IAEA) (Indian Commission) (IAEA)

Ocean

(ANSN) (IAEA)

(United Kingdom) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

ERCP ERD ERDA ERDS

environmental remediation oestrogen receptor [Note the abbreviation is based on the US spelling of estrogen and that the abbreviation OR does not appear to be used.] Energy Resources of Australia Ltd. European Renal Association - European Dialysis and Transplant Association Emergency Response Centre Emergency Relief Co-ordinator Energy Research Centre [The former Energy and Development Research Centre and the former Energy Research Institute merged on 1 January 2004 to form the Energy Research Centre.] endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography elastic recoil detection elastic recoil detection analysis European Reliability Data System

EREF ERF

Eagle Rock Enrichment Facility emergence and release facility

ERF ERF ERF ERFIS ERG ERGO ERI

emergency response framework Equipment Replacement Fund Event Rating Form Emergency Response Facility Information System Event Review Group Environmental Research Group Oxford Education Research Institute

ERI

Energy Research Institute [The former Energy and Development Research Centre and the former Energy Research Institute merged on 1 January 2004 to form the Energy Research Centre.] Environmental Risk from Ionising Contaminants: Assessment and Management Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences emergency reference level Energy Recovery Linac Emergency Response Manager enterprise risk management Office for Emergency Response to Nuclear

ER ER ERA ERA-EDTA ERC ERC ERC

ERICA ERI RAS ERL ERL ERM ERM ERNA

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(IAEA) (United Nations) (South Africa)

(Joint Centre) (USA) (sterile technique)

Research insect

(IAEA) (IAEA — INES) (USA) (IAEA) (United Kingdom) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (South Africa)

(European Union) (Russian Federation) (USA) (IAEA) (WMO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ERNET Er2O3 ERP ERP ERPA ERPC ERPS ERS ERU ERU ERW Es ES ESA ESA ESARDA ESBWR ESCAP ESCB ESCP ESCWA ESD ESF ESF ESFAS ESFM ESFRI ESI ESIQIE

Accidents Emergency Response Network [This was replaced in 2006 by the Response Assistance Network (RANET).] erbium oxide enterprise resource planning Europe Regional Profile Ethiopian Radiation Protection Authority Estonian Radiation Protection Centre [In 2009 this was merged into the Environmental Board and renamed Radiation Safety Department.] enterprise resource planning system Emergency Response System Emergency Response Unit [This has been replaced by the Incident and Emergency Response Unit and the acronym is no longer used.] enriched reprocessed uranium enhanced radiation weapon einsteinium environmental sampling European Space Agency Euratom Supply Agency European Safeguards Research and Development Association economic simplified boiling water reactor [This was formerly known as the European simplified boiling water reactor.] Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific European System of Central Banks Extended Storage Collaboration Program Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia Euratom Safeguards Directorate engineered safety feature European Science Foundation engineered safety feature actuation system Higher School of Physics and Mathematics Escuela Superior de Física y Matemáticas European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures electrospray ionization Higher School of Chemical Engineering and the - 135 -

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(Euratom)

(United Nations) (USA) (United Nations) (European Union)

(Mexico) (European Union) (Mexico)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Mining Industries Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Química e Industrias Extractivas Unified State System for Control and Accounting of ESKID Individual Radiation Doses Environmental Sample Laboratory [part of the ESL Office of Safeguards Analytical Services (SGAS)] Energy Sector Management Assistance Program ESMAP Equipment Storage and Maintenance Facility ESMF European Society for Medical Oncology ESMO European School of Medical Physics ESMP European Sustainable Nuclear Industrial Initiative ESNII European Standards Organization ESO early site permit ESP electrostatic precipitator ESP exchangeable sodium percentage ESP Higher Polytechnic School Ecole supérieure ESP polytechnique first-contact health facility établissement sanitaire ESPC de premier contact Army Polytechnic School Escuela Politécnica del ESPE Ejército Coastal Advanced Polytechnic Academy Escuela ESPOL Superior Politécnica del Litoral Espoo Convention Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context [This is also known as the EIA Convention.] Higher Academy for Protocol and Institutional ESPR Relations Escuela Superior de Protocolo y Relaciones Institucionales early site review ESR early stage researcher ESR electron spin resonance ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate ESR European Society of Radiology ESR Institute of Environmental Science and Research ESR Environmental Systems Research Institute ESRI European Synchrotron Radiation Facility ESRF Engineering Safety Review Service [This service is ESRS now obsolete.] Engineering Safety Section ESS Epworth Sleepiness Scale ESS European Spallation Source ESS - 136 -

(Russian Federation) (IAEA) (CTBTO) (European Union) (USA) (Senegal) (Côte d'Ivoire) (Ecuador) (Ecuador) (United Nations) (Spain) (USNRC)

(New Zealand) (IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ESSA EST ESTA ESTC ESTHER ESTRO ESU ESW ESWP ESWS ET ET ETA ETA ETA ETAP EtBr ETC ETC ETD ETDE ETEX ETF ETH Zürich ETL ETM ETP ETR ETR ETReS ETRR-2 ETS ETS

Higher School of Agronomic Sciences École supérieure des sciences agronomiques Eastern Standard Time Ethiopian Science and Technology Agency Ethiopian Science and Technology Commission Network for Therapeutic Solidarity in Hospitals Ensemble pour une solidarité thérapeutique hospitalière en réseau European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology Enterprise Systems Unit [This is part of the Infrastructure Services Section in the Division of Information Technology (MTIT).] essential service water essential service water pump essential service water system embryo transfer event tree estimated time of arrival European Thyroid Association event tree analysis Tunisian Enterprise for Petroleum Activities Entreprise tunisienne d'activités pétrolières ethidium bromide Education and Training Committee Enrichment Technology Company European Transmutation Demonstration Energy Technology Data Exchange European Tracer Experiment electronic transfer of funds Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich Extract, Transform and Load easy to measure Energy Technology Perspectives Engineering Test Reactor event topic report Education and Training Review Service Egyptian Testing Research Reactor-2 English Translation Section [part of the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD)] emission trading scheme [Write with lower case - 137 -

(Madagascar)

(France)

(IAEA)

(ESTRO) (United Kingdom) (IEA) (EC/WMO/IAEA)

(Computer science) (International Energy Agency) (USA) (ANSN (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

EUNICE EUP EUPP

when used generically and initial capitals when referring to a specific scheme.] Education and Training Support Group School for Higher Technicians of Water and Rural Equipment École des techniciens supérieurs de l'hydraulique et de l'équipement rural European Telecommunications Standards Institute European Technical Safety Organisations Network Higher Technical School for Industrial Engineers Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales exercise treadmill test Topical Group on Education and Training ethylene thiourea europium European Union This refers to France, Germany and the United Kingdom. [In more recent documentation these countries tend to be referred to as E3.] Electricity Generation Company Elektrik Üretim A.Ş. European Association for Research on Plant Breeding [This is not regarded as an acronym, but is the form that should be used as the company’s name. The company name used to be Electric Utility Cost Group.] Rules Governing Medicinal Products in the European Union Barcelona College of Industrial Engineering Escola Universitària d'Enginyeria Tècnica Industrial de Barcelona European Union Emissions Trading System European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites EU Network for Information on Cancer enriched uranium product Enriched UO2 Powder Plant

EUR EURADOS EURAMET

European Utility Requirements European Radiation Dosimetry Group European Association of National Metrology

ETSG ETSHER ETSI ETSON ETSSI ETT ETTG ETU Eu EU EU3 EÜAŞ EUCARPIA EUCG

EudraLex EUETIB EU ETS EUMETSAT

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(IAEA) (Africa)

(Spain)

(ANSN)

(Turkey)

(EU) (Spain)

(European Union) (Islamic Republic of Iran)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. EURASC EurAsEC Euratom EURDEP EURIDICE EURLMB EURO EurOcean EUROCONTROL

EUROMET

EUROPART EuropeAid

Europol EURORAI EUROSAI

EUROTRANS

EURT EUSC EUSIDIC

Institutes European Advisory Safety Committee for Research Reactors Eurasian Economic Community European Atomic Energy Community European Union Radiological Data Exchange Platform European Underground Research Infrastructure for Disposal of Nuclear Waste in a Clay Environment European Union Reference Laboratory for Marine Biotoxins WHO Regional Office for Europe European Centre for Information on Marine Science and Technology European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation [This was used as the full name of the organization not as an abbrevation. As of 1 July 2007 it was replaced by the European Association of National Metrology Institutes (EURAMET).] European Research Programme for the Partitioning of Minor Actinides [The acronym IP EUROPART is also used.] EuropeAid Co-operation Office [In January 2011 this was merged with the Directorate-General for Development and Relations with ACP States to form the Directorate General for Development and Cooperation — EuropeAid.] European Police Office European Organisation of Regional External Public Finance Audit Institutions European Organisation of Supreme Audit Institutions [This is one of the seven Regional Working groups of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).] European Research Programme for the Transmutation of High Level Nuclear Waste in an Accelerator Driven System [The acronym IP EUROTRANS is also used.] Eastern Ural Radioactive Trace European Union Satellite Centre European Association of Information Services - 139 -

(EU) (Belgium) (European Union)

(European Union)

(European Commission)

(European Union)

(European Union)

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European Training and Education in Radiation Protection Foundation University School of Medical Technology Escuela Universitaria de Tecnología Médica extreme ultraviolet electronvolt [Unit of energy] Ebola virus disease Earned Value Management System Vietnam Electricity Events in the Transport of Radioactive Material exempt waste [This is one of the classes of waste proposed by the IAEA.] early warning environmental radiation monitoring system electron withdrawing group electronic working group Energiewerke Nord early warning system Ethiopian Water Technology Center extended X-ray absorption fine structure Experimental Nuclear Reaction Data Office of External Relations and Policy Coordination [this office reports directly to the Director General] Radiation Exposures Resulting from the Transport of Radioactive Material [This is a database.] ex works

(Ecuador)

(IAEA database)

(Germany)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

F F f f F FA FAAS FAB FAB FAC FAC

farad [SI unit of electrical capacitance] femto [prefix for SI and metric units, 10-15] thermal utilization factor fluorine Facility Attachment flame atomic absorption spectrometry Benin Armed Forces Forces armées béninoises Financial Audit Board flow accelerated corrosion Foreign Affairs Canada [In 2006 this merged with International Trade Canada (ITCan) to form Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada - 140 -

(Safeguards) (ITER Organization)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. FaCEN FaCT FACT FAD FADeC FAF FAFA

FAFICS FAL FAL FALP FAMPO FAMVE FANC FANES FANLYC FANP FANR FAO FAPESP

(DFAIT).] Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales [This is part of the National University of Asuncion.] Fast Reactor Cycle Technology Development Fukushima Accident Coordination Team flavin–adenine dinucleotide Fund to Support Community Development Fonds d'appui au développement des communes Forum for Atomic Affairs Forum für Atomfragen Financial and Administrative Framework Agreement between the European Community, represented by the Commission of the European Communities and the United Nations Federation of Associations of Former International Civil Servants Facilitation Committee Federal Agricultural Research Centre Bundesforschungsanstalt für Landwirtschaft [This Centre ceased to exist in 2008.] Arturo López Pérez Foundation Fundación Arturo López Pérez Federation of African Medical Physics Organisations Faculty of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine Faculté d'agronomie et de médecine vétérinaire [This is part of the State University of Haiti.] Federal Agency for Nuclear Control Federaal Agentschap voor Nucleaire Controle or Agence fédérale de côntrole nucléaire Nuclear Fuel and Fuel Cycle Analysis for Future Nuclear Energy Systems Friends of Children with Leukaemia and Cancer Foundation Fundación Amigos del Niño con Leucemia y Cáncer Framatome ANP [In 2006 this became AREVA NP.] Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations State of São Paulo Research Foundation Fundação - 141 -

(Paraguay) (Japan) (IAEA) (Benin) (Austria)

(United Nations) (IMO) (Germany) (Chile)

(Haiti) (Belgium) (IAEA) (Panama)

(United Emirates) (Brazil)

Arab

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FAS FAS FAS FaSa

FASF FASSET FAST-EE FAT FAT FATF FAVT FBC FBC FBC FBF FBI FBIS FBM FBNR FBP FBR FBR FBS FBTI FBTR FBW FBX dosimeter

de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo Field Activity Reporting Faculty of Natural Resources and the Environment Facultad de Recursos Naturales y del Medio Ambiente [This is part of the National Agricultural University (UNA).] Finance and Accounting Section Financial Audit Subcommittee Federation of American Scientists International Project on Use of Safety Assessment in Planning and Implementation of Decommissioning of Facilities using Radioactive Material Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food Framework for Assessment of Environmental Impact Fault Sequence Tool for Extreme Events Field Assistance Team fluorescent antibody test Financial Action Task Force Federal Air Transport Agency fluidized bed combustion Fourah Bay College full blood count fluidized bed furnace Federal Bureau of Investigation Foreign Broadcast Information Service fat body mass fixed bed nuclear reactor filtered back projection fast breeder reactor fluidized bed reactor foetal bovine serum Food and Biomedical Technology Institute [This is an institute of the Scientific and Industrial Research and Development Centre (SIRDC).] Fast Breeder Test Reactor Faculty of Bioscience Engineering Faculteit Bioingenieurswetenschappen ferrous sulphate–benzoic acid–xylenol orange - 142 -

(Safeguards) (Nicaragua)

(IAEA) (INTOSAI) (USA) (IAEA)

(The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) (European Union) (IAEA)

(Russian Federation) (Sierra Leone) (USA) (USA)

(Zimbabwe) (India) (Belgium)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. FC FC FCA FCCC FCCU FCEyN FCF FCF FCG FCI FCI FCM FCN FCO FCR FCRIS FCS FCS FCSM FCTC FCTM FCVS FD FDA FDET FDFA FDG FDG-PET FDMA

dosimeter flow cytometer flow cytometry free carrier United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [The acronym UNFCCC is more commonly used.] fluidized catalytic cracking unit Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales [This is part of the University of Buenos Aires.] fuel conditioning facility [Note the same acronym is used for fuel cycle facility.] fuel cycle facility [Note the same acronym is used for fuel conditioning facility.] fatigue crack growth Children's Heart Foundation — Institute of Cardiology fuel–coolant interaction flow cytometry Nuclear Fuel Factory Fábrica de Combustível Nuclear Foreign and Commonwealth Office feed conversion rate Food Contaminant and Residue Information System Federal Customs Service foetal calf serum Budapest Sewage Works Fővárosi Csatornázási Művek WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Faculty of Earth and Sea Sciences Facultad de Ciencias de la Tierra y el Mar [This is part of the National University of Costa Rica.] filtered containment venting system forced diuresis Food and Drug Administration fork detector Federal Department of Foreign Affairs fluorodeoxyglucose fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography Fire and Disaster Management Agency - 143 -

(Argentina)

(Colombia)

(Brazil) (United Kingdom) (IAEA/FAO) (Russian Federation) (Hungary) (WHO) (Costa Rica)

(USA) (Switzerland)

(Japan)

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FECS FEDAL system FEL FEL Conference FEMA FENDL FENOC FEP FEP FEP FEPs FEPCA FEP/DUP FEPL FER FERC FERMC FERU

fluoro-l-dopa iron Federal Energy Administration [This was abolished and replaced by the Department of Energy (DOE) in 1977.] finite element analysis European Federation of National Engineering Associations Fédération européenne d'associations nationales d'ingénieurs IAEA Fusion Energy Conference Cameroonian Federation of Sport for All Fédération camerounaise de sport pour tous Research Reactor Fuel Element Fabrication Plant Fábrica de Elementos Combustibles para Reactores de Investigación [This is part of the Ezeiza Atomic Centre (CAE).] Federation of European Cancer Societies [This has been replaced by the European Cancer Organisation (ECCO).] failed element detection and location system free electron laser International Free Electron Laser Conference Federal Emergency Management Agency Fusion Evaluated Nuclear Data Library First Energy Nuclear Operating Company Food and Environmental Protection Section [part of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture (NAFA)] Fuel Enrichment Plant [Write with lower case if used generically.] full energy peak [This is a synonym of total absorption peak (TAP).] features, events and processes Federal Employees' Pay Comparability Act Fluorine Extraction Process and Depleted Uranium Deconversion Plant Food and Environmental Protection Laboratory Fusion Experimental Reactor Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Fukui Prefectural Environmental Radiation Research and Monitoring Center Fisheries Economics Research Unit - 144 -

(USA)

(Argentina)

(USA) (USA) (IAEA) (Islamic Republic of Iran)

(USA) (USA) (IAEA) (Japan) (USA) (Japan) (Canada)

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FFEP

field-effect transistor Fusion for Energy fresh fuel fuel fabrication Full, Final and Complete Declaration [In December 2002, Iraq submitted the Currently Accurate, Full and Complete Declaration (CAFCD).] International Conference on Financing for Development [This is also known as the Monterrey Conference and was held from 18 to 22 March 2002.] Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant

FFBM FFL

fat-free body mass Fuel Fabrication Laboratory

FFM FFRL FFT FFTF FFYB

fat-free mass Fruit Fly Research Laboratory fast Fourier transform Fast Flux Test Facility Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquímica [This is part of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA).] flue gas flue gas desulphurization First Generation Magnox Storage Pond fission gas release Ficoll–Hypaque solution fire hazard analysis Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences Fachhochschule Brandenburg fuel handling facility Honduran Foundation for Agricultural Research Fundación Hondureña de Investigación Agrícola fast ignition Faculty of Engineering and Architecture Facultad de Ingeniería y Arquitectura [This is part of the University of El Salvador (UES).] fluorescence immunoassay or fluoroimmunoassay focused ion beam Friendly Inputting of Bibliographic Records [This is the name of a computer package.]

FET F4E FF FF FFCD FFD

FG FGD FGMSP FGR FH solution FHA FHB FHF FHIA FI FIA FIA FIB FIBRE

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(European Union) (Iraq/United Nations) (United Nations)

(Islamic Republic of Iran) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (Australia) (USA) (Argentina)

(United Kingdom)

(Germany)

(El Salvador)

(INIS)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. FICSA FID FIDH FIGO FIM FIMR FINAS FINITE FINPLAN FIPR FIR FIREX FISH FIT FIT FITC FITCA FITF FIUNA FIV FIVE FIZ Karlsruhe

FL FLB FLECHT FLNP

Federation of International Civil Servants’ Associations International Federation for Information and Documentation International Federation for Human Rights Fédération internationale des ligues des droits de l'homme International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics Federación Internacional de Obstetricia y Ginecología full indicator movement Finnish Institute of Marine Research Fuel Incident Notification and Analysis System Fuel Cycles for Innovative Nuclear Energy Systems [This is an INPRO collaborative project.] Model for Financial Analysis of Electric Sector Expansion Plans Florida Institute of Phosphate Research far infrared Fast Ignition Realization Experiment fluorescence in situ hybridization feed-in tariff International Federation of Translators Fédération internationale des traducteurs fluorescein isothiocyanate Farming in Tsetse Controlled Areas Food Irradiation Treatment Facilities Database Faculty of Engineering of the National University of Asunción Facultad de Ingeniería - Universidad Nacional de Asunción flow-induced vibration fire-induced vulnerability evaluation FIZ Karlsruhe – Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure FIZ Karlsruhe–Leibniz-Institut für Informationsinfrastruktur [Prior to 2009, this was known as the Karlsruhe Specialist Information Centre Fachinformationszentrum Karlsruhe.] fuzzy logic feedwater line break full length emergency core cooling heat transfer Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics [This is part of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR).] - 146 -

(NEA/IAEA) (INPRO) (IAEA) (USA)

(EU project) (IAEA/FAO) (Paraguay)

(Germany)

(Russian Federation)

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FMS FMS FMSF FMT FMU

Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions [This is part of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR).] front line officer finite Larmor radius forced loss rate full length rod control system fat mass fermi [This is a length unit equal to 10-15metres.] fermium foreign material Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Federal Medical and Biological Agency fissile material cut-off treaty [Such a treaty does not yet exist. See also FMT.] foot-and-mouth disease Fukushima Monitoring Database foot-and-mouth disease virus foreign material exclusion failure mode and effect analysis Freshwater and Marine Ecosystems Branch foreign material intrusion Full Medical Insurance Plan Flexible Modular Laboratory Fuel Manufacturing Plant [Write with lower case if used generically.] Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Odontostomatology Faculté de médecine, de pharmacie et d'odontostomatologie Facilities Management Section [This Section, which is part of the Division of General Services (MTGS), replaced the Technical and Engineering Services Section (TESS) with effect from 15 November 2004.] Faculty of Medicine of Sousse Faculté de médecine de Souss fissile material store Fissile Material Storage Facility fissile material treaty [Such a treaty does not yet exist. See also FMCT.] Fukushima Medical University - 147 -

(Russian Federation)

(Nigeria) (Russian Federation)

(UNEP) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (Mali) (IAEA)

(Tunisia) (Russian Federation) (Japan)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. FMWG FNA

Fissile Materials Working Group Fars News Agency

FNA FNAA FNAB FNAC FNAL FNB FNCA FNCLCC

fine needle aspiration fast neutron activation analysis fine needle aspiration biopsy fine needle aspiration cytology Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory fine needle biopsy Forum for Nuclear Cooperation in Asia National Federation of Cancer Centres Fédération nationale des centres de lutte contre le cancer [This was replaced by UNICANCER in 2010. UNICANCER is not regarded as an acronym.] floating nuclear power plant Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia Forum of Nuclear Regulatory Bodies in Africa Fukushima Nuclear Safety Team fast neutron therapy fertilizer nitrogen use efficiency field of activity first-of-a-kind reactor Friends of the Earth International Federal Office for the Environment Swedish Defence Research Agency Totalförsvarets forskningsinstitut National Fund for Science, Technology and Innovation Fondo Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación National Compensation Fund for Social Development Fondo Nacional de Compensación para el Desarrollo Social National Fund for Scientific and Technological Development Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico Fund for the Promotion of Scientific and Technological Development Fondo de Fomento al Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico Federal Office of Public Health Office fédéral de la santé publique Bundesamt für Gesundheit European Atomic Forum Ibero-American Forum of Radiological and Nuclear

FNPP FNPR FNRBA FNST FNT FNUE FoA FOAK reactor FoEI FOEN FOI FONACIT FONCODES FONDECYT FONDEF FOPH FORATOM FORO

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(Islamic Republic of Iran)

(USA) (France)

(Russian Federation) (IAEA)

(Switzerland) (Sweden) (Venezuela) (Peru) (Chile) (Chile)

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Regulatory Agencies Friends of Responsible Uranium Mining free and open source software facility other than a reactor field of view Federal Office for Water and Geology Office fédéral des eaux et de la géologie (OFEG) family planning fire protection fission product Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development fusion power core Fusion Power Co-ordinating Committee flat panel detector full power day Fuel Plate Fabrication Plant fluorescence plus Giemsa staining field programmable gate array Florida Power & Light fine particulate matter fission product nuclear data Fuel Packaging and Storage Facility floating power unit fast reactor frame rate francium Latin American and Caribbean Federation of Radiation Protection Societies Federación de Radioprotección de América Latina y el Caribe Framatome Nuclear Regulators’ Association field reversed configuration Fukushima Radiological Consequences Team Fast Reactor Database Raoul Follereau Foundation Fondation Raoul Follereau Fast Reactor Fuel Cycle Facility fast reactor knowledge preservation Fast Reactor Knowledge Organization System food restriction planning radius Fars Research Reactor - 149 -

(Safeguards) (Switzerland)

(European Union) (IEA) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (USA) (Canada)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (France) (India) (IAEA) (Islamic Republic of

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. FRS FRS FRV FSA FSA FSA FSAR FSB FSC FSC FSD FSD FSD FSH FSI FSIS FSM FSRS FSS FSS

FST FSTS FSU FSUE FSV FSW FT FT FT FTA FTA FTA

Fellow of the Royal Society floor response spectrum fair rental value Faculty of Agronomic Sciences Faculté des sciences agronomiques fault sequence analysis fuel sub-assembly final safety analysis report Federal Security Service [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Food Security Center Forum on Stakeholder Confidence focus to surface distance full scale deflection Swiss Foundation for Mine Action Fondation suisse de déminage follicle-stimulating hormone fluid–structure interaction Food Safety and Inspection Service Federated States of Micronesia Fire Safety Review Service [This service is now obsolete.] Faculty of Health Sciences Faculté des sciences de la santé full-scope safeguards [Comprehensive safeguards is the preferred term in the IAEA Secretariat, although full-scope safeguards is sometimes used by Member States.] Faculty of Science and Technology Faculté des sciences et techniques full scope training simulator functional subunit Federal State Unitary Enterprise flowsheet verification friction stir welding fault tree fixed term [This is a type of contract.] Fourier transform fault tree analysis free trade area fixed term temporary assistance [This is a type of - 150 -

Iran) (United Kingdom) (Benin)

(Germany) (NEA)

(USA) (IAEA) (Benin, Niger)

(Senegal)

(Russian Federation) (Safeguards) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

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contract.] Free Trade Area of the Americas fuel temperature coefficient of reactivity fixed term extrabudgetary [This is a type of contract.] full-time equivalent Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry Fourier transform infrared Fourier transform infrared spectrometer Fourier transform mass spectrometry Federal Target Programme file transfer protocol Federal Tariff Service French Translation Section [part of the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD)] Tunisian Federation of Sport for All Fédération tunisienne du sport pour tous Center for Advanced Technological and Environmental Training Fortbildungszentrum für Technik und Umwelt Frascati Tokamak Upgrade free trade zone feed unit fluorouracil Nuclear Medicine School Foundation Fundación Escuela de Medicina Nuclear Fuel Modelling in Accident Conditions [This is the title of a coordinated research project.] Science and Technology Foundation Fundación para la Ciencia y Tecnología Federal University of Rio Grande Foundation Fundação Universidade Federal do Rio Grande forced vital capacity United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women fast wave electron heating flexible working hours full width at half maximum feedwater line break flash X-ray - 151 -

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (IAEA)

(Germany)

(Argentina) (IAEA) (Ecuador) (Brazil)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. FZK

Karlsruhe Research Center Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe [In October 2009, this was merged into the new Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).]

(Germany)

G G G g G G4M G7 G8 G8+5 G-20

G24 G24 NUSAC G-77 Ga GA GA GA GAAP GACID GAEC GAEC GAIN

gauss [electromagnetic unit of magnetic flux density; now replaced by the tesla] giga [prefix for SI and metric units, 109] gram guanine Gen4 Module Group of Seven [Canada, France, Germany, Italy Japan, United Kingdom, and United States of America] Group of Eight [Canada, France, Germany, Italy Japan, Russia, United Kingdom, and United States of America] Group of Eight plus Five [Members of G8 plus the five leading emerging economies: Brazil, China, India, Mexico and South Africa.] Group of Twenty [This Group is made up of the finance ministers and central bank governors of the European Union and the following 19 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Republic of Korea, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States of America.] Intergovernmental Group of Twenty-Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development G24 Nuclear Safety Assistance Coordination Group of 77 [Group of 133 developing countries] gallium General Assembly General Atomics Google Analytics generally accepted accounting principles Global Actinide Cycle International Demonstration Ghana Atomic Energy Commission Greek Atomic Energy Commission Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition - 152 -

(USA)

(United Nations) (USA)

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GAL GALF GALP GALVmed GANDR GAO GAP GAPS GARS GAS GAS GASAB GATA GATS GATT GAVI GAW GAWH GB GBAE GBM GC GC GC GCC GCC GCCC GC–C–IRMS GCEP

Global Architecture of Innovative Nuclear Energy Systems Based on Thermal and Fast Reactors Including a Closed Fuel Cycle [This is an INPRO collaborative project.] generic action level Global Audit Leadership Forum good automated laboratory procedures Global Alliance for Livestock Veterinary Medicines Global Assessment of Nuclear Data Requirements Government Accountability Office good agricultural practice General Accounts Payable Section General Advanced Review Station Software Georgian Academy of Sciences Guarani Aquifer System Government Accounting Standards Advisory Board Gülhane Military Medical Academy Gülhane Askeri Tip Akademisi Global Adult Tobacco Survey General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade [This was replaced by the World Trade Organization (WTO).] Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization [This has been superseded by the GAVI Alliance.] Global Atmosphere Watch [The former Background Air Pollution Monitoring Network (BAPMoN) was integrated into this system.] Global Alliance for Women's Health Governing Body General Bureau of Atomic Energy [In Agency documents this is normally referred to as the General Department of Atomic Energy (GDAE).] glioblastoma multiforme gas chromatograph gas chromatography General Conference gas combined cycle Gulf Cooperation Council or Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (CCASG) government counterpart cash contribution gas chromatography–combustion–isotope ratio mass spectrometry gas centrifuge enrichment plant - 153 -

(INPRO)

(IAEA) (USA) (IAEA) (Safeguards) (India) (Turkey)

(WMO)

(ILO) (DPRK)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. GCFBR GCFR GCHWR GCI GCI GC–IRMS GCM GC–MS GC–MS GCN GCNEP GCOS GCP GCP GCR GCS GCSAR GCT GCV Gd GD GDA GDAE GDC GDF GDH GDMS GDMS GDP GDP GDPFS GDPS GDS GE Ge GEA GEA

gas cooled fast breeder reactor gas cooled fast reactor gas cooled heavy water reactor Global Communications Infrastructure Green Cross International gas chromatography–isotope ratio mass spectrometry general circulation model gas chromatography–mass spectrometer gas chromatography–mass spectrometry Directorate for Nuclear Power Plants Gerencia de Centrales Nucleoeléctricas Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership Global Climate Observing System Global Carbon Project good clinical practice gas cooled reactor government cost sharing General Commission for Scientific Agricultural Research Tunisian Chemical Group Groupe chimique tunisien gross calorific value gadolinium glow discharge generic design assessment General Department of Atomic Energy General Design Criteria for Nuclear Power Plants Gaz de France [The French name of this company is used in English.] geometry-dependent hybrid glow discharge mass spectrometer glow discharge mass spectrometry gaseous diffusion plant gross domestic product Global Data-Processing and Forecasting System Global Data-Processing System Government Decontamination Service General Electric Company germanium Global Energy Assessment Global Express Association - 154 -

(CTBTO)

(Mexico) (India) (WMO/IOC/UNEP/ICSU)

(Syrian Republic)

Arab

(United Kingdom) (DPRK) (USA)

(WMO) (WMO) (United Kingdom)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. GEDEPEON GEF GEF–WIOMHD Project GEH GEI GEIS GEMS GEMS/Water GENE GENF GENIE GEO GEO-4 GEOHAB GEOKHI GEOMAR GEOSAF GEOSECS Geostandard GEOTER GERMON GES GESAMP

New Options for Waste Management and Energy Production Gestion des déchets et production d'énergie par des options nouvelles Global Environment Facility GEF–Western Indian Ocean Marine Highway Development and Coastal and Marine Contamination Prevention Project GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Green Economy Initiative Generic Environmental Impact Statement for Continued Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel Global Environment Monitoring System [There are several programmes that make up this system.] Global Environment Monitoring System Water Programme Nuclear Power Study Group Grupo de Estudios en Núcleo-Electricidad [This is part of the Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission.] General Emergency at a Nuclear Facility Form General Internet Search Engine for Atomic Data Global Environment Outlook Global Environment Outlook: environment for development Global Ecology and Oceanograhy of Harmful Algal Blooms Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel GEOMAR Helmholtz-Zentrum für Ozeanforschung Kiel International Project on Demonstrating the Safety of Geological Disposal Geochemical Ocean Sections Study State Department of Standardization, Metrology and Certification of Georgia Geology - Tectonics - Environment and Risks Géologie - Tectonique - Environnement et risques [This is a multidisciplinary team.] Global Environmental Radiation Monitoring Network Geospatial Exploitation System Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of - 155 -

(France)

(UNEP) (USA) (UNEP) (UNEP) (Chile) (IAEA) (IAEA) (UNEP) (UNEP) (IOC/SCOR) (Russian Federation) (Germany) (IAEA)

(France) (WHO/UNEP) (IAEA) (IMO,

FAO,

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Marine Environmental Protection GESS GETI GeV GEW GEWEX GEXRF GFAAS GFAOP GFAR GFCC GFCM GFF GFT GF-TADs GGIS GH GHARR-1 GHESKIO

GHG GHO GHSAG GHSI GI GICHD GICNT GICR GIDROPRESS

General Services and Safety Section [part of the Agency's Laboratories (Seibersdorf and Headquarters) (NAAL)] Global Education and Training Initiative gigaelectronvolt Global Economy Watch Global Energy and Water Exchanges Project [This was initiated by the World Climate Research Programme (WCRP).] grazing exit X-ray fluorescence graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry Franco–African Pediatric Oncology Group Groupe franco-africain d'oncologie pédiatrique Global Forum on Agricultural Research Gulf Federation of NGOs for Cancer Control General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean guava fruit fly group fellowship training Global Framework for the Progressive Control of Transboundary Animal Diseases Global Groundwater Information System growth hormone Ghana Research Reactor-1 Haitian Group for the Study of Kaposi's Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections Groupe haïtien d’étude du sarcome de Kaposi et des infections opportunistes greenhouse gas Global Health Observatory Global Health Security Action Group Global Health Security Initiative gastrointestinal Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism Global Initiative for Cancer Registry Development in Low- and Middle-Income Countries [This is not regarded as an acronym It is the form - 156 -

UNESCO-IOC, WMO, WHO, IAEA, UN, UNEP) (IAEA) (UICC) (ICSU/WMO/IOC)

(FAO)

(FAO/OIE) (UNESCO/WMO)

(WHO) G8

(Russian Federation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. GIF GigE GIL GIPME GIS GIS GISAID GISIS GISP GI tract GIXRF GIZ GKTC GL GL GL GLC GLE GLIA GLIM GLIP Global Fund GLOBE GLOMARD GLP GM GM counter GMAW GMM GMO GMP

that should be used in IAEA documents.] Generation IV International Forum Gigabit Ethernet generic intervention level Global Investigation of Pollution in the Marine Environment geographic information system geospatial information system Global Initiative on Sharing Avian Influenza Data Global Integrated Shipping Information System Greenland Ice Sheet Precipitation [This is a water isotope standard.] gastrointestinal tract grazing incidence X-ray fluorescence German Agency for International Cooperation George Kuzmycz Training Center for Physical Protection, Control and Accounting of Nuclear Material general ledger Generic Letter guideline level gas–liquid chromatography Global Laser Enrichment Great Lakes Initiative on AIDS Generalized Linear Interactive Modelling [This is a statistical software package.] Group Life Insurance Plan Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Global Legislators Organization for a Balanced Environment Global Marine Radioactivity Database good laboratory practice genetically modified Geiger–Müller counter gas metal arc welding Merano Missionary Group Gruppo Missionario Merano genetically modified organism general medical practitioner - 157 -

(IOC/UNEP/IMO)

(IMO)

(Ukraine)

(United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission) (Codex Alimentarius) (Various countries) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. GMP GMP GMPE GMS GMS WGA GMT GNAS GNC GNEII GNEP GNI GNIP GNIR GNNSI GNP GNPI GNPJVC GNPS GNRA GnRH GNSN GNSR GNSCOM GNSSN GNZC GOA-ON GOARN GOOS GOR GOS Gosatomnadzor Gosatomnadzor

good manufacturing practice or good manufacturing practices good medical practice ground motion prediction equation genomic mismatch scanning Greater Mekong Subregion Working Group on Agriculture Greenwich Mean Time Georgian National Academy of Sciences Global Nutrition Cluster Gulf Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Institute Global Nuclear Energy Partnership [This was replaced by the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC).] gross national income Global Network of Isotopes in Precipitation Global Network of Isotopes in Rivers Global Nuclear Security and Safety Institute gross national product global nuclear power infrastructure Guangdong Nuclear Power Joint Venture Company Guangdong Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station Ghana Nuclear Regulatory Authority gonadotropin-releasing hormone Global Nuclear Safety Network [The term Global Nuclear Safety and Security Network (GNSSN) is the preferred term.] global nuclear safety regime Global Nuclear Safety and Security Communications Network Global Nuclear Safety and Security Network National Group for Coastal Zones Grupo Nacional de Zonas Costeras Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network Global Ocean Observing System gastro-oesophageal reflux Global Observing System Armenian Nuclear Regulatory Authority [The acronym ANRA is also used.] Department for Nuclear and Radiation Safety [In - 158 -

(United Emirates) (USA)

Arab

(IAEA/WMO)

(China/Hong Kong) (China)

(IAEA) (Cuba) (WHO) (IOC) (WMO) (Belarus)

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Gosatomnadzor

Gosaviasluzhba Gosgortechnadzor Goskomchernobyl

Gospromnadzor Gosstandart

Gosstandart of Russia GP GPA GPC GPC GPCC GPCP GPG GPG GPI GPNM GPO GPOBA GPR GPRS

2008, this replaced the Department for Supervision of Industrial and Nuclear Safety (Promatomnadzor). It is part of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus (MES).] Federal Nuclear and Radiation Safety Authority of Russia [This was replaced in May 2004 by the Federal Service for Environmental, Technological and Nuclear Supervision (Rostekhnadzor).] State Supervisory Service of Ukraine for Aviation Safety State Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan for Supervision of Industrial Safety and Mining State Committee of the Republic of Belarus on Issues Relating to the Consequences of the Accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Department for Supervision of Industrial Safety State Committee of the Republic of Belarus for Standardization [This was known until May 2006 as the Committee for Standardization, Metrology and Certification.] State Committee of the Russian Federation for Standardization and Metrology [This has now become the Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology (Rostechregulirovanie).] general practitioner Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities gas proportional counter gel permeation chromatography Global Precipitation Climatology Centre Global Precipitation Climatology Project Directorate for Geothermal Power Projects Gerencia de Proyectos Geotermoeléctricos [This is part of the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE).] global public good General Physics Institute Global Partnership on Nutrient Management US Government Printing Office Global Partnership on Output-Based Aid ground penetrating radar General Packet Radio Service - 159 -

(Azerbaijan) (Belarus) (Belarus) (Belarus)

(Russian Federation)

(UNEP)

(WMO/ICSU) (GEWEX/WCRP) (Mexico)

(Russian Federation) (UNEP)

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Growth and Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Global Positioning System Global Partnership Working Group Global Resource Action Center for the Environment Gomel Regional Clinical Oncology Dispensary Global Runoff Data Centre Global Rinderpest Eradication Programme Iberoamerican Group of Radiation Protection Societies Grupo Iberoamericano de Sociedades Científicas de Protección Radiológica Global Resource Information Database Groundwater Resources Investigation for Drought Mitigation in Africa Programme Topical Group on Governmental and Regulatory Infrastructure Goods Review List Global Resource Management System Nord-Cotentin Radioecology Group Groupe radioécologie Nord Cotentin San Piero a Grado Nuclear Research Group Gruppo di Ricerca Nucleare San Piero a Grado good radiopharmacy practice GRAND-Based Reactor Power Monitor Installation and Reactor Safety Company Gesellschaft für Anlagen- und Reaktorsicherheit mbH Generic Reactor Safety Review Latin American and Caribbean Group Global Safety Assessment Network Girdler-Sulphide process [This process is used in heavy water production.] General Service staff Support Group Against Cancer Groupe de support contre le cancer Graphite Sub-Critical Reactor [Write with lower case if used generically.] Codex General Standard for Contaminants and Toxins in Food and Feed Geological Survey of Ethiopia Global Soil Forum National Research Center for Environment and Health Forschungszentrum für Umwelt und - 160 -

(Group of Eight) (USA) (Belarus) (WMO) (FAO)

(UNEP) (ANSN) (United Nations) (FAO) (France) (Italy)

(Germany) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA and UN) (Haiti) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (Codex Alimentarius)

(Germany)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. GSI GSI GSM GSM GSP GSPR GSR GSR

GSS GSSD Expo GSW Gt GTAW GTDC GTLS GT-MHR GTOS GTRI GTRP GTRRN GTS GTS GTT GTV GTZ GU Guadalajara Declaration GUAM

Gesundheit generic safety issue Geological Survey of India Global Management System [It is not clear why the abbreviation is GSM and not GMS.] Global System for Mobile Communications Global Soil Partnership Growth Strategy for Poverty Reduction General Safety Requirements Radiation Safety Directorate Gerencia de Seguridad Radiológica [This is part of the National Nuclear Safety and Safeguards Commission (CNSNS).] genetic sexing strain Global South–South Development Expo Global Soil Week gigatonne gas tungsten arc welding Global Technology Development Centre gaseous tritium light source gas turbine modular helium reactor Global Terrestrial Observing System Global Threat Reduction Initiative Global Threat Reduction Programme Global TRIGA Research Reactor Network Global Telecommunication System Grimsel Test Site glucose tolerance test gross tumour volume German Agency for Technical Cooperation Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GmbH genito-urinary Agreement between the Republic of Argentina and the Federative Republic of Brazil for the Exclusively Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy Organization for Democracy and Economic Development — GUAM [In May 2006, the GUAM Group participating States agreed to transform the GUAM Group into the "Organization for Democracy and Economic Development — GUAM.] - 161 -

(WHO)

(Benin) (IAEA) (Mexico)

(United Nations)

(USA) (United Kingdom) (WMO) (Switzerland)

(Reproduced in IAEA document INFCIRC/395)

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GUUAM Group

GUI GUT GVH reaction GVHD GW GW·a GWD GW·d/t GW(e) GWG GW·h GW-MATE GWP GWP GW·yr Gy Gy-Eq

[GUAM stands for "Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova". Formerly known as the GUUAM Group, Uzbekistan suspended its membership in 2002 and officially terminated its membership on 5 May 2005. This was also the name of the Group prior to Uzbekistan joining in 1999. As of May 2006 the name was changed to Organization for Democracy and Economic Development — GUAM.] [GUUAM stands for "Georgia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan and Moldova". The Group was replaced by the GUAM Group, which in turn was replaced by the Organization for Democracy and Economic Development — GUAM.] graphical user interface grand unified theory graft-versus-host reaction graft-versus-host disease gigawatt gigawatt-year Guinea worm disease gigawatt-days per tonne gigawatt (electrical) Global Working Group [In 2014 the GWG changed its name to Global Audit Leadership Forum (GALF).] gigawatt-hour World Bank Groundwater Management Advisory Team Global Water Partnership global warming potential gigawatt-year gray [unit of absorbed dose] gray-equivalent

H H H h H H

enthalpy haemagglutinin hecto [prefix for SI and metric units, 102] henry [SI unit of inductance] hydrogen - 162 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ha HAART HAB HABOG HAC HACCP HADES H&E HAEA HAEC HAEDAT HAI HALD HAMA Hamburg Rules HANARO HAS HASS HASS Directive HAT HAT HAU HAV HAW HAZ HBCR HBI HBIg HBsAg HBSS HBU HBV HBWR HC HCA

hectare highly active antiretroviral therapy harmful algal bloom High Level Waste Treatment and Storage Building Hoogradioactief Afval Behandelings- en OpslagGebouw high alumina cement Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point High Activity Disposal Experimental Site haematoxylin and eosin stain Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority Hungarian Atomic Energy Commission Harmful Algal Event Database hospital-acquired infection Aristide le Dantec Hospital Hôpital Aristide le Dantec human anti-mouse antibody United Nations Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea High-Flux Advanced Neutron Application Reactor Hungarian Academy of Sciences high activity sealed source Council Directive 2003/122/Euratom of 22 December 2003 on the control of high-activity sealed radioactive sources and orphan sources human African trypanosomosis humid air turbine Hospice Africa Uganda hepatitis A virus high activity waste [The term high level waste is the preferred term in IAEA documents.] heat affected zone hospital-based cancer registry hemibody irradiation hepatitis B immune globulin hepatitis B surface antigen Hanks' balanced salt solution high burnup hepatitis B virus heavy boiling water reactor hog cholera [This is a synonym of swine fever.] Central Army Hospital Hôpital central de l'armée - 163 -

(Netherlands)

(Belgium)

(Senegal)

(Republic of Korea) (European Union)

(Algeria)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. HCC HC&FG HCAM HCDN hCG HCH HCHR HCI HCl HCLPF HCLWR HCM HCNT HCOC

HCP HCP HCPC HCR Hct HCT HCV HCZ HDDS HDE HDI HDMI HDR HDR He

hepatocellular carcinoma Hungarian Customs and Finance Guard Vám és Pénzügyörség Carlos Andrade Marín Hospital Hospital Carlos Andrade Marín Honourable Chamber of Deputies Honorable Cámara de Diputados de la Nación human chorionic gonadotropin hexachlorocyclohexane United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights [This acronym should not normally be used in IAEA documents.] human capital investment hydrochloric acid high confidence low probability of failure high conversion light water reactor human capital management Charles Nicolle Hospital of Tunis Hôpital Charles Nicolle de Tunis Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation [This term now used for the International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (ICOC).] hexagonal close packed or hexagonal close packing human capital planning Health and Care Professions Council Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [This acronym should not normally be used in IAEA documents.] haematocrit helical computed tomography hepatitis C virus Cheikh Zayed Hospital Hôpital Cheikh Zayed hospital discharge data system Central Decontamination Department Hauptabteilung Dekontaminationsbetriebe Human Development Index high-definition multimedia interface high dose rate Human Development Report helium - 164 -

(Ecuador) (Argentina)

(Tunisia)

(United Kingdom)

(Islamic Republic of Mauritania (Germany)

(UNDP_

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Hf HF HF HF HFA

high explosive His Excellency or Her Excellency Agreement between the International Atomic Energy Agency and the Republic of Austria regarding the Headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency high energy beam transport high energy density hydroxyethylidene diphosphonate high energy electron diffraction Hyrogen Economic Evaluation Program high energy line break Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission [This is also known as the Helsinki Commission.] Heavy Eutectic Liquid Metal Loop for the Integral Test of Operability and Safety Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission (HELCOM) Hospital for Paediatric Specialties Hospital de Especialidades Pediátricas high efficiency particulate air filter human epidermal growth factor receptor type 2 Heads of the European Radiological Protection Competent Authorities high enriched uranium or highly enriched uranium Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Russian Federation Concerning the Disposition of Highly Enriched Uranium Extracted from Nuclear Weapons [This is not regarded as an acronym, but is the form that should be used as the company’s name, the full version of which used to be Hamburgische Elektrizitäts-Werke AG.] hafnium high frequency hydration factor hydrogen fluoride Health for All

HFA-DB

European Health for All Database

HE HE Headquarters Agreement HEBT HED HEDP HEED HEEP HELB HELCOM HELIOS Helsinki Commission HEP HEPA filter HER2 HERCA HEU HEU–LEU Agreement

HEW

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(INFCIRC/15/Rev.1)

(IAEA)

(Republic of Korea)

(Panama)

(Russian USA)

Federation/

(Germany)

(World Health Organization) (WHO Regional Office for Europe)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. HFBR HFC HFC HFCV HFE HFIR HfO2 HFO HFP HFR HFR

high flux beam reactor hydrofluorocarbon hydrogen fuel cell hydrogen fuel cell vehicle human factors engineering High Flux Isotope Reactor hafnium oxide heavy fuel oil hot full power high fluorescence reticulocyte High Flux Reactor

HFRS Hg HGA Hgb HGC HGD

haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome mercury Host Government Agreement haemoglobin Home Guaranty Corporation Douala General Hospital Hôpital général de Douala haematopoietic growth factor National General Reference Hospital Hôpital général de référence nationale high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion San Juan de Dios General Hospital Hospital General San Juan de Dios heat generating waste [This term should not be used in IAEA documents.] Yaoundé General Hospital Hôpital général de Yaoundé halogenated hydrocarbon Hédi Chaker Hospital Hôpital Hédi Chaker Sfax Howard Hughes Medical Institute Department of Health and Human Services high head safety injection higher heating value Omar Bongo Ondimba Army Teaching Hospital Hôpital d'instruction des armées Omar Bongo Ondimba high integrity container hydrogen-induced cracking high income countries Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices

HGF HGRN HGSIL HGSJD HGW HGY HHC HHCS HHMI HHS HHSI HHV HIAOBO HIC HIC HICs HICP

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(USA)

(European Commission) (IAEA) (Philippines) (Cameroon) (Chad) (Guatemala)

(Cameroon) (Tunisia) (USA) (USA) (Gabon)

(European

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. HID HIDA HIDRA HIDRONAV HIF HIFAR HINW Conference HIP HIP HIPC HIPCI HIS HIS HI-SMUR HIV HJDO HKED HKNIC HKO HKSH HKU HLA HLCM HLCP HLD HLF HLG-MR HLI

HLLW HLNCC HLPE

Hazardous Installations Directorate [This is part of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).] hepatobiliary iminodiacetic acid International Project on Human Intrusion in the Context of Disposal of Radioactive Waste Directorate of Hydrography and Navigation Dirección de Hidrografía y Navegación heavy ion fusion High Flux Australian Reactor Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons Helsinki Institute of Physics hot isostatic pressing heavily indebted poor country Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative hospital information system hydrogen ignition system Holtec Inherently-Safe Modular Underground Reactor human immunodeficiency virus José Domingo de Obaldía Hospital Hospital José Domingo de Obaldía hybrid K-edge densitometry Hong Kong Nuclear Investment Company Limited Hong Kong Observatory Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital University of Hong Kong human leucocyte antigen High-Level Committee on Management High-Level Committee on Programmes helium leak detection High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness High-level Group on the Security of Supply of Medical Radioisotopes high level information [This applies to information on waste repositories; see also primary level information (PLI) and intermediate level information (ILI).] high level liquid waste high level neutron coincidence counter High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and - 167 -

Commission) (United Kingdom) (IAEA) (Peru)

(Finland) (World Bank) (USA) (Panama)

(China) (China) (China) (United Nations) (United Nations) (OECD) (NEA/OECD)

(FAO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]iaea.org) for up-to-date information. HLPRS HLRE HLSC HRD & NKM HLW HM HM-5 HMC HMDS HMGU

HMI HMI HMN HMO H-MOSS HMPAO HMS HMULV

HMX HN HN HND HNI HNL HNN HNN

Nutrition High Level Policy Review Seminar high level radiation exposure High Level Steering Committee on Human Resource Development and Nuclear Knowledge Management high level waste [This is one of the classes of waste proposed by the IAEA.] heavy metal hand-held monitor system version 5 Hamad Medical Corporation HALO Maritime Defense Systems Helmholtz Centre Munich — German Research Centre for Environmental Health Helmholtz Zentrum München — Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt Hydrometeorological Institute human–machine interface Nouakchott Military Hospital Hôpital militaire de Nouakchott health maintenance organization Headquarters Minimum Operating Security Standards hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime hybrid Monte Carlo simulation Hessian Ministry for the Environment, Rural Areas and Consumer Protection Hessisches Ministerium für Umwelt, ländlichen Raum und Verbraucherschutz high melting explosive Children's Hospital Hospital del Niño National Hospital Hospital Nacional Croatian Nuclear Society Hrvatsko Nuklearno Društvo Human Nutrition Institute [This is part of the International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI).] Lamordé National Hospital Hôpital national de Lamordé National Children's Hospital Hospital Nacional de Niños Niamey National Hospital Hôpital national de Niamey - 168 -

(AFRA) (AFRA)

(Safeguards) (Qatar) (USA) (Germany)

(Albania) (Islamic Republic of Mauritania (United Nations)

(Germany)

(Panama) (Panama)

(Niger) (Costa Rica) (Niger)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. HNO3 HNR HNS HNS HNS Convention

HNZ Ho HOF HOGGY HOMEL Hp HP HPA HPAI HPBL HPCI HPCS HPD Hp(d) HPGe HPGe detector

HPI HPI HPIS HPLC

HPLWR HPME HPP

nitric acid MRC Collaborative Centre for Human Nutrition Research hexanitrostilbene Hungarian Nuclear Society International Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea Zinder National Hospital Hôpital national de Zinder holmium human and organizational factors Grand Yoff General Hospital Hôpital général de Grand Yoff Lagune Mother and Child Hospital Hôpital de la mère et de l’enfant Lagune Helicobacter pylori high pressure Health Protection Agency highly pathogenic avian influenza human peripheral blood lymphocyte high pressure coolant injection high pressure core spray Dakar Principal Hospital Hôpital principal de Dakar penetrating individual dose equivalent high purity germanium high purity germanium detector [This is the preferred term for IAEA documents, but the synonym hyperpure germanium detector is also found.] human performance improvement Human Poverty Index high pressure injection system high performance liquid chromatography [This is the preferred term for IAEA documents, but the synonym high pressure liquid chromatography is also found.] high performance light water reactor high pressure melt ejection hydroelectric power plant - 169 -

(United Kingdom)

(Niger)

(Senegal) (Benin)

(United Kingdom)

(Senegal)

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Punta Pacífica Hospital Hospital Punta Pacifica high power proton accelerator phosphoric acid high performance research reactor Health Physics and Radioactive Waste Management Unit Health Physics Society high pressure safety injection system human performance technology high performance thin-layer chromatography human papilloma virus high voltage power supply heart rate human resources human reliability analysis Human Resources Advisory Group Human Rights Council human resource development Harish-Chandra Research Institute human resource management human resources management system high resolution melt analysis high reliability organization Human Resources Planning Section [part of the Division of Human Resources (MTHR)] heat release rate homologous recombination repair Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center Dr Rafael Hernández Regional Hospital Hospital Regional Dr. Rafael Hernández hydraulic retention time Central Safety Department Hauptabteilung Sicherheit [This is part of the Karlsruhe Research Center.] Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System hydrogen sulphide Health Sciences Authority high specific activity Host State Agreement human serum albumin Hitachi simplified boiling water reactor - 170 -

(Panama)

(Bangladesh) (USA)

(IAEA) (India)

(IAEA)

(USA) (Panama) (Germany) (WCO) (Singapore) (Japan) (IAEA/Kazakhstan)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. HSC Hs(d) HSE HSE HSE HSG HSGM HSH HSI HSJD H2SO4 HST HSV HT HT HTE HTGR HTM Center HTML HTO HTPPL HTR HTR2006

HTR–PM HTS HTS HTSE HTTR HU HU HUC HUEH

Health and Safety Commission [This was merged into the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on 1 April 2008.] superficial individual dose equivalent Health and Safety Executive health, safety and environment herpes simplex encephalitis hysterosalpingography high sensitivity gamma monitor His Serene Highness or Her Serene Highness hyperspectral imagery Saint John of God Hospital Hôpital Saint Jean de Dieu sulphuric acid Santo Tomás Hospital Hospital Santo Tomás herpes simplex virus equivalent dose helical tomotherapy high temperature electrolysis high temperature gas cooled reactor High Technology Medical Center — University Clinic Hypertext Markup Language tritiated water High Temperature Plasma Physics Laboratory [This is part of the Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute (PTI).] high temperature reactor International Topical Meeting on High Temperature Reactor Technology [The acronym refers to the third meeting from 1 to 4 October 2006 in South Africa.] High Temperature Reactor–Pebble-Bed Module high-throughput sequencing high-throughput screening high temperature steam electrolysis High Temperature Engineering Test Reactor Hounsfield unit hydroxyurea Caracas University Hospital Hospital Universitario de Caracas Haiti State University Hospital Hôpital de - 171 -

(United Kingdom)

(United Kingdom)

(Benin) (Panama)

(Georgia)

(Russian Federation)

(Japan) (Venezuela)

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HV HVA HVAC HVEM HVJ HVL HVT HWB HWC HWGCR HWHM HWLWR HWR HWT HWZPR HXR HydroPredict HYPER HyS cycle Hz HZB HZP

l'Université d'État d'Haïti Mirebalais Teaching Hospital Hôpital universitaire de Mirebalais Helsinki University of Technology [Following a merger at the beginning of 2010, this was renamed School of Science and Technology, which subsequently split into four separate schools.] high voltage homovanillic acid heating, ventilation and air conditioning high voltage electron microscope haemagglutinating virus of Japan half-value layer Central Experimental Department Hauptabteilung Versuchstechnik [This is part of the Karlsruhe Research Center (FZK).] Heavy Water Board [This is part of the Indian Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).] hydrogen water chemistry heavy water moderated, gas cooled reactor half width at half maximum heavy water moderated, boiling light water cooled reactor heavy water reactor hot water treatment Heavy Water Zero Power Reactor hard X-ray International Interdisciplinary Conference on Predictions for Hydrology, Ecology and Water Resources Management hybrid power extraction reactor hybrid sulphur cycle hertz Helmholtz Centre Berlin for Materials and Energy Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie hot zero power

I I

iodine - 172 -

(Haiti) (Finland)

(Germany) (India)

(Islamic Republic of Iran)

(Republic of Korea) (Germany)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. I2EN I3 I3S IA IA

IA IAA IAAAS IA&AD IAAE IAASB IABO I&C IAC IAC IAC IAC IACMST

IACP IACR IACRNA

International Institute of Nuclear Energy Institut international de l’énergie nucléaire Integrated Infrastructures Initiative Integrated Inspection Information System implementing agency Institute for the Environment Instituto do Ambiente [This was formed in 2002 from the merger of the former General Directorate for the Environment and the former Institute for Promotion of the Environment. It was replaced in turn in 2007 by the Portuguese Environment Agency (APA).] Internal Audit Section [part of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)] International Actuarial Association International Academy of Agriculture and Animal Science Indian Audit and Accounts Department International Association of Agricultural Economists International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board International Association for Biological Oceanography instrumentation and control Campinas Agronomic Institute Instituto Agronômico de Campinas InterAcademy Council international advisory committee International Agricultural Centre [This is part of Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands.] Inter-Agency Committee on Marine Science and Technology [This was superseded in 2008 by the Marine Science Co-ordination Committee (MSCC).] Institute of Applied Chemical Physics [This institute has ceased to exist.] International Association of Cancer Registries Inter-Agency Committee on Response to Nuclear Accidents [This was renamed in November 2008 as the Inter-Agency Committee on Radiological and - 173 -

(France) (European Commission) (GEF) (Portugal)

(IAEA)

(IFAC)

(Brazil)

(United Kingdom)

(Russian Federation) (European Commission; FAO; IAEA; NEA; OCHA;

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IACRNE

IACRS

IACS IACSD IACWGE

IAE IAE IAEA-EL IAEA-MEL IAEA-TECDOC IAEA IAEC IAEC IAG IAG IAGN IAH IAH IAHS IAL IAM

Nuclear Emergencies (IACRNE).] Inter-Agency Committee on Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies [Until November 2008 this was known as the Inter-Agency Committee on Response to Nuclear Accidents.] Inter-Agency Committee on Radiation Safety

Industrial Applications and Chemistry Section [part of the Division of Physical and Chemical Sciences (NAPC)] Inter-Agency Committee on Sustainable Development Inter-Agency Committee on Women and Gender Equality [Since January 2002, inter-agency coordination in the field of women and gender equality is being carried out by the Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE).] Institute of Applied Energy Institute of Atomic Energy IAEA Environment Laboratories IAEA Marine Environment Laboratories, Monaco [This was replaced in 2010 by the IAEA Environment Laboratories (NAEL or IAEA-EL).] IAEA Technical Document [This is a category of IAEA publication.] International Atomic Energy Agency Iraqi Atomic Energy Commission Israel Atomic Energy Commission Implementation and Assessment Group International Association of Geodesy Algerian Institute of Nuclear Engineering Institut algérien de formation en génie nucléaire Institute for Animal Health International Association of Hydrogeologists International Association of Hydrological Sciences Adolfo Lutz Institute Instituto Adolfo Lutz Institute for Advanced Materials - 174 -

WHO; WMO) (European Commission; FAO; IAEA; NEA; OCHA; WHO; WMO) (European Commission, FAO, ICRP, ICRU, IAEA, IEC, ILO, IRPA, ISO, NEA, PAHO, UNSCEAR, WHO) (IAEA) (United Nations) (United Nations)

(Japan) (Poland)

(GICNT) (Algeria) (United Kingdom) (Brazil) (Netherlands)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IAMAS IAMLADP IAN IANEC IANWGE IAP IAP IAP IAPG

IAPH IAPRPoP IAPSO IAPSO IARC IARI IARSN IARU IAS IAS IAS IAS IASAP IASB IASB Framework IASC IASC

International Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric Sciences International Annual Meeting on Language Arrangements, Documentation and Publications National Agronomy Institute Instituto Agronómico Nacional Inter-American Nuclear Energy Commission [This was formerly part of the OAS, but it was dissolved in 1997.] Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality incident action plan Institute of Applied Physics InterAcademy Panel on International Issues Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics Ústav živočišné fyziologie a genetiky [This is part of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR).] International Association of Ports and Harbors International Action Plan for the Radiation Protection of Patients Inter-Agency Procurement Services Office International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans International Agency for Research on Cancer Indian Agricultural Research Institute Ibero-American Radiation Safety Network International Alliance of Research Universities Argentina Iron and Steel Institute Instituto Argentino de Siderurgia Institute of Agricultural Science of South Vietnam International Accounting Standard [These were standards issued by the predecessor of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).] Iullemeden Aquifer System International Arctic Seas Assessment Project International Accounting Standards Board Framework for the Preparation and Presentation of Financial Statements Inter-Agency Standing Committee International Accounting Standards Committee - 175 -

(Paraguay)

(United Nations) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (Czech Republic)

(IAEA) (United Nations) (WHO)

(Mali/Niger/Nigeria) (IAEA)

(OCHA)

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IASCC IASE IASMiRT IASMN IATA IATE

IATF IAV IB IBA IBA IBA IBA IBAMA

IBAMD IBAN IBANDL IBAR IBC IBCM IBD IBE IBIC IBIL

[This was the predecessor of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).] irradiation-assisted stress corrosion cracking Institute of Power Systems Automation Instytut Automatyki Systemów Energetycznych International Association for Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology Inter-Agency Security Management Network International Air Transport Association Obninsk Institute of Nuclear Power Engineering [Founded in 1985, this Institute was renamed Obninsk State Technical University for Nuclear Power Engineering before resuming its orginal name in 2009.] inter-agency task force Hassan II Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Medicine Institut agronomique et vétérinaire Hassan II Balseiro Institute Instituto Balseiro indolebutyric acid International Board of Auditors for NATO ion beam accelerator ion beam analysis [This acronym is also used in conjunction with the biennial International Conference on Ion Beam Analysis.] Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources Instituto Brasileiro do Meio Ambiente e dos Recursos Naturais Renováveis International Bulletin on Atomic and Molecular Data for Fusion [This is an IAEA publication.] International Bank Account Number Ion Beam Analysis Nuclear Data Library Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources intermediate bulk container International Bathymetric Chart of the Mediterranean inflammatory bowel disease International Bureau of Education ion beam induced charge ion beam induced luminescence - 176 -

(Poland)

(United system)

Nations

(Russian Federation)

(Morocco) (Argentina) (NATO)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (OAU) (IOC)

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IBR IBR IBR

IBRAE IBRD

IBSA IBSS IBTEN IBW IBWC IBZM IC IC IC IC IC IC IC50 ICA ICA ICA ICA ICAI

Agency of Hazardous Product Assessment Izstradajumu bistamibas novertešanas agentura [This Agency ceased to exist in 2005 when it becamse part of the company Inspecta.] infectious bovine rhinotracheitis Institute of Biological Research Institute of Biophysics and X-ray Structure Research Institut für Biophysik und Röntgenstrukturforschung [This is part of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. In 2006 its name was changed to Institute of Biophysics and Nanosystems Research.] Institute for the Safe Development of Atomic Power Engineering [This is part of the Russian Academy of Sciences.] International Bank for Reconstruction and Development [The IBRD is often popularly known as the World Bank, but this term actually refers to the IBRD and IDA together.] India–Brazil–South Africa India-Brasil-África do Sul Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas Bolivian Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology Instituto Boliviano de Ciencia y Tecnología Nuclear ion Bernstein wave International Boundary and Water Commission iodobenzamide incident commander Infrastructure Committee integrated circuit interventional cardiology ion chromatography isolation condenser 50% inhibitory concentration Abidjan Institute of Cardiology Institut de cardiologie d'Abidjan Colombian Agricultural Institute Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario International Academy of Cardiology International Co-operative Alliance Institute of Chartered Accountants of India - 177 -

(Latvia)

(Albania) (Austria)

(Russian Federation) (World Bank Group)

(Ukraine)

(USA/Mexico) (VIC)

(Côte d'Ivoire)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ICAM ICAMDATA ICAO ICAPP ICAR ICARDA ICARO ICAZ ICBA ICBAR ICBC ICBC ICBF ICBM ICC ICC ICC ICC ICC ICC ICCA ICCA ICCC ICCC ICCC iCCM ICCN ICD icddr,b

integrated coastal area management International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and Their Applications International Civil Aviation Organization International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants Indian Council of Agricultural Research International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas [Note the spelling of Center.] International Conference on Advances in Radiation Oncology Institute of Chartered Accountants of Zimbabwe International Center for Biosaline Agriculture Antonio Raimondi Institute of Biological Sciences Instituto de Ciencias Biológicas "Antonio Raimondi" Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Institute of Crop Breeding and Cultivation Colombian Family Welfare Institute Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familiar intercontinental ballistic missile internal conversion coefficient International Cooperation Center [This was set up in 1989 by the Japan Electric Power Information Center (JEPIC).] International Chamber of Commerce International Chernobyl Centre International Computing Centre International Criminal Court International Cancer Centre, Abuja International Council of Chemical Associations Costa Rican Cancer Institute Instituto Costarricense Contra el Cáncer Institute for Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Instituto de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular International Cancer Control Congress integrated community case management Congolese Institute for Nature Conservation Institut congolais pour la conservation de la nature International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease - 178 -

(IAEA)

(Peru)

(China)

(Japan)

(United Nations) (Nigeria)

(Cuba)

(Democratic Republic of the Congo) (WHO) (Bangladesh)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ICD-O ICE ICE ICE ICED ICEI ICEL ICEM ICENS ICERR

ICES ICF ICF ICF ICF ICFA ICFES ICFTU

ICG ICG

ICG ICG

Research, Bangladesh International Classification of Diseases for Oncology Costa Rican Institute of Electricity and Telecommunications Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad y Telecomunicaciones Institute for Command Engineers Institution of Civil Engineers International Centre for Environment Audit and Sustainable Development Complutense Institute of International Studies Instituto Complutense de Estudios Internacionales International Council of Environmental Law International Conference on Environmental Remediation and Radioactive Waste Management International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences IAEA-designated International Centre based on Research Reactor [This was earlier known as International Centres of Excellence Based on Research Reactors.] International Council for the Exploration of the Sea inertial confinement fusion Interim Cooperation Framework intracellular fluid ion cyclotron frequency International Committee for Future Accelerators Colombian Institute for the Promotion of Higher Education Instituto Colombiano para el Fomento de la Educación Superior International Confederation of Free Trade Unions [This was dissolved with the establishment on 1 November 2006 of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).] Institute of Genetics and Cytology International Co-ordinating Group on Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles [This group is also known by the short form International Co-ordinating Group.] International Crisis Group Management Control Institute Institut de contrôle de gestion - 179 -

(WHO)

(Belarus) (United Kingdom) (India) (Spain)

(IAEA)

(Haiti)

(Belarus) (IAEA)

(France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ICGEB ICGES ICGFI ICGR ICH ICHCA

ICI ICID ICIDCA ICIMOD ICINAZ ICIPE ICISA ICJ ICJ ICJT ICL ICLAM ICLEI ICMP ICMR ICMS

International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Gorgas Commemorative Institute of Health Studies Instituto Conmemorativo Gorgas de Estudios de la Salud International Consultative Group on Food Irradiation International Conference on Geological Repositories [This Conference takes place about every four years with different themes.] Institute of Child Health International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association [The name was changed on 1 January 2003 to ICHCA International Limited and no acronym is used.] International Conference on Isotopes International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage Cuban Institute for Research on Sugar Cane Products Instituto Cubano de Investigaciones de los Derivados de la Caña de Azúcar International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Cuban Sugar Research Institute Instituto Cubano de Investigaciones Azucareras International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology International Centre for Information Systems and Audit International Commission of Jurists International Court of Justice Nuclear Training Centre Izobraževalni center za jedrsko tehnologijo interstrand cross-link Institute for the Conservation of Lake Maracaibo Instituto para la Conservación del Lago de Maracaibo International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives Institute for Condensed Matter Physics Indian Council of Medical Research in-core monitoring system - 180 -

(Panama) (FAO/WHO/IAEA)

(United Kingdom)

(India)

(Slovenia) (Venezuela)

(Ukraine)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ICMSF ICMyL ICN ICN ICN ICNDT ICNIRP ICNMP ICNND ICO ICOC

ICOLD ICONE

ICoP on NKM ICP ICP ICP ICP-AES ICP-AES ICPD ICPDR

International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods Marine and Limnological Science Institute Instituto de Ciencias del Mar y Limnología Institute for Nuclear Research Institutul de Cercetari Nucleare Nuclear Science Institute Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares [part of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)] International Congress of Nutrition International Committee for Non Destructive Testing International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection International College of Nuclear Medicine Physicians International Commission on Nuclear Nonproliferation and Disarmament Catalan Institute of Oncology Instituto Catalán de Oncología International Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation [This was the original title of the Code of Conduct, which is now referred to as The Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation (HCOC).] International Commission on Large Dams International Conference on Nuclear Engineering [These are annual events and the acronym is normally followed by the conference’s number e.g. ICONE 10.] International Community of Practice on Nuclear Knowledge Management incident command post inductively coupled plasma International Chernobyl Project inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometer inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry ingestion and commodities planning distance International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River - 181 -

(Mexico) (Romania) (Mexico)

(Spain)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ICPM ICP-MS ICP-OES ICP-SFMS ICPOINTERPOL ICR ICR ICRA ICRAF ICRER ICRETT Programme ICRF ICRH ICRIN ICRISAT ICRM ICRM ICRM ICRO ICRO ICRP ICRU ICS ICS ICS ICS ICS (ISC)²

Interim Commission on Phytosanitary Measures inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry inductively coupled plasma sector field mass spectrometer International Criminal Police Organization – INTERPOL [The preferred short from for IAEA documents is INTERPOL.] inventory change report ion cyclotron resonance Central African Institute for Agricultural Research Institut centrafricain de recherche agronomique World Agroforestry Centre International Conference on Radioecology and Environmental Radioactivity International Cancer Research Technology Transfer Programme ion cyclotron range of frequency ion cyclotron resonance heating International Chernobyl Research and Information Network International Crops Research Institute for the SemiArid Tropics Institute of Certified Records Managers internal control and risk management International Committee for Radionuclide Metrology International Cell Research Organization International Congress of Radiation Oncology International Commission on Radiological Protection International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements incident command system industrial control system INIS Collection Search integrated control system International Centre for Science and High Technology International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium - 182 -

(FAO)

(Safeguards) (Central Republic)

African

(IAEA/UNDP/UNICEF/ WHO)

(CGIAR)

(UNESCO)

(UNIDO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ICSA ICSANT ICSC ICSD ICSH ICSI ICSID ICSP ICSPRO ICSRS ICSTI ICSU ICT ICT Task Force ICT ICTA ICTC ICTP ICTP ICTR ICTY ICU ICVD ICWS ID ID ID IDA IDA IDA

Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators [Thi full form does not appear to be normally used by the Institute.] International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism International Civil Service Commission ionization chamber smoke detector insterstitial cell stimulating hormone Institute of Company Secretaries of India International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes International Collaborative Standard Problem Inter-Secretariat Committee on Scientific Programmes Relating to Oceanography International Catalogue of Sealed Radioactive Sources and Devices International Centre for Scientific and Technical Information International Council for Science information and communication technology Information and Communication Technologies Task Force [The mandate of this Task Force expired on 31 December 2005.] International Commission on Tracers Institute of Agricultural Science and Technology Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Agrícolas International Construction Training Centre Institute of Polymer Science and Technology Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Polímeros International Centre for Theoretical Physics International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia intensive care unit improved Cerenkov viewing device International Centre for Water Studies inner diameter or internal diameter intrusion detection iron deficiency iminodiacetic acid International Desalination Association International Development Association - 183 -

(United Nations) (United Nations)

(World Bank) (IAEA) (United Nations) (IAEA)

(United Nations) (IAHS) (Guatemala) (China) (Spain) (IAEA/UNESCO)

(Safeguards)

(World Bank Group)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IDA IDA IDA IDAAN IDAS IDAS IDB IDB IDB IDC IDC IDD IDD IDDM IDDRI IDDS IDE IDEA IDEAM IDECYT

IDEFOR

IDEP IDESSA

iron deficiency anaemia Society of Danish Engineers Ingeniørforeningen i Danmark isotope dilution analysis Institute of National Aqueducts and Sewer Systems Instituto de Acueductos y Alcantarillados Nacionales International Dose Assurance Service isotope dilution alpha spectrometry Industrial Development Board Inter-American Development Bank [The same acronym is used for the Islamic Development Bank.] Islamic Development Bank [The same acronym is used for the Inter-American Development Bank.] Industrial Development Corporation interest during construction in-device delay iodine deficiency disorders insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales Institute for Defense and Disarmament Studies Interplanetary Dust Experiment International Dose External Audits Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Studies Instituto de Hidrología, Meteorología y Estudios Ambientales Institute of Scientific and Technological Research Instituto de Estudios Científicos y Tecnológicos [This is part of the Simón Rodríguez National Experimental University Forestry Institute Institut des Forêts [This was amalgamated in 1998 with two other institutions to form the National Agronomic Research Centre (CNRA).] African Institute for Economic Development and Planning Institut africain de développement économique et de planification Savannah Institute Institut des savanes [This was amalgamated in 1998 with two other institutions to - 184 -

(Panama) (IAEA) (UNIDO)

(South Africa)

(France) (USA) (NASA) (IAEA/WHO) (Colombia) (Venezuela)

(Côte d'Ivoire)

(UNESA) (Côte d’Ivoire)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

IDI IDIAP IDIDAS IDIEM IDM IDM IDMS IDN IDN IDNPPLM IDP IDP IDP IDPBW

IDPNPP IDPS IDR IDR IDRC IDRPVM IDS IDSG IDU material IDWG

form the National Agronomic Research Centre (CNRA).] INTOSAI Development Initiative [This is the training arm of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).] Agricultural Research Institute of Panama Instituto de Investigación Agropecuaria de Panamá International Database on Insect Disinfestation and Sterilization Institute for Materials Research and Testing Instituto de Investigación y Ensayes de Materiales [This is part of the University of Chile.] index of dispersible radioactive material inventory informed decision making isotope dilution mass spectrometry International Decommissioning Network Nuclear and Chemical Disarmament Implementation Division Direction de la mise en oeuvre du désarmement nucléaire et chimique International Database on NPP Life Management Inspection Documentation Package internally displaced person Iraq Decommissioning Project Internal Service for Protection and Prevention at Work Interne Dienst voor Preventie en Bescherming op het Werk [This is part of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN).] International Database on Piping of Nuclear Power Plants INIS Data Processing System Institute for Rural Development [This is part of Bobo-Dioulasso University.] integrated dry route International Development Research Centre International Database on Reactor Pressure Vessel Materials intrusion detection system International Database on Steam Generators irradiated direct use material Infrastructure Development Working Group [This group was part of the former Global Nuclear Energy Partnership.] . - 185 -

(INTOSAI)

(IAEA) (Chile)

(IAEA) (Canada)

(Safeguards) (IAEA) (Belgium)

(IAEA) (Burkina Faso) (Canada)

(Safeguards)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. i.e. IE IE IEA IEA IEA IEB

IEC IEC IEC IEC IED IEDA IEE IEEE IEER IEES IEF IEF IEG IELF iELISA IEM IEM IEM IEM IEMVT

that is to say [The acronym comes from the Latin id est.] initiating event Institute for Energy [This was renamed Institute for Energy and Transport (IET) on 1 September 2011.] Institute of Atomic Energy Instytut Energii Atomowej International Energy Agency International Epidemiological Association Institute of Experimental Botany [The Belarus IEB is part of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the Czech IEB is part of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR).] Incident and Emergency Centre [This was established with effect from 1 February 2005.] information, education and communication International Electrotechnical Commission ion exchange chromatography improvised explosive device Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture Institute for Energy Studies Instituto de Estudios de la Energía Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Institute for Energy and Environmental Research Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology Institute of Energy Research Institut für Energieforschung isoelectric focusing Institute of Environmental Geochemistry Institute for Disposal Research Institut für Endlagerforschung indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay inborn error of metabolism Information Exchange Meeting Institute of Experimental Meteorology international experts' meeting Institute for Livestock and Veterinary Medicine in Tropical Countries Institut d'évelage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux [This was replaced - 186 -

(European Commission) (Poland) (OECD) (Belarus, Republic)

Czech

(IAEA)

(China) (Spain)

(Tajikistan) (Germany) (Ukraine) (Germany)

(Nuclear Suppliers Group) (Russian Federation) (France)

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IEN IEN IER IER IERICS IES IESS IET IET

IET IETE IETF IETU IF IFA IFA IFA IFA IFAC IFAD IFAH IFALPA IFAP

by the Department of Livestock and Veterinary Medicine in Tropical Countries (EMVT).] Nuclear Engineering Institute Instituto de Engenharia Nuclear Nuclear Research Institute Instituto de Estudios Nucleares Institute for Environmental Research Rural Economy Institute Institut d'économie rurale Independent Engineering Review of I&C Systems Incident and Emergency System Ecuadorian Social Security Institute Instituto Ecuatoriano de Seguridad Social Institute for Energy and Transport [Prior to 1 September 2011 this was known as the Institute for Energy (IE).] Institute for Energy Systems and Thermodynamics Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik [This is part of the Vienna Univeristy of Technology and was previously known as the Institute for Thermodynamics and Energy Conversion (ITE).] integral effects test Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers Internet Engineering Task Force Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas Instytut Ekologii Terenów Uprzemysłowionych industrial package design for fissile material immunofluorescence assay [This is sometimes used for indirect fluorescent antibody test (IFAT).] Institute of Atomic Physics Institutul de Fizică Atomică International Fertilizer Industry Association Irradiated Food Authorization Database International Federation of Accountants International Fund for Agricultural Development International Federation for Animal Health International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations International Federation of Agricultural Producers - 187 -

(Brazil) (Cuba, Ukraine) (Australia) (Mali) (IAEA) (IAEA) (European Commission) (Austria)

(India) (Poland) (Type code defined in IAEA Transport Regulations) (Romania) (IAEA/FAO) (United Nations)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IFAS IFAT IFC IFC IFD IFD IFDC IFE IFE IFE IFEL IFF IFI IFIEC IFIM IFIN-HH

IFIP IFLA IFM IFMAP IFMBE IFMIF IFN IFN-τ IFNEC IFPA

International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea indirect fluorescent antibody test International Finance Corporation Nuclear Fuel Cycle Analysis Section [This is part of the Division of Information Management in the Department of Safeguards.] incipient failure detection Institute of Experimental Physics Instytut Fizyki Doświadczalnej [part of Warsaw University] International Fertilizer Development Center inertial fusion energy Institute for Energy Technology Institutt for energiteknikk Integrated Field Exercise Irradiated Fuels Examination Laboratory [This is part of Oak Ridge Laboratory.] Intergovernmental Forum on Forests [This was established by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and in existence from 1997 to 2000.] international financial institution International Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers Milling Industry Training Institute Institut de formation de l'industrie meunière Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering Institutul Național de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Fizică și Inginerie Nucleară "Horia Hulubei" International Federation for Information Processing International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions intermediate flow mixer Irradiated Fuel Management Advisory Programme International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering International Fusion Materials Irradiation Facility interferon interferon-tau International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation [This replaced the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP).] Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis - 188 -

(IAEA)

(Poland)

(Norway) (CTBTO) (USA) (United Nations)

(Morocco) (Romania)

(IAEA)

(USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IFPE Database IFPRI IFR IFR IFRC IFRC IFREMER IFRIC IFRS IfS IFS IFSA IFT IFUA IFZ Ig IG IgA IGA IGAD IGALL IGB IGBP IGC IGC IGC IGCAR IGCC IGCE IgD

International Fuel Performance Experiments Database International Food Policy Research Institute Institute of Food Research integral fast reactor International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies International Fusion Research Council French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea Institut français de recherche pour l'exploitation de la mer International Financial Reporting Interpretations Committee [This Committee has been renamed the IFRS Interpretations Committee.] International Financial Reporting Standard Instrument for Stability International Foundation for Science International Conference on Inertial Fusion Sciences and Applications Institute of Food Technologists Institute for Environmental Analysis Institut für Umwelt-Analyse Earth Physics Institute [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] immunoglobulin Interface Group immunoglobulin A intergranular attack Intergovernmental Authority on Development International Generic Ageing Lessons Learned Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries Leibniz-Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei International Geosphere–Biosphere Programme Institute of Geosciences Instituto de Geociencias intergranular corrosion International Geological Congress Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research integrated gasification combined cycle Institute of Geosciences and Exact Sciences Instituto de Geociências e Ciências Exatas immunoglobulin D - 189 -

(IAEA/NEA) (United Kingdom)

(IAEA)

(International Accounting Standards Board) (European Union)

(Germany) (Russian Federation) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (Germany) (ICSU) (Panama) (India) (Brazil)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IGD-TP IgE IGEM RAS IGER IGEWE

IGF IGFRS IgG IGiPZ IGM

IgM IGN IGNPh IGO IGPO IGR IGR IGR IGRAC IGRAS IGRT IGSC IGSCC

Implementing Geological Disposal of Radioactive Waste Technology Platform immunoglobulin E Institute for Ore Deposit Geology, Petrography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research Institute of GeoSciences, Energy, Water and Environment Instituti i Gjeoshkencave, Energjisë, Ujit dhe Mjedisit [This replaced the Institute for Energy, Water and Environment (INEUM).] insulin-like growth factor Indian Government Financial Reporting Standards immunoglobulin G Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization Instytut Geografii i Przestrzennego Zagospodarowania Geological and Mining Institute Instituto Geológico e Mineiro [This replaced the General Directorate for Geology and Mines (DGGM) in 1993. It was later merged with the former National Institute of Engineering and Industrial Technology to create the National Institute of Engineering, Technology and Innovation (INETI).] immunoglobulin M National Geographic Institute Institut géographique national Institute of General and Nuclear Physics intergovernmental organization International GEWEX Project Office [This is the focal point for all Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) activities.] Gustave Roussy Institute Institut Gustave Roussy image-guided radiosurge Institute of Plant Genetics Instytut Genetyki Roślin International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre Institute of Geography [This is part of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).] image guided radiation therapy Integration Group for the Safety Case intergranular stress corrosion cracking - 190 -

(European Union) (Russian Federation) (United Kingdom) (Albania)

(Poland) (Portugal)

(France) (Russian Federation) (ICSU/WMO/IOC) (France) (Poland) (UNESCO/WMO) (Russian Federation) (OECD/NEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IGSS IGT IGT IHA IHAN IHAR IHB IHBI IHC IHD IHDP IHEP IHG IHHS IHI IHIMV IHL IHLRWM IHLW IHO IHP IHR IHS IHTEMB IHX

Guatemalan Social Security Institute Instituto Guatemalteco de Seguridad Social image guided therapy impaired glucose tolerance indirect haemagglutination Isotope Hydrology Analytical Network Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute Instytut Hodowli i Aklimatyzacji Roślin International Hydrographic Bureau [This is the Secretariat of the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO).] Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation immunohistochemistry ischaemic heart disease International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change Institute for High Energy Physics Institute of Hydrogeology and Geothermics Institut für Hydrogeologie und Geothermie [This Institute no longer exists.] Institute of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Sanitary Engineering Instituto de Hidráulica, Hidrología e Ingeniería Sanitaria Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co. Honduran Institute of Medical Veterinary Research Instituto Hondureño de Investigaciones Médico Veterinarias IAEA Isotope Hydrology Laboratory International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference Institute of Hydraulics and Rural Water Management Institut für Hydraulik und Landeskulturelle Wasserwirtschaft International Hydrographic Organization International Hydrological Programme International Health Regulations Isotope Hydrology Section [part of the Division of Physical and Chemical Sciences (NAPC)] Institute of High Technologies and Experimental Machine Building [This institute has ceased to exist.] intermediate heat exchanger - 191 -

(Poland)

(Australia) (ICSU/ISSC) (Russian Federation) (Austria) (Peru) (Japan)

(Austria)

(UNESCO) (WHO) (IAEA) (Russian Federation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IIA IIA iiA IIA IIAP IIASA IIBCE IICA IICC IICS IIE IIED IIF IIFEO

IIFP IIHE IIHF IIHR IIIA IIN IIPR IIS

High Altitude Research Institute Instituto de Investigaciones de la Altura [This is part of the Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University (UPCH).] Institute of Internal Auditors International Irradiation Association [This replaced the Association of International Industrial Irradiation (Aiii) in 2004.] Rice Research Institute Instituto de Investigaciones del Arroz Pacific Environmental Research Institute Instituto de Investigaciones Ambientales del Pacífico International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Clemente Estable Institute for Biological Research Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas Clemente Estable Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture International Incidence of Childhood Cancer Health Science Research Institute Instituto de Investigaciones en Ciencias de la Salud Electrical Research Institute Instituto de Investigaciones Eléctricas International Institute for Environment and Development Institute of Interdisciplinary Isotope Research Institut für Interdisziplinäre Isotopenforschung ITER International Fusion Energy Organization [This is the full version of the name of the entity, which was established in 2007and which is more generally referred to as the ITER Organization. Anr earlier designation was the ITER Legal Entity (ILE)).] International Isotopes Fluorine Products Inter-University Institute for High Energies International Ice Hockey Federation Indian Institute of Horticultural Research Food Industry Research Institute Instituto de Investigaciones para la Industria Alimenticia Nutritional Research Institute Instituto de Investigación Nutricional Indian Institute of Pulses Research Internet Information Services [This is a Microsoft - 192 -

(Peru)

(Cuba) (Colombia) (Uruguay) (OAS) (IARC/IACR) (Paraguay) (Mexico)

(Germany) (ITER)

(Belgium) (Cuba) (Peru)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IIS IISD IISP IIT IIT IIT IITA IIV IIW IJS IKE IKM IKR ILA ILAC ILBT ILC ILC ILCA

ILCE ILE ILE

ILI

web server.] Section for Information Support Services [part of the Division of Safeguards Information Technology (SGIT)] International Institute for Sustainable Development International Institute for Sustainable Peace Illinois Institute of Technology Incident Investigation Team

(IAEA)

(USA) (United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission) Institute of Information Technologies [This institute (Russian Federation) has ceased to exist.] International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (CGIAR) interim inventory verification (Safeguards) International Institute of Welding Jožef Stefan Institute Institut Jožef Stefan (Slovenia) Institute for Nuclear Energy and Energy Systems (Germany) Institut für Kernenergetik und Energiesysteme institutional knowledge management Institute for Nuclear Technology and Reactor (Germany) Safety Institut für Kerntechnik und Reaktorsicherheit International Law Association International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation intraluminal brachytherapy International Land Coalition International Law Commission (United Nations) International Livestock Centre for Africa [As of 1995, the ILCA and the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD) were consolidated into the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).] ionic liquid type crown ether Institute of Laser Engineering (Japan) ITER Legal Entity [This was an earlier version of (ITER) the name of the ITER International Fusion Energy Organization (IIFEO), commonly referred to as the ITER Organization.] intermediate level information [This applies to information on waste repositories; see also primary level information (PLI) and high level information (HLI).] - 193 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ILL ILLW ILMB ILMR

ILO ILOAT ILRAD

ILRI

ILRT ILSI ILT ILW ILW IM IM IM IM 2010 IM2S IMARPE IMAS IMAT IMBER

Laue-Langevin Institute Institut Laue-Langevin intermediate level liquid waste International Laboratory of Molecular Biology for Tropical Disease Agents International Laboratory of Marine Radioactivity [This was the oficianl name of the laboratory founded in 1961, which after various name changes, is now the IAEA Environment Laboratories.] International Labour Organization International Labour Organization Administrative Tribunal International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases [As of 1995, the ILRAD and the International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA) were consolidated into the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).] International Livestock Research Institute [As of 1995, the International Livestock Centre for Africa (ILCA) and the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD) were consolidated into the ILRI.] integrated leakage rate test International Life Sciences Institute Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate Inspectie Leefomgeving en Transport intermediate level waste [This term should not be used in IAEA documents.] ITER-like wall information management instant messaging intramuscular European Conference on Individual Monitoring of Ionizing Radiation Monaco Institute of Sports Medicine and Surgery Institut monégasque de médecine et chirurgie sportive Peruvian Marine Research Institute Instituto del Mar del Perú International Mine Action Standards intensity-modulated arc therapy Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research - 194 -

(France) (USA) (IAEA)

(ILO)

(Netherlands)

(United Nations)

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Multidisciplinary Institute of Cell Biology Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biología Celular inspector multichannel analyser Integrated Management of Childhood Illness Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization [This was the name until 1982 of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).] International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code Institution of Mechanical Engineers Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies Institut méditerranéen d'études avancées Institute of World Economy and International Relations International Measurement Evaluation Programme [This is run by the Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (IRMM).] International Monetary Fund Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Environmental Engineering Instituto de Mecánica de los Fluidos e Ingeniería Ambiental Incident Management Group Institute of Meteorology and Water Management Instytut Meteorologii i Gospodarki Wodnej Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment Integrated Management Information System International Mining and Minerals Association Institute of Mathematical Machines and Systems Problems International Maritime Organization Institute of Molecular Physics [This institute has ceased to exist.] integrated master plan Mexican Petroleum Institute Instituto Mexicano del Petróleo Institute for Microbiology and Parasitology Instituto de Microbiología y Parasitología integrated missions of PACT World Phosphate Institute Institut mondial du phosphate Institute for Medical Research and Medicinal Plant Studies Institut de recherche médicale et d'études des plantes médicinales - 195 -

(Argentina) (Safeguards) (UNICEF)

(IMO) (United Kingdom) (Spain) (Russian Federation) (European Commission) (Uruguay) (IAEA) (Poland) (China) (United Nations( (United Kingdom) (Ukraine) (Russian Federation)

(Dominican Republic) (IAEA) (Cameroon)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IMR IMR IMR IMROH IMRP IMRT IMS IMS IMS IMSc IMSG IMSIMS IMSMA IMSO IMSS IMTA IMTF IMVAVET In IN2P3 INA INA INAA INAC INAC INACAP INACG

Institute for Medical Radiology Institute of Marine Research Havforskningsinstituttet integrated modular water reactor Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health Institut za medicinska istraživanja i medicinu rada International Meeting on Radiation Processing intensity modulated radiation therapy Incident Management System Institute of Marine Sciences Deniz Bilimleri Enstitüsü (DBE) integrated management system Institute of Mathematical Sciences Individual Monitoring Service Group Information Management System for Identifying and Meeting Member States’ Needs in Rdiation Safety Information Management System for Mine Action International Mobile Satellite Organization Mexican Social Security Institute Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social Mexican Institute of Water Technology Instituto Mexicano de Tecnología del Agua International Malnutrition Task Force Malagasy Institute for Veterinary Vaccines Institut malgache de vaccins vétérinaires indium National Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics Institut national de physique nucléaire et de physique des particules National Agronomy Institute Institut national agronomique National Water Institute Instituto Nacional del Agua instrumental neutron activation analysis International Nuclear Atlantic Conference National Civil Aviation Institute Instituto Nacional de Aviación Civil National Institute of Professional Training Instituto Nacional de Capacitacion Profesional International Nutritional Anemia Consultative - 196 -

(Ukraine) (Norway) (Croatia)

(IAEA) (Turkey) (India) (IAEA) (IAEA) (GICHD)

(France) (Algeria) (Argentina)

(Argentina) (Chile) (USAID)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. INACH INADE INAEC INAH INAMEN INAT INB INBio INC INC INCA INCa INCA INCAP INCB INCCA INCIENSA INCMNSZ

INCO

Group Chilean Antarctic Institute Instituto Antártico Chileno National Institute for Development Instituto Nacional de Desarrollo Iraqi National Atomic Energy Committee National Institute of Anthropology and History Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia National Institute of Nuclear Medicine Instituto Nacional de Medicina Nuclear Tunis National Institute of Agronomy Institut national agronomique de Tunis Brazilian Nuclear Industries Indústrias Nucleares do Brasil National Biodiversity Institute Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad National Institute of Culture Instituto Nacional de Cultura International Nuclear Cooperation [This initiative replaced the International Nuclear Safety Program (INSP).] National Cancer Institute Instituto Nacional de Câncer National Cancer Institute Institut national du cancer National Institute of Agricultural Sciences Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Agrícolas Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama Instituto de Nutrición de Centro América y Panamá International Narcotics Control Board Dr Cupertino Arteaga National Oncology Institute Instituto Nacional de Cancerología Dr. Cupertino Arteaga Costa Rican Institute for Research and Training in Nutrition and Health Instituto Costarricense de Investigación y Enseñanza en Nutrición y Salud Salvador Zubirán National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán [INNSZ appears to be the preferred acronym.] Specific Research and Technological Development Programme in the Field of Cooperation with Third - 197 -

(Peru) (Iraq) (Mexico) (Bolivia)

(Costa Rica) (Peru) (USA) (Brazil) (France) (Cuba)

(United Nations) (Bolivia)

(Mexico)

(European Council)

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INDC INDE INDEC INDH INDICASAT

INDOTEC INDRHI INE INE INE INE

Countries and International Organisations Costa Rican Institute for Fisheries and Aquaculture Instituto Costarricense de Pesca y Acuicultura International Commercial Terms Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research National Institute for Organ Donation and Transplantation Instituto Nacional Central Único Coordinador de Ablación e Implante improvised nuclear device National Sports Institute Instituto Nacional de Deportes indirect use material International Nuclear Desalination Advisory Group [In 2008 this was replaced by the Technical Working Group on Nuclear Desalination (TWGND).] International Nuclear Data Committee National Institute of Electricity Instituto Nacional de Electrificación National Institute of Statistics and Censuses Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos National Initiative for Human Development Initiative nationale pour le développement humain Institute of Advanced Scientific Investigations and High Technology Services Instituto de Investigaciones Científicas Avanzadas y Servicios de Alta Tecnología Dominican Institute of Industrial Technology Instituto Dominicano de Tecnología Industrial National Institute of Hydraulic Resources Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos Institute for Nuclear Waste Management Institut für Nukleare Entsorgung National Institute of Ecology Instituto Nacional de Ecología National Statistics Institute Instituto Nacional de Estadística Nicaraguan Energy Institute Instituto Nicaragüense - 198 -

(Costa Rica) (International Chamber Commerce) (Poland)

of

(Argentina)

(Chile) (Safeguards) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (Guatemala) (Argentina) (Morocco) (Panama)

(Dominican Republic) (Germany) (Mexico) (Bolivia)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. INEA INEC INEC INEEL

INEFROL INEL INEN INENS INER INERA INERA I-NERI INERIS INES INEST INET INETER INETI

de Energía International Nuclear Energy Academy National Institute of Statistics and Census Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censo National Institute of Statistics and Censuses Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory [On 1 February 2005 this merged with the Argonne National Laboratory-West to become the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).] Nephrology Institute Instituto de Nefrología International Nuclear Electronic Library National Institute of Neoplastic Diseases Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Neoplásicas International Network of Emerging Nuclear Specialists Institute of Nuclear Energy Research Institute for the Environment and Agricultural Research Institut de l'environnement et de recherches agricoles National Institute for Agronomic Study and Research Institut national pour l'étude et la recherche agronomique International Nuclear Energy Research Initiative National Institute for the Industrial Environment and Hazards Institut national de l'environnement et des risques International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale [The former International Nuclear Event Scale was renamed in 2008.] Institute of Nuclear Energy Safety Technology Institute of Nuclear and New Energy Technology [This was formerly known as the Institute of Nuclear Energy Technology.] Nicaraguan Institute for Territorial Studies Instituto Nicaragüense de Estudios Territoriales National Institute of Engineering, Technology and Innovation Instituto Nacional de Engenharia, Tecnologia e Inovação [The National Institute of Engineering, Technology and Innovation was created by merging the former National Institute of Engineering and Industrial Technology (also - 199 -

(Panama) (Ecuador) (USA)

(Cuba) (IAEA) (Peru)

(Taiwan, China) (Burkina Faso) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (USA) (France) (IAEA/NEA) (China) (China)

(Portugal)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

INEUM

INEX INF INF INF Code INF INF Treaty

INFASE INFCC INFCE INFCIRC INFCIS INFL INFN INFOCRIS Inform-Atom

INFOSAN INGEB INGEIS INGEOMINAS

INETI) and the Geological and Mining Institute (IGM).] Institute for Energy, Water and Environment Instituti i Energjisë, Ujit dhe Mjedisit [This was replaced by the Institute of GeoSciences, Energy, Water and Environment (IGEWE).] International Nuclear Emergency Exercise incident notification form Institute of Nuclear Fusion [This institute has ceased to exist.] International Code for the Safe Carriage of Packaged Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and High-Level Radioactive Wastes on Board Ships irradiated nuclear fuel Treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Elimination of their Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles Integrated NEA Fukushima Actions for Safety Enhancements international nuclear fuel cycle centre International Nuclear Fuel Cycle Evaluation Information Circular [This is a category of IAEA document.] Integrated Nuclear Fuel Cycle Information System ITWG Nuclear Forensics Laboratory National Institute of Nuclear Physics Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare International Food Contaminant and Residue Information System Information Association of Nuclear Power Engineering and Nuclear Industry Enterprises [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] International Food Safety Authorities Network Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Institut za geneticko inženjerstvo i biotehnologiju Institute of Geochronology and Isotope Geology Instituto de Geocronología y Geología Isotópica Colombian Institute of Geology and Mining Instituto Colombiano de Geología y Minéria [This - 200 -

(Albania)

(NEA and IAEA) (ITDB) (Russian Federation (IMO)

(OECD/NEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (ITWG) (Italy) (IAEA/FAO) (Russian Federation)

(WHO/FAO) (Bosnia Herzegovina) (Argentina) (Colombia)

and

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INGO INHA Inhumane Weapons Convention

INIA INIA INIA INIA

INIA INIAP INIAP

INIAV INIBAP

was previously called the Institute of Geoscientific, Mining, Environmental and Nuclear Research and Information Instituto de Investigación e Informacíon Geocientifica, Minero-Ambiental y Nuclear.] international non-governmental organization Institute of Nutrition and Food Hygiene Instituto de Nutrición e Higiene de los Alimentos Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects [This is also known as the IWC or the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW).] Agricultural Research Institute Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias National Agricultural Research Institute Instituto Nacional de Investigación Agropecuaria National Agricultural Research Institute Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agrícolas National Institute of Agrarian Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária [This institute was merged with the Institute for Fishery and Marine Research (IPIMAR) into the National Institute for Agricultural and Fishery Research (INIAP).] National Institute of Agricultural and Nutritional Research and Technology Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Technología Agraria y Alimentaria National Autonomous Institute for Agricultural Research Instituto Nacional Autónomo de Investigaciones Agropecuarias National Institute for Agricultural and Fishery Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e das Pescas [This was replaced in 2006 by the National Institute for Biological Resources (INRB).] National Institute for Agricultural and Veterinary Research Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain [In December 2006, this - 201 -

(Cuba)

(Chile) (Uruguay) (Venezuela) (Portugal)

(Spain) (Ecuador) (Portugal)

(Portugal)

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INICA INIDEP INIE Program INIEA INIFAT INIG INIMA ININ INIR INIS INIS INISA INISAV INIVIT INL

INLA INLASA INLEX INLN INM INM

merged with the IPGRI to form Bioversity International.] National Institute for Sugar Cane Research Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones de la Caña de Azúcar National Institute for Fisheries Research and Development Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Pesquero Innovations in Nuclear Infrastructure and Education Program National Institute of Research and Agricultural Advice Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Extensión Agraria Institute for Basic Research in Tropical Agriculture Instituto de Investigaciones Fundamentales en Agricultura Tropical “Alejandro de Humboldt” Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Group Institute of Informatics and Applied Mathematics National Institute for Nuclear Research Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review International Isotopes International Nuclear Information System Institute of Health Research Instituto de Investigaciones en Salud Plant Health Research Institute Instituto de Investigaciones de Sanidad Vegetal Institute for Tropical Food Research Instituto de Investigaciones en Viandas Tropicales Idaho National Laboratory [This was established on 1 February 2005 from a merger of the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory and the Argonne National LaboratoryWest.] International Nuclear Law Association National Institute of Health Laboratories Instituto Nacional de Laboratorios de Salud [This is part of the Ministry of Health and Sports (MSD).] International Expert Group on Nuclear Liability International Nuclear Library Network Institute of Neuroscience and Medicine Institut für Neurowissenschaften und Medizin National Institute of Meteorology Instituto - 202 -

(Cuba) (Argentina) (USA) (Peru) (Cuba) (IAEA) (Albania) (Mexico) (IAEA) (INIS) (IAEA) (Costa Rica) (Cuba) (Cuba) (USA)

(Bolivia) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Germany) (Spain)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. INMA INMES INMM INMP INMU INMU INMV INN INNSZ INNTA INO INOR INP INP INPA INPE INPMA INPO INPO INPP INPRO INPRO-

Nacional de Meteorología International Nuclear Management Academy National Medical and Social Institute Institut national médico-social Institute of Nuclear Materials Management National Maternity Institute Instituto Nacional Materno Perinatal Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University National Institute of Veterinary Medicine Institut national de la médecine vétérinaire National Institute for Standardization Instituto Nacional de Normalización Salvador Zubirán National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán National Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology Institut national de nutrition et de technologie alimentaire National Oncology Institute Institut national d'oncologie National Institute of Oncology and Radiobiology Instituto Nacional de Oncología y Radiobiología Institute of Nuclear Physics [In Greece, this Institute was replaced by the Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics.] National Heritage Institute Institut national du patrimoine National Institute for Amazon Research Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia Obninsk State Technical University for Nuclear Power Engineering National Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Institut national des plantes médicinales et aromatiques Institute of Nuclear Power Operations Orsay Institute of Nuclear Physics Institut de physique nucléaire d'Orsay Ignalina nuclear power plant International Project on Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles Synergistic Nuclear Energy Regional Group - 203 -

(IAEA) (Benin) (Peru) (Bangladesh) (Thailand) (Algeria) (Chile) (Mexico) (Tunisia) (Morocco) (Cuba) (Albania, France,. Greece, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan) (Tunisia) (Brazil) (Russian Federation) (Morocco) (USA) (France) (Lithuania) (IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SYNERGIES INPV INQUA INQUIMAE INR INR INRA INRA INRA INRA INRAA INRAN INRAT INRB INRETS INRF INRGREF INRH INRH INRIA

Interactions Evaluated for Sustainability National Plant Protection Institute Institut national (Algeria) de la protection des végétaux International Union for Quaternary Research Institute for Physical Chemistry of Materials, (Argentina) Environment and Energy Instituto de Química Física de los Materiales, Medio Ambiente y Energía Institute for Nuclear Research (Russian Federation, Ukraine) Institute of Nuclear Reactors [This institute has (Russian Federation) ceased to exist.] International Nuclear Regulators Association Iran Nuclear Regulatory Authority (Islamic Republic of Iran) National Institute for Agricultural Research Institut (France) national de la recherche agronomique National Institute for Agronomic Research Institut (Morocco) national de la recherche agronomique National Institute of Agricultural Research of Algeria Institut national de la recherche agronomique d’Algérie National Agricultural Research Institute of Niger Institut national de recherche agronomique du Niger National Agricultural Research Institute of Tunisia (Tunisia) Institut national de la recherche agronomique de Tunisie National Institute for Biological Resources Instituto (Portugal) Nacional de Recursos Biológicos French National Institute for Transport and Safety Research Institut national de recherche sur les transports et leur sécurité National Institute for Forest Research Institut (Algeria, Tunisia) national de recherches forestières National Institute for Research in Rural (Tunisia) Engineering, Water and Forests Institut national de la recherche en génie rural, eaux et forêts National Institute of Fisheries Research Institut (Morocco) national de recherche halieutique (Cuba) National Institute of Hydraulic Resources Instituto Nacional de Recursos Hidráulicos National Institute for Research in Computer Science (France) - 204 -

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INRNE INRP

INRSP INRST INS INS INS INS INS INS INS INSA INSaC INSAF INSAG INSAH INSARR

INSAT INSC INSC INSC

and Control Institut national de recherche en informatique et en automatique Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy National Institute for Radiation Protection Institut national de la radioprotection [This is part of the National Committee for Protection against Ionizing Radiation (CNPRI).] National Institute for Public Health Research Institut national de recherche en santé publique National Institute for Scientific and Technical Research Institut national de la recherche scientifique et technique Indian Nuclear Society inertial navigation system innovative nuclear energy system National Institute of Statistics Institut national de la statistique National Insurance Institute Instituto Nacional de Seguros National Institute of Health Instituto Nacional de Salud National Statistics Institute Institut national de la statistique National Institute of Animal Health Institut national de la santé animale International Nuclear Safety Centre International Network for Safety Assurance of Fuel Cycle Industries International Nuclear Safety Group [This Group was formerly known as the International Nuclear Safety Advisory Group.] Sahel Institute Institut du Sahel Integrated Safety Assessment of Research Reactors [The regulatory aspects of this service were integrated into the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS).] National Institute for Occupational Health Instituto Nacional de Salud de los Trabajadores Instrument for Nuclear Safety Cooperation International Nuclear Safety Center International Nuclear Safety Center - 205 -

(Bulgaria) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (Mali, Republic Mauritania) (Tunisia)

Islamic of

(Tunisia) (Costa Rica) (Colombia, Peru) (Côte d'Ivoire) (Algeria) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(Cuba) (European Union) (Russian Federation) (USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. INSC INSEE INSEN INSEP Inserm INSID INSIVUMEH

INSN INSN INSP INSP INSROP INSS INSServ INSSP INST InSTEC

INSTM

International Nuclear Societies Council National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques International Nuclear Security Education Network International Nuclear Safeguards and Engagement Program National Institute of Health and Medical Research Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale National Institute of Soils, Irrigation and Drainage Institut national des sols, de l'irrigation et du drainage National Institute of Seismology, Volcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology Instituto Nacional de Sismología, Vulcanología, Meteorología e Hidrología Integrated Nuclear Security Network National Institute for Child Health Hospital Nacional de Salud del Niño International Nuclear Safety Program National Institute of Public Health Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública; Institut national de santé publique International Northern Sea Route Programme [This was a programme from June 1993 to March 1999.] International Nuclear Safety School International Nuclear Security Advisory Service [This service was integrated into the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS).] Integrated Nuclear Security Support Plan Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology Higher Institute of Technologies and Applied Sciences Instituto Superior de Tecnología y Ciencias Applicadas [Before July 2003, this was called the Higher Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology Instituto Superior de Ciencias y Tecnología Nucleares (ISCTN).] National Institute of Marine Sciences and Technology Institut national des sciences et technologies de la mer - 206 -

(France) (IAEA) (USA)

(Algeria) (Guatemala)

(IAEA) (Peru) (USA) (Mexico, Tunisia))

(Republic of Korea) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Bangladesh, Nam) (Cuba)

(Tunisia)

Viet

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. INSTN INSTRAW INT INT INTA INTA INTA

INTE INTER

Interfax International Coordinating Group INTERPOL

INTESC Intevep INTI INTN INTOSAI

National Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology Institut national des sciences et techniques nucléaires International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women [This merged with three other entities to form UN Women in July 2010.] Institute for Nuclear Theory Institute of Nuclear Techniques Nukleáris Technikai Intézete Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology Instituto de Nutrición y Tecnología de los Alimentos National Institute for Agricultural Technology Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria National Institute of Agricultural Technology Innovation and Transfer Instituto Nacional de Innovación y Transferencia en Tecnología Agropecuaria Institute of Energy Technologies Institut de Tècniques Energètiques [This institute is part of the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).] Institute of Urban and Regional Sciences Institut de l'urbain et des territoires [This is part of the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC).] Interfax Information Services International Co-ordinating Group on Innovative Nuclear Reactors and Fuel Cycles [This group is also known by the acronym ICG.] International Criminal Police Organization INTERPOL [This is also known as ICPOINTERPOL but the short form INTERPOL is the one that should be used in IAEA documents.] International Experiences in Safety Cases Venezuelan Oil Technology Institute Instituto Tecnológico Venezolano del Petróleo National Institute of Industrial Technology Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Industrial National Institute of Technology, Standardization and Metrology Instituto Nacional de Tecnología, Normalización y Metrología International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions - 207 -

(France, Madagascar) (United Nations) (USA) (Hungary) (Chile) (Argentina) (Costa Rica)

(Spain) (Switzerland)

(IAEA)

(OECD/NEA) (Argentina) (Paraguay)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. INT-RP INTSORMIL INTURGEO INVA INVEMAR INVO Inwent INWM Co. IO I/O IOAC IOB IOBC IOC IOCARIBE IOCD IOCG IOE IOHP IOM IOM IOM IOM IOMP ION IOOB IOP

Institute of Nuclear Technology and Radiation Protection Sorghum, Millet and Other Grains Collaborative Research Support Program International Uranium Geology Information System National Agricultural Extension Institute Institut national de la vulgarisation agricole Institute of Marine and Coastal Research Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas y Costeras Iraq Nuclear Verification Office [With effect from 1 August 2005, this Office ceased to exist and the INVO Core Team was created.]

(Greece) (USA) (Algeria) (Colombia) (IAEA)

Capacity Building International, Germany Iran Nuclear Waste Management Company

(Germany)

Bureau of International Organization Affairs input/output International Organizations' Audit Committee Bucharest Institute of Oncology Institutul Oncologic Bucureşti International Organization for Biological Control of Noxious Animals and Plants Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Sub-Commission for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions International Organization for Chemical Sciences in Development iron oxide–copper–gold International Organisation of Employers Dr Heriberto Pieter Oncology Institute Instituto de Oncología “Dr. Heriberto Pieter” Institute of Medicine International Organization for Migration interoffice memorandum Leibniz Institute of Surface Modification LeibnizInstitut für Oberflächenmodifizierung e.V. International Organization for Medical Physics National Oncology Institute Instituto Oncológico Nacional East Bolivia Oncology Institute Instituto Oncológico del Oriente Boliviano Institute of Physics

(USA)

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(Philippines)

(UNESCO) (IOC)

(Dominican Republic) (USA) (Germany) (Bolivia, Panama)

(Azerbaijan,

Mexico,

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IOP IOPP IORC IORS IORT IOV IOV IOW IP IP IP IP IP IP IPA IPA IPAA IPA CIS IPAI IPAID IPAPI IPB IPC IPCC IPCC WGII IPCC WGIII IPCL IPE IPEEE

Institute of Physics and Electronics [This was replaced by the Institute of Physics.] Institute of Physics Publishing Cibao Regional Oncology Institute Instituto Regional de Oncología del Cibao Institute for Oncology and Radiology of Serbia Institut za onkologiju i radiologiju Srbije intraoperative radiotherapy inter-observer variation Venezuelan Oceanographic Institute Instituto Oceanográfico de Venezuela International Office for Water imaging plate industrial package intellectual property Internet Protocol intraperitoneal isoelectric point Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance International Pediatric Association International Partnership against AIDS in Africa Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States Institute of Public Auditors of India International Association Pan African Institute for Development International Partnership on Avian and Pandemic Influenza Institute of Physics and Biophysics Institut für Physik und Biophysik Insect Pest Control Section [part of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture (NAFA)] Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IPCC Working Group II IPCC Working Group III Insect Pest Control Laboratory individual plant examination individual plant examination of external events - 209 -

United Kingdom, Viet Nam) (Viet Nam) (United Kingdom) (Dominican Republic)

(IAEA Transport Regulations)

(European Union) (UNAIDS)

(Austria) (IAEA) (WMO/UNEP) (IAEA)

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IPF IPF

IPFM IPG IPGRI IPHAB IPHC IPHECA IPIMAR

IPJ IPK IPL IPM IPM

Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine Nuclear and Energy Research Institute Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares Peruvian Institute of Nuclear Energy Instituto Peruano de Energía Nuclear International Peer Review Service [This was replaced in 2000 by the International Probabilistic Safety Assessment Review Team (IPSART).] European Research Programme for the Partitioning of Minor Actinides [The acronym EUROPART is also used.] European Research Programme for the Transmutation of High Level Nuclear Waste in an Accelerator Driven System [The acronym EUROTRANS is also used.] indicative planning figure Intergovernmental Panel on Forests [This was established by the Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD) and in existence from 1995 to 1997.] International Panel on Fissile Materials Institute of Applied Geophysics [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] International Plant Genetic Resources Institute [In December 2006, this merged with INIBAP to form Bioversity International.] Intergovernmental Panel on Harmful Algal Blooms Hubert Curien Multidisciplinary Institute Institut pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien International Programme on the Health Effects of the Chernobyl Accident Institute for Fishery and Marine Research Instituto de Investigação das Pescas e do Mar [This institute merged with the National Institute of Agrarian Research (INIA) into the National Institute for Agricultural and Fishery Research (INIAP).] Andrzej Soltan Institute for Nuclear Studies Instytut Problemów Jądrowych im Andrzeja Soltana Pedro Kourí Institute Instituto Pedro Kourí Isotope Production Laboratory integrated pest management Pasteur Institute of Madagascar Institut Pasteur de - 210 -

(United Kingdom) (Brazil)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (United Nations)

(Russian Federation) (CGIAR) (IOC) (France) (WHO) (Portugal)

(Poland) (Cuba) (DPRK)

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Madagascar Pukhov Institute for Modelling in Energy Engineering Interregional Programme Note National Polytechnic Institute Instituto Politécnico Nacional Institute of Nuclear Physics of Lyon Institut de physique nucléaire de Lyon Portuguese Institute of Oncology Instituto Português de Oncologia de Francisco Gentil Portuguese Institute of Oncology of Coimbra Instituto Português de Oncologia de Coimbra International Psycho-Oncology Society independent power producer Institute of Plant Protection Instytut Ochrony Roślin Institute of Plasma Physics Ústav fyziky plazmatu [This is part of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR).] P.L. Kapitza Institute for Physical Problems International Physical Protection Advisory Service integrated pollution prevention and control International Plant Protection Convention Institute of Physics and Power Engineering International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War indirect potable reuse Institute for Plasma Research intellectual property right Rural Polytechnic Institute Institut polytechnique rural Rural Polytechnic Institute for Training and Applied Research Institut polytechnique rural de formation et de recherche appliquée indoor positioning system Social Security Institute Instituto de Previsión Social International Probabilistic Safety Assessment Review Team [This replaced the International Peer Review Service (IPERS) in 2000.] International Public Sector Accounting Standards International Public Sector Accounting Standards - 211 -

(Ukraine) (Technical cooperation) (Mexico) (France)

(Poland) (Czech Republic) (Russian Federation) (IAEA) (FAO) (Russian Federation)

(India) (Mali) (Mali)

(Paraguay) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IPSN

IPU IPV iPWR IQ IQ IQA IQC IQI IR IR Ir IR-40 IRAC IRAD IRAF IRAIS IRAM IRAMAT IRaP IRAT IRB IRB IRBM

Board Institute for Protection and Nuclear Safety Institut de protection et de sûreté nucléaire [This merged in 2002 with the Office for Protection against Ionizing Radiation (OPRI) to form the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] Inter-Parliamentary Union infectious pustular vulvovaginitis integral pressurized water reactor installation qualification intelligence quotient internal quality audit internal quality control image quality indicator Indian Railways infrared iridium Iran Nuclear Research Reactor Regional Civil Aviation Institute Instituto Regional de Aviación Civil Institute of Agricultural Research for Development Institut de recherche agricole pour le développement Institute of Agricultural and Forestry Research Institut de recherches agronomiques et forestières International Research Abstracts Information System Agronomic Research Institute of Madagascar Institut de recherches agronomiques de Madagascar Institute for Research in Archaeological Materials Institut de recherche sur les archéomatériaux International Symposium on Ionizing Radiation and Polymers Irradiated Fuel Attribute Tester Institute of Radiation Breeding Ruđer Bošković Institute (RBI) Institut Ruđer Bošković [Use the acronym RBI in IAEA documents.] intermediate-range ballistic missile - 212 -

(France)

(Islamic Republic of Iran) (Cameroon) (Gabon) (IAEA)

(France)

(Japan) (Croatia)

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Information Review Committee International Rice Commission International Water and Sanitation Centre [This used to be called International Reference Centre and the acronym was kept when the name changed.] Institute of Radiation Protection and Dosimetry Instituto de Radioproteção e Dosimetria Institute of Research for Development Institut de recherche pour le développement International Relief & Development Research and Development Institute for the AgriEnvironment Institut de recherche et de développement en agroenvironnement International Reactor Dosimetry File International Reactor Dosimetry and Fusion File International Regulatory Development Partnership Institute for Radioelements Indian Rare Earths Limited Research Institute for New Energy Sources Institut de recherches sur les énergies nouvelles International Renewable Energy Agency Institution of Agricultural Research and Higher Education Instituion de la recherche et de l’enseignement supérieur agricoles Research Institute for Citrus and Other Fruit Institut de recherche sur les fruits et agrumes Institute for Magnetic Fusion Research Institut de recherche sur la fusion magnétique Rio Grande Rice Institute Instituto Rio Grandense do Arroz Institute of Geological and Mining Research Institut de recherches géologiques et minières Institute for Radioisotopes Institut des radioisotopes Interfaculty Reactor Institute Interfacultair Reactor Instituut [As of 1 January 2005, this became the Reactor Institute Delft (RID).] Irrigation Research Institute International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning Ionising Radiations Incident Database integrated risk informed decision making - 213 -

(Safeguards)

(Brazil) (France) (Canada)

(IAEA) (USA) (Belgium) (Côte d'Ivoire) (Tunisia) (Côte d'Ivoire) (France) (Brazil) (Cameroon) (Niger) (Netherlands) (India) (Japan) (United Kingdom)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IRIS IRIS IRIS IRIX IRL IRL IRLS method IRMA IRMARS IRMER 2000 IRMIS IRMM IRMS IRMS IRP IRP IRP IRP IRPA IRR IRR1 IRRAS IRRI IRRS

IRRT IRS

Integrated Review of Infrastructure for Safety International Reactor Innovative and Secure International Review of Irradiator Safety International Radiological Information Exchange International Radioecology Laboratory [This is part of the International Chernobyl Centre (ICC).] Internet Reactor Laboratory iteratively reweighted least squares method immunoradiometric assay International Registry of Major Radiation Sources Worldwide Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2000 International Radiation Monitoring Information System Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements [This is part of the Joint Research Centre (JRC).] isotope ratio mass spectrometer [The same acronym is also used for isotope ratio mass spectrometry.] isotope ratio mass spectrometry [The same acronym is also used for isotope ratio mass spectrometer]. IAEA Safeguards Information System Reengineering Project Institute for Radiation Protection Istituto di Radioprotezione Institute of Radiation Problems International Radon Project International Radiation Protection Association internal rate of return Israel Research Reactor 1 Integrated Reliability and Risk Analysis System International Rice Research Institute Integrated Regulatory Review Service [A number of services were integrated into the IRRS: namely, the IRRT, RaSSIA, TranSAS, INSServ, EPREV and the regulatory aspects of INSARR.] International Regulatory Review Team [This service was integrated into the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS).] Incident Reporting System [The name was changed following a decision in October 2008 to

International Reporting System for Operating - 214 -

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (United Kingdom) (IAEA) (European Commission)

(Italy) (Azerbaijan) (WHO)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA/NEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IRS IRS

Experience.] information retrieval system Institute for Reactor Safety Institut für Reaktorsicherheit [This was replaced by the Institute for Nuclear Technology and Reactor Safety (IKR).]

(Germany)

IRS

International Reporting System for Operating Experience [Formerly known as Incident Reporting System.]

(IAEA/NEA)

IRS

Institute of Rural Sciences [This was part of the University of Wales, Aberystwyth. It was replaced by the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences.] Institute of Applied Science and Technology Research Institut de recherche en sciences appliquées et technologies Institute of Radiation Safety and Ecology [This comes under the National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan (NNC).] Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics Ústav struktury a mechaniky hornin [This is part of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR).] Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety Institut de radioprotection et de sûreté nucléaire [This was established in 2002 from a merger of the Institute for Protection and Nuclear Safety (IPSN) and the Office for Protection against Ionizing Radiation (OPRI).] Regional Institute of Public Health Institut régional de santé publique Iraqi Radioactive Source Regulatory Authority Incident Reporting System for Research Reactors Institute of Research in Health Sciences Institut de recherche en science de la santé immunoreactive trypsin Institute of Reactor Technologies and Materials [This institute has ceased to exist.] International Road Transport Union Tunisian Veterinary Research Institute Institut de la recherche vétérinaire de Tunisie

(United Kingdom)

IRSAT IRSE IRSM

IRSN

IRSP IRSRA IRSRR IRSS IRT IRTM IRU IRVT

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(Burkina Faso) (Kazakhstan) (Czech Republic)

(France)

(Benin) (IAEA) (Burkina Faso) (Russian Federation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IRW IRWST IRZBZ IS ISA ISA ISA ISA ISAs ISAAA ISABU ISACA ISAM

ISARM ISBD ISBN ISC ISCA ISCAB ISCAMEN ISCC ISCDOS ISCIII ISCITA ISCN

International Reflectometry Workshop for Fusion Plasma Diagnostics in-containment refuelling water storage tank Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research Instytut Rozrodu Zwierzat i Badan Zywnosci integrated safeguards Integrated Safety Approach International Seabed Authority International Society of Automation Salah Azaïz Institute Institut Salah Azaïz International Standards on Auditing International Service for the Acquisition of AgriBiotech Applications Institute of Agronomic Sciences of Burundi Institut des sciences agronomiques du Burundi Information Systems Audit and Control Association Improvement of Safety Assessment Methodologies for Near Surface Disposal Facilities for Radioactive Waste [This was a coordinated research project, which was followed by the ASAM project.] International Shared Aquifer Resource Management International Standard Bibliographic Description International Standard Book Number International Seismological Centre Independent Safety Culture Assessment Bayamo Higher Institute for Agricultural Sciences Instituto Superior de Ciencias Agropecuarias de Bayamo Mendoza Institute of Health and Quality for Agriculture and Livestock Instituto de Sanidad y Calidad Agropecuaria Mendoza Information Systems Co-ordination Committee [This was replaced as of April 2001 by two new high-level committees of the ACC.] International Steering Committee on Denials of Shipment of Radioactive Material Carlos III Health Institute Instituto de Salud Carlos III INTOSAI Standing Committee on IT Audit Integrated Support Center for Nuclear - 216 -

(Poland) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Tunisia)

(IAEA)

(IAH, UNESCO, UNECE, UNECA)

(Cuba) (Argentina) (United Nations) (IAEA) (Spain) (Japan)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ISCO ISCR ISCTN

ISCTRC ISD ISDC ISDF ISDN ISDR ISDR ISE ISE ISED ISEMIR ISEM ISES ISESCO ISEU ISF ISF ISFAE ISFFEI

Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security International Standard Classification of Occupations International Sakharov College for Radioecology [This was renamed the International Sakharov Environmental University in 1999.] Higher Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology Instituto Superior de Ciencias y Tecnología Nucleares [This has now been replaced by the Higher Institute of Technologies and Applied Science Instituto Superior de Tecnología y Ciencias Applicadas (InSTEC).] International Scientific Council for Trypanosomiasis Research and Control indicator of sustainable development International Structure for Decommissioning Costing International Decommissioning Support Fund Integrated Services Digital Network Higher Institute of Rural Development Institut universitaire de développement rural International Strategy for Disaster Reduction integrated safeguards environment Integrated Safety Evaluation indicator for sustainable energy development [When this is part of the project title, initial capitals should be used.] Information System on Occupational Exposure in Medicine, Industry and Research Integrated Safeguards Evaluation Methodology International Solar Energy Society Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization International Sakharov Environmental University [Prior to 1999, this was called the International Sakharov College for Radioecology.] interim storage facility inverse square factor International Society for Food, Agriculture and Environment International Symposium on Fruit Flies of - 217 -

(ILO) (Belarus) (Cuba)

(African Union) (OECD/NEA) (European Commission/EBRD) (Central African Republic) (United Nations) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(Belarus)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ISFM ISG ISG ISG ISGC ISG/CKM ISH ISHS ISI ISI ISI ISI ISIB ISIS ISIS ISIS ISL ISL ISL ISLOCA ISL RAS ISM ISMAL ISMMM ISMS ISN

Economic Importance integrated soil fertility management interferon-stimulated gene Interim Staff Guidance Iraq Survey Group [This is a group set up in Iraq in 2003 by the United States of America to search for weapons of mass destruction.] International Sheep Genomics Consortium Interdepartmental Steering Group on Corporate Knowledge Management Section for Software and Hardware Services [part of the Division of Safeguards Information Technology (SGIT)] International Society for Horticultural Science induced spatial incoherence in-service inspection International Statistical Institute Section for System Infrastructure Support [part of the Division of Safeguards Information Technology (SGIT)] Brussels Higher Industrial Institute Institut supérieur industriel de Bruxelles IAEA Safeguards Information System Institute for Science and International Security Institute for Security and International Studies French–German Research Institute of Saint-Louis Institut franco-allemand de recherches de SaintLouis in situ leaching inverse square law interfacing system loss of coolant accident Institute of State and Law of the Russian Academy of Sciences isometamidium chloride hydrochloride Institute for Marine Sciences and Coastal Planning Institut des sciences de la mer et de l'aménagement du littoral Moa Higher Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Instituto Superior Minero Metalúrgico de Moa information security management system Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation - 218 -

(United States NRC)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (Belgium) (USA) (Bulgaria)

(Algeria) (Cuba) (USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ISNA ISNAR ISNI ISNL ISNO-2004 ISNPS ISNR ISO ISOCS ISOE ISOHIS

ISP ISP ISPE ISPM ISPNPP ISPRA

ISPRS ISPSG ISR ISR ISR ISRA ISRD ISRIC ISRO ISRO ISRRT

Iranian Students' News Agency International Service for National Agricultural Research Institute of Standardization for the Nuclear Industry International School of Nuclear Law International Symposium on Nuclear Oncology [19 to 23 January 2004, Brazil] Institute for Space and Nuclear Power Studies International Society for Neutron Radiology International Organization for Standardization In Situ Object Counting System Information System on Occupational Exposure Isotope Hydrology Information System [This was replaced by the Water Isotope System for Data Analysis, Visualization, and Electronic Retrieval (WISER).] Institute of Public Health Instituto de Salud Pública International Science Programme Institute for Studies and Power Engineering Institutul de Studii și Proiectări Energetice International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures Institute of Nuclear Power Plant Safety Higher Institute for Environmental Protection and Research Istituto Superiore per la Protezione e la Ricerca Ambientale [This replaced the Agency for Environmental Protection and Technical Services (APAT) in 2008.] International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Information Security Policy Steering Group in situ recovery Integrated Safety Review International Society of Radiology Senegalese Institute for Agricultural Research Institut sénégalais de recherches agricoles International Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry International Soil Reference and Information Centre [The centre is now known as ISRIC World Soil Information.] Indian Space Research Organisation International Society for Radiation Oncology International Society of Radiographers and - 219 -

(CGIAR) (China) (OECD/NEA) (USA)

(IAEA/NEA) (IAEA)

(Chile) (Sweden) (Romania) (FAO) (Ukraine) (Italy)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ISRS ISS ISS ISS ISS ISSAI ISSAS ISSC ISSC ISSC ISSN ISSP ISSPA ISSR ISSS ISSSP IST ISTAC ISTC

ISTC ISTQB ISTR-2005 ISTRO ISU ISV

Radiological Technologists International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Higher Institute of Health Istituto Superiore di Sanità Information and Security Service International Space Station isotonic saline solution International Standard of Supreme Audit Institutions IAEA SSAC Advisory Service International Seismic Safety Centre International Social Science Council Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference international standard serial number Institute of Solid State Physics Cietvielu fizikas institūts International Source Suppliers and Producers Association inter simple sequence repeat Salvadorean Social Security Institute Instituto Salvadoreño del Seguro Social Institute of Superconductivity and Solid State Physics [This institute has ceased to exist.] Higher Technical Institute Instituto Superior Técnico ITER Science and Technical Advisory Committee Interdepartmental Special Training Centre [Following a decree of the Government of the Russian Federation on 11 March 2011, the ISTC was transformed into the Institute for Global Nuclear Safety and Security.] International Science and Technology Center International Software Testing Qualifications Board International Symposium on Trends in Radiopharmaceuticals [14-18 November 2005 in Vienna] International Soil Tillage Research Organisation Information Support Unit [part of the Document Support Section (DSS) in the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD)] Veterinary Science Institute Institut des sciences - 220 -

(Italy) (Republic of Moldova) (INTOSAI) (IAEA) (USA) (Latvia)

(Russian Federation) (Portugal) (Russian Federation)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (Algeria)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ISWA IT IT ITA ITA ITAAS ITAFV ITAG ITAM

ITAMP ITC ITC ITC ITC ITC ITC ITC ITC ITCan ITC-ILO ITCMI ITCR ITCZ ITDAS

vétérinaires International Solid Waste Association information technology isomeric transition Institute of Food Technology Institut de technologie (Senegal) alimentaire ITER Transitional Arrangements (ITER) Integrated Training and Accident Analysis System (IAEA/Russian Federation) Technical Institute for Fruit Tree and Grapevine (Algeria) Culture Institut technique de l’arboriculture fruitière et de la vigne International Technical Advisory Group (IAEA) Institute of Theoretical and Applied Mathematics (Czech Republic) Ústav teoretické a aplikované mechaniky [This is part of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR).] Institute for Theoretical Atomic, Molecular and (USA) Optical Physics information technology and communication Information Technology Committee (IAEA) Inland Transport Committee (UNECE) (Germany) Institute for Technical Chemistry Institut für Technische Chemie [This is part of the Karlsruhe Research Center (FZK).] International Trade Centre (UNCTAD/WTO) international training course International Trypanotolerance Centre United States International Trade Commission International Trade Canada [In 2006 this merged with Foreign Affairs Canada (FAC) to form Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT).] International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization Technical Institute for Market Gardening and (Algeria) Industrial Crops Institut technique des cultures maraîchères et industrielles Technology Institute of Costa Rica Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica intertropical convergence zone Technical Institute for the Development of Saharan (Algeria) Agronomy Institut technique de développement de - 221 -

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ITE ITEBO ITEP ITER ITER Organization

ITF ITGC iThemba LABS ITIL ITLOS ITMN ITMO ITN ITN

ITNA ITO ITP ITP

l'agronomie saharienne Incident and Trafficking Database [New name as of 2012 of the Illicit Trafficking Database] Institute for Thermodynamics and Energy Conversion Institut für Thermodynamik und Energiewandlung [This was renamed Institute for Energy Systems and Thermodynamics (IET) in 2010.] International Team of Experts [Use intial capitals when referring to the IAEA’s ITE missions in the area of nuclear security, otherwise use lower case.] Technical Institute for Cattle and Sheep Breeding Institut technique de l’élevage bovin et ovin Institute for Theoretical and Experimental Physics International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor ITER International Fusion Energy Organization [This is in the process of being established. It is also referred to as the IIFEO and in older texts was sometimes referred to as the ITER Legal Entity (ILE)).] Institute for Theoretical Physics [This is part of Utrecht University.] Technical Institute for Field Crops Institut technique des grandes cultures iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator-Based Sciences IT Infrastructure Library International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea insecticide-treated mosquito net A.V. Luikov Institute of Heat and Mass Transfer insecticide-treated net Nuclear and Technological Institute Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear [This no longer exists; it was subsumed into the Higher Technical Institute (IST) in 2012.] Institute of Applied Nuclear Technology Institut de technologie nucléaire appliquée individual–technology–organization Institute for Theoretical Physics Institut für Theoretische Physik Institute of Theoretical Physics [This is part of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).] - 222 -

(IAEA) (Austria)

(IAEA) (Algeria) (Russian Federation) (ITER)

(Netherlands) (Algeria) (South Africa)

(Belarus) (Portugal)

(Senegal) (Austria) (China)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ITP ITPA ITPA ITPGRFA ITRAP ITRRE ITSC ITSD ITSG ITTO ITU ITU ITU İTÜ ITUC ITV ITV ITV ITW ITWG IU IUBMB IUBS IUCN IUEC IUFoST IUGG IUGR IUGS IUHR IUMS IUNG

inverse treatment planning Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy International Tokamak Physics Activity International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Illicit Trafficking Radiation Detection Assessment Programme [This was implemented from 1997 to 2000.] Institute for Technology of Radioactive and Rare Elements Information Technology Steering Committee IT Service Desk Information Technology Support Group International Tropical Timber Organization Institute for Transuranium Elements intensive therapy unit International Telecommunication Union Istanbul Technical University İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi International Trade Union Confederation instructional television internal target volume International Target Values Institute of Thermal Engineering Institut für Technische Wärmelehre [This is the former name of the Institute of Applied Thermodynamics.] International Technical Working Group on Nuclear Smuggling international unit International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology International Union of Biological Sciences International Union for Conservation of Nature International Uranium Enrichment Center International Union of Food Science and Technology International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics intrauterine growth retardation International Union of Geological Sciences Interafrican Union for Human Rights International Union of Microbiological Societies Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation - 223 -

(Lithuania) (FAO) (IAEA/Austria/Hungary)

(Viet Nam) (IAEA) (IAEA) (ANSN) (JRC/EC) (United Nations) (Turkey)

(Safeguards) (Austria)

(Poland)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IUNS IUPAC IUPAP IUPESM IUR IUREP IUSS IUSS IV IVACG IVD IVD IVI IVIC IVITA IVM IVO IVR IVRI IVRNT IVSS IVU IWA IWAVE Project IWC

IWC IWC IWD

Instytut Uprawy Nawożenia i Gleboznawstwa International Union of Nutritional Sciences International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry International Union of Pure and Applied Physics International Union for Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine International Union of Radioecology International Uranium Resources Evaluation Project Institute for Advanced Study Istituto Universitario di Studi Superiori International Union of Soil Sciences intravenous International Vitamin A Consultative Group in vitro diagnostics or in vitro diagnostic in vivo dosimetry in vivo imaging Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Research Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Cientificas Veterinary Institute for Tropical and Highland Research Instituto Veterinario de Investigaciones Tropicales y de Altura integrated vector management Imatran Voima Oy [This was a power generation company, which following a merger no longer exists.] in-vessel retention Indian Veterinary Research Institute intravascular radionuclide therapy Venezuelan Social Security Institute Instituto Venezolano de los Seguros Sociales intravenous urography International Water Association IAEA Water Availability Enhancement Project Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons which may be deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to have Indiscriminate Effects [This is also known as the Inhumane Weapons Convention or the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW).] International Waters Conference International Whaling Commission International Women's Day - 224 -

(IAEA/NEA) (Italy)

(Peru)

(Finland)

(India)

(IAEA)

(GEF)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IWF IWG IWG

IWG-FR IWGGCR

IWG-HWR

IWG-LMNPP

IWG-LWR

IWG-NFCO

IW:LEARN IWMI IWP IWRA IWRM IWT

inter-wrapper flow informal working group international working group [Write with lower case when used generically and initial capitals when referring to a specific group. IAEA international working groups were renamed technical working groups in 2001.] International Working Group on Fast Reactors [This was replaced in 2001 by the Technical Working Group on Fast Reactors (TWG-FR).] International Working Group on Gas Cooled Reactors [This was replaced in 2001 by the Technical Working Group on Gas Cooled Reactors (TWG-GCR).] International Working Group on Advanced Technologies for Heavy Water Reactors [This was replaced in 2001 by the Technical Working Group on Advanced Technologies for Heavy Water Reactors (TWG-HWR).] International Working Group on Life Management of Nuclear Power Plants [This was replaced in 2001 by the Technical Working Group on Life Management of Nuclear Power Plants (TWGLMNPP).] International Working Group on Advanced Technologies for Light Water Reactors [This was replaced in 2001 by the Technical Working Group on Advanced Technologies for Light Water Reactors (TWG-LWR).] International Working Group on Nuclear Fuel Cycle Options [This was replaced by the Technical Working Group on Nuclear Fuel Cycle Options (TWGNFCO).] International Waters Learning Exchange and Resource Network International Water Management Institute integrated work plan International Water Resources Association integrated water resources management Institute of Thermal Engineering Institut für Wärmetechnik [This is part of Graz University of Technology.] - 225 -

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(GEF) (CGIAR)

(Austria)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. IWTT IYCF IYNC IZOR IZSAM IZSLER

IZSLT IZSM IZSS IZSUM

interwell tracer test infant and young child feeding International Youth Nuclear Congress Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries Institut za oceanografiju i ribarstvo Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute of Abruzzo and Molise Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute of Lombardy and Emilia-Romagna Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell'Emilia-Romagna Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute of the Lazio and Tuscany Regions Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Regioni Lazio e Toscana Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute of Mezzogiorno Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale del Mezzogiorno Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute of Sicily Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Sicilia Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute of Umbria and Marche Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Umbria e delle Marche

(Croatia) (Italy) (Italy)

(Italy) (Italy) (Italy) (Italy)

J J JAB JAC JAEA

JAEC JAEC JAERI

JAIF JAMSTEC

joule [unit of energy] Joint Appeals Board Joint Advisory Committee (IAEA) Japan Atomic Energy Agency [This was established on 1 October 2005 from a merger of the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute (JAERI) and the Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute (JNC).] Japan Atomic Energy Commission Jordan Atomic Energy Commission Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute [On 1 October 2005 this was merged with the Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute (JNC) to form the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA).] Japan Atomic Industrial Forum Japan Agency for Marine–Earth Science and Technology [Prior to April 2004, this was known as - 226 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. JANSI JANTA JAPAS JAPC JAS JASD-NSAS JAT JAVYS JBE JC JCA JCCNE JCFC JCI JCRB JCU JDI JDS JECFA JEF Jefferson Lab JEFF library JENDL JEPIC JET JETP JFCS JGBCC JGOFS JHL

the Japan Marine Science and Technology Center.] Japan Nuclear Safety Institute Japan Nuclear Technology Institute Japan Support Programme for Agency Safeguards Japan Atomic Power Company Journal of Animal Science Joint Authority for the Study and Development of the Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System Joint Assistance Team Nuclear and Decommissioning Company Jadrová a vyraďovacia spoločnosť Japanese B. encephalitis Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management job competency analysis Joint Coordinating Committee on Nuclear Energy Japan Casting & Forging Corporation Joint Commission International Joint Committee of the Regional Metrology Organizations and the BIPM James Cook University Journal of Digital Imaging Joint Danube Survey Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives Jeanne Ebori Foundation Fondation Jeanne Ebori Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility Joint Evaluated Fission and Fusion library Japanese Evaluated Neutron Data Library Japan Electric Power Information Center (JEPIC) Joint European Torus Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics Joint Fuel Cycle Study James Graham Brown Cancer Center Joint Global Ocean Flux Study [This project was terminated in 2003.] Jabr Ibn Hayan Multipurpose Research Laboratory

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(Chad/Egypt/Libya/ Sudan) (RANET) (Slovakia) (IAEA)

(Republic of Korea– France; Republic of Korea–Canada) (USA) (BIPM) (Australia)

(Gabon)

(European Union) (Russian Federation) (Republic of Korea/USA) (USA) (IGBP) (Islamic Republic of Iran)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. JHN JHR JHR-CP JHU JI JIA

JIAMCATT JIC JICA JICC JICST

JIIA JIE JIIHP JINR JISTEC JIT JIU JKDM JMA JMG

J-MOX JMPR JMTR

joule heated melter Jules Horowitz Reactor Jules Horowitz Reactor Collaborative Project Johns Hopkins University joint implementation [This is one of three mechanisms defined by the Kyoto Protocol.] Agreement on the Establishment of the ITER International Fusion Energy Organization for the Joint Implementation of the ITER Project [Joint Implementation Agreement is the more common short form and the one that should be used in IAEA documents.] International Annual Meeting on ComputerAssisted Translation and Terminology Joint International Convention Japan International Cooperation Agency JAIF International Cooperation Center Japan Information Center of Science and Technology [This was replaced on 1 October 1996 by the Japan Science and Technology Corporation (JST), formed from the integration of the JICST and the Research Development Corporation of Japan (JRDC).] Japan Institute of International Affairs Joint Information Exchange Joint International Isotopes in Hydrology Programme Joint Institute for Nuclear Research Japan International Science and Technology Exchange Center just-in-time Joint Inspection Unit Royal Malaysian Customs Department Japan Meteorological Agency Minerals and Geoscience Department Malaysia Jabatan Mineral dan Geosains Malaysia [This is part of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE).] Japan Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Plant Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues Japan Materials Testing Reactor - 228 -

(Europen Union) (Europen Union)

(ITER)

(IAHS/IAH) (Japan)

(Nuclear Suppliers Group) (IAEA/UNESCO)

(United Nations)

(FAO/WHO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. JNC

JNES JNFL JN-HRD NET JNMC JNRC Joint Convention Joint Division Joint Implementation Agreement Joint Protocol JPA J-PARC JPDR JPEG JPL JPLAN JPMC JPO JRC JRTR JSA JSC JSC JSCE JSFR JSME

Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute [On 1 October 2005 this was merged with the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute (JAERI) to form the Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA).] Japan Nuclear Energy Safety Organization [As of March 2014, this no longer exists as an independent organization.] Japan Nuclear Fuel Limited Japan Nuclear Human Resource Development Network Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College

(India)

Jordan Nuclear Regulatory Commission Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture Agreement on the Establishment of the International Fusion Energy Organization for the Joint Implementation of the ITER Project Joint Protocol Relating to the Application of the Vienna Convention and the Paris Convention

(Reproduced in IAEA document INFCIRC/546) (ITER) (Reproduced in IAEA document INFCIRC/402)

Joint Plan of Action Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex Japan Power Demonstration Reactor Joint Photographic Experts Group [The full name of this file format is not normally used.] Jet Propulsion Laboratory (USA) Joint Radiation Emergency Management Plan of the International Organizations Jordan Phosphate Mines Company Junior Professional Officer Joint Research Centre (European Commission) Jordan Research and Training Reactor Jordan Subcritical Assembly joint-stock company Jülich Supercomputing Centre (Germany) Japan Society of Civil Engineers Japan sodium cooled fast reactor Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers - 229 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. JSNDI JST JSW JTA JTI JU JUNIC JUNJI JUST JV JWES JWG

Japanese Society for Non-Destructive Inspection Japan Science and Technology Agency [This is the new name as of 1 October 2003 of the former Japan Science and Technology Corporation.] Japan Steel Works job and task analysis Swedish Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering Institutet för jordbruksoch miljöteknik joint undertaking Joint United Nations Information Committee National Board of Day Care Centres Junta Nacional de Jardines Infantiles Jordan University of Science and Technology joint venture Japan Welding Engineering Society Youth Welfare Act Jugendwohlfahrtsgesetz

(European Union) (Chile)

(Austria)

K K K k k K K KACARE KACST KAEA

KAEC KAEC KAERI KAIF KAIST KALIMER KAM KANUPP

kelvin kerma kilo [prefix for SI and metric units, 103] permeability hydraulic conductivity potassium King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology Atomic Energy Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan [This replaced only for a short period the Kazakhstan Atomic Energy Committee (KAEC).] Kazakhstan Atomic Energy Committee Korea Atomic Energy Commission Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute Korea Atomic Industrial Forum Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Korea Advanced Liquid Metal Reactor knowledge asset management Karachi nuclear power plant - 230 -

(Saudi Arabia) (Saudi Arabia)

(Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea (Pakistan)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. KAP KAP KAPS KARI KARI KARISMA KarRC KASAL KATH KATI Kazatomprom KazNU KBMP KBSM KBTH KCCH KCD KCD KCNA KCR KCS KCUS Kd KE KEBS KED KEDO KEI KEPCO KEPCO KEPCO E&C KEPCO NF

air kerma–area product Kuwait Action Plan Kakrapar Atomic Power Station Kenya Agricultural Research Institute Korea Aerospace Research Institute Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Research Initiative for Seismic Margin Assessment Karelian Research Centre Kenya Arid and Semi-Arid Lands Programme Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital Kizimbani Agricultural Training Institute National Atomic Company "Kazatomprom" Al-Farabi Kazakh National University Kara-Balta Mining Plant Special Engineering Design Bureau [This is part of the Russian Aviation and Space Agency] Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Korea Cancer Center Hospital Kerberos constrained delegation Doel nuclear power plant Kerncentrale Doel [This abbreviation would not normally be used in IAEA documents.] Korean Central News Agency known conventional resources keratoconjunctivitis sicca Clinical Centre of the University of Sarajevo Klinički centar Univerziteta u Sarajevu distribution coefficient kinetic energy Kenya Bureau of Standards K-edge densitometry Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization Korea Economic Institute Kansai Electric Power Korea Electric Power Corporation KEPCO Engineering & Construction Company [Prior to July 2010, this was known as the Korea Power Engineering Company (KOPEC).] KEPCO Nuclear Fuel Company [It is a subsidiary - 231 -

(UNEP) (India) (Republic of Korea) (IAEA) (Russian Federation) (Kenya) (Ghana) (United Republic of Tanzania) (Kazakhstan) (Kyrgystan) (Russian Federation) (Ghana) (Republic of Korea) (Computing) (Belgium) (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) (Bosnia Herzegovina)

and

(Republic of Korea) (USA) (Japan) (Republic of Korea)

(Republic of Korea)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. KESDM KETRI KeTTHA keV KFAED KFD kFITA KFKI

KFSH&RC kg Khalifa University KHNP KhNPP KI KIE KIER KIGAM KIMI

KINAC KIND KINGS KINR KINS KIOST

of Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO).] Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Kementerian Energi dan Sumber Daya Mineral Kenya Trypanosomiasis Research Institute Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water kiloelectronvolt [unit of energy] Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development Nuclear Physics Service Kernfysische Dienst Korea Fusion Industry and Technology Association Central Research Institute for Physics Központi Fizikai Kutató Intézet [The former KFKI became an agglomerate of independent research institutes: the Research Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics (SZFKI), the Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science (MFA), the Atomic Energy Research Institute (AEKI), the Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics (RMKI) and the Institute of Isotope and Surface Chemistry.] King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre kilogram Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power Company Khmelnitski nuclear power plant potassium iodide kinetic isotope effect Korea Institute of Energy Research Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources Association for Preventive Health Care Support Association d'aide à la santé preventive [KIMI means umbrella in Dioula, one of the languages spoken in Burkina Faso.] Korea Institute of Nuclear Nonproliferation and Control Key Indicators for Innovative Nuclear Energy Systems KEPCO International Nuclear Graduate School Kiev Institute for Nuclear Research Korea Institute of Nuclear Safety Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology - 232 -

(Indonesia) (Malaysia) (Netherlands) (Republic of Korea) (Hungary)

(Saudi Arabia) (United Arab Emirates) (Republic of Korea) (Ukraine) (Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea) (Burkina Faso)

(Republic of Korea) (IAEA) (Republic of Korea) (Ukraine) (Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. KIPT KIRAMS KISR KIST KIT KKB KKL KKNPP KKNPP km KMAV KMC KMP KMS KMU KNA KNEB KNFC KNGR KNK KNPC KNPP KNS KNTC KOICA Komchernobyl KONICOF KOPEC

KORAD KPI

Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology Korea Institute of Radiological and Medical Sciences Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research Korea Institute of Science and Technology Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Karlsruher Institut für Technologie Beznau nuclear power plant Kernkraftwerk Beznau Leibstadt nuclear power plant Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt Kashiwazaki-Kariwa nuclear power plant Kudankulam nuclear power plant kilometre Knowledge Management Assist Visit Kasturba Medical College key measurement point knowledge management system Kabul Medical University Korea Nuclear Association for International Cooperation Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board Korea Nuclear Fuel Co. [Renamed KEPCO Nuclear Fuel Co.1999.] Korean next generation reactor compact sodium cooled nuclear reactor facility Kompakte Natriumgekühlte Kernreaktoranlage [This experimental facility was shut down in 1991.] Karachi Nuclear Power Complex Kola nuclear power plant Korean Nuclear Society KAERI Nuclear Training Education Center Korea International Cooperation Agency Committee on the Problems of the Consequences of the Catastrophe at the Chernobyl NPP Korea Nuclear International Cooperation Foundation Korea Power Engineering Company, Inc. [In July 2010 the name was changed to KEPCO Engineering & Construction Company (KEPCO E&C.] Korea Radioactive Waste Agency key performance indicator - 233 -

(Ukraine) (Republic of Korea

(Germany) (Switzerland) (Switzerland) (Japan) (India) (IAEA) (India) (Safeguards) (Afghanistan) (Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea) (Germany) (Pakistan) (Russian Federation) (Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea) (Belarus) (Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea)

(Republic of Korea)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. KPM KPPK Kr KRS KRSU KRISS KS KSAs KSC KSNP KSTAR KSU KTA KTH KTM KTZ KU KU Leuven

KüFA KURRI KURT KVI kVp KVUG kW kW·h KW test KWP

Karnaphuli Paper Mills Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities Kementerian Perusahaan Perladangan dan Komoditi krypton Korean Radioactive Waste Society Kyrgyz–Russian Slavic University Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science Kaposi sarcoma knowledge, skills and attitudes Committee on Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Services Korean Standard Nuclear Plant Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research King Saud University Nuclear Safety Standards Commission Kerntechnischer Ausschuss Royal Institute of Technology Kungliga Tekniska högskolan Kazakhstan Tokamak for Material Testing Kazakhstan Temir Zholy Kasetsart University Catholic University of Leuven Katholieke Universiteit Leuven [The university in the city of Leuven (Louvain) was split in 1971. This is the Flemish-speaking part. See UCL for the Frenchspeaking part.] Cooling Finger Facility (Kühlfinger Anlage) Kyoto University Research Reactor Institute KAERI Underground Research Tunnel Nuclear Physics Accelerator Institute kilovolt peak Commission for Scientific Research in Greenland Kommissionen for Videnskabelige Undersøgelser i Grønland kilowatt [unit of power] kilowatt-hour [unit of energy] Kruskal–Wallis test Korean Workers' Party [This is a less commonly - 234 -

(Bangladesh) (Malaysia)

(Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea) (INTOSAI) (Republic of Korea)

(Germany) (Sweden)

(Thailand) (Belgium)

(Institute for Transuranium Elements) (Japan) (Republic of Korea) (Netherlands)

(DPRK)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. used synonym of Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK).] Kraftwerk Union KWU Kyoto Conference third session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Kyoto Convention International Convention on the Simplification and Harmonization of Customs Procedures Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Kyoto Protocol Convention on Climate Change KwaZulu-Natal KZN

(Germany)

(South Africa)

L L La LA LABAGUAS LABIOCA LABOCEL LABONET

litre lanthanum lymphadenectomy Water Characterization Laboratory Laboratório de Caracterização de Águas Laboratory of Applied Biochemistry and Chemistry Laboratoire de biochimie et de chimie appliquées Central Laboratory for Livestock Laboratoire central de l'élevage International Network of Laboratories for Nuclear Waste Characterization

LABOVET

Central Veterinary Laboratory Laboratoire vétérinaire central

LABTOX

Laboratory of Marine Toxins Laboratorio de Toxinas Marinas Latin America and the Caribbean Louisiana Accelerator Center Latin American Conference on the Applications of the Mössbauer Effect lead alloy-cooled advanced nuclear energy systems Laboratory of Catalysis in Organic Chemistry Laboratoire de catalyse en chimie organique Veterinary Drug Control Laboratory Laboratoire de contrôle des médicaments vétérinaires Central Animal Nutrition Laboratory Laboratoire central de nutrition animale Veterinary Diagnosis and Serosurveillance Laboratory Laboratoire de diagnostic vétérinaire et de sérosurveillance

LAC LAC LACAME LACANES LACCO LACOMEV LACENA LADISERO

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(Brazil) (Burkina Faso) (Niger) (IAEA) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (Chile) (USA)

(France) (Senegal) (Côte d'Ivoire) (Benin)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. LAEC LAF LAF-RAM LAIC LA-ICP-MS LA-ICP-MS LAMA LAMP LAN LANAR

LANAVET LANENT LANL LANSPEX LAO LAPEP LAR LARAE LARC LARI LAS LAS LAS LAS

Lebanese Atomic Energy Commission Lance Armstrong Foundation Radiation Physics and Metrology Laboratory Laboratorio de Física de Radiaciones y Metrología Sugar Cane Agricultural Industry League Liga Agrícola Industrial de la Caña de Azúcar laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry Active Metallurgical Testing Laboratory loop-mediated isothermal amplification local area network National Laboratory of Residue Analysis Laboratorio Nacional de Análisis de Residuos [This comes under the National Service for Agricultural Health (SENASA).] National Veterinary Laboratory Laboratoire national vétérinaire Latin American Network for Education in Nuclear Technology Los Alamos National Laboratory National Public Health and Evaluation Laboratory Laboratoire national de santé publique et d’expertise left anterior oblique Post-Irradiation Testing Laboratory Laboratorio de Ensayos Post Irradiación [This is part of the Ezeiza Atomic Centre (CAE).] lifetime attributable risk Laboratory of Radioanalysis and Environment Laboratoire de radio-analyses et environnement Regional Conference for Latin America and the Caribbean Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute laser absorption spectrometry Latin American Section [This is part of the American Nuclear Society (ANS). The acronym LAS/ANS is also used.] Latvian Academy of Sciences Latvijas Zinatnu akademija League of Arab States - 236 -

(Nicaragua) (Costa Rica)

(Iraq) (Computing) (Honduras)

(Cameroon)

(USA) (Niger) (Medicine) (Argentina)

(Tunisia) (FAO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. LASBAD

LASCAR Project LASCN LAS/ANS LAT LATU LAW LBB LBC LBC LBDNET LBE LBE LB LOCA LBM LBNL LABONET LBUS LBW LC LCA LCA LCA LCAO LCBC LCCS LCD LCE LCFS LCG

Laboratory of Biological and Agricultural Sciences for Development Laboratoire des sciences biologiques et agronomiques pour le développement Large-Scale Reprocessing Plant Safeguards Project Latin American Safety Culture Network Latin American Section [This is part of the American Nuclear Society (ANS). The acronym LAS is also used.] Tandem Accelerator Laboratory Laboratorio del Acelerador Tandem Technological Laboratory of Uruguay Laboratorio Tecnológico del Uruguay low activity waste leak before break Laboratory of Fungal Biotechnology Laboratoire de biotechnologie des champignons lead–bismuth coolant Latin American Biological Dosimetry Network lead–bismuth eutectic licensing basis event large break loss of coolant accident lean body mass Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Network of Laboratories for Nuclear Waste Characterization Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu Université "Lucian Blaga" de Sibiu low birth weight liquid chromatography Central Analytical Laboratory Laboratoire central d'analyse [This is part of the Kinshasa Regional Nuclear Research Centre (CREN-K).] leucocyte common antigen life cycle assessment linear combination of atomic orbitals Lake Chad Basin Commmission Land Cover Classification System liquid crystal display low carbon economy last closed flux surface London Cancer Group [It seems that this group no - 237 -

(Central Republic)

African

(Safeguards)

(Mexico)

(Senegal)

(USA) (IAEA) (Romania)

(Democratic Republic of the Congo)

(FAO/UNEP)

(United Kingdom)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. LCI LCIE LCL LCLS LCM LCM method LC–MS LC–MS/MS LCNP LCO LCRSSS LCSH LCSSA LCT LCTC LCV LD LD50 LD LDAP LDB LDC LDC LDC III LDEF LDH LDI LDM LDM l-dopa

longer exists.] life cycle inventory Central Laboratory of Electrical Industries Laboratoire central des industries électriques lower confidence limit Linac Coherent Light Source life cycle management lower of cost or market method liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry Lawyers' Committee on Nuclear Policy limiting condition for operation Libyan Centre for Remote Sensing and Space Science Library of Congress Subject Headings Central Laboratory for the Control of Food Safety Laboratoire central de sécurité sanitaire des aliments low carbon technology Liverpool Cancer Therapy Centre Central Veterinary Laboratory Laboratoire vétérinaire central lethal dose median lethal dose [The acronym MLD is also used.] low dispersible radioactive material Lightweight Directory Access Protocol Biological Dosimetry Laboratory Laboratoire de dosimétrie biologique least developed country less developed country Third United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries [This was held in Brussels from 14 to 20 May 2001.] Long Duration Exposure Facility lactate dehydrogenase Landscape Development Intervention laser distance meter low dispersible radioactive material levodopa - 238 -

(France) (USA)

(USA)

(Benin)

(Australia) (Mali)

(Type code defined in IAEA Transport Regulations) (France)

(United Nations) (NASA) (Madagascar)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. LDR LE LEAP collimator LEC LED LEED LEEM LEEP LEGP collimator LEHR collimator LEI LEM LENA LER LERF LES LET LEU LF LF LFA LFC LFC LFC LFEE LFH LFM LFOV LFR LFTR LfU

low dose rate low explosive low-energy all-purpose collimator [This is a synonym for LEGP collimator.] Experimental Conversion Laboratory Laboratorio Experimental de Conversión light-emitting diode low energy electron diffraction Licensing and Enforcement Experts Meeting loop electrosurgical excision procedure low-energy general-purpose collimator [This is a synonym for LEAP collimator.] low-energy high-resolution collimator Lithuanian Energy Institute Lietuvos energetikos institutas Maritime Research Laboratory Laboratoire d'études maritimes Laboratory of Applied Nuclear Energy Laboratorio Energia Nucleare Applicata large early release large early release frequency Lincoln Electric System linear energy transfer low enriched uranium load factor low frequency logical framework approach Central Light and Power Luz y Fuerza del Centro laminar flow cabinet loss free counting Laboratory for Energy and the Environment [This is part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).] laminar flow hood Logical Framework Matrix large field of view lead cooled fast reactor liquid fluoride thorium reactor Baden-Württemberg State Institute for Environmental Protection Landesanstalt für Umweltschutz Baden-Württemberg - 239 -

(Chile)

(Nuclear Group)

Suppliers

(Algeria) (Italy) (Nuclear safety) (USA)

(Mexico) (USA)

(IAEA)

(Germany)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. LfU LFUA LGG LGI LGL LG-SIMS LGU LH wave LH LHA LHC LHCD LHD LHEP LHF LHH LHV LHWP Li LIB LIBIQUIMA

LIBS LICC LIDAR LIE LIFDC LILW LILW–LL LILW–SL LIMA

Bavarian Environmental Protection Agency Bayerisches Landesamt für Umweltschutz limited frequency unannounced access light gas gun legal and governmental infrastructure large granular lymphocyte large geometry secondary ion mass spectrometer local government unit lower hybrid wave luteinizing hormone Environmental Hydrology Laboratory Laboratorio de Hidrología Ambiental Large Hadron Collider lower hybrid current drive lower hybrid drift lower hybrid enhanced performance lower hybrid frequency lower hybrid heating lower heating value Lesotho Highlands Water Project lithium light ion beam Laboratory for Biochemical, Chemical and Environmental Research Laboratorio de Investigaciones Bioquímicas, Químicas y de Medio Ambiente laser induced breakdown spectroscopy or laser induced breakdown spectrometry Ivorian League Against Cancer Ligue ivoirienne contre le cancer light detection and ranging Laboratory of Stable Isotopes Laboratório de Isótopos Estáveis [This is part of the University of São Paulo (USP).] low-income food-deficit country low and intermediate level waste [This is one of the classes of waste proposed by the IAEA.] long lived low and intermediate level waste [This is one of the classes of waste proposed by the IAEA.] short lived low and intermediate level waste [This is one of the classes of waste proposed by the IAEA.] Livestock Information Management Application - 240 -

(Germany) (Safeguards)

(Philippines) (Costa Rica) (CERN)

(Argentina)

(Côte d'Ivoire) (Brazil)

(IAEA/FAO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Lima Convention LIMS LIMV linac LIS LISCA LISNet LKA BW LKFRI LLC LLD LLE LLIN LLNL LLOCA LLRN LLRW LLRWMO LLUMC LLW lm LM LMCR LMCV LMFAE LMFBR LMFR LMI countries LMICs

Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment and Coastal Area of the South-East Pacific laboratory information management system [This is a type of software.] Veterinary Medicine Research Laboratory Laboratorio de Investigaciones Médicas Veterinarias linear accelerator Scientific Instrumentation Laboratory Laboratoire d'instrumentation scientifique Senegalese League Against Cancer Ligue sénégalaise de lutte contre le cancer Library and Information Services Network Baden-Württemberg State Criminal Department Landeskriminalamt Baden-Württemberg Lake Kariba Fisheries Research Institute limited liability company lower limit of detection [Minimum detectable activity (MDA) should be used in IAEA documents.] loss of life expectancy long-lasting insecticide-treated net Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory large loss of coolant accident long lived radionuclide low level radioactive waste Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Office Loma Linda University Medical Center low level waste [This term should not be used in IAEA documents.] lumen [SI unit of luminous flux] Office of Legacy Management liquid metal cooled reactor laser mapping system for containment verification Special Alloy Fabrication Materials Laboratory Laboratorio Metalúrgico Fabricación Aleaciones Especiales liquid metal fast breeder reactor liquid metal fast reactor low and middle income countries low and middle income countries - 241 -

(Colombia)

(Morocco) (Senegal) (IAEA) (Germany) (Zimbabwe)

(USA)

(Canada) (USA)

(USA) (Argentina)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. LMIS LMJ LMR LMRC LMRE

LMS LMS LMSCI LMSTG LMUP ln LNBCSP LNCTMR LNE LNE LNE LNEG LNERV

LNETI LNF LNG

liquid metal ion source Laser Megajoule liquid metal reactor Laboratory Methods Review Committee Environmental Radioactivity Measurement Laboratory Laboratoire de Mesure de la Radioactivité dans l'Environnement [This is part of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] leadership and management for safety learning management system Soil Microbiology and Inoculant Control Laboratory Laboratorio de Microbiología de Suelos y Control de Inoculantes Topical Group on Leadership and Management for Safety of the Regulatory Bodies Lake Maitland Uranium Project natural logarithm National Laboratory for Clinical Biology and Public Health Laboratoire national de biologie chimique et de santé publique National League Against Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases Ligue nationale contre la tuberculose et les maladies respiratoires National Metrology and Testing Laboratory Laboratoire national de métrologie et d'essais National Livestock Laboratory Laboratoire national d'élevage National Water Laboratory Laboratoire national des eaux National Laboratory of Energy and Geology Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia National Laboratory for Livestock and Veterinary Research Laboratoire national d'élevage et de recherches veterinaries [This is part of the Senegalese Institute for Agricultural Research (ISRA).] National Laboratory of Engineering and Industrial Technology Laboratório Nacional de Engenharia e Tecnologia Industrial Leningrad Northern Factory liquefied natural gas - 242 -

(France) (USA) (France)

(Uruguay) (Asian Nuclear Safety Network) (Australia) (Central Republic)

African

(Tunisia) (France) (Burkina Faso) (Mali) (Portugal) (Senegal)

(Portugal) (Russian Federation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. LNHB LNMC LNRPV

LNS LNS LNSP LNT hypothesis LOARC LOC LOCA LOF LOFA LOFT LOG LOHS LOLP London Convention LONY LOOP LOR LO/TO LOTOS

Henri Becquerel National Laboratory Laboratoire national Henri Becquerel Latvian National Metrology Centre Latvijas Nacionālais Metroloģijas Centrs National Laboratory for Plant Production Research Laboratoire national de recherches sur les productions végétales [This is part of the Senegalese Institute for Agricultural Research (ISRA).] Laboratory for Neutron Scattering [This is part of the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI).] National Health Laboratory Laboratoire national de la santé National Public Health Laboratory Laboratoire national de la santé publique linear–no threshold Public Laboratory for Chemical Analysis and Research Laboratoire officiel des analyses et des recherches chimiques lab-on-a-chip loss of coolant accident location outside facilities [Note that the plural is locations outside facilities.] loss of flow accident loss of fluid test Liaison Office, Geneva [part of the Office of External Relations and Policy Coordination (EXPO)] loss of heat sink loss of load probability Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping of Wastes and Other Matter Liaison Office, New York [part of the Office of External Relations and Policy Coordination (EXPO)] loss of off-site power line of response lockout/tagout Laboratory for Labour Protection and Environmental Protection [This is part of the Ulba Metallurgical Plant.] - 243 -

(France)

(Senegal)

(Switzerland) (Mali) (Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire) (Morocco)

(Safeguards)

(IAEA)

(Reproduced in IAEA document INFCIRC/205) (IAEA)

(Kazazhstan)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. LP LPBE LPC LPCI LPEE LPG LPGP LPI LPI RAS LPIS LPLT LPNU LPO LPR LPRM LPS LPSC

LPSD conditions LPSI LPT LPZ LQ does response Lr LRA LRBM LRC LRCC LRCT

LRE

low pressure liquid phase blocking ELISA Particle Physics Laboratory Laboratoire de physique corpusculaire low pressure core injection Public Laboratory for Tests and Studies Laboratoire public d'essais et d'études liquefied petroleum gas Gas and Plasma Physics Laboratory Laboratoire de physique des gaz et des plasmas liquid penetrant inspection P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences low pressure injection system low pressure, low temperature Lviv Polytechnic National University left posterior oblique Radioactive Standards Laboratory Laboratorio de Patrones Radiactivos local power range monitor lipopolysaccharide Laboratory for Subatomic Physics and Cosmology Laboratoire de physique subatomique et de cosmologie [This is part of the National Institute of Nuclear Physics and Particle Physics (IN2P3).] low power and shutdown conditions low pressure safety injection liquid penetrant testing longer term protective action planning zone linear–quadratic dose response lawrencium Environmental Radioactivity Laboratory Laboratori de Radioactivitat Ambiental long-range ballistic missile Learning Resource Centre [This was replaced in 2008 by the Staff Development Centre (SDC).] London Regional Cancer Centre Trypanosomosis Research and Coordination Laboratory Laboratoire de recherche et de coordination sur les trypanosomoses [This is part of the Institute of Research for Development (IRD).] Energy Research Laboratory Laboratoire de - 244 -

(France) (Morocco) (France) (Russian Federation)

(Ukraine) (Medicine) (Mexico)

(France)

(Spain) (IAEA) (Canada) (France)

(Cameroon)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

LSD LSD spike LSHTM LSL

recherches énergétiques large release frequency Local Resilience Forum Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Chilldren local radiation injury Radioisotopes Laboratory Laboratoire des radioisotopes [This is part of the University of Antananarivo.] long-range imaging radar Laboratory for Reactor Physics and Systems Behaviour Labor für Reaktorphysik und Systemverhalten [This is part of the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI).] Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution lumbosacral low specific activity last stage blade least significant bit long operating cycle simplified boiling water reactor Legal Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space liquid scintillation cocktail liquid scintillation counter liquid scintillation counting liquid-solid chromatography least significant difference Life Science Division [This is part of the Atomic Energy Board (AEB).] lumpy skin disease large size dried spike London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Laser Spectroscopy Laboratory

LSO LSS LT LTA LTC LTE LTE

lutetium oxyorthosilicate Life Span Study leak testing lead test assembly live time correction local thermodynamic equilibrium low temperature evaporation

LRF LRF LHRC LRI LRI LRIR LRS

LRTAP Convention LS LSA LSB LSB LSBWR LSC LSC LSC LSC LSC LSD LSD

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(United Kingdom) (Sri Lanka) Madagascar

(Switzerland)

(Computing) (Japan) (United Nations)

(Sri Lanka) (Safeguards) (United Kingdom) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (Japan)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. LTFU LTIS LTO LTSS Lu LUHS LUMC Lusaka Agreement LUT LUZ LV LV LVDT LVNPP LVP LVRF LVRI LWBR LWGR LWHR LWL LWR LWRGSIDB LWSCR LWV lx

loss to follow-up long term interim storage long term operation long term storage shield lutetium loss of ultimate heat sink Leiden University Medical Center Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum Lusaka Agreement on Cooperative Enforcement Operations Directed at Illegal Trade in Wild Fauna and Flora lookup table University of Zulia Universidad del Zulia left ventricular left ventricule linear variable differential transformer Laguna Verde nuclear power plant low value purchasing low void reactivity fuel Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute light water breeder reactor light water cooled, graphite moderated reactor light water hybrid reactor lower water line light water reactor Generic Safety Issues for Light Water Reactor (LWR) NPPs Light Water Sub-Critical Reactor [Write with lower case if used generically.] Laboratory for Materials Behaviour Labor für Werkstoffverhalten [This was part of the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) but no longer exists.] lux [SI unit of illuminance, equal to one lumen per square metre]

M M M m m μ

mega [prefix for SI and metric units, 106] molar metre [SI unit of linear measure] milli [prefix for SI and metric units, 10-3] micro [prefix for SI and metric units, 10-6] - 246 -

(Netherlands)

(Venezuela)

(Mexico) (China)

(IAEA) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (Switzerland)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MA MA MAA MAA MAAP

Maastricht Treaty MAB MAB MAb MAC

MAcc MAD MADB MAE MAEC

MAECI

MAECI MAED MAEE MAEIA

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment minor actinide macroaggregate of albumin methacrylic acid Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministère de l'alimentation, de l'agriculture et de la pêche [This was replaced by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Fisheries, Rural Affairs and Land Use Planning.] Treaty on European Union [This was updated by subsequent treaties.] Man and the Biosphere Programme marker assisted breeding monoclonal antibody [This acronym is more widely used than MoAb.] Ministry of Agriculture and Breeding Ministerio de Agricultura y Cría [This was replaced by the Ministry of People's Power for Agriculture and Land (MAT).] Master of Accountancy multiwavelength anomalous diffraction or multiwavelength anomalous dispersion Minor Actinide Property Database microwave-assisted extraction Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Ministère des affaires étrangères et de la coopération (Morocco) Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación (Spain) Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) Ministère des affaires étrangères et du commerce international [Use the acronym DFAIT in IAEA documents.] Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ministère des affaires étrangères et de la coopération internationale Model for Analysis of Energy Demand Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Ministère des affaires étrangères et européennes Ministry of Foreign Affairs and African Integration Ministère des affaires étrangères et de l'intégration africaine [This Ministry was replaced by the MAEIAFBE.] - 247 -

(United Nations)

(France)

(UNESCO)

(Venezuela)

(IAEA) (Congo, Spain)

Morocco,

(Canada)

(Djibouti) (IAEA) (Luxembourg) (Benin)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MAEIAFBE

MAEKKazatomprom MAEP MAER MAFC MAFF MAFF MAFS MAG MAG3 MAGA MAGAP MAGFOR MAI MAI Malaga Conference MALDI MAM MAMR man·Sv MAP MAP

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Integration, Francophonie and Beninese Abroad Ministère des affaires étrangères, de l'intégration africaine, de la francophonie et des béninois de l'extérieur Mangistau Atomic Power Plant Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Ministère de l'agriculture, de l'élevage et de la pêche Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Equipment Ministère de l'agriculture et de l'équipement rural Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food [This was replaced by Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).] Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Ministerio de Agricultura y Ganadería mercaptoacetyltriglycine Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería y Alimentación Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería, Acuacultura y Pesca Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry Ministerio Agropecuario y Forestal Ministry of Internal Affairs Ministerul Afacerilor Interne Moscow Aviation Institute International Conference on the Radiological Protection of Patients in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Radiotherapy [26–30 March 2001] matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization moderate acute malnutrition Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources man-sievert Madagascar Action Plan Mediterranean Action Plan - 248 -

(Benin)

(Kazakhstan) (Benin, Madagascar) (Senegal) (United Republic of Tanzania) (United Kingdom) (Japan) (Lesotho) (Costa Rica, Ecuador) (Guatemala) (Ecuador) (Nicaragua) (Republic of Moldova) (Russian Federation) (IAEA)

(Seychelles) (UNEP)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MAP MAP Mapanica MAPDR MAPS MAPS MARC MARDI MARDOS

MARENA MARFE Marina II MARiS MARLIN MARM MARN MARNDR MARPOL 73/78 MARS MAS

Ministry of Productive Activities Ministero delle Attività Produttive modified atmosphere packaging Association of Mothers and Fathers of Children with Leukaemia and Cancer Asociación de Madres y Padres de Niños con Leucemia y Cáncer Ministry of Agriculture, Forests and Rural Development Ministerul Agriculturii, Padurilor si Dezvoltarii Rurale Madras Atomic Power Station St Petersburg Medical Academy of Postgraduate Studies machine-readable cataloguing Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute Sources of Radioactivity in the Marine Environment and their Relative Contributions to Overall Dose Assessment from Marine Radioactivity [This was a study.] Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources Ministerio del Ambiente y los Recursos Naturales multi-faceted asymmetric radiation from the edge Update of the MARINA Project on the radiological exposure of the European Community from radioactivity in North European marine waters Marine Information System Marine Radioecology Laboratories International Network Ministry of the Environment and Rural and Marine Affairs Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources Ministerio de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development Ministère de l'agriculture, des ressources naturelles et du développement rural International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973, as modified by the Protocol of 1978 relating thereto Research on Worldwide Marine Radioactivity [1996–2001] marker assisted selection - 249 -

(Italy) (Nicaragua) (Romania) (India) (Russian Federation)

(IAEA)

(Nicaragua) (European Commission) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Spain) (El Salvador) (Haiti) (IMO) (IAEA project)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. masl MAT MAT

MATD MAT/DC

MAT-Senegal MAVDT MAW Mb MB MBA MBA MBA mBAND MBD MBE MBES MBIR MBP MBP MBR MC MCA MCA MCA McAb MCAD

metres above sea level male annihilation technique Ministry of People's Power for Agriculture and Land Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Agricultura y Tierras [This replaced the former Ministry of Agriculture and Breeding (MAC).] Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralization Ministère de l’administration territoriale et de la décentralisation Ministry of Land Management and Community Development Ministère de l’aménagement du territoire et du développement communautaire [This was replaced by the Ministry of Planning, Land Management and Community Development (MP/AT/DC) in 2011.] Anti-Tobacco Movement of Senegal Mouvement Anti-tabac du Sénégal Ministry of the Environment, Housing and Territorial Development Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, Vivienda y Desarrollo Territorial medium activity waste [This term should not normally be used in IAEA documents.] megabase megabyte Master of Business Administration material balance area mouse bioassay multicolour chromosome banding metastatic bone disease material balance evaluation Material Balance Evaluation System Multipurpose Fast Research Reactor maltose binding protein material balance period material balance report mutation component maximum credible accident multichannel analyser multichannel analysis monoclonal antibody [The acronym MAb should be used in IAEA documents.] Microsoft Certified Applications Developer - 250 -

(Agriculture) (Venezuela)

(Burkina Faso) (Niger)

(Colombia)

(Safeguards)

(Safeguards) (Safeguards) (Russian Federation) (Safeguards) (Safeguards)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MCB MCB MCC MCC MCC Project

main control board multicolour chromosome banding Management Certificate Curriculum motor control centre Material Consolidation and Conversion Project

MCCI MCCS

molten core–concrete interaction Office of Material Consolidation and Civilian Sites [This Office is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).] Microsoft Certified Database Administrator Microsoft Certified Desktop Support Technician magnetic confinement fusion malignant catarrhal fever maternal and child health maternal and child health centre Minsk City Hospital for Oncology major capital investment mild cognitive impairment Ministry of Communications and Information multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer or multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education Ministério da Ciência, Inovação e Ensino Superior Major Capital Investment Fund Major Capital Investment Plan Ministry of Communications and Information Technology maximum concentration limit My Child Matters main circulation pump or main coolant pump microchannel plate Microsoft Certified Professional Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe minimum critical power ratio main control room minimal cut set Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate Mediterranean Commission on Sustainable

MCDBA MCDST MCF MCF MCH MCHC MCHO MCI MCI MCI MC-ICP-MS MCIES MCIF MCIP MC&IT MCL MCM MCP MCP MCP MCPF MCPR MCR MCS MCSA MCSD

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(IAEA) (USA/Russian Federation) (USA)

(Belarus) (IAEA) (Singapore)

(Portugal) (IAEA) (IAEA) (India) (UICC)

(UNEP)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

MCSD MCSE MCST MCST MCT

MCT

MCT MCTI

MCTI MCTL MCV MCYT MD MD MD MDA MDA MDACC MDAEP MDAP MDC MDCT MDE MDE

Development [This is part of the Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP).] Microsoft Certified Solution Developer Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert Ministry of Commerce, Science and Technology Ministry of Communications, Science and Technology Ministry of People's Power for Science and Technology Ministerio del Poder Popular para Ciencia y Tecnología [This replaced the former Ministry of Science and Technology.] Ministry of Science and Technology Ministério da Ciência e da Tecnologia [This was replaced by the Ministry of People's Power for Science and Technology.] Ministry of Science and Technology Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología Ministry of People's Power for Science, Technology and Intermediate Industries Ministerio del Poder Popular para Ciencia, Tecnología e Industrias Intermedias Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação Militarily Critical Technologies List mean corpuscular volume Ministry of Science and Technology Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología Doctor of Medicine molecular dynamics motor-driven minimum detectable activity minimum detectable amount M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Ministry of Development, Economic Analysis and Forecasting Ministère du développement, de l'analyse économique et de la prospective Multinational Design Approval Program material description code multi-detector computed tomography maximum design earthquake Ministry of Economic Development Ministerio de Desarrollo Económico - 252 -

(Jamaica) (Botswana) (Venezuela)

(Portugal)

(Venezuela) (Venezuela)

(Brazil) (USA) (Spain)

(USA) (Benin) (USA)

(Bolivia)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MDEP MDF MDG MDI port MDL MDM MDN MDP MDR MDR MDR MDR MDRI MDR-TB MDS MDSP MDT ME ME MEA MEBP MEC MEC MECON MECTS MECV MED MEDDE MED POL

Multinational Design Evaluation Programme MOX Demonstration Facility United Nations Millennium Development Goal medium dependent interface port method detection limit magnetic dipole moment Ministry of National Defence Ministère de défense nationale methylene diphosphonate medium dose rate Ministry of Rural Development Ministère de développement rural multi-drug resistant multi-drug resistance or multiple drug resistance Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative multi-drug resistant tuberculosis multiply damaged site Ministry of Sustainable Development and Planning Ministerio de Desarrollo Sostenible y Planificación multidisciplinary team metabolizable energy methyl eugenol Ministry of External Affairs Ministry of Economy and Budget Planning Ministry of Education and Culture Ministerio de Educación y Cultura Ministry of Education and Science Ministério da Educação e Ciência Ministry of Economy and Production Ministerio de Economía y Producción [This Ministry no longer exists.] Ministry of Education, Research, Youth and Sports Ministerul Educaţiei, Cercetării, Tineretului şi Sportului Ministry of the Environment and Quality of Life Ministère de l’environnement et du cadre de vie multi-effect distillation Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy Ministère de l'écologie et du développement durable et de l’énergie Programme for the Assessment and Control of Pollution in the Mediterranean Region - 253 -

(United Kingdom)

(Benin, Paraguay)

(Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (IMF/IDA/ADF) (Bolivia)

(India) (Kazakhstan) (Uruguay) (Portugal) (Argentina) (Romania) (Burkina Faso) (France) (UNEP)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MEDRC MED–TVC MEE MEEG MEER

MEER MEF MEFLYPDB MEG MEGAPIE MEH MEHU MEIC MEL MEM MEM MEM

MEM MEMD MEMR MEN

Middle East Desalination Research Center multi-effect distillation–thermal vapour compression Ministry of Employment and the Economy Työ- ja elinkeinoministeriö [This replaced the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) in 2008.] Monaco Environment and Economics Group Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy Ministerio de Electricidad y Energía Renovable [In 2007, the MEER, together with the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MMP) replaced the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM).] Ministry of Energy and Energy Resources Ministry of Economy and Finance Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas Middle East Fruit Fly Exotic Pest Database magnetoencephalography Megawatt Pilot Target Experiment Ministry of Energy and Water Resources Ministère de l'énergie et de l'hydraulique Ministry of the Environment, Housing and Town Planning Ministère de l'environnement, de l'habitat et de l'urbanisme Ministry of Economy, Industry and Trade Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Comercio IAEA Marine Environment Laboratories, Monaco [This was replaced in 2010 by the IAEA Environment Laboratories (NAEL).] minimum essential medium Ministry of Energy and Minerals Ministry of Energy and Mines Ministerio de Energía y Minas [In 2007 the Ecaudorian MEM was replaced by the Ministry for Electricity and Renewable Energy (MEER) and the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MMP).] Ministry of Energy and Mines Ministère de l'énergie et des mines [The Algerian Ministry was replaced in 2014.] Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry of National Education Ministère de - 254 -

(Finland)

(Ecuador)

(Bulgaria) (Panama, Peru)

(Congo) (Benin) (Costa Rica)

(United Republic of Tanzania) (Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Peru, Venezuela) (Algeria, Morocco) (Uganda) (Kazakhstan) (Madagascar)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MENA MENFP MENPET

MENR MENRP MENRS MEP MEP MEP

MEP MEP MEPA MEPC MEPF MEPhI

MEPN MEPNS

l'éducation nationale Middle East and North Africa Ministry of National Education and Professional Training Ministère de l'éducation nationale et de la formation professionnelle Ministry of People's Power for Energy and Petroleum Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Energía y Petróleo [This replaced the former Ministry of Energy and Petroleum (MEP).] Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection Ministry of National Education and Scientific Research Ministère de l'éducation nationale et de la recherche scientifique Ministry of Economy and Planning Ministerio de Economía y Planificación Ministry of Energy and Petroleum Ministère de l'énergie et du pétrole Ministry of Energy and Petroleum Ministerio de Energía y Petroleo [This was replaced by the Ministry of People's Power for Energy and Petroleum (MENPET).] Ministry of Environmental Protection Ministry of Environment Protection [This was replaced by the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) in October 2013.] Marine Environment Protection Authority Marine Environment Protection Committee Ministry of Economy and Public Finance Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas Públicas Moscow Engineering Physics Institute [The Moscow Engineering Physics Institute was reorganized into the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, which was created as a pilot project on 8 April 2009.] Ministry of the Environment and Nature Conservation Ministère de l'environnement et de la protection de la nature Ministry for Environmental Protection and Nuclear Safety of Ukraine - 255 -

(Haiti, Luxembourg) (Venezuela)

(Armenia, Turkey) (Georgia)

Georgia,

(Madagascar) (Cuba) (Chad) (Venezuela)

(China) (Kazakhstan) (Sri Lanka) (IMO) (Bolivia) (Russian Federation)

(Benin)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. meq MER MERA MERC Program MERCOSUR MERPMEDER

MERRCAC MERS MES MES MESA MESA MES KR MESL MESP MESR MESRS MESSAGE MESSRS

MESSRT

MEST

milliequivalent market exchange rate Marine Environmental and Radiological Assessment Middle East Regional Cooperation Program Southern Common Market Ministry of Energy, Oil and Mining Research, Water and Renewable Energy Development Ministère de l’énergie, des recherches pétrolières et minières, de l’eau et du développement des énergies renouvelables Middle Eastern Regional Radioisotope Centre for the Arab Countries Middle East respiratory syndrome Ministry of Emergency Situations [The Kazkh Ministry was later replaced by the Committee on Emergency Situations.] Multilateral Enrichment Sanctuary mature-parasite-infected erythrocyte surface antigen Middle East and South Asia Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic Marine Environmental Studies Laboratory Multilateral Enrichment Sanctuary Project Ministry of Higher Education and Research Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche scientifique Model for Energy Supply Strategy Alternatives and their General Environmental Impacts Ministry of Secondary and Higher Education and Scientific Research Ministère des enseignements secondaire, supérieur et de la recherche scientifique [This Ministry no longer exists.] Ministry of Secondary and Higher Education, Research and Technology Ministère des enseignements secondaire et supérieur, de la recherche et de la technologie Ministry of Education, Science and Technology [This replaced the Ministry of Science and - 256 -

(IAEA) (USA) (Benin)

(Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (France) (Algeria, Benin) (IAEA) (Burkina Faso)

(Niger)

(Republic of Korea)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MEST MEST METAS METE METFAZ METI METREPOL MeV MeV-SIMS MEW MEWC MEWR MEWR MEXT MFA MFA

MFA MFAEI MFAFT MFAT MFCI MFEA MFECH MFEE

Technology (MOST).] Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology mobile expert support team Federal Office of Metrology Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy Centre for Research and Development of Explosion and Shock Technology Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Medical Treatment Protocols for Radiation Accident Victims as a Basis for a Computerized Guidance System megaelectronvolt [unit of energy] megaelectronvolt secondary ion mass spectrometry Ministry of Electricity and Water [This was replaced by the Ministry of Energy and the Ministry of Environment and Water.] Ministry of Energy, Water and Communications Kementerian Tenaga, Air dan Komunikasi Ministry of Environment and Water Resources Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology material flow analysis Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science Mûszaki Fizikai és Anyagtudományi Intézet Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Ministerul Afacerilor Externe şi Integrării Europene Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade molten fuel–coolant interaction Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs multiple frequency electron cyclotron heating Department of Fluid Mechanics, Energy and - 257 -

(Ghana) (Nuclear security) (Switzerland) (Albania) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (Japan)

(United Emirates)

Arab

(Malaysia) (Kazakhstan) (Singapore) (Japan) (Afghanistan, Belarus, Egypt, Georgia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgystan, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan) (Hungary) (Moldova) (Jamaica) (New Zealand) (Croatia) (France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

MI MI MIA

Environment Département mécanique des fluides, énergies et environnement [This is part of Électricité de France.] mixed oxide fuel fabrication facility multicolour fluorescence in situ hybridization Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development Mirror Fusion Test Facility main feedwater magnesium Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries Ministerio de Ganadería, Agricultura y Pesca Mandalay General Hospital magnesium oxide FAO/IAEA Mutant Germplasm Repository Ministry of Home Affairs Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation Ministère de l'hydraulique et de l'assainissement Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration mobile hot cell magnetohydrodynamic magnetohydrodynamics microsource high dose rate Ministry of Hydraulics, Energy and Information and Communication Technology Ministère de l’hydraulique, de l’énergie et des technologies de l’information et de la communication Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare mutual health organization maximum historically probable earthquake management of human resources [In IAEA documents the term human resource management (HRM) should be used.] modular high temperature gas cooled reactor Ministry of Urban and Rural Hydraulics Ministère de l'hydraulique urbaine et rurale Micronutrient Initiative mitotic index Ministry of Internal Affairs

MIBA

Moisture Isotopes in the Biosphere and Atmosphere

MFFF mFISH MFPED MFTF MFW Mg MGAP MGH MgO MGR MHA MHA MHAI MHC MHD MHD mHDR MHETIC

MHI MHLW MHO MHPE MHR MHTGR MHUR

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(Uganda) (USA) (Uruguay) (Myanmar) (Singapore) (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (Namibia)

(Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (Japan) (Japan)

(Chad)

(Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Ukraine) (IAEA)

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MIBG MIBI MIBK MIC MIC MIC MIC MIC MICANET MICIT MICINN MICONS MICPE MICS MID MIDA MIEM MIG MIGA MIIS MIM MIM MIME MINAE

Ministry of People's Power for Basic Industries and Mining Ministerio del Poder Popular para las Industrias Básicas y Minería [This replaced the former Ministry of Basic Industries and Mining.] metaiodobenzylguanidine methoxyisobutylisonitrile methyl isobutyl ketone methyl isocyanate microbiologically influenced corrosion Military Industrialization Corporation Ministry of Industry and Commerce Ministerio de Industria y Comercio Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Michelangelo Network [This replaced the Sustainable & Innovative Nuclear Technology Evolution - R&D Network (SINTER).] Ministry of Science and Technology Ministerio de Ciencia y Tecnología Ministry of Science and Innovation (Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación) Ministry of Construction Ministerio de la Construcción Ministry of Industry, Trade and Employment Promotion Ministère de l'industrie, du commerce et de la promotion de l'emploi Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey magnetically insulated diode Ministry of Agricultural Development Ministerio de Desarrollo Agropecuario Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Minería Issaka Gazobi Maternity Centre Maternité Issaka Gazobi Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency Monterey Institute of International Studies Ministry of Industry and Mines Multilateral Initiative on Malaria Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy Ministry of the Environment and Energy Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía [This was replaced by the Ministry of the Environment, Energy and - 259 -

(Venezuela)

(Iraq) (Paraguay) (Japan) (European Union) (Costa Rica) (Spain) (Cuba) (Benin) (UNICEF) (Panama) (Uruguay) (Niger) (World Bank) (USA) (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (Cambodia) (Costa Rica)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MINAET MINAFFET MINAGRA MINAGRI MinAmb Minatom MINAZ MINBAS MINEC MINEE MINEFI MINESURS

MININT MINIRENA MINMIDT MINREST MINREX MINSA MINSAL MINT

Telecommunications (MINAET).] Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Telecommunications Ministerio de Ambiente, Energia y Telecomunicaciones Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources Ministère de l'agriculture et des ressources animales Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation Ministère de l'agriculture et de l'irrigation Ministry of People's Power for the Environment Ministerio del Poder Popular para el Ambiente Ministry for Atomic Energy of the Russian Federation [This was replaced in 2004 by the Federal Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom).] Ministry for the Sugar Industry Ministerio de la Industria Azucarera Ministry of Basic Industries Ministerio de la Industria Básica Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Ministry of Water and Energy Ministère de l'eau et de l'énergie Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry [Replaced in 2008 by the Ministry of the Economy, Industry and Employment.] Ministry of Higher and University Education and Scientific Research Ministère de l’enseignement supérieur et universitaire et de la recherche scientifique Ministry of the Interior Ministerio del Interior Ministry of Natural Resources Ministère des ressources naturelles Ministry of Mines, Industry and Technological Development Ministère des mines, de l'industrie et du développement technologique Ministry of Scientific and Technical Research Ministère de la recherche scientifique et technique Ministry of External Relations Ministère des relations extérieures Ministry of Health Ministerio de Salud Ministry of Health Ministerio de Salud Malaysian Institute for Nuclear Technology - 260 -

(Costa Rica) (Rwanda) (Côte d'Ivoire) (Chad) (Venezuela)

(Cuba) (Cuba) (Mozambique) (Cameroon) (France) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (Cuba) (Rwanda) (Cameroon) (Cameroon) (Cameroon) (Nicaragua, Peru) (Chile)

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MINT Mintopenergo

Research [At the end of 2006 this was renamed Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Nuclear Malaysia).] Ministry of Industry and New Technologies Ministry of Fuel and Energy

Ministry of Tourism Ministerio del Turismo Ministry for Foreign Investment and Economic Collaboration Ministerio para la Inversión Extranjera y Colaboración Económica maximum intensity projection MIP minimum ionizing particle MIP Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies MIPAAF Ministero delle Politiche Agricole Alimentari e Forestali [This replaced the Ministry of Agricultural and Forestry Policies (MiPAF).] Ministry of Agricultural and Forestry Policies MiPAF Ministero delle Politiche Agricole e Forestali [This was replaced by the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies (MIPAAF).] Moscow Institute for Advanced Training [The MIPK acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] million instructions per second MIPS Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology MIR mortality to incidence ratio MIR medical internal radiation dose MIRD MIRD Committee Committee on Medical Internal Radiation Dose [This is part of the Society of Nuclear Medicine (SNM).] mid-infrared spectroscopy MIRS mycobacterial interspersed repetitive units MIRU variable number tandem repeats of mycobacterial MIRU-VNTR interspersed repetitive units management information system MIS marine information system [The acronym MARIS MIS should be used when referring to the IAEA's system.] Modular Ionizing Sterilizer MIS Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology MIST Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT magnetically insulated transmission line MITL Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade Ministerio MITyC MINTUR MINVEC

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(Kazakhstan) (Russian Federation, Ukraine) (Cuba) (Cuba)

(Italy)

(Russian Federation) (USA)

(Argentina) (Botswana) (USA) (Spain)

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MIU Project MIUR MIVS MIX Facility mJ MJHA MJLDH MK MKEH mL ML method MLC MLC MLD MLD MLIS MLIT MLR MLT MLW mm M2M MM MMA MMAA MMC

de Industria, Turismo y Comercio [This replaced the Ministry of Industry and Energy.] Mizunami Underground Research Laboratory Project Ministry of Education, Universities and Research Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e della Ricerca modular integrated video system Molybdenum, Iodine and Xenon Radioisotope Production Facility millijoule [unit of work or energy, one thousandth of a joule (J)] Ministry for Justice and Home Affairs Ministry of Justice, Legislation and Human Rights Ministère de la justice, de la législation et des droits des hommes metakaolin Hungarian Trade Licensing Office Magyar Kereskedelmi Engedélyezési Hivatal millilitre [unit of volume, one thousandth of a litre (L)] maximum likelihood method mixed lymphocyte culture multileaf collimator median lethal dose [The acronym LD50 is also used.} million litres per day molecular laser isotope separation Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry of Land and Resources median lethal time medium level waste [This term should not normally be used in IAEA documents.] millimetre [unit of linear measure, one thousandth of a metre (m)] machine-to-machine multiscale modelling Ministry of the Environment Ministério do Meio Ambiente Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Agriculture Materials and Mechanics of Components - 262 -

(Japan) (Italy) (Safeguards) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (Malta) (Benin)

(Japan) (China)

(Brazil) (Qatar) (France)

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MMCA MMCE MME MMEE MMEH MMEPRH

mmf MMH MMI MMI MMI MMP

MMPE MMPHERHPEN

MMS

Department Département matériaux et mécanique des composants [This is part of Électricité de France.] mini multichannel analyser Ministry of Mines, Quarries and Energy Ministre des mines, des carrières et de l’énergie Ministry of Mines and Energy Ministère des mines et de l'énergie Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Ministère des mines, de l'énergie et de l'eau Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water Resources Ministère des mines, de l'énergie et de l'hydraulique Ministry of Mines, Energy, Oil and Hydraulic Resources Ministère des mines, de l'énergie, du pétrole et des ressources hydrauliques [This is now known as the Ministry of Mines, Oil, Hydrocarbons, Energy, Hydraulic Resources and Promotion of New Energy Sources (MMPHERHPEN).] magnetomotive force Ministry of Mining and Hydrocarbons Ministerio de Minería e Hidrocarburos man–machine interface [This has been superseded by human–machine interface (HMI).] Ministry of Mines and Industry Ministère des mines et de l’industrie [This has been renamed Ministry of Industry and Mines (MIM).] multimodality imaging Ministry of Mines and Petroleum Ministerio de Minas y Petróleo [In 2007, the MMP, together with the Ministry for Electricity and Renewable Energy (MEER) replaced the Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM).] Ministry of Mines, Oil and Energy Ministère des mines, du pétrole et de l'énergie Ministry of Mines, Oil, Hydrocarbons, Energy, Hydraulic Resources and Promotion of New Energy Sources Ministère des mines, du pétrole, des hydrocarbures, de l'énergie, des ressources hydrauliques et de la promotion des énergies nouvelles [This Ministry has been replaced.] moment magnitude scale - 263 -

(Safeguards) (Burkina faso) (Cambodia, Namibia, Niger) (Mali) (Central Republic) (Gabon)

African

(Bolivia)

(Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (Ecuador)

(Côte d'Ivoire) (Gabon)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MMT MMU MMW Mn MN MNA MNA MND MNE MNEPR MNEPR Agreement MNF MNH MNHM MNOP MNPP MNR MNRE MNRE MNS MNS MNSR MNU MO Mo MOA MOA MoAb MOAI MOC MOC MOD MODAFL

montmorillonite Manchester Metropolitan University mining and milling waste manganese micronucleus micronucleus assay monitored natural attenuation Ministry of National Defense Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros Multilateral Nuclear Environmental Programme in the Russian Federation Framework Agreement on a Multilateral Nuclear Environmental Programme in the Russian Federation Mitsubishi Nuclear Fuel Co. maternal and newborn health National Museum of Natural History Muséum national d'histoire naturelle maximum normal operating pressure Metsamor nuclear power plant Ministry of Natural Resources Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Malaysian Nuclear Society Ministry of National Security miniature neutron source reactor [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] Miryang National University magneto-optical molybdenum memorandum of agreement Ministry of Agriculture monoclonal antibody [The acronym MAb should be used in IAEA documents.] Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation memorandum of cooperation middle of cycle Ministry of Defence Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics - 264 -

(United Kingdom)

(Republic of Korea) (Portugal)

(Japan) (France) (IAEA Transport Regulations) (Armenia) (Russian Federation) (Thailand) (India) (Azerbaijan)

(Republic of Korea)

(Botswana, Jamaica) (Myanmar) (United Kingdom) (Islamic Republic of

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MODARIA Model Additional Protocol

Modelling and Data for Radiological Impact Assessments Model Protocol Additional to the Agreement(s) between State(s) and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards

MoEF MOEN MOET MOEW

Model Regulations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods [These are contained in the Annex to the United Nations Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods.] multiple organ dysfunction syndrome Ministry of Environment Ministry of Environment and Climate Affairs Ministry of Ukraine for Emergencies and Protection of the Population from the Consequences of the Chernobyl Catastrophe Ministry of Environment and Forests Ministry of Energy multiple ovulation and embryo transfer Ministry of Environment and Water

MOF MOFA

Ministry of Finance Ministry of Foreign Affairs

MoFAIC

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ministry of Finance and Economic Development Ministry of Health

Model Regulations MODS MOE MoECA MOE of Ukraine

MOFED MOH MOHCW MOHP MoHSS MOI MOI MoI MOIC MOIT mol MONIKI

Ministry of Health and Child Welfare Ministry of Health and Population Ministry of Health and Social Services memorandum of intent Ministry of the Interior Ministry of the Interior Ministry of Information and Culture Ministry of Industry and Trade mole [SI unit of the amount of substance] Moscow Regional Research and Clinical Institute [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] - 265 -

Iran) (IAEA) (Reproduced in IAEA document INRCIRC/540 (Corrected)) (United Nations)

(Repulbic of Korea) (Oman)

(India) (Thailand) (United Arab Emirates) (Japan) (Iraq, Japan, Oman, Qatar) (Botswana) (Ethiopia) (Jordan, Kuwait, Uganda, Viet Nam) (Zimbabwe) (Egypt) (Namibia) (Qatar) (Belgium) (Afghanistan) (Viet Nam) (Russian Federation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MONRE MONSTAT Monterrey Conference Montreal Protocol Montreuz Convention Moon Agreement MOP MOP MOPC MOPH MOPT MORS MoRST MORT MOS MOS MOSAIC Moscow Conference Moscow Treaty

MOSFET

Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Statistical Office of the Republic of Montenegro Zavod za statistiku Crne Gore International Conference on Financing for Development [This is also known as the FFD Conference and was held from 18 to 22 March 2002. Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer Convention regarding the Regime of the Straits Agreement Governing the Activities of States on the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies Ministry of Public Works Ministerio de Obras Públicas Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning Ministrstvo za okolje in proctor [This was abolished in February 2012.] Ministry of Public Works and Communications Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Comunicaciones Ministry of Public Health Ministry of Public Works and Transport Ministerio de Obras Públicas y Transportes Group of Experts on Monitoring of Radioactive Substances in the Baltic Sea Ministry of Research, Science and Technology [This was replaced in 2011 by the Ministry of Science and Innovation (MSI).] Ministry of Sustainable Development and Tourism Ministarstvo održivog razvoja i turizma metal–oxide semiconductor Microsoft Office Specialist Modernization of Safeguards Information Technology International Conference on the Radiation Legacy of the 20th Century: Environmental Restoration [November 2000] Treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Strategic Offensive Reductions [This Treaty was signed on 24 May 2002.] metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor - 266 -

(Viet Nam) (United Nations)

(United Nations) (Chile) (Slovenia) (Paraguay) (Lebanon, Thailand) (Costa Rica) (HELCOM) (New Zealand) (Montenegro)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

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MOSTI MOTR MOU MOX MP MP 1 MP 2 MP 3 MP 4 MP 5 MP 6 MP MPA MPA MPa MPAC MPA Form MP/AT/DC

Ministry of Science and Information & Communication Technology minimum operating security standards Ministry of Science and Technology

Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry of Technology and Research memorandum of understanding mixed oxide [This is a mixture of plutonium oxide and depleted or natural uranium oxide.] Major Programme [The activities covered by the Agency's Regular Budget are divided up into several Major Programmes.] Nuclear Power, Fuel Cycle and Nuclear Science [This is the title of Major Programme 1.] Nuclear Techniques for Development and Environmental Protection [This is the title of Major Programme 2.] Nuclear Safety and Security [This is the title of Major Programme 3.] Nuclear Verification [This is the title of Major Programme 4.] Policy, Management and Administration Services [This is the title of Major Programme 5.] Management of Technical Cooperation for Development [This is the title of Major Programme 6.] metabolizable protein marine protected area Mayak Production Association megapascal [unit of pressure or stress, one million pascals (Pa)] Muslim Public Affairs Council Measurements and Protective Actions Form Ministry of Planning, Land Management and Community Development Ministère du plan, de l'aménagement du territoire et du développement communautaire [This replaced the Ministry of Land Management and Community Development - 267 -

(Bangladesh) (United Nations) (Bangladesh, China, Ethiopia, Iraq, Israel, Pakistan, Nepal, Sudan, Thailand, Viet Nam) (Malaysia) (Sri Lanka)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(Russian Federation)

(IAEA) (Niger)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MPBB MPC MPC MPC MPC&A MPD MPDE MPE MPF MPFEF MPI MPI MPIK MPI-IS MPI-MF

MPIT MPL MPLA MPLS MPO MPPEE MPPRE

MPPS

(MAT/DC) in 2011 maximum permissible body burden magnesium phosphate cement maximum permissible concentration [This term is not now used in the field of radiation protection.] multi-purpose canister material protection, control, and accounting maximum permissible dose [This term is not now used in the field of radiation protection.] maximum permissible dose equivalent major public event mitosis-promoting factor Ministry for the Promotion of Women, Children and the Family Ministère de la promotion de la femme, de l'enfant et de la famille magnetic particle inspection myocardial perfusion imaging Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics MaxPlanck-Institut für Kernphysik Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems MaxPlanck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme Max Planck Institute for Metals Research MaxPlanck-Institut für Metallforschung [This was replaced in 2011 by the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (MPI-IS).] Medical Physics Investigation Team maximum permissible level [This term is not now used in the field of radiation protection.] People's Movement for the Liberation of Angola Movimento Popular de Libertação de Angola multiprotocol label switching Ministry of Public Order Ministria e Rendit Publik Ministry of People's Power for Electricity Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Energía Eléctrica Ministry of People's Power for Foreign Affairs Ministerio del Poder Popular para Relaciones Exteriores [This replaced the former Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MRE).] Ministry of People's Power for Health Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Salud [This replaced the former Ministry of Health and Social Development - 268 -

(Mali)

(Germany) (Germany) (Germany)

(IAEA)

(Computing) (Albania) (Venezuela) (Venezuela)

(Venezuela)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MPR MPR MPS MPS MPS MPT MPU MPW MR MRA MRA MRA MRBM MRC MRE MRECI MRECIC MRHE MRI MRI MRI MRI MRI MRIE MRL MRL MRM MRM MRN

(MSDS).] multiplanar reconstruction multipurpose reactor Metropolitan Police Service Ministry of Public Security myocardial perfusion scintigraphy magnetic particle testing Mail Processing Unit Ministry of Public Works magnetic resonance Ministry of Animal Resources Ministère des ressources animales mutual recognition agreement Mutual Recognition of National Measurement Standards and of Calibration and Measurement Certificates Issued by National Metrology Institutes medium-range ballistic missile Medical Research Council Ministry of Water Resources Ministère des ressources en eau Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Integration Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Comercio e Integración Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores, Comercio Internacional y Culto Ministry of Hydraulic Resources and Electricity Ministère des ressources hydrauliques et de l'électricité Industrial Risks Management Department Département management des risques industriels [This is part of Électricité de France.] magnetic resonance imaging Max Rubner Institute Max Rubner-Institut Meteorological Research Institute Mitsubishi Research Institute maximum routine inspection effort maximum residue limit minimum reporting level modified radical mastectomy multi-residue method medical record number - 269 -

(United Kingdom) (China) (IAEA) (Guyana) (Burkina Faso, Niger) (BIPM)

(United Kingdom) (Algeria) (Ecuador) (Argentina) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (France)

(Germany) (Japan) (Japan) (Safeguards)

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MRT MRT MS MS MS MS MS

MS MSA MSAD MSAH MSAS MSB MSC MSc MSC MSCC

messenger RNA Ministry of Non-Renewable Natural Resources Ministerio de Recursos Naturales No Renovables Materials Reliability Program mark–release–recapture Medical Radiological Research Center Major Repairs and Replacement Fund Mediterranean Research Reactor Network Multi-Radionuclide Removal System magnetic resonance spectroscopy monitored retrievable storage Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation Ministère de la recherche scientifique et de l'innovation Ministry for Scientific Research and Technology Ministère de la recherche scientifique et de la technologie [This replaced the Secretariat of State for Scientific Research and Technology (SERST).] mean residence time molecular radiotherapy main steam Management Services Section [part of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)] mass spectrometer mass spectrometry Member State [This term should always be written with initial capital letters when referring to IAEA Member States. The acronym should not normally be used in IAEA documents.] mild steel minimum significant activity multiple scan average dose [This term is used in computed tomography (CT).] Ministry of Social Affairs and Health Ministry of Health and Social Action Ministère de la santé et de l'action sociale Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency Myndigheten för samhällsskydd och beredskap Maritime Safety Committee Master of Science Military Staff Committee Marine Science Co-ordination Committee - 270 -

(Ecuador) (USA/EPRI) (Russian Federation) (IAEA and VBOs)

(Burkina Faso) (Tunisia)

(IAEA)

(Finland) (Senegal)

(IMO) (United Nations) (United Kingdom)

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MSF MSF MSFR MSF–RO MSH MSHP

MSI MSI MSI MSI MSIP MSIP MSIRI MSIV MSK scale MSL MSLB MSLS

Murmansk Shipping Company molten salt converter reactor [Note the same acronym is used for molten salt cooled reactor.] molten salt cooled reactor [Note the same acronym is used for molten salt converter reactor.] multi-slice computed tomography United Nations Medical Services Division Ministry of Health and Sports Ministerio de Salud y Deportes [This replaced the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MSPS).] Microsoft disk operating system Ministry of Health and Social Development Ministerio de Salud y Desarrollo Social [This was replaced by the Ministry of People's Power for Health (MPPS).] Médecins Sans Frontières multi-stage flash Molten Salt Fast Reactor multi-stage flash–reverse osmosis main steam header Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene Ministère de la santé et de l'hygiène publique [This was replaced by the Ministry of Health and the Fight Against AIDS (MSLS) in 2011.] magnetic source imaging Marine Science Institute [This is part of the University of the Philippines.] Master of Islamic Studies Ministry of Science and Innovation [This was replaced in 2012 by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Equipment.] Mechanical Stress Improvement Process Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning Mauritius Sugar Industry Research Institute main steam isolation valve Medvedev-Sponheuer-Karnik scale [This was replaced by the European Macroseismic Scale (EMS).] mean sea level main steam line break Ministry of Health and the Fight Against AIDS Ministère de la santé et de la lutte contre le sida - 271 -

(Russian Federation)

(Bolivia)

(Venezuela)

(Côte d'Ivoire)

(Philippines) (Indonesia) (New Zealand)

(Republic of Korea) (Mauritius)

(Côte d'Ivoire)

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MSO MSP

MSP MSP MSPAS MSPBS MSP/LCE MSPLS MSPP MSPP MSPS MSR MSR MSRE MSRT MSSP MSSRF MST MSTU

tandem mass spectrometry Management System Network of Excellence Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Mission Mission sûreté nucléaire et radioprotection [This is part of the Directorate General for Risk Prevention (DGPR).] municipal services office Ministry of Health and Prevention Ministère de la santé et de la prevention [This Ministry no longer exists. As of April 2012, the Ministry of Health is the Ministry of Health and Social Action (MSAS).] Ministry of Public Health Ministère de la santé publique, Ministerio de Salud Pública

(IAEA)

(Senegal)

(Chad, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Niger, Uruguay) Ministry of Public Security Ministerio de Seguridad (Costa Rica) Pública Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (El Salvador, Guatemala) Ministerio de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social Ministry of Public Health and Social Welfare (Paraguay) Ministerio de Salud Pública y Bienestar Social Ministry of Public Health and Control of Endemic (Niger) Diseases Ministère de la santé publique et de la lutte contre les endémies Ministry of Public Health and the Fight Against (Burundi) AIDS Ministère de la santé publique et de la lutte contre le sida Ministry of Public Health and Population Ministère (Haiti) de la santé publique et de la population Multisectoral STI/HIV/AIDS Prevention Project (Madagascar/World Bank) Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Ministerio (Bolivia) de Salud y Previsión Social [This was replaced by the Ministry of Health and Sports (MSD).] moisture separator reheater molten salt reactor Molten Salt Reactor Experiment (USA) Ministry of Science, Research and Technology (Islamic Republic of Iran) Member State Support Programme (Safeguards) M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (India) Ministry of Science and Technology (India) Moscow State Technical University [This is also (Russian Federation) - 272 -

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MSTVT MSU MSUA mSv MSW MSZ MSZ MT MT Mt MTA MTA MTBF MTBF MTC MTC MTC MTCD MTCR MTCR Annex MTCR Guidelines MTEC MTF MTF MTGS MTHM MTHR

known as the Bauman Moscow State Technical University (BMSTU).] Ministry of Science, Technology and Vocational Training Moscow State University Mongolian State University of Agriculture millisievert [unit of equivalent dose, one thousandth of a sievert (Sv)] municipal solid waste Machine Building Plant Moist Savannah Zone of West Africa Department of Management magnetic testing megatonne General Directorate of Mineral Research and Exploration Maden Tetkik ve Arama Genel Müdürlüğü Managing the Atom Division of Budget and Finance [part of the Department of Management] mean time between failures Maintenance Training Centre Ministry of Transport and Communications Ministerio de Transportes y Comunicaciones moderator temperature coefficient of reactivity Division of Conference and Document Services [part of the Department of Management] Missile Technology Control Regime MTCR Equipment, Software and Technology Annex Guidelines for Sensitive Missile-Relevant Transfers Ministry of Tourism, Environment and Culture modulation transfer function Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Division of General Services [part of the Department of Management] metric ton of heavy metal Division of Human Resources [Until May 2007, this was known as the Division of Personnel (MTPR). It is part of the Department of Management] - 273 -

(Zambia) (Russian Federation)

(Russian Federation) (IAEA) (Turkey)

(IAEA) (IAEA/Hungary) (Botswana, Kazakhstan, Peru) (IAEA)

(Lesotho) (USA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. MTI

MTIT MTO Mtoe MTOP MTP MTP MTPG

MTPI MTPR MTPS

MTPS

MTR MTS MTSS MTT MTTF MTTR MTU MU MUAC

Ministry of Trade and Industry Kauppa- ja teollisuusministeriö [This was replaced in 2008 by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy (MEE).] Division of Information Technology [part of the Department of Management] man–technology–organization million tonnes of oil equivalent Ministry of Transport and Public Works Ministerio de Transporte y Obras Públicas Medium Term Perspective [This was replaced by the Medium Term Strategy (MTS).] Medium Term Plan Office of Programme Development and Performance Assessment [This ceased to exist in 2008, when its functions were taken over by the Programme Planning and Coordination Unit (PCU).] Division of Public Information [This was replaced by the Office of Public Information and Communication (OPIC) on 1 January 2014.]] Division of Personnel [Former name of the Division of Human Resources (MTHR).] Office of Procurement Services[With effect from 4 January 2005, this incorporated the former Procurement and Supply Section (PSS) and the former Field Procurement Section (TCFPS).] Office of Programme Support [This was part of the Department of Management. As of May 2002, the title of the Office of Programme Support was changed to Office of Programme Development and Performance Assessment (MTPG).] materials testing reactor Medium Term Strategy Ministry of Labour and Social Security Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social mean transit time mean time to failure mean time to repair metric ton of uranium monitor unit mid-upper arm circumference - 274 -

(Finland)

(IAEA)

(Uruguay) (IAEA) (FAO) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(Cuba)

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D. Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology (Russian Federation) of Russia matched unrelated donor material unaccounted for (Safeguards) multiple gated acquisition scan Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (United Republic of Tanzania) mobile unit neutron detector University of Missouri Research Reactor (USA) Medical University of South Carolina (USA) microscopically verified mechanical vapour compression megavoltage computed tomography FAO/IAEA Mutant Variety Database modular vault dry storage Mutant Variety and Genetic Stock Database (IAEA) Moscow Exhibition and Convention Agency (Russian Federation) Ministry of Housing, Land Management and the (Uruguay) Environment Ministerio de Vivienda, Ordenamiento Territorial y Medio Ambiente megawatt megawatt-day megawatt-days per kilogram megawatt-days per tonne megawatt (electrical) Ministry of Water and Environment (Uganda) megawatt-hour multiwire proportional counter megawatt (thermal) [MW(th) should be used as the acronym in IAEA documents.] megawatt (thermal) multi-year funding framework (UNDP) mass-to-charge ratio Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (Croatia) Ministarstvo znanosti, obrazovanja i športa [This replaced the Ministry of Science and Technology.]

N n N n

nano [prefix for SI and metric units, 10-9] neuraminidase neutron - 275 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. N N NA n/a NA

Na NAA NAAA NAAEC

NAAL NAC NAC NACA NACAS NACOSTI NACP NAD NAE NAEA NAEC NAEL NAFA

newton [SI unit of force] nitrogen Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications not applicable Nuclear Agency [This was formerly known as the National Agency for Atomic Energy (ANEA) and it was in turn replaced by the Nuclear and Radioactive Waste Agency (ANDR).] sodium neutron activation analysis National Academy of Audit and Accounts North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation Between the Government of Canada, the Government of the United Mexican States and the Government of the United States of America Agency’s Laboratories (Seibersdorf and Headquarters) [part of the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications (NA)] National Assistance Capabilities New Agenda Coalition Research Contracts Administration Section [part of the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications (NA) National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation Nordic Association for Clinical Physics nicotinamide–adenine dinucleotide National Academy of Engineering National Atomic Energy Agency Panstwowa Agencja Atomistyki [The acronym PAA is also used.] Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission IAEA Environment Laboratories [This replaced the IAEA Marine Environment Laboratories, Monaco (IAEA-MEL) in 2010.] Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture [part of the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications] - 276 -

(IAEA) (Romania)

(India)

(IAEA)

(Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden) (IAEA) (India) (Kenya)

(USA) (Poland)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NAFTA Nagra

NAHU NAI NAIC

North American Free Trade Agreement The full name National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste (Nationale Genossenschaft für die Lagerung radioaktiver Abfälle) no longer seems to be used by the company and Agency documents should normally use the term "Nagra". Division of Human Health [part of the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications] New African Initiative [The name was changed in October 2001 to New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD).] National Artificial Insemination Centre

Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission International Convention on Mutual Administrative Nairobi Assistance for the Prevention, Investigation and Convention Repression of Customs Offences National Agricultural Library NAL Non-Aligned Movement NAM nuclear asset management NAM nationally appropriate mitigation action NAMA IAEA Marine Environment Laboratories, Monaco NAML [This was replaced in 2010 by the IAEA Environment Laboratories (NAEL).] NATO Multirole Combat Aircraft Development NAMMA and Production Management Agency [This was replaced by the NATO EF 2000 and TORNADO Development, Production and Logistics Management Agency (NETMA).] NAMS of Ukraine National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine National Audit Office NAO national allocation plan [This term is related to the NAP European Union Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS.] nominal accelerating potential NAP Division of Physical and Chemical Sciences [part of NAPC the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications] Nuclear Age Peace Foundation NAPF North American Plant Protection Organization NAPPO NAIIC

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(Switzerland)

(IAEA) (OAU) (United Republic of Tanzania) (Japan) (WCO) (USA) (UNFCCC)

(NATO)

(United Kingdom) (European Union)

(IAEA)

(FAO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

NAPS NARC NAREAP NARIS NARO NARS NAS NAS NAS of Ukraine NAS NAS KR NAS RA NASA NASA NASB NASS NAT NATEC NATO NAU NAUSS Nb NBA NBAGR NBCD NBCS NBI NBI NBK NBL NBR NBSR NBUD NBV

[This is a regional organization of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC).] Narora Atomic Power Station National Agricultural Research Centre Nuclear Accident/Radiological Emergency Assistance Plan Nubian Aquifer Regional Information System National Agriculture and Food Research Organization national agricultural research system [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] Narcotics Affairs Section National Academy of Sciences National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine nucleophilic aromatic substitution National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia National Aeronautics and Space Administration Nucleoeléctrica Argentina National Academy of Sciences of Belarus National Agricultural Statistics Service nuclear analytical technique National Atomic Energy Commission North Atlantic Treaty Organization Nanjing Agricultural University Naif Arab University for Security Sciences niobium Niger Basin Authority National Bureau of Animal Genetic Resources neutral beam current drive newborn calf serum neutral beam injection Nile Basin Initiative National Bank of the Republic of Kazakhstan New Brunswick Laboratory National Bureau of Asian Research National Board for Scientific Research nuclear bud net book value - 278 -

(India) (Pakistan) (IAEA) (Japan) (Various countries) (USA) (USA)

(USA) (USA) (Yemen) (China) (Saudi Arabia) (India)

(USA) (USA) (Libya)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NC NC NC21 NCA NCA NCA NCA(A) NCACG NCA(D) NCAL NCARE NCBJ NCC NCC NCCC NCCF NCCN NCCP NCCP NCCR NCD NCDC NCEBR NCEC NCEH NCEPU NCGR NCHS NCI

National Standardization Office Oficina Nacional de Normalización numerical control Nuclear Cogeneration Industrial Initiative National Command Authority National Competent Authority national coordinating authority National Competent Authority for an Emergency Abroad National Competent Authorities’ Coordinating Group National Competent Authority for a Domestic Emergency National Competent Authorities responsible for Approvals and Authorizations in respect of the Transport of Radioactive Material National Center for Agricultural Research and Extension National Centre for Nuclear Research Narodowe Centrum Badań Jądrowych National Conservation Centre non-convertible currency National Cancer Control Committee Comité national de lutte contre le cancer National Cancer Control Foundation National Comprehensive Cancer Network national cancer control programme or national cancer control plan Novosibirsk Chemical Concentrates Plant National Centre of Competence in Research non-communicable disease National Center for Disease Control and Public Health National Center for Electron Beam Research National Chemical Emergency Centre

National Center for Environmental Health North China Electric Power University National Centre for Geophysical Research National Center for Health Statistics National Cancer Institute - 279 -

(Cuba) (European Union) (Pakistan) (Nuclear Safety) (Nuclear Safety) (Nuclear Safety) (Nuclear Safety) (IAEA) (Jordan) (Poland) (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) (Cameroon) (Yemen) (USA) (Russian Federation) (Switzerland) (Georgia) (USA) (United Kingdom) (USA) (Lebanon) (USA) (Sri Lanka, USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NCI NCL NCMS NCNR NCNSRC

NCO NCO earthquake NCOOH NCP NCPC NCPP NCPW NCR NCRP NCRRP NCRRT NCRS NCS NCS NCST

NCSU NCT NCT NCTC NCTR NCTV NCV

Nuclear Control Institute non-conventional literature National Centre for Marine Sciences NIST Center for Neutron Research [This is part of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).] National Centre for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Control [In 2011 this was transformed into the Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (NRRA).] National Center of Oncology Niigataken Chuetsu-oki earthquake formic acid National Contact Point National Cleaner Production Centre nuclear cogeneration power plant National Committee for the Prohibition of Weapons National Cancer Registry National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements National Centre of Radiobiology and Radiation Protection National Center for Radiation Research and Technology National Centre for Remote Sensing Netherlands Commission on Radiation Dosimetry Nederlandse Commissie voor Stralingdosimetrie nucleonic control system National Council for Science and Technology [In 2013 this was replaced by the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI).] North Carolina State University National Center for Toxicogenomics neutron capture therapy National Counterterrorism Committee NOAA Center for Tsunami Research National Coordinator for Counterterrorism and Security Nationaal Coördinator Terrorismebestrijding en Veiligheid nerve conduction velocity - 280 -

(USA) (Lebanon) (USA) (Egypt)

(Azerbaijan) (Japan) (Convention Nuclear Safety) (UNEP/UNIDO) (Qatar) (Uzbekistan) (USA) (Bulgaria) (Egypt) (Lebanon) (Netherlands) (Kenya)

(USA) (USA) (Cambodia) (USA) (Netherlands)

on

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Nd ND ND ND NDA NDA NDA NDC NDC NDCP NDD NDD NDDB NDDP NDE NDE NDEP NDF NDF Ndff Ndfm Ndfs NDHQ NDHS NDI NDIR spectroscopy NDIS NDMA NDP NDP NDP NDR NDS NDT NDV NDWG

neodymium neutron detector Newcastle disease Nuclear Directorate [This was absorbed into the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) in 2011.] non-destructive assay Nuclear Decommissioning Authority nuclear detection architecture Committee for Technical and Economic Studies on Nuclear Energy Development and the Fuel Cycle national data centre National Defense College of the Philippines neurodegenerative disease Nuclear Development Division National Dairy Development Board nuclear desalination demonstration plant non-destructive examination [See also nondestructive evaluation.] non-destructive evaluation [See also nondestructive examination.] Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership neutral detergent fibre Nonproliferation and Disarmament Fund nitrogen derived from fertilizer nitrogen derived from manure nitrogen derived from soil National Defence Headquarters national demographic and health survey nuclear division index non-dispersive infrared spectroscopy Nuclear Data Information System National Disaster Management Authority national development plan neutron depth profiling nuclear desalination plant national dose registry Nuclear Data Section [part of the Division of Physical and Chemical Sciences (NAPC)] non-destructive testing Newcastle disease virus Nuclear Detection Working Group - 281 -

(United Kingdom) (United Kingdom) (OECD/NEA) (CTBTO) (OECD/NEA) (India)

(European Union) (USA)

(Canada)

(IAEA) (India, Pakistan)

(IAEA)

(GICNT)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Ne NE NE NE NE NEA NEA NEA NEA NEAC NEAP NEAT NEAT NEC NEC NEC NECC NECR Necsa NECTEC NEDHO NEDO NEEDS NEER Program NEF NEFCO NEFMA

neon Department of Nuclear Energy net energy Office of Nuclear Energy [This replaced the Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology (NE) in 2007.] Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology [This was replaced in 2007 by the Office of Nuclear Energy (NE).] National Energy Authority Orkustofnun National Environment Agency Nuclear Energy Agency Nuclear Energy Agency Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee [This was earlier known as the Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee (NAREC).] national environmental action plan [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] non-exercise activity thermogenesis Nuclear Emergency Assistance and Training Center National Electric Code noise equivalent count rate Nuclear Energy Commission National Emergency Co-ordination Centre noise equivalent count rate South African Nuclear Energy Corporation National Electronics and Computer Technology Center Nuclear Engineering Department Heads Organization New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy Nuclear Engineering Education Research Program National Enrichment Facility [This was rebranded as URENCO USA/LES on 2 January 2010.] Nordic Environment Finance Corporation NATO European Fighter Aircraft Development, Production and Logistics Management Agency [This has been replaced by the NATO EF 2000 and - 282 -

(IAEA) (USA) (USA) (Iceland) (Singapore) (OECD) (Mongolia) (USA) (UNDP)

(Japan) (USA) (Mongolia) (United Kingdom) (Thailand) (USA/Canada) (Japan) (Nigeria) (USA) (USA) (NATO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

NEFW NEI NEIC NE-ICT NE INIS NEK NEMA NEMC NEMP NEMS NENP NEO NEOC NEPA NEPA NEPAD NEPCO NEPD Group NEPIO NEPIS NER NERAC NERC NERC NERC NERHP

TORNADO Development, Production and Logistics Management Agency (NETMA).] Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology [part of the Department of Nuclear Energy] Nuclear Energy Institute National Earthquake Information Center Network of Excellence for Supporting the Use of I&C Technologies for the Safe and Effective Operation of NPPs INIS Section [part of the Department of Nuclear Energy] National Electric Company National Electrical Manufacturers Association North Estonia Medical Centre Sihtasutus PõhjaEesti Regionaalhaigla nuclear electromagnetic pulse Nuclear Energy Management School Division of Nuclear Power [part of the Department of Nuclear Energy] Nuclear Energy Outlook National Emergency Operations Centre National Environmental Policy Act National Fire Protection Association New Partnership for Africa's Development [This name was adopted in October 2001 for the New African Initiative (NAI).] National Electric Power Company National Energy Policy Development Group nuclear energy programme implementing organization Nuclear Economic Performance Information System nucleotide excision repair Nuclear Energy Research Advisory Committee [This was renamed Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee (NAEC).] National Electricity Regulatory Commission Natural Environment Research Council North American Electric Reliability Corporation Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Health Physics [This is part of the College of - 283 -

(IAEA) (USA) (USA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Bulgaria) (USA)

(NPI/IAEA) (IAEA) (OECD/NEA) (Switzerland) (USA) (USA) (OAU) (Jordan) (USA) (IAEA) (USA) (Ukraine) (United Kingdom) (USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NERI NERS NES NES NES NES NESA NESA-ITC NESS NES-SSN NEST NET NET NET NETA NETMA

NEU NEUP New START

NEWI NEWMDB NEWS

Engineering at Oregon State University (OSU).] Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Network of Regulators of Countries with Small Nuclear Programmes IAEA Nuclear Energy Series nuclear energy system Nuclear Engineering Seibersdorf [This is a subsidiary company of the Austrian Research Centers (ARC).] Nuclear Energy and Safety Research Department [This is part of the Paul Scherrer Institute.] Nuclear Energy System Assessment Interactive Online Training Course on Performing a Nuclear Energy System Assessment Office of Nuclear Energy, Safety and Security Nuclear Energy Safety Sub-Sector Network Nuclear Economics Support Tool neuroendocrine tumour New Excellent Technology Next European Torus new electricity trading arrangements NATO EF 2000 and TORNADO Development, Production and Logistics Management Agency [This replaced the former NATO Multirole Combat Aircraft Development and Production Management Agency (NAMMA) and the NATO European Fighter Aircraft Development, Production and Logistics Management Agency (NEFMA).] Nuclear Energy Unit [This is part of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.] Nuclear Energy University Programs Treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms North East Wales Institute of Higher Education Net Enabled Waste Management Database [This replaced the Waste Management Database (WMDB).] Nuclear Events Web-based System [The reporting, but not the dissemination, function of this system was replaced by the Unified System for Information - 284 -

(USA)

(Austria) (Switzerland) (IAEA) (IAEA) (USA) (ASEAN) (IAEA) (Republic of Korea) (United Kingdom) (NATO)

(Uganda) (USA)

(United Kingdom) (IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

NFA NFA NFB NFC NFC NFCF NFCIS NFCR NFCSS NFI NFI NFII NFIR Group NFNC NFPD NFRI NFTRC NFWG NGA NGKB

NGLS NGNP NGO NGS NGSS N2H4 NH2OH NHA

Exchange in Incidents and Emergencies (USIE) in 2011.] National Food Agency Livsmedelsverket nuclear fuel assurance nuclear fuel bank Nuclear Fuel Complex nuclear fuel cycle nuclear fuel cycle facility Nuclear Fuel Cycle Information System National Foundation for Cancer Research Nuclear Fuel Cycle Simulation System [The former short form was VISTA.] Netherlands Forensic Institute Nederlands Forensisch Instituut Novartis Research Institute Novartis Forschungsinstitut National Food Investigation Institute Országos Élelmiszervizsgáló Intézet [This was replaced by the Central Agricultural Office (CAO).] Nuclear Fuel Industry Research Group National Food and Nutrition Commission Nuclear Fuel Production Division [This is a Division of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI).] National Fusion Research Institute National Food Technology Research Centre Nuclear Forensics Working Group National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency [This agency replaced the former National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) in November 2003.] International Knowledge Base on Irradiated Nuclear Graphite Properties [In 2012 this was renamed International Knowledge Base on Nuclear Graphite and no abbreviation is used.] Non-Governmental Liaison Service Next Generation Nuclear Plant non-governmental organization next generation sequencing next generation surveillance system hydrazine hydroxylamine National Hospital Abuja - 285 -

(Sweden) (India) (IAEA) (USA) (IAEA)

(Hungary) (USA) (Zambia) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (Republic of Korea) (Botswana) (GICNT) (USA) (IAEA)

(United Nations) (USA)

(Nigeria)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NHC NHDD NHEJ NHI NHL NHLS NHMRC NHP NHPCO NHPP NHR NHR NHS NHSS Ni NI NI NI NIA NIAB NIAG NIAEP NIAR NIAS NIBGE NIBR NIC NIC NICD NICHD NID NIDDK

National Hurricane Center Nuclear Hydrogen Development and Demonstration non-homologous end joining Nuclear Hydrogen Initiative non-Hodgkin's lymphoma National Health Laboratory Service National Health and Medical Research Council nuclear heating plant National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization National Hormone and Pituitary Program MRC Human Nutrition Research nuclear heating reactor National Health Service nuclear heat supply system nickel National Instruments nitrification inhibitor Nuclear Institute [This was created in 2009 from a merger of the British Nuclear Energy Society (BNES) and the Institution of Nuclear Engineers.] Nuclear Industry Association Nuclear Institute for Agriculture and Biology Neutron Imaging and Activation Group [This is part of the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI).] Atomenergoproekt Nizhny Novgorod Engineering Company National Institute of Agrobiological Resources [This was merged into the National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences (NIAS) in 2001.] National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research National Informatics Centre Nuclear Information Centre National Institute for Communicable Diseases Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development Nuclear Industries Directorate [part of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)] National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases - 286 -

(USA) (Republic of Korea) (USA) (South Africa) (Australia) (USA) (USA) (United Kingdom) (United Kingdom) (USA) (United Kingdom) (United Kingdom) (Pakistan) (Switzerland) (Russian Federation) (Japan) (Japan) (Pakistan) (India) (Australia) (South Africa) (USA) (United Kingdom) (USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NIDDM NIDS NIEHS NIF NIF NIFA NIFRT NIH NIHSA NII

NIIAR

NIICHIMMASH NIIEFA NIIETF

NIITFA

NIIPEh NIIRG NIITEKHIM

non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus Nuclear Infrastructure Development Section National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences National Ignition Facility National Imaging Facility Nuclear Institute for Food and Agriculture Netherlands Institute for Radiation Technology National Institutes of Health Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency Nuclear Installations Inspectorate [This originally was absorbed into the Nuclear Directorate, which was itself absorbed into the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) in 2011.] Research Institute of Atomic Reactors [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym. This does not seem to be the Institute’s preferred acronym, which is RIAR. ] Scientific Research and Design Institute of Chemical Engineering [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] D.V. Efremov Scientific Research Institute of Electrophysical Apparatus [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Scientific Research Institute of Experimental and Theoretical Physics [This is part of the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU). The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Scientific Research Institute for Technical Physics and Automation [This replaced the All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Technical Physics and Automation in 2008. The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Scientific Research Institute for Ecological Problems [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Scientific Research Institute for Radiation Hygiene [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Technical and Economic Research Institute [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] - 287 -

(IAEA) (USA) (USA) (Australia) (Pakistan) (USA) (United Kingdom)

(Russian Federation)

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Kazakhstan)

(Russian Federation)

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NIKHEF NIKIET

NIKIMT NIL NILNET NIM NIM NIM NIMA NIMH NINET NIOSH NIPNE

NIR NIRE Nirex

NIRMA NIRS NIRS NIRS NIS NIS

National Institute for Nuclear Physics and High Energy Physics Nationaal Instituut voor Kernfysica en Hoge Energie Fysica Research and Development Institute of Power Engineering [The acronym NIKIET should be used in IAEA documents not RDIPE. The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Atomstroy Research and Design Institute for Nuclear Construction Technology nanoimprint lithography Nuclear Instrumentation Laboratory Network National Institute of Meteorology Institut national de la météorologie nuclear incident monitor nuclear instrumentation module National Imagery and Mapping Agency [This agency was replaced in November 2003 by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).] National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology Neopanora Institute-Network of Energy Technology National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [This is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).] Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering Institutul Național de Cercetare-Dezvoltare pentru Fizică și Inginerie Nucleară "Horia Hulubei" [The preferred abbreviation for this Institute is IFIN-HH.] near infrared National Institute for Resources and Environment [This was not regarded as an acronym but as the company’s name. The company was subsequently integrated into the Nuclear Deommissioning Authority (NDA)] Nuclear Information and Records Management Association National Institute of Radiological Sciences near infrared spectroscopy Nuclear Information and Resource Service National Intelligence Service Newly Independent States - 288 -

(Netherlands) (Russian Federation)

(Tunisia)

(USA) (Bulgaria) (USA) (Romania)

(Japan) (United Kingdom)

(USA) (Japan) (USA) (Republic of Korea)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NIS NIS NIS NIS NISA NISIR NISM NIST NITI NKM NKMS NKMS NKS NKS NLA NLB NLC NLD NLI NLM NLO NMA NMA NMAC NMC NMC NMC NMCA NMD NMD NMDI

NMED NMEMC

Nuclear Industry Summit Nuclear Information Section [This is part of the Department of Nuclear Energy.] nuclear instrumentation system sodium-iodide symporter Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency [This was replaced in 2012 by the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA).] National Institute for Scientific and Industrial Research National Institute of Standardization and Metrology Institutul Naţional de Standardizare şi Metrologie National Institute of Standards and Technology Science and Research Technological Institute nuclear knowledge management Nuclear Knowledge Management School Nuclear Knowledge Management Section Nordic Nuclear Safety Research Nordisk Karnsakerhetsforskning Nuclear Knowledge Summit National Liaison Assistant Nuclear Law Bulletin Nuclear Law Committee nuclear level density Nuclear Law Institute Nuclear Liabilities Management National Liaison Officer nuclear material accountancy Nuclear Materials Authority nuclear material accountancy and control National Meteorological Centre National Metrology Centre Nuclear Management Company noble metal chemical addition National Monitoring Directorate News and Media Division Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging Section [This Section, which replaced the Nuclear Medicine Section in 2012, is part of the Division of Human Health.] New Mexico Environment Department National Marine Environmental Monitoring Centre - 289 -

(IAEA)

(Japan) (Zambia) (Republic of Moldova) (USA) (Russian Federation) (ICTP) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (OECD/NEA) (OECD/NEA) (IAEA) (South Africa) (IAEA) (Safeguards) (Egypt) (WMO) (Azerbaijan) (USA) (Iraq) (United Nations) (IAEA)

(USA) (China)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NMH Cluster NMHS NMI NMi NMI NMI NML NMM NMMU NMP NMR NMR NMRI NMS NMS NMS

NMT NMT NNC NNC NNDC NNERO NNI NNI NNL NNR NNRA NNPA NNREP NNRI NNRP

Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health Cluster National Meteorological and Hydrological Service National Measurement Institute Netherlands Metrology Institute Nederlands Meetinstituut national metrology institute [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] nuclear medicine imaging Nuclear Material Laboratory [part of the Office of Safeguards Analytical Services (SGAS)] neutron moisture meter Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University nuclear medicine physics normal mode rejection nuclear magnetic resonance National Maritime Research Institute network management system nuclear male sterility Nuclear Medicine Section [This Section, which was part of the Division of Human Health, was replaced by the Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging Section (NMDI) in 2012] nuclear medicine technologist nuclear medicine technology National Nuclear Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan [This is not regarded as an acronym, but is the form that should be used as the nuclear services company’s name.] National Nuclear Data Center National Nuclear Emergency Response Office national nuclear institution net national income National Nuclear Laboratory National Nuclear Regulator Nigerian Nuclear Regulatory Authority Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act national nuclear and radiological emergency plan National Nuclear Research Institute National Nuclear Regulatory Portal - 290 -

(WHO) (WMO) (Australia) (BIPM)

(IAEA) (South Africa)

(Japan) (IAEA)

(Kazakhstan) (United Kingdom) (USA) (China) (United Kingdom) (South Africa) (USA) (Ghana) (GNSSN)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NNS NNSA NNSA NNSTU NNWS No NOAA NOC NOM NORAD NO RAO NORM NORM Noumea Convention NOx NP Np NP NPA NPA NPA NPB NPC NPC NPCs

NPC NPCIL NPD NPDI NPD Reactor NPEG NPES

Non-Nuclear Safety National Nuclear Safety Administration National Nuclear Security Administration Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University non-nuclear-weapon State nobelium National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Oncology Centre National Office of Mines Office national des mines [The English acronym is now used rather than the earlier ONM taken from the French term.] Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation Direktoratet for Utviklingssamarbeid National Operator for Radioactive Waste Management International Symposium on Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material naturally occurring radioactive material Convention for the Protection of the Natural Resources and Environment of the South Pacific Region nitrogen oxides nanoparticle neptunium nuclear power National Police Agency New Partnership Approach nuclear plant analyser nucleoplasmic bridge nasopharyngeal cancer National People's Congress National Participation Costs [These replaced assessesed programme costs (APCs) with effect from the 2005-2006 technical cooperation programme.] National Project Coordinator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited nitrogen–phosphorus detector Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Initiative Nuclear Power Demonstration Reactor Non-Proliferation Experts Group Nuclear Power Engineering Section [part of the - 291 -

(China) (USA) (Russian Federation) (USA) (Mongolia) (Tunisia)

(Russin Federation)

(Japan) (IAEA/Euratom)

(China) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(Canada) (G8) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NPHR NPI NPI NPI NPIC NPK LUTS NPL NPL NPN NPO CKTI NPP NPPA NPPD NPPD NPR NPRDS NPS NPS NPSG NPSS NPT NPT NPTDS NPTREC

NPT Review and Extension

Division of Nuclear Power (NENP)] Nuclear Power Human Resources [This is the name of a modelling tool.] Nuclear Physics Institute Ústav jaderné fyziky [This is part of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR).] Nuclear Power Institute Nuclear Power International Nuclear Power Institute of China Scientific Production Complex of Linear Accelerators and Cyclotrons [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] National Physical Laboratory nuclear pumped laser non-protein nitrogen I.I. Polzunov Scientific and Development Association on Research and Design of Power Equipment nuclear power plant Nuclear Power Plants Authority Nebraska Public Power District [This is an electricity utility.] Nuclear Power Production and Development Company nuclear power reactor Nuclear Plant Reliability Data System nuclear powered satellite nuclear power station Nuclear Power Support Group Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society national performance trial Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Nuclear Power Technology Development Section [part of the Division of Nuclear Power (NENP)] Review and Extension Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons [The Treaty was extended indefinitely at this Conference in 1995.] Review and Extension Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear - 292 -

(Czech Republic) (USA) (Russian Federation) (United Kingdom) (Russian Federation)

(Egypt) (USA) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (USA)

(IEEE) (Reproduced in IAEA document INFCIRC/140) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Conference NPT Review Conference NPUST NPV NQR NQSA NR NRA NRA NRA NRA NRA NRA NRB NRB NRBC weapons NRC NRC NRC NRC NRC NRC NRC NRCAM NRCan NRCRM

Weapons [The Treaty was extended indefinitely at this Conference in 1995.] Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons [This Conference takes place every 5 years.] National Pingtung University of Science and Technology net present value nuclear quadrupole resonance Nuclear Quality Standard Association neutron reflectometry Natural Resources Authority non-resident agency nuclear reaction analysis Nuclear Regulation Authority Nuclear Regulatory Agency nuclear regulatory authority [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] National Reserve Bank Radiation Safety Standards nuclear, radiological, biological and chemical weapons National Radiation Commission national research centre [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] National Research Council National Research Council Canada Nuclear Radiation Center [This is part of Washington State University (WSU).] Nuclear Regulatory Commission nuclear research centre [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] Nuclear Research Centre for Agriculture and Medicine Natural Resources Canada Ressources naturelles Canada (RNCan) [This is a federal government department.] National Research Centre for Radiation Medicine - 293 -

(Taiwan, China)

(Jordan) (United Nations) (Japan) (Bulgaria) (Armenia, Ukraine)

Slovakia,

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (United Republic of Tanzania)

(USA) (USA) (USA)

(Islamic Republic of Iran)

(Ukraine)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NRDC NRE NRE NREL NREP NRG NRI NRIRR

NRL NRL NRNU MEPhI NRPA NRPA NRPB

NRPD NRPI NRR NRR NRSA NRSB NRSC NRSWG NRTA NRU reactor NRV NRV NRWR NS

International Network of Nuclear Reaction Data Centres College of Natural Resources and the Environment Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Kementerian Sumber Asli dan Alam Sekitar National Renewable Energy Laboratory national radiation emergency plan Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group Natural Resources Institute Frédéric Joliot-Curie National Research Institute for Radiobiology and Radiohygiene Országos Frédéric Joliot-Curie Sugárbiológiai és Sugáregészségügyi Kutató Intézet National Radiation Laboratory Naval Research Laboratory National Research Nuclear University MEPhI National Radiation Protection Authority Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority Statens strålevern National Radiological Protection Board [In April 2005, this became the Radiation Protection Division of the newly established Health Protection Agency (HPA).] National Radiation Protection Department National Radiation Protection Institute Státní ústav radiacní ochrany neutron resonance radiography Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation [This is part of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).] Nuclear and Radiation Safety Agency Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board Nuclear and Radiation Safety Centre Nuclear and Radiological Security Sub-Working Group near real time material accountancy National Research Universal reactor net realizable value non-return valve National Radioactive Waste Repository Department of Nuclear Safety and Security [Formerly called the Department of Nuclear Safety, - 294 -

(USA) (Malaysia) (USA) (Netherlands) (United Kingdom) (Hungary)

(New Zealand) (USA) (Russian Federation) (Ethiopia, Namibia) (United Kingdom)

(Islamic Republic of Iran) (Czech Republic) (USA) (Tajikistan) (USA) (China) (Group of Eight) (Safeguards) (Canada) (Hungary) (IAEA)

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NSA NSA NSAID NSAL NSAP NSAS NSAT NSC NSC NSC NSC NSC NSCLC NSD NSD NSD

NSDD NSE NSEL NSERC NSF NSFS NS-FFAG accelerator NSG NSG NSGC NSIL NSNI

the name was changed with effect from 1 January 2003.] negative security assurance Nuclear Safety Account non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug Nuclear Spectrometry and Applications Laboratory Nuclear Safety Action Plan Nubian Sandstone Aquifer System Nuclear Safety Action Team National Security Committee National Security Council New Safe Confinement [This is being constructed under the Shelter Implementation Plan (SIP).] Nuclear Safety Commission [This Commission no longer exists.] Nuclear Science Committee non-small cell lung cancer neutron search detector nominal standard dose Nuclear Safety Directorate [This was replaced by the Nuclear Directorate (ND), which was in turn absorbed into the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) in 2011.] International Network of Nuclear Structure and Decay Data Evaluators neutron spin echo Nuclear Security Equipment Laboratory [This laboratory is part of the IAEA’s Section for NDA Systems and Seals.] Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Conseil de recherches en sciences naturelles et en génie du Canada (CRSNG) Nuclear Security Fund Nordic Society for Radiation Protection Nordisk Selskab for Strålebeskyttelse non-scaling fixed field alternating gradient accelerator NUCLEUS Steering Group Nuclear Suppliers Group Nuclear Security Guidance Committee Nuclear Science and Instrumentation Laboratory Division of Nuclear Installation Safety [part of the - 295 -

(EBRD) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Kazakhstan) (USA) (Ukraine) (Japan) (NEA/OECD)

(United Kingdom)

(IAEA) (Canada) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NSNS NSP NSP NSR NSR NSRI NSRW

NSS NSS NSS NSSC NSSC NSSD NSSP NSSPI NSSS NS&T NSTec NSTEMI NSWG NT NTCP NTD NTD NTD NTEC NTeMBI NTF NTI NTP NTR NTS

Department of Nuclear Safety and Security] Division of Nuclear Security [This is part of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security and was formerly known as the Office of Nuclear Security.] neurotoxic shellfish poisoning Nuclear Security Plan Nuclear Safety Review Nuclear Science References [This is part of Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL).] Natural Sciences Research Institute Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety [This was formely known as the Division of Radiation and Waste Safety and is part of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security.] IAEA Nuclear Security Series normal saline solution Nuclear Society of Slovenia Nuclear Safety and Security Commission Nuclear Security Support Centre Nuclear Safety Strategy Dialogue National Shellfish Sanitation Program Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute nuclear steam supply system nuclear science and technology National Security Technologies non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction Nuclear Safety Working Group neonatal tetanus normal tissue complication probability neglected tropical disease neutron transmutation doping nuclear track detector Nuclear Technology Education Consortium Nuclear Technologies in Medicine and the Biosciences Initiative Nigeria Trust Fund [This is part of the African Development Bank Group (ADB Group).] Nuclear Threat Initiative [This is an organization.] normal temperature and pressure Nuclear Technology Review Network and Telecommunications Section [part of the Division of Information Technology (MTIT)] - 296 -

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (USA) (Philippines) (IAEA)

(Republic of Korea) (ASSN) (USA)

(USA) (Group of Seven)

(United Kingdom) (South Africa)

(USA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. NTSB NTSC NTTC NU NuArch NUBIKI Nuclear Malaysia Nuclear Terrorism Convention NUE NUE NUG NUHOMS NuHRDeC NUL NUM NUMDAB NUMO NUPEC NuPECC NUPI NURESC NUS NUSAM NUSEC NUSIMS NUSS NUSSAC NUSSAG

National Transportation Safety Board Nuclear Technology Safety Centre Near-Term Task Force natural uranium Nuclear Archive Nuclear Safety Research Institute Nukleáris Biztonsági Kutatóintézet Malaysian Nuclear Agency [This was formerly known as the Malaysian Institute for Nuclear Technology Research (MINT).] International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism natural uranium equivalent nitrogen use efficiency non-utility generator Nutech Horizontal Modular Storage System Nuclear Human Resource Development Center [Note spelling of Center. This replaced the Nuclear Technology and Education Center (NuTEC).] National University of Lesotho National University of Mongolia Nuclear Medicine Database Nuclear Waste Management Organization of Japan Nuclear Power Engineering Corporation Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee Norwegian Institute of International Affairs Norsk Utenrikspolitisk Institutt Nuclear and Radiological Emergency Support Centre National University of Singapore nuclear security assessment methodology Nuclear Security Information Portal Nuclear Security Information Management System Nuclear Safety Standards Nuclear Safety Standards Advisory Committee [This was replaced by the Nuclear Safety Standards Committee (NUSSC).] Nuclear Safety Standards Advisory Group [In 1995 NUSSAG was replaced by the Nuclear Safety Standards Advisory Committee, which in turn was - 297 -

(Kazakhstan) (USA) (IAEA) (Hungary)

(United Nations)

(Japan)

(Mongolia) (IAEA) (Japan) (European Foundation) (Pakistan)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

Science

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

NUSSC NuTEC NV centre nvCJD NVRC NVRI NVS NWAL NWC “SevRAO” NWFZ NWMO NWP NWS NWS NWS NWSAS NWSMU NWTRB NYHA

replaced by the Nuclear Safety Standards Committee (NUSSC).] Nuclear Safety Standards Committee [This was replaced the Nuclear Safety Standards Advisory Committee (NUSSAC).] Nuclear Technology and Education Center [This was replaced by the Nuclear Human Resource Development Center (NuHRDeC).] nitrogen–vacancy centre new variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease National Variety Release Committee National Veterinary Research Institute Panstwowy Instytut Weterynaryjny International Nuclear Verification Series [This is a category of IAEA publication.] Network of Analytical Laboratories North-West Centre for Radioactive Waste Management "SevRAO" nuclear-weapon-free zone Nuclear Waste Management Organization Société de gestion des déchets nucléaires (SGDN) National Warning Point National Weather Service nuclear-weapon State New World screw worm North-Western Sahara Aquifer System North-Western State Medical University United States Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board New York Heart Association

(IAEA) (Japan)

(Poland) (IAEA) (Safeguards) (Russian Federation)

(USA)

(Russian Federation) (USA)

O O OA OA OA OA1 OA2 OA3

oxygen ocean acidification oil analysis okadaic acid Section OA1 [part of the Division of Operations A (SGOA)] Section OA2 [part of the Division of Operations A (SGOA)] Section OA3 [part of the Division of Operations A - 298 -

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. OACE OA-iRUG OAP OAEP OA-ICC OAMP OAP

OAPEC OAPI OAR OAR OAS OAS OASIS OAT OAT OATUU OAU OB1 OB2 OB3 OB4 OBA OBE

(SGOA)] State central administration body órgano de Administración Central del Estado Ocean Acidification International Reference User Group Office of Atoms for Peace Office of Atomic Energy for Peace Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre Astronomical Observatory of Marseilles Provence Observatoire astronomique de Marseille Provence Procedures and Support Section [Formerly the Divisions of Operations A, B and C in the Department of Safeguards each had such a Section. In 2006 these were renamed Coordination and Support Sections.] Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries African Intellectual Property Organization off-axis ratio organ at risk Office of Administrative Services [part of the Division of Information Technology (MTIT)] Organization of American States On-line Administrative Staff Information System Overseas Advice Team Tokyo Regional Office [part of the Division of Operations A (SGOA)] Organization of African Trade Union Unity Organization of African Unity [This was replaced by the African Union (AU).] Section OB1 [part of the Division of Operations B (SGOB)] Section OB2 [part of the Division of Operations B (SGOB)] Section OB3 [part of the Division of Operations B (SGOB)] Section OB4 [This is part of the Division of Operations B (SGOB) and it replaced the Toronto Regional Office.] output-based aid operating basis earthquake - 299 -

(Cuba)

(Thailand) (Thailand) (France) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (United Kingdom) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. OBIEE OBP OBT OBT OC1 OC2 OC3 OC4 OCAG OCAN OCB OCC OCCAR OCEAC

OCHA

OCNS OCO OCP OCR OCRWM

Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition Procedures and Support Section [of the Division of Operations B of the Department of Safeguards] organically bound tritium Toronto Regional Office [This was part of the Division of Operations B (SGOB). It was replaced by Section OB4 (OB4).] Section OC1 [part of the Division of Operations C (SGOB)] Section OC2 [part of the Division of Operations C (SGOB)] Section OC3 [part of the Division of Operations C (SGOB)] Section OC4 [part of the Division of Operations C (SGOB)] Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General Ocean and Coastal Areas Network [This network has been renamed UN-Oceans and the OCAN abbreviation is no longer used.] ordinary course of business Congolese Control Office Office congolais de contrôle Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation Organisation conjointe de coopération en matière d'armement Coordinating Organization for Combating Endemic Diseases in Central Africa Organisation de coordination pour la lutte contre les endémies en Afrique Centrale United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs [This Office replaced the United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs (UNDHA).] Office for Civil Nuclear Security [This was absorbed into the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) in 2011.] Oceania Customs Organisation Procedures and Support Section [of the Division of Operations C of the Department of Safeguards] optical character recognition Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management [This was part of the United States Department of - 300 -

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Ireland, Zimbabwe) (United Nations)

(Democratic Republic of the Congo) France/Germany/Italy/ United Kingdom

(United Kingdom)

(IAEA) (USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. OCST OD OD ODA ODA ODCCP

ODI ODP ODS ODS ODS steel ODSCC OE OECD OECD/NEA OECD Principles of GLP OECI OECI-EEIG OECS OEEC

OEF ÖEKV OEM OER OEV OEW OEWG

Energy but was abolished in 2010.] Obninsk Center for Science and Technology optical density outer diameter or outside diameter official development assistance Overseas Development Administration [In 1997 this was replaced by the Department for International Development (DFID).] United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention [This was renamed the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), effective 1 October 2002.] optical distance indicator on-demand printing Official Document System of the United Nations ozone depleting substance oxide dispersion strengthened steel outside diameter stress corrosion cracking operating experience Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development OECD Nuclear Energy Agency OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice Organisation of European Cancer Institutes [This is also known by the acronym OECI-EEIG.] Organisation of European Cancer Institutes European Economic Interest Grouping Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Organisation for European Economic Co-operation [The OEEC was superseded in 1961 by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).] operating experience feedback Austrian Energy Consumers’ Federation Österreichischer Energiekonsumenten Verband original equipment manufacturer oxygen enhancement ratio observer’s eye view [This is a synonym of room’s eye view (REV).] occupationally exposed worker open-ended working group - 301 -

(Russian Federation) (OECD) (United Kingdom)

(European Union) (European Union)

(Medicine)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. OFA OFF OFFLU Ofgem OFID OFIDA OFM Ofwat ÖFZS

ÖGGH OGH OGRD OHC OHCHR OHF OHRLLS

OHRMIS OHS OIC OIE OIL OIML OIOS

optimized fuel assembly Oriental fruit fly OIE/FAO Network of Expertise on Avian Influenza Office of Gas and Electricity Markets OPEC Fund for International Development Customs and Excise Office Office des douanes et accises Oriental fruit moth Office of Water Services Austrian Research Centers Seibersdorf (ARCS) Österreichisches Forschungszentrum Seibersdorf [The English version and acronym should be used in IAEA documents.] Austrian Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology Österreichische Gesellschaft für Gastroenterologie und Hepatologie Supreme Court of Justice Oberster Gerichtshof Oceanography and Geochemistry Research Department ohmic heating coil United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights [The acronym UNOHCHR should normally be used in IAEA documents.] open hearth furnace United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States [The acronym UNOHRLLS should normally be used in IAEA documents.] Occupational Health Record Management Information System occupational health and safety Organisation of Islamic Cooperation [Until June 2011, this was known as the Organisation of the Islamic Conference.] World Organisation for Animal Health Office international des épizooties operational intervention level International Organization of Legal Metrology Organisation internationale de métrologie légale Office of Internal Oversight Services [The IAEA office reports directly to the Director General.] - 302 -

(United Kingdom) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (United Kingdom)

(Austria) (Japan) (United Nations)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. OIOS

OIP OIP OIRSA

OIS OJSC OJT OKBM OLA OLA

OLACEFS

OLADE OLCs OLDEPESCA OLED OLEM OLIS OLM OLM

United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services [The acronym UNOIOS should normally be used in IAEA documents when referring to the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services.] Office of the Iraq Programme Options Identification Programme International Regional Organization for Plant and Animal Health Organismo Internacional Regional de Sanidad Agropecuaria

oncology information system open joint-stock company on-the-job training Experimental Design Bureau for Mechanical Engineering Office of Legal Affairs [this office reports directly to the Director General] United Nations Office of Legal Affairs [The acronym UNOLA should normally be used in IAEA documents when referring to the United Nations Office Legal Affairs.] Organization of Latin American and Caribbean Supreme Audit Institutions Organización Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Entidades Fiscalizadoras Superiores [This is one of the seven Regional Working Groups of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).] Latin American Energy Organization Organización Latinoamericana de Energía operational limits and conditions Latin American Organization for Fisheries Development Organización Latinoamericana de Desarrollo Pesquero organic light-emitting diode online enrichment monitor OECD Customer Information Service online monitoring Oracle Learning Management - 303 -

(United Nations) (IAEA) (Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama)

(Russian Federation) (IAEA)

(OECD)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. OLR OM O&M OMARR OMB OMBEVI OMCT OMFS OMH OMNIS OMTC OMV plan OMVG OMVS ONA ONAP ONAS ONDRAF/NIRAS

ONE

ONE ONE

on-load refuelled power reactor organic matter operation and maintenance or operations and maintenance Operation and Maintenance Assessment for Research Reactors Office of the Ombudsman Mali Livestock and Meat Office Office Malien du Bétail et de la Viande World Organisation Against Torture Organisation mondiale contre la torture oral and maxillofacial surgery National Office of Measures Országos Mérésügyi Hivatal Office for National Mines and Strategic Industries Office des mines nationales et des industries stratégiques Oasis Military Test Centre ongoing monitoring and verification plan Gambia River Basin Development Organization Organisation de mise en valeur du fleuve Gambie Organization for the Development of the Senegal River Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Sénégal National Office for Old-Age Insurance Office national d'assurance vieillesse National Office for Petroleum Products Office national des produits pétroliers National Sanitation Utility Office national de l'assainissement Belgian Agency for Radioactive Waste and Enriched Fissile Materials Organisme national des déchets radioactifs et des matières fissiles enrichies Nationale Instelling voor Radioactief Afval en verrijkte Splijtstoffen National Electricity Office Office national de l’électricité [This merged with the National Office of Potable Water (ONEP) to form the National Office of Electricity and Potable Water (ONEEE).] National Office for the Environment Office national pour l'environnement National Pharmaceutical Office Office - 304 -

(IAEA) (Philippines)

(Hungary) (Madagascar) (Algeria/France) (IAEA) (Gambia/Guinea/Guinea -Bissau/Senegal)

(Mali, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Senegal) (Haiti) (Mali) (Tunisia) (Belgium)

(Morocco)

(Madagascar) (Gabon)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ONEA ONEDD ONEEE ONEMI ONEP

ONFP ONHYM ONM ONPC ONPU ONR ONS OOP expenditure OOSA OPAC OPAL Reactor OPANAL

OP&Ps OPB

pharmaceutique national National Office for Water and Sanitation Office nationale de l'eau et de l'assainissement National Observatory for the Environment and Sustainable Development Observatoire national de l'environnement et du développement durable National Office of Electricity and Potable Water Office national de l’électricité et de l’eau potable.] National Emergency Office Oficina Nacional de Emergencias National Office of Potable Water Office national de l'eau potable [This merged with the National Electricity Office to form the National Office of Electricity and Potable Water (ONEE).] National Office for the Family and Population Office national de la famille et de la population National Office of Hydrocarbons and Mining Office national des hydrocarbures et des mines National Meteorology Office Office national de la météorologie National Office of Civil Protection Office national de la protection civile Odessa National Polytechnic University Office for Nuclear Regulation [This is a body of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).] Oncology Nursing Society out-of-pocket expenditure United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs [The acronym UNOOSA should normally be used in IAEA documents.] open access catalogue Open Pool Australian Light Water Reactor [This was previously called the Replacement Research Reactor (RRR).] Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean Organismo para la Proscripción de las Armas Nucleares en la América Latina y el Caribe operating policies and principles General Provisions for Ensuring Safety of Nuclear Power Plants [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] - 305 -

(Burkina Faso) (Algeria) (Morocco) (Chile) (Morocco)

(Tunisia) (Morocco) (Algeria) (Tunisia) (Ukraine) (United Kingdom)

(Australia)

(Russian Federation)

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OPEZ OPG OPIC OPIC OPNT OPR OPRI

OQ OR ORAS ORAU ORCI ORDG OREVIC ORGM ORI ORISE ORL ORL

Ore Processing Center [This is part of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI).] Office of the Presidential Chief of Staff Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Parliamentary Office for Evaluation of Scientific and Technological Options Office parlementaire d'évaluation des choix scientifiques et technologiques Office for Small and Medium Enterprises Office des petites et moyennes entreprises Ontario Power Generation Office of Public Information and Communication [This replaced the Division of Public Information (MTPI) on 1 January 2014.] Overseas Private Investment Corporation Office of Peaceful Nuclear Technology optimized power reactor Office for Protection against Ionizing Radiation Office de protection contre les rayonnements ionisants [This merged in 2002 with the Institute for Protection and Nuclear Safety (IPSN) to form the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] operational qualification odds ratio Andean Health Organization Organismo Andino de Salud Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ocean Road Cancer Institute

(Islamic Republic of Iran) (Philippines)

(France)

(Democratic Republic of the Congo) (Canada) (IAEA) (USA) (Oman) (Republic of Korea) (France)

(USA) (United Republic of Tanzania) Offices reporting to the Director General (IAEA) Regional Meat Office for the Centre Office régional (Algeria) des viandes du centre National Office of Geological and Mining Research (Algeria) Office national de recherche géologique et minière Regional Intervention Organization Organisation (France) régionale d'intervention [This is part of EDF.] Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (USA) otorhinolaryngologist otorhinolaryngology - 306 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ORM ORMS ORMSG ORNL ORP ORPAS ORPNET ORR Os OSAGI OSART OSC OSC OSC OSCE ÖSD OSF OSGE OSH OSI OSIP OSJD OSL OSL Oslo Convention OSMIR OSPAR

operational reactivity margin Organizational Resilience Management System Operational Radiation Monitoring Service Group Oak Ridge National Laboratory occupational radiation protection Occupational Radiation Protection Appraisal Service Occupational Radiation Protection Networks operational readiness review osmium Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues and Advancement of Women [This merged with three other entities to form UN Women in July 2010.] Operational Safety Review Team Open Source Center operational support centre Operations Support Centre Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe [This replaced the Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe (CSCE).] Austrian State Printing Office Österreichische Staatsdruckerei Open Society Foundations [This was previously known as the Open Society Institute (OSI).] Statistical Observatory for Gas and Electricity Observatoire Statistique Gaz Électricité [This is part of Électricité de France.] occupational safety and health Open Society Institute [In 2011, this was renamed the Open Society Foundation (OSF).] Operational Safety Indicators Programme [This no longer exists.] Organisation for Co-operation between Railways [The acronym is derived from the transliteration of the Russian name of this organization.] On-Site Laboratory [This is located at the Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant.] optically stimulated luminescence Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping from Ships and Aircraft OSART Mission Results [This is a database.] OSPAR Commission for the Protection of the - 307 -

(United Nations) (IAEA) (USA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (United Nations) (IAEA) (USA) (CTBTO)

(France)

(IAEA)

(Japan)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Commission OSPAR Convention OSPESCA OSPORB OSS

OSS OSS OSTC

OSTG OSTI OSU OTAN OTIF

OTN VC OTR OTRQ OTS OTSG Ottawa Convention

Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic Convention for the Protection of the Marine Environment of the North-East Atlantic Central American Organization for the Fishing and Aquaculture Sector Organización del Sector Pesquero y Acuícola del Istmo Centroamericano Basic Health Regulations for Radiation Safety One-Stop Shop [This was another name for the Document Coordination Unit (DCU) in the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD). It is now used to refer to part of the Publishing Section in MTCD.] Operational Safety Section [part of the Division of Nuclear Installation Safety (NSNI)] Sahara and Sahel Observatory Observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel Federal Office for Scientific, Technical and Cultural Affairs Services fédéraux des affaires scientifiques, techniques et culturelles [This Office has been renamed Belgian Federal Science Policy Office.] Topical Group on Operational Safety [This Group was disbanded in 2014.] Office of Scientific and Technical Information Oregon State University Technical Office of the National Authority Oficina Técnica de la Autoridad Nacional [This is part of the Peruvian Institue of Nuclear Energy (IPEN).] Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail Organisation intergouvernementale pour les transports internationaux ferroviaires Villa Clara Territorial Office of Standardization Oficina Territorial de Normalización de Villa Clara other type of power reactor Québec Order of Radiological Technologists Ordre des technologues en radiologie du Québec [This entity no longer exists.] off-the-shelf once through steam generator Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti- 308 -

(Russian Federation) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(Belgium)

(ANSN) (USA) (USA) (Peru)

(Cuba) (Canada)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. OU Outer Space Treaty OVD OVI OVSICORI OWG OWG OWS

Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction organizational unit Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies Office for Highways and Drainage Office des Voiries et Drainage Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute [This is a less commonly used version of the ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute (ARC-OVI).] Costa Rican Volcanological and Seismological Observatory Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals optical waveguide Old World screw worm

(Computing)

(Democratic Republic of the Congo) (South Africa)

(United Nations)

P

PAA PAAT

peta [prefix for SI and metric units, 1015] phosphorus pico [prefix for SI and metric units, 10-12] protected plutonium production Professional staff primary wave the five permanent members of the Security Council Used to refer to the five permanent members of the Security Council plus Germany in the context of negotiations with the Islamic Republic of Iran. pascal [SI derived unit of pressure or stress] positron annihilation posteroanterior Practical Arrangements protactinium National Atomic Energy Agency Panstwowa Agencja Atomistyki Price-Anderson Act Programme Against African Trypanosomosis

PAC

Autonomous Port of Cotonou Port autonome de

P P p P³ P staff P wave P5 P5+1 Pa PA PA PA Pa PAA

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(IAEA and UN) (United Nations)

(IAEA) (Poland) (USA) (FAO/WHO/IAEA/ IBAR) (Benin)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PAC PAC PACA PACE PACE PACKTRAM PACS PACT PACTAC PAD PAD PADCT PADS PADSEA PAEC PAGC PAGE PAGIRE PAGIS PAH

PAHO PAHR P&ID

Cotonou perturbed angular correlation Procurement Authorization Committee Partnership for Aflatoxin Control in Africa Pan African Programme for the Control of Epizootics [This replaced the Pan African Rinderpest Campaign (PARC).] Programme on the Back End of the Nuclear Power Cycle Programme sur l'aval du cycle électronucléaire Competent Authority Package Approval Certificates [This is a database.] picture archiving and communication system Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy Advisory Committee peripheral arterial disease Pesticide Attributes Database Scientific and Technological Development Support Programme Programa de Apoio ao Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico Project to Support the Development of the Health System Projet d’appui au développement du système de santé Support Programme for the Development of the Water and Sanitation Sector Programme d'appui au développement du secteur eau et assainissement Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission Presidential Anti-Graft Commission polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis Action Plan for Integrated Water Resources Management Plan d'action pour la gestion intégrée des ressources en eau Performance Assessment of Geological Isolation Systems polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon or polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbon [The term polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon should be used in IAEA documents.] Pan American Health Organization post-accident heat removal piping and instrumentation diagram - 310 -

(IAEA) (IBAR/OAU) (France) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA/FAO) (Brazil) (Benin) (Benin)

(Philippines) (Burkina Faso) (European Commission)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PAID-WA PAINT PAL PAL-XFEL PAMINA PAMS PAN PANAFCON PANAFTOSA PANDDA PANVAC PAP PAPR PAP/RAC PAR PAR PARC PARC PARC PARFUME Paris Convention

Paris Convention

Pan African Institute for Development — West Africa Protocol for Aberration Identification and Nomenclature Terminology Pohang Accelerator Laboratory Pohang Accelerator Laboratory X-ray Free Electron Laser Performance Assessment Methodologies in Application to Guide the Development of the Safety Case post-accident monitoring system Polish Academy of Sciences Polska Akademia Nauk Pan-African Implementation and Partnership Conference on Water Pan American Foot-and-Mouth Disease Center Centro Panamericano de Febre Aftosa Passive Active Neutron Differential Die-Away System Pan African Veterinary Vaccine Centre Priority Actions Programme [This is part of the Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP).] partially acidulated phosphate rock Priority Actions Programme/Regional Activity Centre [This Centre implements the Priority Actions Programme (PAP).] passive autocatalytic recombiner Project Achievement Report Pakistan Agricultural Research Council Pan African Rinderpest Campaign [This was replaced by the Pan African Programme for the Control of Epizootics (PACE).] plastic adult rearing container Particle Fuel Model Convention on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy Convention on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy of 29th July 1960, as amended by the Additional Protocol of 28th January 1964 and by the Protocol of 16th November 1982 Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution - 311 -

(Republic of Korea) (Republic of Korea) (European Union)

(UNEP) (UNEP)

(Technical cooperation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PARN Partial Test Ban Treaty PAS PAS PASAI

PASB PASC PASMI PASTAM PAT PATH PATRADER PATRAM PATTEC PAWD PAZ PB Pb PBC PBCR PBD PBF PBFA PBG

from Land-Based Sources Natural Resources Planning Project Projet d'aménagement des ressources naturelles Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water Performance Audit Subcommittee positron annihilation spectroscopy Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions [This is one of the seven Regional Working Groups of the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).] Pan American Sanitary Bureau Pan American Sanitary Conference Support Programme for Maternal and Infant Health Care Projet d'appui à la santé maternelle et infantile Project for the Improvement of Transfusion Safety Projet d'amélioration de la sécurité transfusionnelle photon activation therapy Program for Appropriate Technology in Health [This is an international, non-profit organization.] Radioactive Waste Treatment Plant Planta de Tratamiento de Desechos Radiactivos International Symposium on the Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Materials Pan African Tsetse and Trypanosomosis Eradication Campaign Partnership for Africa's Water Development precautionary action zone Institute of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science Institut für Pflanzenernährung und Bodenkunde [This Centre ceased to exist in 2008.] lead Programme and Budget Committee [This replaced the Administrative and Budgetary Committee.] population-based cancer registry Pee Dee Belemnite Power Burst Facility Particle Beam Fusion Accelerator Plant Breeding and Genetics Section [part of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in - 312 -

(Central Republic)

African

(INTOSAI)

(PAHO) (PAHO) (Benin) (Benin)

(Mexico) (IAEA/US DOE) (IAEA/FAO/WHO)

(Germany)

(IAEA)

(USA) (USA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PBGL PBHTR PBL PBL PBMCC PBMR PBNC PBPR PBR PBRMC PBS PBS PBTRV PBX PC PC PC PC PCA PC-AG PCAPS PCAST PCB PCB PCB PCC PCC PCC PCC–R PCCS PCD PCD PCF PCI PCI PCI PCI Laboratory

Food and Agriculture (NAFA)] Plant Breeding and Genetics Laboratory pebble bed high temperature reactor peripheral blood lymphocyte planetary boundary layer peripheral blood mononuclear cell pebble bed modular reactor Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference Programme and Budgetary Performance Report pebble bed reactor Partnership Building and Resource Mobilization Committee phosphate buffered saline Programme and Budget Section Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Substances Princeton Beta Experiment [This replaced the Poloidal Divertor Experiment (PDX).] Paper chromatography personal computer Project Coordinator pulse compression probabilistic consequence analysis Public Communications Action Guide passive capillary sampler President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology polychlorinated biphenyl power circuit breaker printed circuit board phaeochromocytoma premature chromosome condensation Programme Coordination Committee premature chromosome condensation–ring passive containment cooling system people-centred development programmed cell death photonic crystal fibre Partnership for Continuous Improvement pellet–clad interaction percutaneous coronary intervention Physics, Chemistry and Instrumentation Laboratory - 313 -

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (AFRA) (IAEA) (Russian Federation) (USA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (USA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

PC-IS PCL PCM PCM PCMF PCNB PCP PCR PCRV PCT PCTRAN PCU PCU

PCU PCV PCV Pd PD PD PD PDA PDAP PDAV PDB PDD PDD PDF PDF PDF PDF PDI

[part of the Agency's Laboratories (Seibersdorf and Headquarters) (NAAL)] Public Communications Information Sheet posterior cruciate ligament phase contrast microscopy protein–calorie malnutrition Programme Cycle Management Framework pentachloronitrobenzene primary coolant pump polymerase chain reaction prestressed concrete reactor vessel peak cladding temperature Personal Computer Transient Analyzer [This is a software package developed by a United States company.] primary care unit Programme Planning and Coordination Unit [This is part of the Office of the Director General and took over the functions of the Office of Programme Development and Performance Assessment (MTPG) in 2008.] Programme Coordination Unit packed cell volume primary containment vessel palladium phylogenetic diversity powder diffraction purine derivative personal digital assistant Periurban Agricultural Development Project Projet de développement de l'agriculture périurbaine Village Poultry Farming Development Project Projet de développement de l'aviculture villageoise Peedee belemnite percentage depth dose power distribution detector Philippines Development Forum Portable Document Format probability density function Project Development Facility parametric decay instability - 314 -

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(Caspian Environment Programme)

(Mali) (Burkina Faso)

(GEF)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PDI PDI PDI PDIS PDMS PDO PDP PDR

person-day of inspection pressure differential indicator protected geographical indication Protocol Data Information System plasma desorption mass spectrometry protected designation of origin positive displacement pump Public Document Room

PDR PDS

pulsed dose rate Health Development Plan Plan de développement sanitaire plant damage state photonic Doppler velocimeter photonic Doppler velocimetry Venezuelan Petroleum Company Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. Poloidal Divertor Experiment [This was replaced by the Princeton Beta Experiment (PBX).] photoelectric effect potential energy potential evapotranspiration Programme Evaluation Section [part of the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)] Palestinian Energy Authority Proliferation-Resistant, Environment-Friendly, Accident-Tolerant, Continuable, and Economical Reactor Fuel Element Plant Planta de Elementos Combustibles Pioneer-Endurable-Controllable-Easy-care and Safe Public Engagement Commission on Spent Nuclear Fuel Management porcine epidemic diarrhoea Energy Charter Protocol on Energy Efficiency and Related Environmental Aspects Groundwater Exploitation Project in the Western Region Projet d'exploitation des eaux souterraines dans la région occidentale polyethylene glycol Pulsed Elemental Analysis with Neutrons [This

PDS PDV PDV PDVSA PDX PE PE PE PE PEA PEACER PEC PECES PECOS PED PEEREA PEESRO PEG PELAN

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(Safeguards) (EU) (Safeguards) (EU) (United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission) (Niger)

(USA)

(IAEA) (Republic of Korea) (Chile) (Republic of Korea)

(Central Republic)

African

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

Pelindaba Treaty

acronym and term written with initial capitals refers to a device rather than the technique.] African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty

Lake Titicaca Special Project Proyecto Especial Binacional Lago Titicaca protein–energy malnutrition PEM proton exchange membrane PEM proton exchange membrane fuel cell PEMFC Partnerships in Environmental Management for the PEMSEA Seas of East Asia Package of Essential Noncommunicable Disease PEN Interventions plasma erosion opening switch PEOS pellet enhanced performance PEP United States President's Emergency Plan for AIDS PEPFAR Relief positron emission particle tracking PEPT Performance Laboratory [This is part of the Joint PERLA Research Centre (JRC).] Personnel Management Information System PerMIS Regional Organization for the Conservation of the PERSGA Environment of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden polyether sulphone PES Planning and Economic Studies Section [part of the PESS Department of Nuclear Energy] positron emission tomography PET positron emission tomography–computed PET–CT tomography pentaerythritol tetranitrate PETN PETROECUADOR Public Hydrocarbon Company of Ecuador Empresa Pública de Hidrocarburos del Ecuador E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute PEWI poloidal field PF pressurized fluidized bed combustion PFBC Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor PFBR Plutonium Fuel Development Facility PFDF Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant [Write with lower case PFEP if used generically.] Argentine Federal Police Policía Federal Argentina PFA pest free area PFA perfluorocarbon PFC PELT

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(Reproduced in IAEA document GC(40)/14) (Peru)

(IMO/UNDP) (WHO)

(European Union) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(Ukraine) (India) (Japan) (Islamic Republic of Iran)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PFDHA PFF PFF PFFF PFII PFM PFM PFPU PFR PFR PFS PFSP PfSPZ PFTNA PG PGA PGAA PGAP PGAS PGE PGEC PGH PGI PGIMER PGNAA PGP PGR PGR PGRN PGRR

probabilistic fault displacement hazard analysis peach fruit fly Project Formulation Framework Plutonium Fuel Fabrication Facility United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues [The acronym UNPFII should normally be used in IAEA documents.] piston flow model plasma-facing material Uranium Powder Fabrication Plant Planta de Fabricación de Polvos de Uranio plug flow reactor Prototype Fast Reactor pre-feasibility study Pile Fuel Storage Pond Plasmodium falciparum sporozoites pulsed fast thermal neutron analysis prostaglandin peak ground acceleration prompt gamma activation analysis [ See also PGNAA.] Performance Assessment of Passive Gaseous Provisions [This is the title of an INPRO collaborative project.] Project for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development of the Guarani Aquifer System platinum group element postgraduate educational course Parirenyatwa Group of Hospitals Polish Geological Institute Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research prompt gamma neutron activation analysis Pretty Good Privacy [This is an encryption progam for data files and e-mails.] plant genetic resources plant growth regulator Natural Resource Management Project Projet de gestion des ressources naturelles Radioactive Waste Management Plant Planta de Gestión de Residuos Radiactivos [This is part of the - 317 -

(UNDP) (Japan)

(Argentina) (United Kingdom) (United Kingdom)

(IAEA) (World Bank/OAS/GEF)

(Zimbabwe) (India)

(Benin, Mali, Niger) (Peru)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PGS PGSFR PHA PHA Phare programme PHC PHC PhD PHE PHEFA PHEV PHF PhG PHII PhilRice PHN PHRC PHTS PHV PHWR PHY PHYSOR PI PI PIANOS PIAP PICPA PID PIDS PIE PIEDB

Peruvian Institute of Nuclear Energy (IPEN).] prompt gamma spectroscopy Prototype Generation IV Sodium Cooled Fast Reactor phytohaemagglutinin pulse height analysis [The full version was originally “Poland and Hungary Aid for the Reconstruction of the Economy”, but this version is no longer used.] primary health care primary health centre Doctor of Philosophy Department of Public Health and Environment Hemispheric Program for the Eradication of Footand-Mouth Disease Programa Hemisférico de Erradicación de la Fiebre Aftosa plug-in hybrid electric vehicle Personal History Form phenotype gap package of high impact interventions Philippine Rice Research Institute National Water Programme Programme hydraulique national Physics Research Centre primary heat transport system plug-in hybrid vehicle pressurized heavy water reactor Physics Section [part of the Division of Physical and Chemical Sciences (NAPC)] International Conference on the Physics of Reactors performance indicator propidium iodide Ibero-American Nuclear Platform for Operators in the Area of Safety Industrial Heavy Water Plant Planta Industrial de Agua Pesada Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants proportional–integral–derivative Professional and Institutional Development Sector post-irradiation examination Post Irradiation Examination Facilities Database - 318 -

(Republic of Korea)

(India) (WHO) (PAHO)

(Benin) (Niger) (Islamic Republic of Iran)

(IAEA)

(Argentina)

(Philippines) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PIE PIERG PIET PIF PIGE PIGE PIH PIL PIN PINSTECH PIO PIOJ PIP PIR PIR Center PIRES PIRI PIRLS PIRT PISA PISAF PIT PIT PITTA-Frijol

PIU PIV PIXE PJSC PK PKC PKE PKI

postulated initiating event Paldiski International Expert Reference Group Tropical Diseases Research Program Programa de Investigación en Enfermedades Tropicales Pacific Islands Forum particle induced gamma ray emission proton induced gamma ray emission Partners In Health physical inventory listing personal identification number Pakistan Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology public information officer Planning Institute of Jamaica portable image processing Project Implementation Review Russian Center for Policy Studies Programme Planning, Implementation Reporting and Evaluation Support System Pesticide Impact Ranking Index Poisson Iteratively Reweighted Least Squares [This is the name of a computer program.] Phenomena Identification and Ranking Table Program of Integration of Social Aspects into Nuclear Research [This is a programme of the Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK•CEN).] Integrated Family Health Project Projet intégré de santé familiale physical inventory taking public information team Programme for Agricultural Technology Research and Transfer in the Bean Programa de Investigación y Transferencia de Tecnología Agropecuaria en Frijol project implementation unit physical inventory verification particle-induced X-ray emission public joint-stock company protein kinase public key cryptography public key encryption public key infrastructure - 319 -

(Estonia) (Costa Rica)

(USA) (Safeguards)

(GEF) (Russian Federation) (FAO)

(Belgium) (Benin) (Safeguards) (Costa Rica)

(UNDP) (Safeguards)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PKU PL PLA PLAIRE PLC plc PLD PLD PLEX PLI

PLiM PLM PLO PM p/m Pm PMA pMC PMC PMC PMD PMDA

PMDS PMETS PMEW

PMF PMG PMI

phenylketonuria periodontal ligament polylactic acid planned actual routine inspection effort programmable logic controller public limited company potentially lethal damage programmable logic device plant life extension primary level information [This applies to information on waste repositories; see also intermediate level information (ILI) and high level information (HLI).] plant life management periodic limb movement Palestine Liberation Organization particulate matter person-month promethium Programme Management Assistant

(Safeguards) (United Kingdom) (Nuclear power)

(Technical cooperation)

per cent model carbon primary medical care Programme Management Committee (AFRA) progressive metabolic disease Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the United States of America Concerning the Management and Disposition of Plutonium Designated as No Longer Required for Defense Purposes and Related Cooperation PACT Model Demonstration Site (IAEA) probable maximum extra-tropical storm (Bahrain) Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife [This was replaced in December 2012 by the Supreme Council for the Environment (SCE).] probable maximum flood project management group [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] plasma–material interaction - 320 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PMI PML PML PML PMLS PMMA PMN cell PMO PMO PMO PMP PMR PMR PMS PMSE PMSF PMSS PMT PMT PMTC PMURR

PNC PNC PNCC PNDAR PNDS

PNDS PNE PNE Treaty

President's Malaria Initiative Plymouth Marine Laboratory polymorphonuclear leucocyte promyelocytic leukaemia Multisectoral Project for the Fight Against AIDS Projet multisectoriel de lutte contre le sida polymethyl methacrylate polymorphonuclear cell Policy-Making Organs [The Agency’s PolicyMaking Organs are the Board of Governors and the General Conference.] Programme Management Officer Project Management Officer probable maximum precipitation Plant Mutation Reports prismatic modular reactor process management system probable maximum seiche Medical Physicists Without Borders Physicien médical sans frontières probable maximum storm surge photomultiplier tube probable maximum tsunami probable maximum tropical cyclone Multisectoral Emergency Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Programme Programme multisectoriel d’urgence de réhabilitation et de reconstruction [September 2003 – January 2007] Pacific Nuclear Council prenatal consultation passive neutron coincidence counter National Agricultural and Rural Development Plan Plan national de développement agricole et rural National Health and Social Development Plan Plan national de développement sanitaire et social [This was then replaced by the National Health Development Plan (PNDS).] National Health Development Plan Plan national de développement sanitaire peaceful nuclear explosion Treaty between the United States of America and - 321 -

(USA) (United Kingdom) (Benin)

(IAEA/technical cooperation) (ANSN/IAEA)

(Democratic Republic of the Congo)

(Algeria) (Senegal)

(Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Senegal)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

PNEDD PNGRR PNLLUB PNLMT PNLMNT PNLP PNLS PNNC PNNL PNOC PNPI PNPMT PNPP PNRA PNRB PNRI PNS PNS PNSP PNT

the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on Underground Nuclear Explosions for Peaceful Purposes National Environment Programme for Sustainable Development Plan national de l'environnement pour un développement durable National Radioactive Waste Management Programme Programa Nacional de Gestión de Residuos Radiactivos National Programme for the Fight Against Leprosy and Buruli Ulcer Programme national de lutte contre la lèpre et l'ulcère de Buruli National Programme for the Fight Against Communicable Diseases Programme national de lutte contre les maladies transmissibles National Programme for the Fight Against NonCommunicable Diseases Programme national de lutte contre les maladies non transmissibles National Programme for the Fight Against Malaria Programme national de lutte contre le paludisme National Programme for the Fight Against AIDS Programme national de lutte contre le SIDA National Community Nutrition Programme Programme national de nutrition communautaire Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Philippine National Oil Company Petersburg Nuclear Physics Institute National Programme for Pharmacopoeia and Traditional Medicine Programme national de la pharmacopée et de la médecine traditionnelles Philippine nuclear power plant Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Board [This was replaced by the Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) in 2001.] Philippine Nuclear Research Institute Partnership for Nuclear Security pulsed neutron source Preventing Nuclear Smuggling Program National Programme for the Fight Against Tuberculosis Programme national contre la - 322 -

(Niger) (Argentina) (Benin) (Benin)

(Benin) (Benin, Democratic Republic of the Congo) (Madagascar) (USA) (Russian Federation) (Benin)

(USA) (USA) (Benin)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PNTL PNTS PNV PNVA Po POC PoC POCO POCT POND4Kids POD PODIUM POE POE POP PORV PORV POS POTAS POV PP PP PPA PPAR PPARC PPAS PPC PPCD PPCPs PPD PPE PPE PPE PPEA PPHA

tuberculose Pacific Nuclear Transport Limited National Blood Transfusion Programme Programme national de transfusion sanguine prenatal visit National Agricultural Extension Programme Programme national de vulgarisation agricole polonium particulate organic carbon point of contact post-operational clean out point-of-care testing Pediatric Oncology Networked Database proof of delivery Global Policy Dialogue Model point of entry point of exit persistent organic pollutant pilot operated relief valve power operated relief valve point of sale Program of Technical Assistance to IAEA Safeguards pilot operated valve pair production protein phosphatase power purchase agreement Project Progress Assessment Report Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council Programme Performance Assessment System [This term has been replaced by programme evaluation.] plant process computer pulsed poloidal current drive pharmaceuticals and personal care products purified protein derivative personal protective equipment plant parameter envelope property, plant and equipment Multi-Year Support Programme for the Water and Sanitation Sector Programme pluriannuel d’appui au secteur eau et assainissement Programme for the Promotion of Hygiene and - 323 -

(United Kingdom) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (Cameroon, Senegal)

Mali,

(IWMI)

(IAEA/USA)

(IAEA) (United Kingdom) (IAEA)

(IPSAS) (benin) (Benin)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

PPIC PPIPS PPIS ppm ppmv PPM PPNN PPO

PPP PPP PPP PPPL PPQ PPR PPR PPR PPR PPRI PPRR PPS PPS PPS PPSS

Sanitation Programme de la promotion de l'hygiène et de l'assainissement plane-parallel ionization chamber or parallel plate ionization chamber passivated implanted planar silicon detector Plant Protection and Inspection Services parts per million parts per million by volume pine processionary moth Programme for Promoting Nuclear NonProliferation Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy Programme Office [This was replaced by the Division of Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy (PACT) as of 1 January 2014.] 'polluter pays' principle public–private partnership purchasing power parity Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Plant Protection and Quarantine [This is part of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).] periodic progress reporting peste des petits ruminants [The French term is used in English.] Programme Performance Report Radioisotope Production Plant Planta de Producción de Radioisótopos [This is part of the Peruvian Institute of Nuclear Energy (IPEN).] Plant Protection Research Institute Principal Project Resident Representative plant protection system physical protection system primary protection system Policy and Programme Support Section [There are two Sections in the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security with this name. The first one, which replaced the Radiation Monitoring and Protection Services Section (RMPS), is in the Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety (NSRW). The second one is in the Division of Nuclear Installation Safety (NSNI).] - 324 -

(Israel)

(IAEA)

(USA) (USA)

(IAEA) (Peru) (Egypt) (UNDP)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ppt ppt PQ PR Pr PR PR PR PRA PRA PRA PRADA PRAMU PRC PRCF PRCV PRD PRDSS

PREDAS

PREFIP

Pre-OSART PReSA PRF PRGF

parts per thousand parts per trillion performance qualification phosphate rock praseodymium progesterone receptor pseudorabies public relations participatory rural appraisal probabilistic risk assessment or probabilistic risk analysis [Probabilistic safety assessment (PSA) is the preferred term for IAEA documents.] programmatic risk assessment (INPRO) Proliferation Resistance: Acquisition/Diversion Pathway Analysis [This is an INPRO collaborative project.] Uranium Mining Environmental Restoration Project (Argentina) Proyecto de Restitución Ambiental de la Minería del Uranio Procurement Review Committee potential recoverability correction factor porcine respiratory coronavirus personal radiation detector Phosphate Rock Decision Support System (IAEA/International Center for Soil Fertility and Agricultural Development) Regional Programme to Promote Household and (CILSS) Alternative Energies in the Sahel Programme régional de promotion des énergies domestiques et alternatives au Sahel Regional Project for the Prevention of Classical (OIRSA) Swine Fever in Central America, Belize and Panama Proyecto Regional de Prevención de la Fiebre Porcina Clásica en Centroamérica, Belice y Panamá Pre-Operational Safety Review Team (IAEA) Peer Review and Support Arrangement (ANSN) Request Form for a Project under the IAEA Technical Cooperation Programme Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (IMF) - 325 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PRHR PRIDE facility PRIF PRINCE PRIS PRISE PRISM PRISM PRISMA PRL PRM PROARCA PROBIDES

PROBIS PRPPWG PROCEM Patagonia PROCOMER PRODAPEN PRODESAL

passive residual heat removal Pyroprocess Integrated Inactive Demonstration facility Peace Research Institute Frankfurt Projects in Controlled Environment [This is a registered trademark of a project management method.] Power Reactor Information System primary to secondary leakage accident Power Reactor Innovative Small Module Practical Illustration and Use of the Safety Case Concept in the Management of Near-Surface Disposal Application of the Practical Illustration and Use of the Safety Case Concept in the Management of Near-Surface Disposal Project prolactin Pesticide Residue Methods [This is the name of a database/] Regional Environmental Program for Central America Programa Ambiental Regional para Centroamérica Programme for Conservation of Biodiversity and Sustainable Development in the Eastern Marshlands Programa de Conservación de la Biodiversidad y Desarrollo Sustentable en los Humedales del Este Agency Programme and Budget Information System Proliferation Resistance and Physical Protection Working Group National Fruit Fly Control and Eradication Programme for Patagonia Programa Nacional de Control y Erradicación de Mosca de los Frutos de la Región Patagónica Costa Rican Foreign Trade Corporation Promotora del commercio exterior de Costa Rica Agricultural Development Project for the Peninsula of Nicoya Proyecto de Desarrollo Agrícola de la Península de Nicoya Programme to Support Small-Scale Cotton Farm Development Programa de Apoyo al Desarrollo de Pequeñas Fincas Algodoneras - 326 -

(Republic of Korea) (Germany) (United Kingdom) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA/FAO)

(Uruguay)

(IAEA) (GIF) (Argentina)

(Costa Rica) (Paraguay)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PRODESS PROFRIJOL

PROM Promatomnadzor

ProMS PROMUSAF PRONACAN PRONAF PRONAGRO PRONAMATE PROSA PROSPER PRP

PR&PP Working Group PRPSS PRPYMA

Health and Social Development Programme Programme de développement sanitaire et social Regional Cooperative Bean Programme for Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean Programa Cooperativo Regional de Frijol para Centro América, México y El Caribe programmable read-only memory Department for Supervision of Industrial and Nuclear Safety [This entity was known until November 2001 as the Committee for Supervision of Industrial and Nuclear Safety. In 2008, it was replaced by the Department for Nuclear and Radiation Safety (Gosatomnadzor).] Programme Manager System Programme to Support Mutual Health Organizations in Africa Programme d'appui aux mutuelles de santé en Afrique National Cancer Control Programme Programa Nacional de Control del Cáncer African Cowpea Project Projet niébé pour l'Afrique National Programme for Agriculture and Food Development Programa Nacional de Desarrollo Agroalimentario National Programme for the Management of Tephritidae Programa Nacional de Manejo de Tefrítidos Proliferation Resistance and Safeguardability Assessment Tools Peer Review of Operational Safety Performance Experience [This replaced the Assessment of Safety Significant Events Team (ASSET).] Radiation Protection, Environment, Waste and Emergency Division Pôle “Radioprotection, environnement, déchets et crise” [This is part of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] Working Group on Proliferation Resistance and Physical Protection Project to Improve the Performance of the Health System Projet de renforcement de la performance du système de santé Unit for Radiation Protection of the Public and the - 327 -

(Mali)

(Belarus)

(UNESCO) (Benin/Burkina Faso/Mali/Senegal) (Uruguay) (Honduras) (Argentina) (INPRO) (IAEA) (France)

(Generation IV International Forum) (Benin) (Spain)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

PRR PRRT PRS PRSM PRSP PRTM PRTR ps PSA PSA

PSA PSA PSA PSA PSA PSAPACK PSAR PSB PSC PSC PSC PSC PSC PSD PSD PSDL

PSE PSE PSHA PSI

Environment Unidad de Protección Radiológica del Público y del Medio Ambiente Philippine Research Reactor peptide receptor radionuclide therapy Performance Review System [This replaced in 2002 the Work Planning and Performance Review System (WPPR).] Practical Radiation Safety Manual Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Practical Radiation Technical Manual Pollutant Release and Transfer Register picosecond potentiometric stripping analysis probabilistic safety assessment [This term rather than probablistic safety analysis or probabilistic risk assessment or analysis is the term normally to be used in IAEA documents.] project and supply agreement prostate-specific antigen public service announcement pulse shape analysis Section for Statistical Analysis [part of the Division of Concepts and Planning (SGCP)] Probabilistic Safety Assessment Pack preliminary safety analysis report Property Survey Board Pajarito Scientific Corporation probabilistic safety criterion Professional Standards Committee Programme Support Costs Project Scientific Consultant position sensitive detector power spectral density primary standards dosimetry laboratory [The version with Standards in the plural is the version to be used in IAEA documents. Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] post-storage examination Sectoral Water Project Projet sectoriel eau probabilistic seismic hazard analysis particle–surface interaction - 328 -

(IAEA) (IAEA) (World Bank/IMF) (IAEA)

(Safeguards)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (USA) (INTOSAI) (IAEA) (AFRA)

(Niger, Senegal)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PSI PSI p.s.i PSI PSI PSIDS PSMA PSN PSN PSP PSP PSP PSP PSP PSQI PSR PSRS PSRSS-GAVI PSS PSS PSS PSS PST PT PT Pt PT P&T PTB PTBT PTCA

Paul Scherrer Institute Paul Scherrer Institut plasma–surface interaction pounds per square inch pre-service inspection Proliferation Security Initiative Pacific Small Island Developing States prostate-specific membrane antigen Nuclear Safety Division Pôle "Sûreté nucléaire" [This is part of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] proper shipping name paralytic shellfish poison paralytic shellfish poisoning photostimulable phosphor plasma separation process pressure suppression pool Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index periodic safety review Periodic Safety Review Service Project to Support the Strengthening of the Health System Projet de soutien au renforcement du système de santé physiological saline solution pressure suppression system Procurement and Supply Section [This was replaced by the Office of Procurement Services with effect from 4 January 2005.] Section for System Studies [part of the Division of Concepts and Planning (SGCP)] Section for Standardization [part of the Division of Concepts and Planning (SGCP)] penetrant testing proficiency test platinum pressure tube partitioning and transmutation Federal Institute of Physics and Technology Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and Under Water [This is also known as the Partial Test Ban Treaty.] percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty - 329 -

(Switzerland)

(France)

(IAEA) (Benin)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(Germany)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PTCOG PTDR

PTF PTI PTPBN PTR PTS PTS PTS PTSD PTT microphone PTV PTWC Pu PUC PUCE PUCM PUE PUE

PUI PUJ PUMCH PuO2 PURAM

PUREX or Purex PURPA PUSPIPTEK

Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group Radioactive Waste Treatment Plant Planta de Tratamiento de Desechos Radiactivos [This is part of the Chilean Nuclear Energy Commission (CCHEN).] pedotransfer function Ioffe Physical Technical Institute Center for Nuclear Materials Security Technology [This is part of the National Nuclear Energy Agency (BATAN).] pressure tube reactor pneumatic transfer system pressurized thermal shock Provisional Technical Secretariat post-traumatic stress disorder push-to-talk microphone planning target volume Pacific Tsunami Warning Center plutonium Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador projected unit credit method phosphorus use efficiency University Energy Programme Programa Universitario de Energía [This is a Programme at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM).] Peaceful Uses Initiative Pontifical Xavierian University Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Peking Union Medical College Hospital plutonium dioxide Public Limited Company for Radioactive Waste Management [Prior to 7 January 2008, this was known as the Public Agency for Radioactive Waste Management.] plutonium and uranium recovery by extraction Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act Research Center for Science and Technology Pusat Penelitian Ilmu Pengetahuan dan Teknologi - 330 -

(Chile)

(Russian Federation) (Indonesia)

(CTBTO)

(Brazil)

(Mexico)

(IAEA) (Colombia) (China) (Hungary)

(USA) (Indonesia)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. PV PVA PVAc PVC PVD PVD PVDF PVIC PVP PVS PWE PWFA PWG PWG-1 PWG-2 PWG-3 PWG-4 PWG-5 PWGSC PWI PWM PWR PWSCC PyC

pressure vessel polyvinyl acetate polyvinyl acetate polyvinyl chloride peripheral vascular disease physical vapour deposition polyvinylidene fluoride or polyvinylidene difluoride Plant Virus Indexing Centre polyvinylpyrrolidone participatory variety selection Pinnacle West Energy plasma wakefield accelerator physical working group Principal Working Group on Operating Experience and Human Factors Principal Working Group on Coolant System Behaviour Principal Working Group on Reactor Component Integrity Principal Working Group on the Confinement of Accidental Radioactive Releases Principal Working Group on Risk Assessment Public Works and Government Services Canada plasma–wall interaction pokeweed mitogen pressurized water reactor primary water stress corrosion cracking pyrolytic carbon

Q QA QA QAA Q&A session QAS QBC QC QCD QED QHO

quality assurance quality audit quality assurance audit question and answer session quality assurance system quantitative buffy coat quality control quantum chromodynamics quantum electrodynamics quantitative health objective - 331 -

(Sri Lanka) (USA) (CSNI — NEA) (CSNI — NEA) (CSNI — NEA) (CSNI — NEA) (CSNI — NEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. QM QMC QMH QMS QMS QNPC QNPP QoL QSM QTL QTL QUAADRIL Quadripartite Agreement

QUANUM QUARTS QUATRO QuBS QUILL QUT

quality management Queen Mary's College Queen Mary Hospital quadrupole mass spectrometer quality management system Qinshan Nuclear Power Corporation Qinshan nuclear power plant quality of life quality systems manager qualitative trait locus quantitative trait locus Quality Assurance Audit for Diagnostic Radiology Improvement and Learning Agreement between the Republic of Argentina, the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Brazilian– Argentine Agency for Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards Quality Assurance in Nuclear Medicine Quantification of Radiation Therapy Infrastructure and Staffing Needs [This was a project carried out from 2003 to 2004.] Quality Assurance Team for Radiation Oncology Quantum Beam Science Directorate Queen's University Ionic Liquid Laboratories Queensland University of Technology

(United Kingdom) (China) (ISO) (China) (China)

(IAEA) (Reproduced in IAEA document INFCIRC/435) (IAEA) (ESTRO) (IAEA) (Japan) (United Kingdom) (Australia)

R R R R R Ra RA RAAN RAB RAB RAC rad

conversion ratio gas constant multiple correlation coefficient röntgen radium retinoic acid Autonomous Administration for Nuclear Activities Regia Autonoma pentru Activitati Nucleare radiological assessment branch reactor auxiliary building Regional Activity Centre radian - 332 -

(Romania)

(UNEP)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. rad RADEV

RADHORT RADLOT RADSED RADWASS RAEN RAF RAF RAFM steel RAG-SFM RAID RAIS RAIS RAL RALACA RAM RAM RAMA RAMG RAMP RAMS RAMTRANS RAMU

röntgen absorbed dose [This was replaced by the gray (Gy).] International Database on Unusual Radiation Events [This database was subsequently integrated into the Regulatory Authority Information System (RAIS) and the acronym RADEV is no longer used.] African Network for the Development of Horticulture Réseau africain pour le développement de l'horticulture Radiation Source Location Tracking Enhancing Radiation Safety through Efficient and Modern Dosimetry Radioactive Waste Safety Standards [This was used formerly.] Argentine Nuclear Education Network Red Argentina de Educación Nuclear FAO Regional Office for Africa Africa region reduced activation ferritic/martensitic steel Regular Advisory Group on Spent Fuel Management redundant array of independent disks Regulatory Authority Information System Risk Assessment Information System Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Latin American and Caribbean Analytical Network Red Analítica de Latinoamérica y el Caribe random-access memory relative atomic mass Automatic Atmospheric Monitoring Network Red Automática de Monitoreo Atmosférico Regulatory Assistance Management Group Review of Accident Management Programmes Russian Academy of Medical Sciences Packaging, Transport, Storage & Security of Radioactive Material [This is a journal.] Universal Health Insurance System Régime d’assurance maladie universelle - 333 -

(IAEA)

(IAEA/Republic Korea/Viet Nam) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(Technical cooperation) (IAEA) (IAEA) (USA) (United Kingdom)

(Mexico) (European Union) (IAEA)

(Benin)

of

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

Rarotonga Treaty

Response and Assistance Network [New name as of 1 January 2011 of the Response Assistance Network, which replaced the Emergency Response Network in 2006.] Russian Academy of Natural Sciences Russian Association of Nuclear Science and Education right anterior oblique FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific Rajasthan Atomic Power Station reference animals and plants Radiation Protection Advisory Team random amplified polymorphic DNA Reactor for Process Heat, Hydrogen and Electricity Generation reasonably assured resources [This is a category of uranium resources.] Restricted Article Regulations [These are now known as Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR).] South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty

RAS

Asia and the Pacific region

RAS

Regulatory Activities Section [Part of the Division of Nuclear Installation Safety (NSNI).] Russian Academy of Sciences Radiation Safety Regulators Network Regional Advisory Safety Committee for Research Reactors in Africa Regional Advisory Safety Committee for Research Reactors in Asia and the Pacific Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed Radiation Safety Infrastructure Appraisal [Name of the former Radiation Safety Regulatory Infrastructure (RSRI). The initial acronym RSIA was subsequently replaced by RaSIA. The RaSIA was later subsumed into the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS).] Radiation Safety Information Management System Radiation Safety Standards Advisory Committee

RANET

RANS RANSE RAO RAP RAPS RAPs RAPAT RAPD RAPHAEL RAR RAR

RAS RaSaReN RASCA RASCAP RASFF RaSIA

RASIMS RASSAC

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(IAEA)

(Medicine) (India) (IAEA) (Euratom)

(IATA) (Reproduced in IAEA document INFCIRC/331) (Technical cooperation) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(European Union) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

RBM RBM RBM

[This was replaced by the Radiation Safety Standards Committee (RASSC).] Radiation Safety Standards Committee [This replaced the Radiation Safety Standards Advisory Committee (RASSAC).] Radiation Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources Infrastructure Appraisal [This service was integrated into the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS).] radioallergosorbent test Radioactive Waste Management Agency Radioaktyviųjų atliekų tvarkymo agentūra Regional West Asia Radiation and Waste Safety Infrastructure Profile Radioactive Waste Repository Authority Správa úložišť radioaktivních odpadů reactor building Regular Budget rubidium radioligand binding assay receptor binding assay role based access control Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific results based budgeting red blood cell relative biological effectiveness Regional Bureau for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States Regular Budget Fund Ruđer Bošković Institute Institut Ruđer Bošković(IRB) results based management rod block monitor Roll Back Malaria

RBMK RBP RBS RBS RBWR RBZ RC

high-power channel-type reactor retinol-binding protein Rutherford backscattering Rutherford backscattering spectrometry resource-renewable boiling water reactor riparian buffer zone Resident Coordinator

RASSC RaSSIA

RAST RATA RAW RaWaSIP RAWRA RB RB Rb RBA RBA RBAC RBAP RBB RBC RBE RBEC RBF RBI

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(IAEA) (IAEA)

(Lithuania) (IAEA) (IAEA) (Czech Republic) (IAEA)

(UNDP)

(UNDP) (IAEA) (Croatia)

(WHO project/campaign)

(Japan) (United Nations)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. RCA RCA RCA RCARO RCAS RCB

rCBF RCC RCCA RCCS RCF RCF RCF RCHEPH RCIC system RCM RCM RCM RCMIS RCOPS RCP RCP RCP

RCPB RCRC

Regional Co-operative Agreement for Research, Development and Training Related to Nuclear Science and Technology root cause analysis Russian Customs Academy RCA Regional Office reactor coolant and associated systems Response Coordination Branch [This was formed from a merger of the Disaster Response Branch (DRB) and the Complex Emergency Response Branch (CERB) and was in turn replaced by the Coordination and Response Division (RCB).] regional cerebral blood flow Regional Coordination Centre for Preparedness and Response to Oil, Hazardous and Noxious Substances Pollution in the Western Indian Ocean rod cluster control assembly reactor cavity cooling system refractory ceramic fibre Regulatory Cooperation Forum Regional Strategic Cooperative Framework Republican Centre for Hygiene, Epidemiology and Public Health reactor core isolation cooling system radiation conveyor belt monitor Regional Coordination Mechanism Research Coordination Meeting [This used to be a category of IAEA meeting. It was replaced by Technical Meeting (TM).] Radionuclide Countermeasure Information System reactor cavity overpressure protection system representative concentration pathway reactor coolant pump Regional Cooperation Plan for the Promotion of Nuclear Science and Technology in Latin America and the Caribbean Plan de Cooperacón Regional para la Promoción de la Ciencia y la Tecnología Nucleares para América Latina y el Caribe reactor coolant pressure boundary Russian Cancer Research Centre - 336 -

(IAEA)

(UNOCHA)

(AFRA) (Belarus)

(UNECE) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(ARCAL)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. RCPS RCR RCS RCS RCS RCT RCU RCZ R&D Rd RDA RDA RDA RDBMA RDC RDC RDD RD&D RDI RDI RDIPE RDP R²D²P RDS RDX RE Re Re REA REAC/TS REB REC RECAN RECAUCA

reactor control and protection system Royal College of Radiologists reactor coolant system Records and Communications Section [This has been replaced by the Archives and Records Management Section (ARMS).] Research Contracts System randomized controlled trial Regional Coordinating Unit Research Council of Zimbabwe research and development retardation coefficient recommended daily allowance rod drop accident Rural Development Administration relational database management system Radiation Safety Centre regional designated centre radiological dispersal device research, development and demonstration recommended daily intake research and development institute Research and Development Institute of Power Engineering [The acronym NIKIET should be used in IAEA documents.] rumen degradable protein Research Reactor Decommissioning Demonstration Project Reference Data Series rapid detonating explosive resilience engineering rhenium Reynolds number rod ejection accident Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site Reviewed Event Bulletin Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe Regional European and Central Asian ALARA Network Regulations of the Central American Uniform - 337 -

(United Kingdom) (IAEA)

(Abidjan Convention)

(Republic of Korea) (Latvia) (AFRA)

(Russian Federation)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(USA) (CTBTO)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. RECOPE RECP RED RED REDD

REE RegNet REGIDESO REID REIO REL RELAP

REM REM rem REMAT REMCO REME

REMESA REMEX REMPAN REMPEC

Customs Code Costa Rican Oil Refinery Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo radiation emergency communications plan Latin America Network of Assisted Reproduction Red Latinoamericana de Reproducción Asistida radiological exposure device reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation or reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries [The second form is the one commonly used in the UN system.] rare-earth element International Regulatory Network Water Distribution Authority of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Régie de distribution d'eau de la République démocratique du Congo risk of exposure-induced death regional economic integration organization Radioecology Laboratory [part of the IAEA Marine Environment Laboratory, Monaco (NAML)] [This is the name of a computer code and not normally regarded as an acronym. The full form Reactor Excursion and Leak Analysis Program is not normally used.] radiation emergency medicine rare-earth metal röntgen equivalent man [This was replaced by the sievert (Sv).] Radiation Emergency Medical Assistance Team Committee on Reference Materials Research Group on the Economics and Management of the Environment Recherches en économie et management de l'environnement [This is part of the Institute of Urban and Regional Sciences (INTER).] Mediterranean Animal Health Network Radiological Emergency Management Exercise Radiation Emergency Medical Preparedness and Assistance Network Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response - 338 -

(Democratic Republic of the Congo)

(IAEA) (Computing)

(Japan) (ISO) (Switzerland)

(WHO) (Mediterranean Action

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ReNuAL REPLIE REPROLAM

RepU RER RERF RERTR Programme RES ReSCA RESSAC REU REV REWDRC RF RF RF RFA RFA RFA Form RFBR RFCC RFID RFLP RFNC RFP RFQ linac RFS RFX RGCI & RC RGRT

Centre for the Mediterranean Sea Renovation of the Nuclear Applications Laboratories Response Plan for Incidents and Emergencies Network for the Optimization of Occupational Radiation Protection in Latin America Red de Optimización de Protección Radiológica Ocupacional en Latinoamérica reprocessed uranium Europe region Radiation Effects Research Foundation Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors Programme radiation enhanced sublimation Remediation Strategies after the Chernobyl Accident Rehabilitation of Soils and Surfaces after an Accident FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia room’s eye view [This is a synonym of observer’s eye view (OEV).] Renewable Energies and Water Desalination Research Center radio frequency release fraction Reserve Fund radiation field analyser radio frequency ablation Request for Assistance Form Russian Foundation for Basic Research regional nuclear fuel cycle centre radio frequency identification restriction fragment length polymorphism Russian Federal Nuclear Centre reversed field pinch radio frequency quadrupole linac Recyclable-Fuel Storage Company Reversed Field Experiment Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre respiratory gated radiotherapy - 339 -

Plan) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(Technical cooperation) (Japan/USA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(Medicine) (Libya)

(IAEA)

(Japan) (ENEA) (India)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. RGS RGS RH RH Rh RH mapping RHBV RHEED RHM RHR system RHS RHS RHUH RI RI RI School RIA RIA RIA RIA RIA RIAD RIAH RIAP RIAR RIARAE RIB RIBA RICA assay RID RID

RID RIDM RIDP RIFSE RIHMI–WDC

radio-guided surgery respiratory gating system relative humidity remote handling rhodium radiation hybrid mapping rice hoja blanca tenuivirus reflection high energy electron diffraction röntgen-per-hour-at-one-metre residual heat removal system radionuclide heat source rectangular hollow section Rafik Hariri University Hospital radiographic inspection radioisotope School on Radioisotopes radioactive iodine ablation radiological impact assessment reactivity initiated accident reactivity insertion accident radioimmunoassay Radiation and Isotope Application Division Research Institute of Animal Husbandry Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific Research Institute of Atomic Reactors Russian Institute of Agricultural Radiology and Agroecology radioactive ion beam recombinant immunoblot assay rapid interphase chromosome aberration assay radionuclide identification device Reactor Institute Delft [Prior to 1 January 2005, this was known as the Interfaculty Reactor Institute (IRI). It is part of the Delft University of Technology.] Regulations concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail risk informed decision making Regulatory Infrastructure Development Project Research Institute of Fire Safety and Emergencies All-Russia Research Institute of Hydrometeorological Information – World Data - 340 -

(Lebanon) (WNU)

(Pakistan) (Mongolia) (Australia) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation)

(Netherlands)

(IAEA) (Belarus) (Russian Federation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. RIHN RIHTOP RIIA RI-ISI RIKEN RIMP RINC RINPO RIO technology RIP RIPD RIPL RIS RIS RIS RISC RISC

RISCMAR Risø

Risø DTU RIST RISTEK RIT RIT RIV

Centre Research Institute for Humanity and Nature Research Institute of Hygiene, Toxicology and Occupational Pathology Royal Institute of International Affairs risk-informed in-service inspection [This is a company name that is not regarded as an acronym.] Research Institute of Medicinal Plants Instytut Roślin i Przetworów Zielarskich National Cancer Institutes Network Red de Institutos Nacionales de Cáncer Research Institute of Nuclear Power Operation reconfigurable input/output technology reactor internal pump Radioisotope Production Division [This is part of the Institute of Nuclear Science and Technology (INST).] Reference Input Parameter Library radiation-induced segregation radioimmunoscintigraphy radiology information system reduced instruction set computer Review of Innovative Reactor Concepts for Prevention of Severe Accidents and Mitigation of their Consequences [This is the title of an INPRO collaborative project.] Radioecological and Isotopic Solutions for Coastal Marine Problems Risø National Laboratory Om Forskningscenter Risø [As of 1 January 2007, this was reanamed the National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy (Risø DTU) National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy Nationallaboratoriet for Bæredygtig Energi Research Organization for Information Science and Technology Ministry of Research and Technology Kementerian Riset dan Teknologi radioimmunotherapy radioisotope therapy Agreement governing the exchange and use of - 341 -

(Japan) (Russian Federation) (United Kingdom) (Japan) (Poland) (Union of South American Nations) (China) (Bangladesh)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (Denmark)

(Denmark) (Japan) (Indonesia)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. RIVM RL RLA RLB RLB RLBA RLC RLE R-LMS RLS RM RM RM RMA RMAC RMI RMI RMI RMKI

RML RMO RMO RMAPO RMP RMPS

wagons between Railway Undertakings National Institute for Public Health and the Environment Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu radioluminescence Latin America region recirculation line break reverse line blot radioligand binding assay FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean review level earthquake Regional Learning Management System restless legs syndrome reference material remote monitoring resource mobilization Royal Military Academy École royale militaire radiological monitoring and assessment centre Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics Részecske- és Magfizikai Intézet Meeting Energy Needs in the Period of Raw Materials Insufficiency during the 21st Century [This is an INPRO collaborative project.] reticulocyte maturity index Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics Részecske- és Magfizikai Kutatóintézet [This was replaced by the Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics (RMI).] Radiometrics Laboratory [part of the IAEA Marine Environment Laboratory, Monaco (NAML)] regional metrology organization resource mobilization officer Russian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education Royal Malaysia Police Radiation Monitoring and Protection Services Section [The name of this Section was changed in 2003 to Policy and Programme Support Section (PPSS). It is part of the Division of Radiation, - 342 -

(Netherlands)

(Technical cooperation)

(IAEA)

(Belgium) (Hungary) (INPRO)

(Hungary)

(IAEA) (BIPM) (Russian Federation) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. RMS rms RMSA RMWG RMWR Rn RNA RNAA RNAL RNase A RNE RNEPR RNMDR RNPLS&T RNPP RNPP RNT RNVRA RO RoA ROAC ROADMAPS ROADS RODOS ROG ROI ROI ROK ROLE Project ROLL ROM ROM

Transport and Waste Safety (NSRW).]] remote monitoring system root mean square remotely monitored sealing array Response and Mitigation Working Group reduced-moderation water reactor radon [This is the conventional name for radon222.] ribonucleic acid radiochemical neutron activation analysis Reference Neutron Activation Library ribonuclease A FAO Regional Office for the Near East regional radiological and nuclear emergency preparedness plan Russian National Medical Dosimetric Register Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology Rooppur nuclear power plant Rovno nuclear power plant radionuclide therapy National Environmental Radiation Monitoring Network Red Nacional de Vigilancia Radiológica Ambiental reverse osmosis rate of attainment radon on activated charcoal Roadmaps for a Transition to Globally Sustainable Nuclear Energy Systems [This is a collaborative project under INPRO.] Registry Operations and Data Standards Real-time On-line Decision Support System for Nuclear Emergency Management Radiation Oncology Group region of interest return on investment Republic of Korea [The abbreviation should not normally be used in IAEA documents.] Rule of Law Effectiveness Project radio-guided occult lesion localization read-only memory run-of-mine - 343 -

(GICNT) (Japan)

(IAEA)

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Bangladesh) (Ukraine) (Cuba)

(IAEA) (USA) (EU) (EORTC)

(Philippines/USAID)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. ROMP ROP ROPME ROR system RORC ROS Rosatom Rosam-CICE&T Rosaviakosmos Roscosmos Rosenergoatom

Roshydromet

ROSIS Rosselkhoznadzor Rosstandart

Rostechregulirovanie

radiation oncology medical physics Reactor Oversight Process Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment run-of-river system Republican Oncology Research Center reactive oxygen species State Atomic Energy Corporation “Rosatom” [This replaced the Federal Atomic Energy Agency (Rosatom) in 2007.] Rosatom Central Institute for Continuing Education and Training Russian Aviation and Space Agency [This is the former name of the Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos).] Federal Space Agency [This was previously called the Russian Aviation and Space Agency (Rosaviakosmos).] Concern for Production of Electric and Thermal Energy at Nuclear Power Plants [This was peviously known as Russian State Concern for Generation of Electric and Thermal Power at Nuclear Power Plants.] Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring [This was previously called Russian Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring, but the word "Russian" was dropped in May 2004.] Radiation Oncology Safety Information System Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology [Previously the acronym used was Rostechregulirovanie.] Federal Agency for Technical Regulation and Metrology [This acronym was used from 2004 to June 2010 when the acronym was replaced by Rosstandart.]

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(USA)

(Tajikistan, Uzbekistan) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation)

(Russian Federation)

(Russian Federation)

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Rostechnadzor

Federal Environmental, Industrial and Nuclear Supervision Service [This resulted from a merger in May 2004 of the former Federal Nuclear and Radiation Safety Authority of Russia (Gosatomnadzor) and the former Federal Technology Supervisory Service.]

Rotterdam Convention

RPI RPI RPI RPII RPM rpm RPN

Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade Regional Office for West Asia radiopharmaceutical rinderpest radiation protection assistant Radiation Protection Authority Radiation Protection Authority of Zimbabwe Radiation Protection Board Radiation Protection Bureau Radiological Physics Center [This is part of the University of Texas.] Radiation Protection Commission Radiation Protection Committee reactive powder concrete radiation protection expert respiratory protection equipment reverse phase high performance liquid chromatography Portuguese Research Reactor Reactor Português de Investigação Radiation Protection Inspectorate [This was replaced on 1 July 2007 by the Centre for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Science (CRPNS).] Radiation Protection Institute Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute retail price index Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland radiation portal monitor revolutions per minute Regional Programme Note

RPO

radiation protection officer

ROWA RP RP RPA RPA RPAZ RPB RPB RPC RPC RPC RPC RPE RPE RP-HPLC RPI RPI

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(Russian Federation)

(UNEP)

(Mauritius) (Kenya, Malta) (Canada) (USA) (Albania) (IAEA)

(Singapore)

(Botswana, Ghana) (USA)

(Technical cooperation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. RPO RPO RPOP RPRC RPS RPS RPS RPT RPU RPV RPVI RPW RR RRA RRADB RRC RRCA RRCAT RRDB RRF RRFM RRIAN

RRIN RRP RRP RRR RRR RRRFR

recovery point objective right posterior oblique Radiation Protection of Patients website Radiopharmaceuticals Production and Research Centre Ośrodek Produkcji i Badania Radiofarmaceutyków National Police Board Rikspolisstyrelsen radiation protection supervisor reactor protection system radiopharmaceutical therapy receiver–processor unit reactor pressure vessel reactor pressure vessel internals red palm weevil research reactor radioreceptor assay Research Reactor Ageing Database regional resource centre research reactor and critical assembly Raja Ramanna Centre for Advanced Technology [This used to be known as the Centre for Advanced Technology (CAT).] Research Reactor Database Raja Ramanna Fellowship European Research Reactor Conference [Prior to 2011, this was known as the International Topical Meeting on Research Reactor Fuel Management Regional Network for Information in the Nuclear Area Red Regional de Información en el Area Nuclear [This network covers Latin America and the Caribbean.] Research Reactor Information Network Institute of Radioisotopes and Radiodiagnostic Products [This is part of the Demokritos National Centre for Scientific Research.] Rokkasho Reprocessing Plant Replacement Research Reactor [This was renamed Open Pool Australian Light Water Reactor (OPAL Reactor).] Reviewed Radionuclide Report Russian Research Reactor Fuel Return - 346 -

(Medicine) (IAEA) (Poland) (Sweden)

(IAEA) (Technical cooperation) (India) (IAEA) (India)

(IAEA) (Greece) (Japan) (Australia) (CTBTO) (Russian

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. programme RRS RRS RRSP RRSS RRU RS RSA RSA RSA93 RSAC RSC RSC RSC RSCS RSD RSD RSD RSD RSG-GAS RSIA

RSIC

RSICC

programme required response spectrum Research Reactor Section [This is part of the Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology (NEFW).] regional radiological security partnership Research Reactor Safety Section [Part of the Division of Nuclear Installation Safety (NSNI).] regional resource unit Russian Maritime Register of Shipping response spectrum analysis Revised Supplementary Agreement Concerning the Provision of Technical Assistance by the IAEA Radioactive Substances Act 1993 regional system of accounting for and control of nuclear material Radioactive Substances Committee Radiation Protection Centre Radiacinės saugos centras Research School of Chemistry [This is part of the Australian National University.] Republican Specialized Center of Surgery Radiation Safety Directorate Recruitment and Staff Development Section [part of the Division of Human Resources (MTHR)] relative standard deviation residual stress diffractometer G.A. Siwabessy Multipurpose Reactor Reaktor Serba Guna G.A. Siwabessy Radiation Safety Infrastructure Appraisal [New name of the former Radiation Safety Regulatory Infrastructure (RSRI). The acronym was subsequently replaced by RaSIA.] Radiation Shielding Information Center [In August 1996 this was replaced by the Radiation Safety Information Computational Centre (RSICC).] Radiation Safety Information Computational - 347 -

Federation/USA) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (Technical cooperation) (Russian Federation)

(United Kingdom) (Safeguards) (OSPAR Commission) (Lithuania) (Australia) (Uzbekistan) (The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) (IAEA)

(Indonesia) (IAEA)

(USA)

(USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

RSK RSLS RSM RSMC RSNA RSO RSO RSP RSP RSPM RSPP RSRI RSRS Project RSS RSSPMCOG RSTCG RSTSU

RSV RSV RSWG RT RT RT RTC RTC

Centre [This is part of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). It replaced the Radiation Shielding Information Center (RSIC) in August 1996.] Reactor Safety Commission ReaktorSicherheitskommission International Working Forum on Regulatory Supervision of Legacy Sites Radiation Safety and Monitoring Section Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre Radiological Society of North America Radiation Safety Officer radiosynoviorthesis Radiological Security Partnership Regional Strategic Profile for Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Standard for Phytosanitary Measures Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (Employers) Radiation Safety Regulatory Infrastructure [The name has been changed to Radiation Safety Infrastructure Appraisal (RaSIA).] Regional Security of Radioactive Sources Project Radiation Safety Section [This was replaced in 2003 by the Radiation and Transport Safety Section (RTS).] Republican Specialized Scientific–Practical Medical Center of Obstetrics and Gynecology Radioactive Source Technical Coordination Group Radiation Safety Technical Services Unit [This is part of the Radiation Safety and Monitoring Section in the Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety.] radiosynovectomy respiratory syncytial virus Risk and Safety Working Group radiographic testing radiotherapy reverse transcription Radiation Therapy Committee regional training course - 348 -

(Germany) (IAEA) (IAEA) (WMO)

(ARCAL)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (Uzbekistan) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(GIF)

(USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. R&TD RTD RTD RTDB RTF RTG RTH RTIL RTL RTO RT–PCR RTPS RTR RTS RTSS

RTT RU Ru RUCA

RUF RUP RUP RUSNANO RV RV RV RV RV system RVF RVFV RVI RVNRL

research and technology development residence time distribution resistance temperature detector Reference Technology Database rich text format radioisotope thermoelectric generator Regional Telecommunication Hub room temperature ionic liquid radiothermoluminescence recovery time objective reverse transcription–polymerase chain reaction radiotherapy treatment planning system real-time radiography Russian Translation Section [part of the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD)] Radiation and Transport Safety Section [This was part of the Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety (NSRW). It was replaced in October 2007 by the Radiation Safety and Monitoring Section.] radiation therapy technologist reprocessed uranium ruthenium University Centre of Antwerp Universitair Centrum Antwerpen [It merged with two other university institutions in 2003 to form the University of Antwerp (UA). Prior to 1991 it was known as Rijksuniversitair Centrum.] ready-to-use food Rational Unified Process [This is a software development process.] rumen undegradable protein Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies re-entry vehicle relief valve right ventricular right ventricule record and verify system Rift Valley fever Rift Valley fever virus reactor vessel internals radiation vulcanization of natural rubber latex or - 349 -

(IAEA) (WMO)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(Belgium)

(Medicine)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

RWP RWSSI

radiation vulcanized natural rubber latex remote video surveillance system Rice-Wheat Consortium for Indo-Gangetic Plains [This is not regarded as an acronym, but is the form that should be used as the company’s name. The old name of the company until 1990 was Rhineland-Westphalia Electricity Company] [This is not regarded as an acronym, but is the form that should be used as the company’s name.] [This is not regarded as an acronym, but is the form that should be used as the company’s name.] Recovery Working Group Robert Wood Johnson Medical School radioactive waste management Radioactive Waste Management Registry [See also RWMR.] Radioactive Waste Management Committee Radioactive Waste Management Complex [Thuis is part of the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL).] Radioactive Waste Management Funding and Research Center [This was formerly known as the Radioactive Waste Management Center and the acronym was kept when the name changed.] Radioactive Waste Management Registry [See also RWM Registry.] Topical Group on Radioactive Waste Management radiation work permit Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative

RYMV

rice yellow mottle virus

RVSS RWC RWE

RWE Energy RWE NUKEM RWG RWJMS RWM RWM Registry RWMC RWMC RWMC

RWMR RWMTG

(CGIAR/CIMMYT)

(United Kingdom) (USA) (IAEA) (NEA) (USA) (Japan)

(IAEA) (ANSN) (African Development Bank)

S S s S S

collective effective dose second siemens [SI unit of conductance] special form radioactive material

S

sulphur - 350 -

(Type code defined in IAEA Transport Regulations)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. S wave 4S SA SA S–A cavity theory SA node SAA SAAP SAARC SAAS SABRAO SAC SAC SACG SACI

SACLA SAD SAD SADA SADAT SADC SADCMET SADI SADRWMS SAE

shear wave Super-Safe, Small and Simple [This is the name of an advanced reactor design.] Staff Administration Section [part of the Division of Human Resources (MTHR)] System Arrangement Spencer–Attix cavity theory sinoatrial node severe accident analysis Safety Assessment Advisory Programme South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation Sichuan Academy of Animal Sciences Society for the Advancement of Breeding Research in Asia and Oceania Safety Assessment Capacity and Competency Review Scientific Advisory Committee [This is defunct and has been replaced by various special advisory bodies.] Self-Assessment Coordination Group Service for the Application of International Controls Service d'application des contrôles internationaux [This is part of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] [This is the name of a laser facility and not regarded as an acronym.] source–axis distance Subcritical Assembly at Dubna shared aquifer diagnostic analysis Section for Advanced Development Applications and Technologies Southern African Development Community Southern African Development Community Cooperation in Measurement Traceability Comprehensive Home Care System Sistema de Atención Domiciliaria Integral International Project on Safety Assessment Driving Radioactive Waste Management Solutions Secretariat of Strategic Affairs Secretaria de Assuntos Estratégicos - 351 -

(IAEA) (Generation IV International Forum)

(IAEA) (China) (IAEA) (IAEA) (ANSN) (France)

(Japan)

(Islamic Rebulbic of Iran)

(Panama) (IAEA) (Brazil)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SAEC SAEPF SAET Programme SAFCI SafeWork SAFRAD SAFRAN SAFRON SAFT SAG SAG SAGARPA

SAGD SAGE SAGNA SAGNE SAGOR

SAGSI SAGTAC SAGPyA

SAI

Sudan Atomic Energy Commission State Agency for Environmental Protection and Forestry Safety Assessment Education and Training Programme Unified Intercultural Community and Family Health System Sistema Único de Salud Familiar Comunitaria e Intercultural InFocus Programme on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment Safety in Radiological Procedures Safety Assessment Framework [This is a software tool.] Safety in Radiation Oncology synthetic aperture focusing technique Agriculture and Livestock Service Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero Secretariat for Agriculture and Livestock Secretaría de Agricultura y Ganadería Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Rural Development, Fisheries and Food Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y Alimentación steam-assisted gravity drainage serial analysis of gene expression Standing Advisory Group on Nuclear Applications Standing Advisory Group on Nuclear Energy Safeguards for Final Disposal of Spent Fuel in Geological Repositories [This was replaced by Application of Safeguards to Geological Repositories (ASTOR).] Standing Advisory Group on Safeguards Implementation Standing Advisory Group on Technical Assistance and Cooperation Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food Secretaría de Agricultura, Ganadería, Pesca y Alimentos [This was replaced by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries.] supreme audit institution [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] - 352 -

(Kyrgystan) (IAEA) (Bolivia) (ILO)

(IAEA) (Chile) (Honduras) (Mexico)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (Argentina)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SAIC SAICM SAIP SAIS SAIW

SAL SAL

SAL SALT I Agreement SALT II Treaty SALTO SALTO SAM SAM SAM SAMGs SAMPSON SAMT SAN SANAA SANAEM

Science Applications International Corporation Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management South African Institute of Physics Public-Interest Agricultural Society Sociedad Agrícola de Interés Social Southern African Institute of Welding [In 1995, it was decided to change the name of the then South African Institute of Welding to the Southern African Institute of Welding.] Safeguards Analytical Laboratory [This was part of the Agency's Laboratories (Seibersdorf and Headquarters) (NAAL) but was disbanded in 2010] Safeguards Analytical Laboratories [This is the collective name referring to the Environmental Sample Laboratory and the Nuclear Material Laboratory in Seibersdorf and the On-Site Laboratory in Japan.] sterility assurance level Interim Agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on Certain Measures with Respect to the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms Treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms Extrabudgetary Programme on Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation of Water Moderated Reactors Safety Aspects of Long Term Operation severe accident management severe acute malnutrition stabilized assay meter severe accident management guidelines Severe Accident Analysis Code with Mechanistic, Parallelized Simulations Oriented towards Nuclear Field symptom-based accident management toolkit storage area network National Autonomous Service for Aqueducts and Drains Servicio Autónomo Nacional de Acueductos y Alcantarillados Sarayköy Nuclear Research and Training Center - 353 -

(Peru)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (Honduras) (Turkey)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SANAS SANS SAO SAP SAP SAP SAP SAP SAPIERR SAPs SAPP SAPS SAPS SAR SAR SARAF SARCoN SARD SARDI SARIS SARNRA SARPS SARRP SARS SAS SAS SAS SAS SASTIND

SAT SAT

Sarayköy Nükleer Araştırma ve Eğitim Merkezi South African National Accreditation System small angle neutron scattering Special Audit Office sintered aluminium powder Stabilisation and Association Process strategic action programme sufficient, assured and predictable superabsorbent polymer Support Action: Pilot Initiative for European Regional Repositories Safety Assessment Principles Southern African Power Pool South African Police Service Staff Accounts Payable Section safety analysis report search and rescue School for Advanced Residue Analysis in Food Guidelines for Systematic Assessment of Regulatory Competence Needs sustainable agriculture and rural development South Australian Research and Development Institute Self-Assessment of Regulatory Infrastructure for Safety State Agency for Regulation of Nuclear and Radiological Activity South African Radiation Protection Society Safety Analysis Report Review Plan severe acute respiratory syndrome Safety Assessment Section [part of the Division of Nuclear Installation Safety (NSNI)] Self-rating Anxiety Scale sleep apnoea syndrome Slovak Academy of Sciences Slovenská akadémia vied State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense [This superseded the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND) in 2008.]

(South Africa) (Philippines) (European Union) (UNDP)

(United Kingdom) (South Africa) (IAEA) (France) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (Azerbaijan) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(China)

(IAEA)

Self-Assessment Tool sequential aerosol technique - 354 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SAT SAT SATG SATG SATURN SAUM SAVI SAW SAXS Sb SBAA SBD SBEOP Sberbank SBGS SBHCI SBLOCA SBO SBRT SBRT SBS SBU SBU SBWR Sc SC SC SCA SCA SCALE SCAN

systematic approach to training Tax Administration Service Servicio de Administración Tributaria Topical Group on Safety Analysis [This Group was disbanded in 2014.] Topical Group on Safety Assessment Support System for the Assessment of the Performance of Environmental Remediation Strategies in Uranium Mining Activities State Agricultural University of Moldova Universitatea Agrara de Stat din Moldova Systematic Analysis of Vulnerability to Intrusion submerged arc welding

(Mexico) (ANSN) (ANSN) (IAEA)

(Physical protection)

small angle X-ray scattering antimony Standard Basic Assistance Agreement safeguards by design symptom-based emergency operating procedure Savings Bank of the Russian Federation State Border Guard Service Brazilian Society of Hemodynamics and Interventional Cardiology Sociedade Brasileira de Hemodinâmica e Cardiologia Intervencionista small break loss of coolant accident station blackout Brazilian Society of Radiotherapy Sociedade Brasileira de Radioterapia stereotactic body radiation therapy stimulated Brillouin scattering Security Service of Ukraine Shahid Beheshti University

(UNDP)

(Lithuania)

(Islamic Republic of Iran)

simplified boiling water reactor scandium steel plate reinforced concrete subcutaneous Service Clearing Account (UNDP) single-channel analyser Standardized Computer Analyses for Licensing (USA) Evaluation Subsecretariat for Nuclear Control and Applications (Ecuador) Subsecretaría de Control y Aplicaciones Nucleares - 355 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SCAR SCAR SCART SCAS SCB SCC SCC SCC SCC SCC SCC SCC SCC SCCA SCCC SCCP SCD SCD SCDF SCE SCE SCEGHS

SCENR SCEP

SCETDG

SCETMA

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research sequence characterized amplified region Safety Culture Assessment Review Team Staff Costs Allocation System sugarcane borer Security Control Centre self-compacting concrete or self-consolidating concrete Siberian Chemical Complex Situation and Crisis Center spinal cord compression squamous cell carcinoma State Customs Committee stress corrosion cracking squamous cell carcinoma antigen Common System of Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials Plasma Heating and Confinement Service Service chauffage et confinement du plasma sickle-cell disease [This is also known as sickle-cell anaemia.] source-to-chamber distance Singapore Civil Defence Force sister chromatid exchange Supreme Council for the Environment Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals [This is also known by the short form Sub-Committee of Experts on the GHS. It is a SubCommittee of the CETDGGHS.] Supreme Council for the Environment and Natural Reserves Safety Culture Enhancement Programme [This replaced the Assessment of Safety Culture in Organizations Team (ASCOT) but is now itself obsolete.] Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods [This is also known by the short form Sub-Committee of Experts on TDG. It is a Sub-Committee of the CETDGGHS.] Standing Committee of Experts on Technologies for Mine Action - 356 -

(ICSU) (IAEA) (IAEA) (VIC) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Uzbekistan) (Argentina/Brazil) (France)

(Bahrain) (United Nations)

(Qatar) (IAEA)

(United Nations)

(United Nations)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SCF SCF SCFA SCG Schengen Convention

SCHMN SCID SCK•CEN SCLC SCM SCMN SCN SCNE SCNP SCO SCO SCOH SCOPE SCOR SCPI SCPRI

SCR SCR

Cuban Physics Society Sociedad Cubana de Física supercritical fluid short chain fatty acid Strategic Co-ordinating Group Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement of 14 June 1985 between the Governments of the States of the Benelux Economic Union, the Federal Republic of Germany and the French Republic, on the gradual abolition of checks at their common borders Chilean Nuclear Medicine Society Sociedad Chilena de Medicina Nuclear severe combined immunodeficiency Belgian Nuclear Research Centre Studiecentrum voor Kernenergie - Centre d'étude de l’énergie nucléaire small cell lung cancer supply chain management Central Nuclear Medecine Service Service central de médecine nucléaire United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition [Formerly known as the Sub-Committee on Nutrition, the name was changed in 2001.] Steering Committee for Nuclear Energy State Committee for Nature Protection of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shanghai Cooperation Organization surface contaminated object Specialized Children's Oncohaematology Hospital Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment [This was established by the International Council for Science (ICSU).] Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research [This is a committee of the International Council for Science.] sustainable crop production intensification Central Service for Ionizing Radiation Protection Service central de protection contre les rayonnements ionisants [This is part of the National Public Health Laboratory (LNSP).] selective catalytic reduction Republican Clinical Hospital Spitalul Clinic - 357 -

(United Kingdom)

(Belgium)

(Senegal) (United Nations) (OECD/NEA)

(Bulgaria)

(ICSU)

(Côte d'Ivoire)

(Republic of Moldova)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SCRI SCS SCSA SCSU SCT SCT SCU SCU SCWO SCWR SD SD SDA SDC

Republican Scottish Crop Research Institute shutdown cooling system safety culture self-assessment South Carolina State University spiral computed tomography stem cell transplantation sister chromatid union Subject Control Unit [part of the INIS Section] supercritical water oxidation [The acronym SCWO not SWO should be used in IAEA documents.] supercritical water cooled reactor standard deviation sustainable development standard design approval Safety Design Criteria

SDV SDWA Se SE SE SE4ALL

shutdown cooling Staff Development Centre [In 2008, this replaced the Learning Resource Centre (LRC).] Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation single-detector computed tomography source-to-diaphragm distance Supplementary Death and Disability Insurance sustainable development goal selective dissemination of information server digital image surveillance system special drawing right Self-rating Depression Scale sodium dodecyl sulphate sodium dodecyl sulphate–polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis screening distance value Safe Drinking Water Act selenium Slovenské elektrárne standard error Sustainable Energy for All

SEA

Single European Act

SEA

strategic environmental assessment

SDC SDC SDC SDCT SDD SDDI SDG SDI SDIS SDR SDS SDS SDS–PAGE

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(United Kingdom) (USA)

(IAEA)

(Generation IV Internationl Forum) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (Safeguards) (IMF)

(USA) (Slovakia) (United Nations/World Bank Group) (European Community)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SEA Protocol Seabed Treaty

SEANWFZ Treaty SEAP SEARCCT SEARO SEBI SEC SECCI SECI SECI Center SEC NRS SEC-PMO SEDES SEDI SEDO SEDRAN

SEDUE SEE SEED SEEN

Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context Treaty on the Prohibition of the Emplacement of Nuclear Weapons and Other Weapons of Mass Destruction on the Seabed and the Ocean Floor and in the Subsoil Thereof Treaty on the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone [This is also known as the Bangkok Treaty.] South East Asia and the Pacific Southeast Asia Regional Centre for CounterTerrorism WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia stereotactic external beam irradiation State Regional Educational Centre Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Initiative Iniciativa de Energía Sostenible y Cambio Climático Southeast European Cooperative Initiative Southeast European Cooperative Initiative Regional Center for Combating Transborder Crime Scientific and Engineering Centre for Nuclear and Radiation Safety Secretariat of the Policy-Making Organs Departmental Health Service Servicio Departamental de Salud Detector Electronics and Computing Service Service d'électronique des détecteurs et d'informatique [This is part of DAPNIA.] Safety Evaluation During Operation of Fuel Cycle Facilities Expert Service for Radioactive Waste and Natural Radioactivity Service d’expertise des déchets radioactifs et de la radioactivité naturelle [This is part of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] Ministry of Urban Development and Ecology Secretaría de Desarrollo Urbano y Ecología safeguards effectiveness evaluation Site and External Events Design [This is a review service.] Niger Water Exploitation Company Société - 359 -

(UNECE)

(Russian Federation) (Inter-American Development Bank)

(Russian Federation) (IAEA) (Bolivia) (France) (IAEA) (France)

(Mexico) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SEER Program SEFM SEG

SEG SEGEPLAN SEIU SELA SELEC SEM SEM SEM SEMARNAP

SEMARNAT Semca SEMIP SEMN

SEMNIM

d'exploitation des eaux du Niger Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program Spanish Society of Medical Physics Sociedad Española de Física Médica Senior Expert Group for the Review of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Programme of Activities [This is also known as the Senior Expert Group.] State Evaluation Group Presidential Secretariat for Planning and Programming Secretaría de Planificación y Programación de la Presidencia State Environmental Inspectorate of Ukraine Latin American and Carribean Economic System Sistema Económico Latinoamericano y del Caribe Southeast European Law Enforcement Center scanning electron microscopy or scanning electron microscope Single European Market standard error of the mean Ministry of the Environment, Natural Resources and Fisheries Secretaría de Medio Ambiente, Recursos Naturales y Pesca [This was replaced in 2000 by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT).] Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Secretaría de Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales Service for Fuel Studies and Modelling in Accident Situations Service d'études et de modélisation du combustible en situations accidentelles Ministry of Energy, Mining and the State Industry Secretaría de Energía, Minas e Industria Paraestatal Spanish Nuclear Medicine Society Sociedad Española de Medicina Nuclear [This was replaced by the Spanish Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SEMNIM).] Spanish Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Sociedad Española de Medicina Nuclear e Imagen Molecular. [This replaced the - 360 -

(USA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (Guatemala)

(European Union) (Mexico)

(Mexico) (France) (Mexico)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SENA SENACSA

SENACYT SENAMHI SENARA SENASA SENASA SENASA SENASA SENASA SENASAG SENASICA Senelec SENER SENIAT Senior Expert Group SENPLADES SEP

Spanish Nuclear Medicine Society (SMN).] National Training Centre Servicio Nacional de Aprendizaje National Animal Quality and Health Service Servicio Nacional de Calidad y Salud Animal [This comes under the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAG).] National Secretariat of Science, Technology and Innovation Secretaría Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación National Meteorology and Hydrology Service Servicio Nacional de Meteorología e Hidrología National Groundwater, Irrigation and Drainage Service Servicio Nacional de Aguas Subterráneas, Riego y Avenamiento National Environmental Sanitation Service Servicio Nacional de Saneamiento Ambiental National Food Safety and Quality Service Servicio Nacional de Sanidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria National Service for Agricultural Health Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria National Service for Agricultural Health Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agraria National Service for Animal Health Servicio Nacional de Salud Animal National Service for Agricultural Health and Food Safety Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria e Inocuidad Alimentaria National Service for Food Health, Safety and Quality Servicio Nacional de Sanidad, Inocuidad y Calidad Agroalimentaria National Electricity Company Ministry of Energy Secretaría de Energía Integrated National Customs and Taxation Administration Service Servicio Nacional Integrado de Administración Aduanera y Tributaria Senior Expert Group for the Review of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s Programme of Activities (SEG) National Secretariat for Planning and Development Secretaría Nacional de Planificación y Desarrollo Space Efficiency Programme - 361 -

(Colombia) (Paraguay)

(Panama) (Peru) (Costa Rica) (Paraguay) (Argentina) (Honduras) (Peru) (Costa Rica) (Bolivia) (Mexico) (Senegal) (Mexico) (Venezuela) (IAEA) (Ecuador) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SEP SEPA SEPA SEPA SEPA SEPLAN SEPR SEPS SEPSA SEPTEN SER SER SER SER SERA SEREMI SERNA SERNAGEOMIN SERST

SES SESAM SESAME

somatosensory evoked potential ARCAL Project Evaluation System Sistema para la Evaluación de Proyectos ARCAL Scottish Environment Protection Agency Single Euro Payments Area State Environmental Protection Administration This was replaced by the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) in 2008.] Technical Secretariat for Planning and External Cooperation Secretaría Técnica de Planificación y Cooperación Externa Spanish Radiation Protection Society Sociedad Española de Protección Radiológica Health Education Service Service de l’éducation pour la santé Executive Secretariat for Agricultural Sector Planning Secretaría Ejecutiva de Planificación Sectorial Agropecuaria Thermal and Nuclear Projects and Research Services Services études et projets thermiques et nucléaires [This is part of EDF.] self-evaluation report significant event report State evaluation report State Secretariat for Education and Research Secrétariat d'État à l'éducation et à la recherche Safeguards Equipment Receiving Area Regional Ministerial Secretariat Secretaría Regional Ministerial Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment Secretaría de Recursos Naturales y Ambiente National Geology and Mining Service Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería Secretariat of State for Scientific Research and Technology Secrétariat d'État à la recherche scientifique et à la technologie [This was replaced by the Ministry for Scientific Research and Technology (MRST).] Senior Executive Service Senior Group of Experts on Severe Accident Management International Centre for Synchrotron Light for - 362 -

(United Kingdon) (China) (Honduras)

(Islamic Republic of Mauritania) (Costa Rica) (France) (INIR missions) (Safeguards) (Switzerland) (IAEA) (Chile) (Honduras) (Chile) (Tunisia)

(USA) (NEA) (UNESCO)

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SESAR SESF SESI

SESPAS SET SET SET-Plan SETAC SETCO

SETECI SEU SEUA SeV SEVRRA SF SF SF SFA SFAT SFB SFCC SFD SFD SFE SFEN SFM SFM-Net

Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East [This is a project that is being developed under the umbrella of UNESCO.] Senior Group of Experts on Safety Research Safeguards Equipment Support Facility Service for Innovative System Studies Service d'études des systèmes innovants [This is part of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).] Secretariat of State for Public Health and Social Assistance Secretaría de Estado de Salud Pública y Asistencia Social separate effects test Tricastin Enrichment Company Société d’enrichissement du Tricastin European Strategic Energy Technology Plan Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Technical Secretariat for International Cooperation Secretaría Técnica y de Cooperación Internacional [This was replaced by the Technical Secretariat for Planning and External Coordination (SEPLAN).] Technical Secretariat for International Cooperation Secretaría Técnica y de Cooperación Internacional slightly enriched uranium State Engineering University of Armenia Sendai virus System to Evaluate the Risk in Radiotherapy scaling factor Special Fund spent fuel spent fuel assembly spent fuel attribute tester spent fuel bay spent fuel coincidence counter Saudi Fund for Development severe fuel damage standard fuel element French Nuclear Energy Society Société française d’énergie nucléaire spent fuel management Spent Fuel Management Network - 363 -

(NEA) (IAEA) (France)

(Dominican Republic)

(France) (European Union) (Honduras)

(Ecuador)

(Safeguards) (Saudi Arabia)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SFMS SFP SFP SFP SFPIS SFR SFR SFR SFR SFS SFS SFSA SFSB SFTM SG SG SG SG SGAE

SGAS SGC SGCP SGD SGGW SG/HR SGHV SGHWR SGIM

Seibersdorf Facilities Management Section French Physical Society Société française de physique small form-factor pluggable spent fuel pool Spent Fuel Pool Instrumentation System Final Repository for Short-lived Radioactive Waste Slutförvaret för kortlivat radioaktivt avfall French Radiology Society Soçiété française de radiologie screen–film radiography sodium cooled fast reactor semi-field system spent fuel storage Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture spent fuel storage bay spent fuel transfer monitor Department of Safeguards Safety Guide salivary gland steam generator Austrian Atomic Energy Research Company Österreichische Studiengesellschaft für Atomenergie GmbH [This was a forerunner of the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT).] Office of Safeguards Analytical Services [part of the Department of Safeguards] Colombian Geological Service Servicio Geológico Colombiano Division of Concepts and Planning [part of the Department of Safeguards] submarine groundwater discharge Warsaw University of Life Sciences Szkoła Główna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego w Warszawie Secretary-General/High Representative salivary gland hypertrophy virus Steam Generating Heavy Water Reactor [This was a prototype reactor that operated between 1967 and 1990.] Division of Information Management [This is part of the Department of Safeguards and replaced the Division of Safeguards Information Technology - 364 -

(Sweden)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (Poland) (European Union) (United Kingdom) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SGIS SGIT

SGMD SGOA SGOB SGOC SGONS SGPRE SGRITC

SGS SGSM

SGSSS SGTR SGTS

SGTS

(SGIT) with effect from 1 January 2007.] Office of Information and Communication Systems [This is part of the Department of Safeguards.] Division of Safeguards Information Technology [This was replaced by the Division of Safeguards Information Management (SGIM) with effect from 1 January 2007.]] Safeguard Master Data Division of Operations A [part of the Department of Safeguards] Division of Operations B [part of the Department of Safeguards] Division of Operations C [part of the Department of Safeguards] Joint ICES–IOC Study Group on Nutrient Standards Water Resources Management and Planning Service Service de gestion et de planification des ressources en eau Subdirectorate General of Institutional Relations and Knowledge Transfer Subdirección General de Relaciones Institucionales y Transferencia del Conocimiento [This is part of the Research Centre for Energy, Environment and Technology (CIEMAT).] segmented gamma scanner Office of Physical Protection and Material Security [This was formerly part of the Department of Safeguards. As of 1 January 2003, this office was transferred to the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security and renamed Office of Nuclear Security.] General Social Security Health System Sistema General de Seguridad Social en Salud steam generator tube rupture Division of Technical and Scientific Services [This is part of the Department of Safeguards. It was previously known as the Division of Technical Support.] Division of Technical Support [This was part of the Department of Safeguards. The name was changed to Division of Technical and Scientific Services in 2011.] - 365 -

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(Senegal) (Spain)

(IAEA)

(Colombia) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SH SHA SHARS SHC shc SHESTCO SHF SHI irradiation SHIG SHIPTRAM SHOTS project SHRI SI SI Si SI SI

Section Head seismic hazard assessment spent high activity radioactive sources secondary health care specific heat capacity Sheda Science and Technology Complex super high frequency swift heavy ion irradiation Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group Shipments of Radioactive Material Southern Hemisphere Ocean Tracer Studies project Sludge Hygienization Research Irradiator International System of Units safety injection silicon superior–inferior WNU Summer Institute

SI joint SIAU

sacroiliac joint Satellite Imagery Analysis Unit [part of the Section for Information Support Services (IIS) in the Division of Safeguards Information Technology (SGIT).] Swiss Joint Venture for Construction Biology/Construction Ecology Schweizerische Interessengemeinschaft für Baubiologie/Bauökologie Siberian Federal University silicon carbide statement of internal control stable isotope dilution assay Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency small island developing States Energy-Economic Information System Sistema de Información Económica Energética State Inspectorate for Ecological and Technical Safety Environmental Management System Sistema de Gestión para el Medio Ambiente Seismic Ground Motion Assessment Support for Improvement in Governance and

SIB

SibFU SiC SIC SIDA Sida SIDS SIEE SIETS SIGMA SIGMA SIGMA

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(IAEA)

(Nigeria)

(IAEA database) (Japan) (India)

(World University)

Nuclear

(IAEA)

(Russian Federation)

(OLADE) (Kyrgyzstan) (PROARCA) (France) (OECD/

European

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SIIM SIL SIL SILAIS SILEX Silex SIM SIMDAS SIME SIMPACTS SIMR

SIMS SIMS SINA SINA SINAP SINAPROC SINETICS

SINP SINQ SINTER Network

Management in Central and Eastern European Countries Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine Safeguards Instrumentation Laboratory single ion implantation Local System for Integral Health Care Sistema Local de Atención Integral en Salud separation of isotopes by laser excitation Silex Systems Limited Inter-American Metrology System Sistema Interamericano de Metrologia Sustainable Integrated Management and Development of Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Southern Africa Ministry of the Iron and Steel Industry Ministerio de la Industria Sideromecánica Simplified Approach for Estimating Impacts of Electricity Generation Swedish Institute for Metals Research Institutet för Metallforskning [This merged with the Swedish Corrosion Institute in 2004 to form KIMAB, which in turn was renamed Swerea KIMAB in 2008.] secondary ion mass spectrometer [The same acronym is used to refer to the technique.] secondary ion mass spectrometry [The same acronym is used to refer to the instrument.] National Environmental System Sistema Nacional Ambiental Stable Isotope Network Austria Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics National Civil Protection System Sistema Nacional de Protección Civil Department of Neutron Simulation, Information Technologies and Scientific Computation Département simulation neutronique, technologies de l’information et calcul scientifique [This is part of Électricité de France.] Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics Swiss Spallation Neutron Source Sustainable & Innovative Nuclear Technology Evolution - R&D Network [This was replaced by the Michelangelo Network (MICANET).] - 367 -

Union) (USA) (IAEA) (Nicaragua) (Australia) (UNESCO) (Cuba) (IAEA)

(Colombia) (China) (Panama) (France)

(Russian Federation) (European Union)

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SIP SIP SIP SIP SIPRI SIPT SIR SIR SIRDC SIRVETA

SIS SIS SISIM SISSA SIT SITF SJRI SJTU SKALTO SKB SKI Skoltech SL SL SLA SLA

National System of Procurement and Transplantation in Argentina Sistema Nacional de Información de Procuración y Trasplante de la República Argentina Safeguards Implementation Practices [This is a publication category.] Shelter Implementation Plan stable isotope probing stable isotope profiling Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Sukhumi Institute of Physics and Technology Safeguards Implementation Report safe integral reactor Scientific and Industrial Research and Development Centre Regional Information System for Epidemiological Surveillance of Foodborne Diseases Sistema de Información Regional para la Vigilancia Epidemiológica de las Enfermedades Transmitidas por Alimentos National Institute of Radiation Protection Statens Institut for Strålebeskyttelse safety injection system State Inspectorate for Safety in Industry, Mining and the Community Services Sector International School for Advanced Studies Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati sterile insect technique Seibersdorf Incident Task Force St. John's Research Institute Shanghai Jiao Tong University Safety Knowledge-base for Ageing and Long Term Operation of Nuclear Power Plants Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company Svensk Kärnbränslehantering AB Swedish Nuclear Power Inspectorate Statens Kärnkraftinspektion Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology safety limit stripline service level agreement State-level safeguards approach - 368 -

(Argentina)

(IAEA) (Chernobyl NPP)

(Georgia) (IAEA) (Zimbabwe)

(Denmark) (Uzbekistan) (Italy) (IAEA) (India) (China) (IAEA)

(Russian Federation)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SLAN SLAP2 SLB SLBM SLC SLC SLD SLDR SLiM SLM SLMC SLN SLNB SLND SLOWPOKE SLR SLU SLW Sm SM SM SMA SMA SMALL SMART SMART SMAS SMCC SMD SMD SME SME

Latin American Society of Nutrition Sociedad Latinoamericana de Nutrición Standard Light Antarctic Precipitation 2 steam line break submarine-launched ballistic missile State-level concept Swiss Light Source sub-lethal damage sub-lethal damage repair Subscription and List Management sustainable land management St. Luke's Medical Center sentinel lymph node sentinel lymph node biopsy sentinel lymph node detection [This stands for Safe Low Power Critical Experiment and refers to a 20kW nuclear research reactor.] sea level rise Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet silverleaf whitefly samarium social media symposium Monegasque Sanitation Company Société monégasque d'assainissement seismic margin assessment Implementation Issues for the Use of Nuclear Power in Small Grid Countries [This is an INPRO collaborative project.] specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and timebound system-integrated modular advanced reactor Blood Diseases Service Service des maladies du sang [This is part of the Hubert K. Maga National Teaching Hospital (CNHU-HKM).] Stepnogorsk Mining-Chemical Complex stable metabolic disease surface mounted device small and medium-sized enterprise subject matter expert - 369 -

(Switzerland) (IAEA) (Philippines)

(ICENS)

(SMA) (INPRO)

(Republic of Korea) (Benin) (Kazakhstan)(

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SMoRE SMP SMPRs SMRs SMR SMRRTG SMTA SMTH

SMU Sn SNAS SNC

SNCTC SNE SNEL SNERDI

Mexican Physics Society Sociedad Mexicana de Física screening mammography Supplementary Medical Insurance Plan International Conference on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology Safeguards Management Information System scintimammography Solar Maximum Mission soil moisture neutron probe Sovereign Military Order of Malta [This is the version used on their web page.] or Sovereign Order of Malta [This appears to be the Mission’s preferred version.] Accelerator Simulation and Theoretical Modelling of Radiation Effects [This is the title of a coordinated research project (CRP).] Sellafield MOX Plant small and medium power reactors small and medium sized reactors steam methane reforming Topical Group on Safety Management of Research Reactors Standard Material Transfer Agreement Thermohydraulics Modelling Service Service d'études et de modélisation thermohydrauliques [This is part of the French Atomic Energy Commission.] Saint Mary's University tin School of Nuclear and Allied Sciences Neutronics and Criticality Safety Department Service de neutronique et des risques de criticité [This is part of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] Secretariat of the National Counterterrorism Committee Spanish Nuclear Society Sociedad Nuclear Española National Electricity Company Société nationale d'électricité Shanghai Nuclear Engineering and Design Institute - 370 -

(IAEA) (IAEA) (NASA)

(IAEA) (United Kingdom)

(ANSN) (ITPGRFA) (France)

(Canada) (Ghana) (France)

(Cambodia)

(Democratic Republic of the Congo) (China)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SNETP SNF SNHR SNIF-NMR SNIGS SNIIP SNIS SNL SNM SNM SNMI SNMMI SNN SNP SNPAS SNPC SNPTC S/N ratio SNR SNRCU SNRE SNRI SNSA SNSC SNSE SNSF SNSS SNSTC SNU

Sustainable Nuclear Energy Technology Platform spent nuclear fuel National Rural Waterworks Service Service national d'hydraulique rurale site-specific natural isotope fractionation–nuclear magnetic resonance National Health Information and Management System Système national d'information et de gestion sanitaires Specialized Scientific Research Institute for Instrumentation Engineering [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] National Health Information System Sistema Nacional de Información de Salud Sandia National Laboratories Society of Nuclear Medicine special nuclear material Society of Nuclear Medicine of India Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging National Strategy for Nutrition Stratégie nationale de nutrition single nucleotide polymorphism State Nuclear Power Automation System Engineering Company Sanmen Nuclear Power Company State Nuclear Power Technology Corporation signal-to-noise ratio signal-to-noise ratio State Nuclear Regulatory Committee of Ukraine National Water Resources Service Service national des ressources en eaux short notice random inspection Slovenian Nuclear Safety Administration Supreme National Security Council School of Nuclear Science and Engineering Swiss National Science Foundation Seoul Nuclear Security Symposium [Held on 23 March 2012.] State Nuclear Security Technology Center Seoul National University - 371 -

(European Union) (Democratic Republic of the Congo) (Benin) (Russian Federation) (Bolivia) (USA)

(Morocco) (China) (China) (China)

(Haiti) (Safeguards) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (China)

(China) (Republic of Korea)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SNUNEI SNW SNWZH SNZ SO2 SOA SOA SOBEMAP SOBP SOC SOCA SOCHIMIO SOD SOD SODAGRI SODEA SODECA SODECI SODEFITEX SOER SOFC SOFI SOFIA SOFO SOFRI SOGEM SOGIN SOL

Sevastopol National University of Nuclear Energy and Industry strategic nuclear weapon State Nuclear WEC Zirconium Hafnium Co. State Nuclear Baoti Zirconium Industry sulphur dioxide service oriented architecture State Oceanic Administration Benin Cargo Handling Company Société béninoise des manutentions portuaires spread-out Bragg peak soil organic carbon Subcommittee on Oceans and Coastal Areas [In October 2003 this Subcommittee was replaced by the Ocean and Coastal Areas Network (OCAN).] Chemotherapy Solidarity Association Association Solidarité Chimiothérapie segregation of duties or separation of duties superoxide dismutase Society for Agricultural and Industrial Development Société de développement agricole et industriel Agricultural Development Company Société de développement agricole Central African Water Distribution Company Société de distribution d'eau en Centrafrique Côte d'Ivoire Water Distribution Company Société de distribution d'eau de Côte d'Ivoire Society for the Development of Textile Fibres Société de développement des fibres textiles significant operating experience report solid oxide fuel cell The State of Food Insecurity in the World The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture State of the World's Forests Southern Fruit Research Institute Manantali Energy Management Company Société de gestion de l'énergie de Manantali Nuclear Plant Management Company Società Gestione Impianti Nucleari scrape-off layer - 372 -

(Ukraine) (China) (China) (Computing) (China) (benin)

(United Nations) (Cameroon)

(Senegal) (Morocco) (Central Republic)

African

(Senegal)

(FAO) (FAO) (FAO) (Viet Nam) (Mali, Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Senegal) (Italy)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SOLAS SOLAS SOLCA SOM SOMAÏR SOMELEC SOMISA SON SONABEL SONELGAZ SOP SORNS SORP

SoW SoW SOx SP SPA SPAR SPASAI

SPbSPU SPbU SPC SPCMNS SPCSE

International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea Surface Ocean–Lower Atmosphere Study Society for the Fight against Cancer Sociedad de Lucha Contra el Cancer soil organic matter Aïr Mining Company Société des mines de l'Aïr Mauritanian Electricity Company Société mauritanienne d'électricité Mixed Iron and Steel Company of Argentina Sociedad Mixta Siderúrgica Argentina National Oncological System Sistema Oncológico Nacional National Electricity Company of Burkina Faso Société nationale d'électricité du Burkina National Electricity and Gas Company Société nationale de l'éléctricité et du gaz standard operating procedure State Office for Radiological and Nuclear Safety Državni Zavod za Radiološku i Nuklearnu Sigurnost State Office for Radiation Protection Državni zavod za zaštitu od zračenja [This was replaced by the State Office for Radiological and Nuclear Safety (SORNS) in 2010.] scope of work statement of work sulphur oxides sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine scintillation proximity assay Spent Fuel Performance Assessment and Research South Pacific Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions [This changed its name in 2008 to Pacific Association of Supreme Audit Institutions (PASAI).] St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University Saint Petersburg State University Secretariat of the Pacific Community Service for the Protection and Control of Nuclear and Sensitive Materials Service de protection et de contrôle des matières nucléaires et sensibles Civil Protection and Emergency Situations Service Serviciul Protecţiei Civile şi Situaţiilor - 373 -

(Ecuador) (Niger)

(Costa Rica)

(Algeria) (Croatia) (Croatia)

(IAEA CRP)

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (France) (Republic of Moldova)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SPD SPD SPE SPE SPECT SPECT–CT SPEN SPERA SPESS SPET SPFS SPEX SPFU SPI SPII SPIV SPL SPM SPN SPND SPND SPO SPR SPRICS SPRSE

Excepţionale Safety Policy Directorate [In 2004 this was merged with other Directorates to form the Policy Group.] Strategic Plans Division [This is the Secretariat to Pakistan's National Command Authority (NCA).] Permanent Secretariat for Energy Secrétariat permanent à l'énergie solid phase extraction single photon emission computed tomography single photon emission computed tomography– computed tomography Niger Water Assets Company Société de patrimoine des eaux du Niger South Pacific Environmental Radioactivity Association Strategies and Processes for the Establishment of IAEA Safety Standards single photon emission tomography Special Programme for Food Security Experimental Physics Service Service de physique expérimentale State Property Fund of Ukraine safety performance indicator Seed and Plant Improvement Institute Plant Health and Inspection Service Service du phytosanitaire et de l'inspection des végétaux screening probability level spare parts management solitary pulmonary nodule Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research

(United Kingdom) (Pakistan) (Senegal)

(FAO) (France)

(Islamic Republic of Iran) (Madagascar)

(Islamic Republic of Iran)

self-powered neutron detector Panamanian Oncology Society Sociedad Panameña de Oncología Section for Safeguards Programme and Resources (IAEA) [part of the Department of Safeguards] Support Programme Information and (Safeguards) Communication System Radiation Protection and Environmental Monitoring (France) Service Service de protection contre les rayonnements et de surveillance de l'environnement - 374 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

SPS SPSA SPS Agreement SPT SPT SPV SPX SQ SQL SQP SQUID SR Sr Sr SR SRA SRB SRBM SRC SRCVO SRD SRD SRE SREL SRES SRF SRF Form SRH SRIE SRI FRCEC

[This is part of the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA).] sanitary and phytosanitary seismic probabilistic safety assessment Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures single particle tracking standard penetration test Plant Protection Service Service de la protection des végétaux Superphénix significant quantity Structured Query Language small quantities protocol superconducting quantum interference device speculative resources [This is a category of uranium resources. The term is also used in connection with other industries.] steradian [SI unit of solid angle] strontium synchrotron radiation State or regional authority responsible for safeguards implementation sulphate reducing bacterium short-range ballistic missile safety review committee [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] Section for Food and Oil Crop Research Section de recherches sur les cultures vivrières et oléagineuses [This is part of the Ministry of Agriculture.] self-reading dosimeter shipper/receiver difference Ministry of Foreign Affairs Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores Savannah River Ecology Laboratory Special Report on Emissions Scenarios strategic results framework Standard Report Form sexual and reproductive health Scientific Research Institute of Energy Scientific Research Institute — Federal Research - 375 -

(WTO)

(Burkina Morocco)

Faso,

(Safeguards) (Computing) (Safeguards)

(Various countries) (Mali)

(Safeguards) (Honduras, Mexico) (USA) (IPCC) (UNDP) (IAEA) (Armenia) (Russian Federation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

SRL SRM SRNL SROC SRP SRR SRRA SRS SRS SRS SRS SRS SRV SRXRF S&S system SSA SSA SSAC

SSAE SSB SSBR SSC SSC SSC SSC buffer SSCP SSCR SSCS

SSCs SSCT SSD

Center for Project Evaluation and Consulting Services safety reference level safety review mission Savannah River National Laboratory Semipalatinsk Regional Oncology Centre Society for Radiological Protection Sociedad de Protección Radiológica search and rescue region structural reliability and risk assessment sealed radiation source Society of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences source-receptor sensitivity stereotactic radiosurgery stimulated Raman scattering Southern Rift Valley synchrotron radiation X-ray fluorescence Savage and Simpson system Army Health Service Service de santé des armées special service agreement State system of accounting for and control of nuclear material [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] Service for Operation Support Systems Service de systèmes d'aide à l'exploitation [This is part of the French Atomic Energy Commission.] single strand break single strand break repair Safety Standards Committees South-South cooperation SSDL Scientific Committee saline sodium citrate buffer single strand conformation polymorphism self-sustaining chain reaction Safety and Security Coordination Section [This is part of the Office of Nuclear Security (NSNS). It was formerly known as the Safety Co-ordination Section.] structures, systems and components single-slice computed tomography source–skin distance - 376 -

(IAEA) (Kazakhstan) (United Kingdom)

(Ethiopia) (benin) (IAEA) (Safeguards)

(France)

(IAEA) (IAEA/WHO)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SSD SSD SSD SSDH SSDL

SSE SSE SSE SSE SSE ChNPP SSEP SSG SSI SSI SSI SSIA SSIS SSK SSM SSNTD SSO SSO SSP SSR SSRS

SSR SSRS SSRT SSRTF SSS

source–surface distance State Security Department Supervising Scientist Division State Supplied Data Handling secondary standards dosimetry laboratory [The version with Standards in the plural is the version to be used in IAEA documents. Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] safe shutdown earthquake safety significant event seismic safety evaluation State specialized enterprise Chernobyl nuclear power plant [This acronym should not be used in IAEA documents.] somatosensory evoked potential publication symbol for the subcategory Specific Safety Guide in the IAEA Safety Standard Series small-scale irrigation soil–structure interaction Swedish Radiation Protection Authority Statens strålskyddsinstitut State Specialized Inspection Agency SQL Server Integration Services Commission on Radiological Protection Strahlenschutzkommission Swedish Radiation Safety Authority Strålsäkerhetsmyndigheten solid state nuclear track detector single sign-on steady state operation site security plan simple sequence repeat Site Safety Review Service [This service replaced the former Seismic Safety Review Service and was subsequently replaced by the Site and External Design (SEED) review service.] Specific Safety Requirements spent sealed radioactive source slow strain rate test Safety Standards Review Task Force Security and Safety Section [In Agency documents - 377 -

(Lithuania) (Australia) (Safeguards)

(Ukraine)

(Mongolia) (Germany)

(Computing)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (United Nations)

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SSS SSS SSSA SST SST SSTC NRS SSTIN

SSTR

SSU rNA SSWG STA STA

STA STAP STAR STAR-NET START I

START II STC STC STC

it is preferable to use the United Nations Security and Safety Section (UNSSS).] strengthened safeguards system [The acronym is not normally used in IAEA documents.] Supply and Stationery System Soil Science Society of America sewage sludge treatment somatostatin State Scientific and Technical Centre for Nuclear and Radiation Safety Service for the Technical Safety of Nuclear Installations Service de la sécurité technique des installations nucléaires [This was replaced by the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (FANC).] Radioactive Transports Safety Service Service de sécurité des transports radioactifs [This is part of the Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN).] small subunit ribosomal ribonucleic acid Safeguards and Security Working Group safeguards transfer agreement Science and Technology Agency [This merged with Ministry of Education in 2001 to form the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT).] shift technical advisor Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel Strategy for Allied Radioecology Regional Network for Nuclear Education and Training in Nuclear Technology Treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms Treaty between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms Science and Technology Corporation Scientific and Technical Council [Write with lower case when used generically and with initial capitals when used specifically.] Scientific and Technical Committee Euratom - 378 -

(IAEA) (IAEA) (USA) (Ukraine) (Belgium)

(France)

(JFCS) (Safeguards) (Japan)

(GEF)

(USA) (Various countries) (European

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. STC KORO

STCP STCU STD STE STEA STEE STEG STEM STEM STEP

STEP STEP STEPS STFC STG STI STI STI STI STI STI

STIG turbine system STIG STN

Scientific and Technical Centre for Decontamination and Comprehensive Management of Radioactive Waste and Substances and Ionizing Radiation Sources Source Term Code Package Science and Technology Center in Ukraine sexually transmitted disease source term estimation Technical Secretariat for Atomic Energy Secrétariat technique à l'énergie atomique Chad Water and Electric Company Société tchadienne d'électricité et d'eau Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company Société tunisienne de l'électricité et du gaz scanning transmission electron microscopy science, technology, engineering and mathematics Department of Simulation and Information Processing for Operation of Production Systems Département simulation et traitement de l’information pour l’exploitation des systèmes de production [This is part of Électricité de France.] Sandwich Training Educational Programme Southern Rift Valley Tsetse Eradication Project STEPwise approach to surveillance Science and Technology Facilities Council Topical Group on Siting IMF–Singapore Regional Training Institute science, technology and innovation scientific and technical information sexually transmitted infection surveillance test interval Swiss Tropical Institute Schweizerisches Tropeninstitut [In 2010 the name was changed to Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH).] steam injected gas turbine system Steering Group on Governance of International Cooperation on Science, Technology and Innovation for Global Challenges Scientific and Technical Information Network - 379 -

Commission) (Ukraine)

(USA) (Ukraine) (Burkina Faso)

(France)

(IAEA/ICTP) (Ethiopia) (WHO) (United Kingdom) (ANSN)

(OECD)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. International Stockholm Declaration STP STP

Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment standard temperature and pressure Technical Secretariat of the Presidency Secretaría Técnica de la Presidencia Safeguards Technical Report STR Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Instituto STRI Smithsonian de Investigaciones Tropicales science, technology and society STS Semipalatinsk test site STS Spanish Translation Section [part of the Division of STS Conference and Document Services (MTCD)] Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the STSC Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Tunisian Urological Society Société tunisienne STU d'urologie Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority STUK Säteilyturvakeskus sister union [This term is used in relation to SU chromatids.] Sub-Committee of Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods [This is also known by the Experts on TDG acronym SCETDG. It is a Sub-Committee of the CETDGGHS.] Sub-Committee of Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling Experts on the of Chemicals [This is also known by the acronym GHS SCEGHS. It is a Sub-Committee of the CETDGGHS.] Southern Urals Biophysics Institute SUBI single use device SUD Scottish Universities Environmental Research SUERC Centre State Office for Nuclear Safety Státní úřad pro SUJB jadernou bezpečnost single use medical device SUMD Scaling Up Nutrition SUN National Superintendence of Tax Administration SUNAT Superintendencia nacional de administración tributaria South Ukraine nuclear power plant SUNPP - 380 -

(Dominican Republic) (IAEA) (Panama) (Kazakhstan) (IAEA) (UNOOSA)

(Finland)

(United Nations)

(United Nations)

(Russian Federation) (United Kingdom) (Czech Republic)

(Peru)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SUR SURF SURRC

SurvCan SUTERM SUV Sv SVA SVBR SVCC SVCO SVCS SVD SvK SVOC SVRE SVS SW S:W ratio SWA SWASS SWCC SWF SWH SWIO Swiss TPH SWIT SWMCN

SWMCNL

start-up rate Sub-Regional Resource Facility Scottish Universities Research and Reactor Centre [This Centre appears to have been subsumed into the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre.] Cancer Survival in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Central America Sole Union of Electrical Workers of the Mexican Republic Sindicato Único de Trabajadores Electricistas de la República Mexicana standardized uptake value sievert [This is a unit of equivalent dose. It replaced the röntgen equivalent man (rem).] single visit approach lead-bismuth fast reactor [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] superior vena cava compression superior vena cava obstruction superior vena cava syndrome swine vesicular disease Swedish National Grid Authority Svenska Kraftnät semi-volatile organic compound sodium void reactivity effect Securities and Insurance Supervisor Superintendencia de Valores y Seguros service water sterile to wild ratio super water absorbent screw worm adult suppression system Saline Water Conversion Corporation screw worm fly significant wave height South-West Indian Ocean Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute Institut tropical et de santé publique suisse System-Wide Incident Tracking System Soil and Water Management and Crop Nutrition Section [part of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture (NAFA)] Soil and Water Management and Crop Nutrition - 381 -

(UNDP) (United Kingdom)

(IARC) (Mexico)

(Chile)

(Saudi Arabia)

(CTBTO) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. SWO SWOT SWP SWR SWRO SwRI SWS SWSAHS SWSRS SWTWS SWU SXR SXS SYNERGIES synfuel SYS SZFKI SZW

Laboratory supercritical water oxidation [The acronym SCWO should be used in IAEA documents.] strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats [This is a management term.] service water pump Subcommittee on Water Resources seawater reverse osmosis Southwest Research Institute service water system South Western Sydney Area Health Service Software Safety Review Service [This service is now obsolete.] South Western Towns Water and Sanitation Project separative work unit [This is a measure of the capacity of uranium enrichment plants.] soft X-ray soft X-ray spectroscopy Synergistic Nuclear Energy Regional Group Interactions Evaluated for Sustainability synthetic fuel Systems Services Section [part of the Division of Information Technology (MTIT)] Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics Szilárdtestfizikai és Optikai Intézet Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment Minsterie van Sociale Zaken en Werkgelegenheid

(United Nations) (USA) (Australia) (IAEA) (Uganda)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (Hungary) (Netherlands)

T T

shipment

T T T T t

tera [prefix for SI and metric units, 1012] temperature tesla [SI unit of magnetic flux density] thymine tonne [This is a unit of mass equal to 1000 kg. Note that the long ton, once commonly used in the United Kingdom, is 2240 lb or 1016.05 kg and the short ton, commonly used in America, is 2000 lb or 907.19 kg.] - 382 -

(Type code defined in IAEA Transport Regulations)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. T T&T T1/2 T3 T4 Ta TA TAA TAC TAC TACC TACE TACF Tacis Programme TAD TAE TAEC TAEK TAEK-PAF TA-GVHD TAIEX TALISMAN TALMS TAMU TANUVAS TAP TAP TAPS TAR TAS TASO TAT TATB TAXUD

tritium [radioactive isotope of hydrogen] tsetse and trypanosomosis half-life triiodothyronine thyroxine tantalum temporary assistance trialkylamine time activity curve tricarboxylic acid cycle Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee transarterial chemoembolization Technical Assistance and Co-operation Fund [This was renamed Technical Cooperation Fund (TCF) in 1994.] Originally “Technical Assistance to the Commonwealth of Independent States”, the full version is now no longer used. transboundary animal disease toroidal Alfvén eigenmode Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission Turkish Atomic Energy Authority Türkiye Atom Enerjisi Kurumu TAEK Proton Accelerator Facility transfusion-associated graft-versus-host disease Technical Assistance Information Exchange Office Transnational Access to Large Infrastructure for a Safe Management of Actinide Time, Attendance and Leave Management System Texas A&M University Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University temporary assignment programme total absoption peak [This is a synonym of full energy peak (FEP).] Tarapur Atomic Power Station Third Assessment Report “Climate Change 2001” triple-axis spectrometer AIDS Support Organization targeted alpha therapy triaminotrinitrobenzene Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs - 383 -

(IAEA) (IAEA) (European Union)

(Turkey) (European Union) (IAEA) (USA) (India) (IAEA) (India) (IPCC) (Uganda) (European

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. Tb TB TB T/B ratio TBARS TBC TBG TBI TBI TBK TBL TBP TBR TBS TBT TBT Agreement TBUT TBW Tc TC TC TC TC TCA TCAF

TCAF1

TCAF2

TCAFS

Union of the European Commission terbium Trypanosoma brucei tuberculosis tumour-to-background ratio thiobarbituric acid reactive substance thermal barrier coating thyroxine-binding globulin total body irradiation traumatic brain injury total body potassium triple bottom line tributyl phosphate trickle bed reactor transition break size tributyltin Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade tear break-up time total body water technetium Department of Technical Cooperation technical cooperation triangular cooperation Trypanosoma cruzi trichloroacetic acid Division for Africa [In December 2005, this Division and the Division for Asia and the Pacific (TCAP) replaced the Division for Africa and Asia and the Pacific (TCPA). It is part of the Department of Technical Cooperation.] Africa Section 1 [In December 2005, this Section, together with Africa Section 2, replaced the Africa Section (TCAFS). It is part of the Division for Africa (TCAF).] Africa Section 2 [In December 2005, this Section, together with Africa Section 1, replaced the Africa Section (TCAFS). It is part of the Division for Africa (TCAF).] Africa Section [This was part of the Division for Africa and Asia and the Pacific (TCPA). In December 2005, it was replaced by the Africa Section 1 (TCAF1) and Africa Section 2 (TCAF2).] - 384 -

Commission)

(WTO)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. TCAP

TCAP1

TCAP2

TCAPM TCAPS

TCC TCCPS TCCT

TCDC tce TCEQ TCETA TCETB TCEU

Division for Asia and the Pacific [In December 2005, this Division and the Division for Africa (TCAF) replaced the Division for Africa and Asia and the Pacific (TCPA). It is part of the Department of Technical Cooperation.] Asia and the Pacific Section 1 [In December 2005, this Section, together with the Asia and the Pacific Section 2, replaced the Asia and the Pacific Section (TCAPS). It is part of the Division for Asia and the Pacific (TCAP).] Asia and the Pacific Section 2 [In December 2005, this Section, together with the Asia and the Pacific Section 1, replaced the Asia and the Pacific Section (TCAPS). It is part of the Division for Asia and the Pacific (TCAP).] time correlated associated particle method Asia and the Pacific Section [This was part of the Division for Africa and Asia and the Pacific (TCPA) and prior to 1 January 2005 was known as the East Asia and the Pacific Section. In December 2005, it was replaced by the Asia and the Pacific Section 1 (TACP1) and Asia and the Pacific Section 2 (TACP2).] tobacco cessation clinic Concepts and Planning Section [part of the Division of Planning and Coordination (TCPC)] Division of Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy [This replaced the Programme of Action for Cancer Therapy Programme Office (PPO) as of 1 January 2014.] technical cooperation among developing countries tonne of coal equivalent Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Experts and Training Section [part of the Division for Africa and Asia and the Pacific (TCPA)] Experts and Training Section [part of the Division for Europe and Latin America (TCPB)] Division for Europe [In December 2005, this Division and the Division for Latin America (TCLA) replaced the Division for Europe and Latin America (TCPB). It is part of the Department of Technical Cooperation.] - 385 -

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA)

(USA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. TCEU1

TCEU2

TCEUS

TCF TCFPS TCISS

TCLA

TCLA1

TCLA2

TCLAS

TCM TCO

Europe Section 1 [In December 2005, this Section, together with the Europe Section 2, replaced the Europe Section (TCEUS). It is part of the Division for Europe (TCEU).] Europe Section 2 [In December 2005, this Section, together with the Europe Section 1, replaced the Europe Section (TCEUS). It is part of the Division for Europe (TCEU).] Europe Section [This was part of the Division for Europe and Latin America (TCPB). In December 2005, it was replaced by the Europe Section 1 (TCEU1) and Europe Section 2 (TCEU2).] Technical Cooperation Fund Field Procurement Section [This was replaced by the Office of Procurement Services with effect from 4 January 2005.] Information Systems Section [In December 2005, this replaced the former TC Information Systems Unit. It is part of the Division of Programme Support and Coordination (TCPC).] Division for Latin America [In December 2005, this Division and the Division for Europe (TCEU) replaced the Division for Europe and Latin America (TCPB). It is part of the Department of Technical Cooperation.] Latin America Section 1 [In December 2005, this Section, together with the Latin America Section 2, replaced the Latin America Section (TCLAS). It is part of the Division for Latin America (TCLA).] Latin America Section 2 [In December 2005, this Section, together with the Latin America Section 1, replaced the Latin America Section (TCLAS). It is part of the Division for Latin America (TCLA).] Latin America Section [This was part of the Division for Europe and Latin America (TCPB). In December 2005, this Section was replaced by the Latin America Section 1 (TCLA1) and Latin America Section 2 (TCLA2).] Technical Committee Meeting [This used to be a category of IAEA meeting. It was replaced by Technical Meeting (TM) in 2002.] Topography and Cartography Office Office de la - 386 -

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (Tunisia)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. TCOG TCP TCP TCPA

TCPB

TCPC

TCP Committee TCPCS TCP/IP TCPR TC PRIDE TC PRIME TCQAS TCS TCS TCSC

topographie et de la cartographie Trilateral Coordination and Oversight Group transmission control protocol tumour control probability Division for Africa and Asia and the Pacific [This was part of the Department of Technical Cooperation and prior to 1 January 2005 was known as the Division for Africa, and East Asia and the Pacific (TCPA). In December 2005, it was replaced by the Division for Asia and the Pacific (TCAP) and the Division for Africa (TCAF).] Division for Europe and Latin America [This was part of the Department of Technical Cooperation and was prior to 1 January 2005 known as the Division for Europe, Latin America and West Asia (TCPB). In December 2005, it was replaced by the Division for Latin America (TCLA) and the Division for Europe (TCEU).] Division of Programme Support and Coordination [In December 2005, this Division replaced the Division of Planning and Coordination (TCPC). It is part of the Department of Technical Cooperation.] Technical Cooperation Programme Committee Programme Coordination Section [part of the Division of Planning and Coordination (TCPC)] transmission control protocol/Internet protocol triennial comprehensive policy review of operational activities for development of the United Nations system Technical Cooperation Project Information Dissemination Environment Technical Cooperation Project Information Management Environment Quality Assurance Section [This is part of the Department of Technical Cooperation.] Section for Common Technical Support [part of the Division of Technical Support (SGTS)] Training Course Series Transport Container Standardisation Committee Comité de Normalización de los Contenedores de - 387 -

(Japan/Republic Korea/USA) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (United Nations) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (United Kingdom)

of

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. TCT TCU TCWAS

TD TDA TDC TDEE TDEM TDF TDHIF TDI TDIP TDLAS TDLS TDPS system TDR TDR TDRC TDS TDS Te TE TE TE buffer TECAL TECDOC TEES TEF Teff TEGDE

Transporte transmission computed tomography Federal Court of Accounts Tribunal de Contas da União West Asia Section [This was part of the Division for Europe, Latin America and West Asia (TCPB), but ceased to exist following the reorganization of the Department of Technical Cooperation with effect from 1 January 2005.] turbine-driven transboundary diagnostic analysis Tuberculosis Detection Centre Centre de détection de la tuberculose total daily energy expenditure time domain electromagnetic time–dose–fractionation Terre des Hommes International Federation Toxicological Documentation and Information Network Toxikologischer Dokumentations- und Informationsverbund Temporary Disability Insurance Plan tunable diode laser absorption spectrometry tunable diode laser spectrometry Titicaca–Desaguadero–Poopo–Salar de Coipasa system Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases time domain reflectometry Tropical Diseases Research Centre total diet study total dissolved solids tellurium tissue equivalent transverse electric Tris–EDTA buffer Quality Control Technology Centre Centro de Tecnología de Control de la Calidad publication in the IAEA-TECDOC series Texas Engineering Experiment Station Transmutation Experimental Facility effective half-life Technical Group on Decommissioning - 388 -

(Brazil) (IAEA)

(GEF) (Benin)

(Germany) (IAEA)

(WHO) (WHO)

(Spain) (IAEA) (USA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. TEİAŞ

Turkish Electricity Transmission Company Türkiye Elektrik İletim Anonim Şirketi

TEL

Terrestrial Environment Laboratory [part of the IAEA Environment Laboratories (NAEL)] transmission electron microscopy trans-European mobility scheme for university studies Techsnabexport [This is a company.] technologically enhanced naturally occurring radioactive materials Tokyo Electric Power Company Energy and Resources Institute [The former Tata Energy Research Institute changed its name at the end of March 2003.] thermal equilibrium segregation European Centre of Technological Safety Technical and Engineering Services Section [This Section, which was part of the Division of General Services (MTGS), was replaced by the Facilities Management Section (FMS) with effect from 15 November 2004.] Centre for Testing and Certification – St.Petersburg

TEM Tempus TENEX TENORM TEPCO TERI TES TESEC TESS

Test – St.Petersburg TF TF TF TFCX TF-OC TfR TFP TFS TFT TFT TFTR TFWG Tg TG TGA

toroidal field transfer factor Trust Fund Tokamak Fusion Core Experiment Task Force on Organised Crime in the Baltic Sea Region [This is part of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS).] transferrin receptor technical and financial partners Team Foundation Server Research Institute for Theoretical Physics [This has been replaced by the Helsinki Institute of Physics (HIP).] thin film transistor Tokamak Fusion Test Reactor Transport Facilitation Working Group thyroglobulin turbine generator thermal gravimetric analysis - 389 -

(IAEA) (European Union) (Russian Federation) (Japan) (India)

(IAEA)

(Computing) (Finland)

(USA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. TgAb TGE TGSS Th THA t/ha TH cell THC ThDEPO THERP THERPRO Database THF ThFC THK t HM t HM/a THORP THPM THTR TI Ti TI TIB TIB TIC TICAD TIE TIG welding TILLING TIMM TIMS TIMS TIN TINT

thyroglobulin antibody transmissible gastro-enteritis Transport and General Support Section thorium time history analysis tonnes per hectare T-helper cell tertiary health care World Thorium Deposits and Resources technique for human error rate prediction Thermo-Physical Materials Properties Database tetrahydrofuran Further Investigation of the U233/Th Fuel Cycle [This is an INPRO collaborative project.] Teaching Hospital Karapitiya tonnes of heavy metal tonnes of heavy metal per year Thermal Oxide Reprocessing Plant thermohydraulic power monitor thorium high temperature reactor thermal ionization titanium transport index temporary immersion bioreactor total instantaneous blockage Tantalum-Niobium International Study Center Tokyo International Conference on African Development Section for Installed Systems [part of the Division of Technical Support (SGTS)] tungsten inert gas welding targeting induced local lesions in genomes Technological Institute of Milk and Meat thermal ionization mass spectrometer [The same acronym is used for thermal ionization mass spectrometry.] thermal ionization mass spectrometry [The same acronym is used for thermal ionization mass spectrometer.] taxpayer identification number Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology - 390 -

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (INPRO) (Sri Lanka) (United Kingdom) (Safeguards)

(IAEA)

(Ukraine)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. TiO2 TIP TIPME TIR TIR Convention TIRDO TIRM TIS TISA

TIV Tl TL TLA TLAA Tlatelolco Treaty

TLC TLD TLD TLD TLE TLI TLS TLU TLW TM Tm Tm TMC TMF TMI TML TMR

titanium dioxide traversing in-core probe Tashkent Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education total indicator reading Customs Convention on the International Transport of Goods under Cover of TIR Carnets Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organization turbo inversion recovery magnitude temporary immersion system Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan [Under its constitution approved on 4 January 2004, this former official name for Afghanistan was replaced by “Islamic Republic of Afghanistan”.] total indicator variation thallium thermoluminescence thin layer activation time-limited ageing analysis Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean thin-layer chromatography thermoluminescent detector thermoluminescent dosimeter thermoluminescence dosimetry two-line element total lymphoid irradiation tumour lysis syndrome tropical livestock unit thick liquid wall Technical Meeting [This is a category of IAEA meeting.] melting temperature thulium Tata Memorial Centre Tails Management Facility Three Mile Island trimedlure tissue maximum ratio - 391 -

(Uzbekistan)

(Original text reproduced in IAEA document GOV/INF/176; amendments reproduced in IAEA document INFCIRC/411)

(Space)

(IAEA)

(India) (USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. TMRI TMT TMV TMX-U Tn TNA TND TNF TNM TNPP TNRC TNRC TNS TNT TNU TNW TO TOAD TOC toe TOF-SIMS TOF spectrometer TOGA Tokyo Tech TopNux ToR TOrC TP TP TPM TPR TPRI TPS TPU TQ TQNPC TR

Tropical Medicine Research Institute treadmill test tobacco mosaic virus tandem mirror experiment upgrade thoron [radon-220] training needs assessment thermal neutron detector tumour necrosis factor tumour, node, metastasis [This is a tumour classification system.] transportable nuclear power plant Tajoura Nuclear Research Center Tehran Nuclear Research Centre Section for NDA Systems and Seals [part of the Division of Technical Support (SGTS)] trinitrotoluene Tajik National University tactical nuclear weapon Technical Officer Tool for Oracle Application Developers [The full form is rearely used.] total organic carbon tonne of oil equivalent time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometer time-of-flight spectrometer Tropical Ocean and Global Atmosphere Programme Tokyo Institute of Technology Topical Meeting on New Reactor Systems terms of reference trace organic contaminant total protein treatment planning Transplant Procurement Management tissue phantom ratio Tropical Pesticides Research Institute treatment planning system Tomsk Polytechnic University thymoquinone Third Qinshan Nuclear Power Company Training Meeting [This is a category of IAEA - 392 -

(Sudan)

(Libya) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (IAEA) (Tajikistan) (IAEA)

(WCRP) (Japan)

(Tanzania) (Russian Federation) (China) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. TRACECA TRANSART TranSAS Transport Regulations TRANSSAC TRANSSC TRC Treaty of Amsterdam

Treaty of Nice

Treaty of Rome Treaty of Semipalatinsk TRF TRH TRIC Trilateral Initiative

meeting.] Transport Corridor Europe–Caucasus–Asia Transport Safety Advisory Review Team Transport Safety Appraisal Service [This service was integrated into the Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS).] Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material Transport Safety Standards Advisory Committee [This was replaced by the Transport Safety Standards Committee (TRANSSC).] Transport Safety Standards Committee [This replaced the Transport Safety Standards Advisory Committee (TRANSSAC).] Technical Review Committee Treaty of Amsterdam amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related acts [This updated the Maasstricht Treaty and the Treaty of Rome and was itself updated by the Treaty of Nice. It is also known as Amsterdam Treaty.] Treaty of Nice amending the Treaty on European Union, the Treaties establishing the European Communities and certain related Acts [This updated the Treaty of Amsterdam.] Treaty establishing the European Community [This was updated by subsequent treaties.] Treaty on a Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone in Central Asia thyrotropin releasing factor [This is a synonym of thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH).] thyrotropin releasing hormone [This is a synonym of thyrotropin releasing factor (TRF).] Tritium Intercomparison Trilateral Initiative launched by the Minister of the Russian Federation for Atomic Energy, the Secretary of Energy of the United States of America and the Agency’s Director General on 17 September 1996 to consider practical measures for the application of IAEA verification to fissile material originating from nuclear weapons - 393 -

(European Commission) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (Safeguards) (European Union)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

Tripartite Initiative TRISO fuel TRIT TR-LSC tRNA TROG

Troitsk Institute of Innovative and Thermonuclear Research IAEA/RF-MINATOM/US-DOE Initiative on Securing and Managing Radioactive Sources tristructural isotropic fuel Tea Research Institute of Tanzania time-resolved liquid scintillation counting transfer RNA Trans-Tasman Radiation Oncology Group

TRP TRP TR-PDA TRR

Tokai Reprocessing Plant Travel Report Processing System time-resolved pulse decay analysis Tehran Research Reactor

TRS

Technical Reports Series [This is a category of IAEA publication.] test response spectrum National Organization of Test, Research, and Training Reactors Terminology and Reference Unit [This used to be part of the Document Support Section (DSS) in the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD).] transuranic transuranic extraction process technical specification thematic safety area Transportation Security Administration territorial sea baseline Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Programme technical support centre Train-Sea-Coast Programme Trombay Symposium on Desalination and Water Reuse transmissible spongiform encephalopathy turbo spin echo total skin electron irradiation Tele Support Expert Service spontaneous fission half-life traditional speciality guaranteed thyroid stimulating hormone

TRINITI

TRS TRTR TRU

TRU TRUEX process TS TSA TSA TSB TSBF TSC TSC Programme TSDWR TSE TSE TSEI TSES Tsf TSG TSH

- 394 -

(Russian Federation)

(Australia/New Zealand) (Japan) (IAEA) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (IAEA) (USA) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (USA) (UNESCO) (United Nations) (India)

(IAEA) (EU)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. tsl TSMU TSNIIAtominform

TSNU TSO TSO TSO TSO TSOF TSP TSP TSPA TSPA-SR TSPCIAAPS

TSR TSS TSS

TST TSU

TsUKS TTBT TTF TTFSE Program

temperature sensitive lethal Tajik State Medical University Central Scientific Research Institute of Management, Economics and Information [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Tajik State National University Stationery Office technical support organization technical and scientific support organization transmission system operator Technical and Scientific Support Organization Forum total suspended particulates triple superphosphate Total System Performance Assessment Total System Performance Assessment for the Site Recommendation Technology and Safety Policy Coordination, Interagency Affairs and Protocol Section [part of the Office of External Relations and Policy Coordination (EXPO)] Temporary Storage Rule Transitional Support Strategy Translation Support Section [This was part of the Division of Conference and Document Services (MTCD) and was replaced by the Document Support Section in February 2003.] treadmill stress test Transport Safety Unit [This is part of the Regulatory Infrastructure and Transport Safety Section in the Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety (NSRW).] Centre for Crisis Management [This is part of Emercom. The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Treaty between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the Limitation of Underground Nuclear Weapon Tests tray transmission factor Trade and Transport Facilitation in Southeast Europe Program - 395 -

(Russian Federation)

(Tajikistan) (United Kingdom)

(IAEA)

(USA) (USA) (IAEA)

(USA) (World Bank) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(Russian Federation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. TTL TTM TTR TTRI TTS

TTT TU TU TUBAF TUCC TU Delft TU Dresden TU Graz TUIWE TURP TUSUR TU Vienna TVA TVC TVL TVM TVO TVT TW·a TWAS

transistor transistor logic time to market Section for Safeguards Training [part of the Division of Technical Support (SGTS)] Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Research Institute Travel and Transportation Section [This Section, which is part of the Division of General Services (MTGS), replaced the Administrative Support Section (ADSS) with effect from 15 November 2004.] train the trainers Tribhuvan University tritium unit Freiberg University of Mining and Technology Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg All United Against Cancer Tous unis contre le cancer Delft University of Technology Technische Universiteit Delft Dresden University of Technology Technische Universität Dresden Graz University of Technology Technische Universität Graz Trade Unions International of Workers in Energy transurethral resection of the prostate Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics Vienna University of Technology Technische Universität Wien Tennessee Valley Authority thermal vapour compression tenth-value layer [This is a synonym of tenth-value thickness (TVT).] time value of money Teollisuuden Voima Oyj [This is a utility company.] tenth-value thickness [This is a synonym of tenthvalue layer (TVL).] terawatt-year World Academy of Sciences [This was formerly known as the Third World Academy of Sciences.] - 396 -

(IAEA) (United Republic of Tanzania) (IAEA)

(Nepal) (Germany) (Niger) (Netherlands) (Germany) (Austria)

(Russian Federation) (Austria) (USA)

(Finland)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. TWD TWEA TWG

TWG-FCO TWGFPT TWG-FR TWG-GCR TWG-HWR

TWG-LMNPP

TWG-LWR

TWGM TWG-MHR TWG-ND TWGNFCO

Tephritid Workers Database Trading with the Enemy Act technical working group [Write with lower case when used generically and initial capitals when referring to a specific group. IAEA international working groups were renamed technical working groups in 2001.] Technical Working Group on Nuclear Fuel Cycle Options Technical Working Group on Fuel Performance and Technology Technical Working Group on Fast Reactors [This replaced the International Working Group on Fast Reactors (IWG-FR) in 2001.] Technical Working Group on Gas Cooled Reactors [This replaced the International Working Group on Gas Cooled Reactors (IWG-GCR) in 2001.] Technical Working Group on Advanced Technologies for Heavy Water Reactors [This replaced the International Working Group on Advanced Technologies for Heavy Water Reactors (IWG-HWR) in 2001.] Technical Working Group on Life Management of Nuclear Power Plants [This replaced the International Working Group on Life Management of Nuclear Power Plants (IWG-LMNPP) in 2001.] Technical Working Group on Advanced Technologies for Light Water Reactors [This replaced the International Working Group on Advanced Technologies for Light Water Reactors (IWG-LWR) in 2001.] AFRA Technical Working Group Meeting Technical Working Group on Managing Human Resources in the Field of Nuclear Energy Technical Working Group on Nuclear Desalination [In 2008 this replaced the earlier International Nuclear Desalination Advisory Group (INDAG).] Technical Working Group on Nuclear Fuel Cycle Options and Spent Fuel Management [The Technical Working Group on Nuclear Fuel Cycle Optio was created in 2002 by the merger of the Regular Advisory Group on Spent Fuel - 397 -

(FAO/IAEA) (USA) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

TW·h TWR-P TWT TXRF TYLCV Type IP-1

Management and the International Working Group on Nuclear Fuel Cycle Options. It was subsequently renamed to this longer form, but kept the same acronym.] Technical Working Group on Nuclear Knowledge Management Technical Working Group on Nuclear Power Infrastructure Technical Working Group on Nuclear Power Plant Control and Instrumentation Technical Working Group on Research Reactors Technical Working Group on Nuclear Power Plant Personnel Training and Qualification terawatt-hour Travelling Wave Reactor-Prototype travelling-wave tube total reflection X-ray fluorescence tomato yellow leaf curl virus industrial package Type 1

Type IP-2

industrial package Type 2

Type IP-3

industrial package Type 3

TWG-NKM TWG-NPI TWG-NPPCI TWG-RR TWG-T&Q

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA) (USA)

(Transport Regulations) (Transport Regulations) (Transport Regulations)

U U U UA UAB UAC UACh UADS

UAE

uracil uranium University of Antwerp Universiteit Antwerpen Autonomous University of Barcelona Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona University of Abomey-Calavi Université d'AbomeyCalavi Southern University of Chile Universidad Austral de Chile Support Unit for Health Decentralization Unité d'appui à la décentralisation sanitaire [This is part of the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP).] United Arab Emirates [The acronym is sometimes used in IAEA documents.] - 398 -

(Belgium) (Spain) (Benin)

(Haiti)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UAEM UAG UAK UAM UAM UAM UAMyCN UAV UB UB UBA UBC UBI UBRC

Autonomous University of the State of Mexico Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México Gronau Uranium Enrichment Plant Urananreicherungsanlage Gronau Subcommittee for Nuclear Energy Unterausschuss für Kernenergie [This is part of the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI).] Abdou Moumouni University Université Abdou Moumouni Autonomous University of Madrid Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Metropolitan Autonomous University Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Unit for Nuclear Material and Nuclear Fuel Activities Unidad de Actividad Materiales y Combustibles Nucleares unmanned aerial vehicle Béjaïa University Université de Béjaïa University of Barcelona Universitat de Barcelona University of Buenos Aires Universidad de Buenos Aires University of British Columbia ubiquicidin [This is an anti-microbial peptide.] University of Bangui Université de Bangui

UCF UCF

urea breath test Cheikh Anta Diop University Université Cheikh Anta Diop umbilical cord blood Urban Capacity Building Network underclad cracking Union Carbide Corporation UNEP Collaborating Centre on Water and Environment University College Dublin University of California, Davis Central University of Ecuador Universidad Central del Ecuador unit capability factor Uranium Conversion Facility

UCH

University College Hospital

UBT UCAD UCB UCBN UCC UCC UCC-Water UCD UC Davis UCE

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(Germany) (Switzerland) (Niger) (Spain) (Mexico) (Argentina)

(Algeria) (Spain) (Argentina) (Canada) (Central Republic)

African

(Senegal)

(USA) (Ireland) (USA)

(Islamic Republic of Iran) (Nigeria)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UCI UCL

UCL UCL UCL UCLA UCLT

UCLV UCN UCP UCP UCR UCRF UCS UCV UDC UDD UDEC UDEP UDEPO UDla UDP UDR UDS UDTS

University of California, Irvine Catholic University of Louvain Université catholique de Louvain [The university in the city of Louvain (Leuven) was split in 1971. This is the French-speaking part. See KU Leuven for the Flemish-speaking part.] University College London Uranium Chemistry Laboratory upper confidence limit University of California, Los Angeles Central Unit for the Control of Tsetse Flies and Animal Trypanosomosis Unité centrale de lutte contre les mouches tsé-tsé et les trypanosomoses animales Marta Abreu Central University of Las Villas Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de las Villas ultra-cold neutron Palliative Care Unit and Pain Relief Clinic Unidad de Cuidados Paliativos y Clínica de Alivio del Dolor URENCO ChemPlants University of Costa Rica Universidad de Costa Rica Ukrainian State Centre of Radio Frequencies Union of Concerned Scientists Central University of Venezuela Universidad Central de Venezuela Universal Decimal Classification ultra-dispersed diamond Fuel Element Development Unit Unité de développement des eléments combustibles University of Piura Universidad de Piura World Distribution of Uranium Deposits University of Douala Université de Douala Diego Portales University Universidad Diego Portales Dosimetry and Radiation Protection Unit Unité de dosimétrie et de radioprotection [This is part of the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP).] Uranium Disposition Services Silicon Technology Development Unit Unité de - 400 -

(USA) (Belgium)

(United Kingdom) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (USA) (Mali)

(Cuba) (Panama)

(USA)

(Algeria) (Peru) (IAEA) (Cameroon) (Chile) (Haiti)

(Algeria)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UDU material UEC UEI UEIP UEMS UEQ UES UF6 UFDM UFF UFFF UFHB UFMG UFR Network UFPI UFRO UFRSSMT

UFSC UFSIA

UG UGent UGM UH

développement de la technologie du silicium unirradiated direct use material Uranium Energy Corp Special Intervention Unit Unidad Especial de Intervención Ural Electrochemical Integrated Plant European Union of Medical Specialists Union européenne des médecins spécialistes Uranium Equities University of El Salvador Universidad de El Salvador uranium hexafluoride unattended fork detector monitor Fluminense Federal University Universidade Federal Fluminense uranium fuel fabrication facility Félix Houphouët-Boigny University Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny Federal University of Minas Gerais Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Underground Research Facilities Network Production and Engineering Training Unit Unité de formation Production Ingénierie [This is part of Ëlectricité de France.] University of La Frontera Universidad de La Frontera Education and Research Unit for Material Structures Science and Technology Unité de formation et recherche - Sciences des structures de la matière et technologie [This is part of the University of Cocody.] Federal University of Santa Catarina Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina University Faculties of Saint Ignatius in Antwerp Universitaire Faculteiten Sint-Ignatius Antwerpen [This merged with two other university institutions in 2003 to form the University of Antwerp (UA).] University of Ghana Ghent University Universiteit Gent [Prior to 1991 it was known as Rijksuniversiteit Gent] Gadjah Mada University Universitas Gadjah Mada University of Havana Universidad de la Habana - 401 -

(Safeguards) (USA) (Costa Rica) (Russian Federation) (Australia)

(Brazil) (Côte d'Ivoire) (Brazil) (IAEA) (France) (Chile) (Côte d’Ivoire)

(Brazil) (Belgium)

(Belgium) (Indonesia) (Cuba)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UHF UHS UHS-SIMS UHS-SIMS UNVC UI UI UI UIA UIA

UIC UIC UICC UIMP UINF UiO UIP UJ ÚJD SR ÚJV Řež UK UKAEA UKE

ultra-high frequency ultimate heat sink ultra-high sensitivity secondary ion mass spectrometer [The same acronym is used to refer to the technique.] ultra-high sensitivity secondary ion mass spectrometry [The same acronym is used to refer to the instrument.] ultra-high vacuum chamber University of Indonesia Universitas Indonesia Uranium Institute [This was replaced by the World Nuclear Association (WNA).] urease inhibitor Union of International Associations University Institute of Antwerp Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen [This merged with two other university institutions in 2003 to form the University of Antwerp (UA).] International Union of Railways Union internationale des chemins de fer Uranium Information Centre [This is now defunct. Some of its functions were taken over by the Australia Uranium Association (AUA).] Union for International Cancer Control Menéndez Pelayo International University Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo International Union for Inland Navigation Union internationale de la navigation fluviale University of Oslo Universitetet i Oslo undegradable intake protein University of Jordan Nuclear Regulatory Authority of the Slovak Republic Úradu jadrového dozoru Slovenskej republiky Nuclear Research Institute Řež Ústav jaderného výzkumu Řež United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland [United Kingdom is the shorter form normally used in IAEA documents.] United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf - 402 -

(Indonesia)

(Belgium)

(Australia)

(Spain)

(Norway)

(Czech Republic)

(Germany)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UKM UkrNS UKZN UL ULA ULAPS ULB

ULg ULOF ULPCG ULV UM1 UMB UMEX UML UMMB UMP UMP UMREG UMS UMSA UMTRAP UMTRA Program UMZ UN UNA UNA

National University of Malaysia Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Ukrainian Nuclear Society University of KwaZulu-Natal University of Ljubljana Univerza v Ljubljani University of the Andes Universidad de Los Andes Local Primary Health Care Unit Unidad Local de Atención Primaria de Salud Free University of Brussels Université libre de Bruxelles [This is the French-speaking university as opposed to the Flemish-speaking Free University of Brussels (VUB), which split away from the ULB in 1970.] University of Liege Université de Liège unprotected loss of flow University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ultra low volume Montpellier 1 University Université Montpellier 1 Medical University of Bialystok Uniwersytet Medyczna w Białymstoku Information System on Uranium Mining Exposure Unified Modeling Language urea molasses multinutrient block Ulba Metallurgical Plant [This is part of Kazatomprom.] Urban Management Programme Uranium Mining and Remediation Exchange Group unattended monitoring system San Andrés University Universidad Mayor de San Andrés Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Program (This is also referred to as the UMTRA Program.) Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Program (This is also referred to as UMTRAP.) Ulba Metallurgical Plant [The abbreviation UMP is also used.] United Nations National Agricultural University Universidad Nacional Agraria National University of Costa Rica Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica - 403 -

(South Africa) (Slovenia) (Venezuela) (Panama) (Belgium)

(Belgium) (Spain) (France) (Poland) (IAEA) (Kazakhstan) (UN-Habitat/UNDP) (Bolivia) (USA) (USA) (Kaakhstan) (Nicaragua)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UNA UNAC UNAH UNAIDS UNALM UNAM UNAMI UNAN UNASUR UNAT UNBISnet UNC UNCAPS UNCC UNCCD

UNCDF UNCED UNCG UNCHR UNCHS

UNCITRAL UNCL UNCLOS UNCND UNCNRSE

National University of Asunción Universidad Nacional de Asunción UN Audit Committee National Autonomous University of Honduras Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS La Molina National Agricultural University Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina National Autonomous University of Mexico Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq National Autonomous University of Nicaragua Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua Union of South American Nations United Nations Administrative Tribunal United Nations Bibliographic Information System National University of Córdoba Universidad Nacional de Córdoba United Nations System Shared Cataloguing and Public Access System United Nations Compensation Commission United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, particularly in Africa United Nations Capital Development Fund United Nations Conference on Environment and Development United Nations Communications Group United Nations Commission on Human Rights [This was replaced in 2006 by the Human Rights Council (HCR).] United Nations Centre for Human Settlements [As of 1 Jaunary 2002 this is known as the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UNHabitat).] United Nations Commission on International Trade Law uranium neutron coincidence collar United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs United Nations Conference on New and Renewable - 404 -

(Paraguay) (Philippines)

(Peru)

(Argentina)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UNCOPUOS UNCPICPUNE UNCSD UNCSD

UNCST UNCSTD UNCT UNCTAD UNDAC team UNDAF UNDC UNDCP UNDDA UNDESA UNDG UNDGAACS

UNDGACM

Sources of Energy [10-12 August 1981, Nairobi] United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space United Nations Conference for the Promotion of International Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy United Nations Common Supplier Database [This was replaced by the United Nations Global Marketplace (UNGM).] United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development [This conference, also knowm as Rio+20, was held in Rio in June 2012, twenty years after the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED).] Uganda National Council for Science and Technology United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development United Nations Country Team United Nations Conference on Trade and Development United Nations Disaster Assessment and Coordination team United Nations Development Assistance Framework United Nations Disarmament Commission United Nations International Drug Control Programme United Nations Department for Disarmament Affairs United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs United Nations Development Group United Nations Department of General Assembly Affairs and Conference Services [This Department is now called the United Nations Department for General Assembly and Conference Management (UNDGACM)]. United Nations Department for General Assembly and Conference Management [This Department was previously called the United Nations Department of General Assembly Affairs and Conference Services - 405 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UNDHA UNDHL UNDOF UNDP UNDPA UNDPI UNDPKO UNEA UNECA UNECE UNEG UNENE UNEP UNEPCA UNERC UNESA UNESCAP UNESCO UNESCO-IHE UNESP UNESR UNF UNFC-2009 UNFCCC UNFF UNFIP UNFPA UNFSTD

(UNDGAACS).] United Nations Department of Humanitarian Affairs [This was replaced by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).] United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library United Nations Disengagement Observer Force United Nations Development Programme United Nations Department of Political Affairs United Nations Department of Public Information United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations United Nations Environment Assembly United Nations Economic Commission for Africa United Nations Economic Commission for Europe United Nations Evaluation Group University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering United Nations Environment Programme Camelid Project Executive Unit Unidad Ejecutora del Proyecto Camélidos United Nations Emergency Relief Co-ordinator Spanish Electricity Industry Association Asociación Española de la Industria Eléctrica United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education São Paulo State University Universidade Estadual Paulista Simón Rodríguez National Experimental University Universidad Nacional Experimental Simón Rodríguez United Nations Foundation United Nations Framework Classification for Fossil Energy and Mineral Reserves and Resources 2009 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change [The acronym FCCC is also used.] United Nations Forum on Forests United Nations Fund for International Partnerships United Nations Population Fund United Nations Fund for Science and Technology - 406 -

(UNEP)

(Canada) (Bolivia)

(Brazil) (Venezuela)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UNGA UNGC UNGIWG UNGM UNH UN-HABITAT UNHAS UNHCR

UNHCHR UNHCR UNHHSF UNHG UNI UNIC UNICA UNICEF UNICPOLOS UNICRI UNIDIR UNIDO UNIE UNIFEM

for Development [This Fund no longer exists.] United Nations General Assembly United Nations Global Compact United Nations Geographical Information Working Group United Nations Global Marketplace [This replaced the former United Nations Common Supplier Database (UNCSD).] uranyl nitrate hexahydrate United Nations Human Settlements Programme [This was known until 1 January 2002 as United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (UNCHS).] Hasanuddin University Universitas Hasanuddin United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees [Note the same acronym is used for the Commissioner and the Office of the Commissioner.] United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees United Nations Habitat and Human Settlements Foundation United Nations Headquarters National University of Engineering Universidad de Ingeniería United Nations information centre University of Ciego de Ávila Universidad de Ciego de Ávila United Nations Children’s Fund United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and the Law of the Sea United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research United Nations Industrial Development Organization Operational Engineering Unit Unité d'ingénierie d'exploitation United Nations Development Fund for Women [This merged with three other entities to form UN Women in July 2010.] - 407 -

(Indonesia)

(Peru) (Various countries) (Cuba)

(France)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UNIFIL UNIKIN

United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon University of Kinshasa Université de Kinshasa

UNIPEDE

International Union of Producers and Distributors of Electrical Energy [This merged in December 1999 with EURELECTRIC to form the Union of the Electricity Industry — EURELECTRIC.] United Nations information service [When referring to one in a specific country, use initial capitals.] United Nations International School University of Sonora Universidad de Sonora Third United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space [This conference was held in Vienna from 19 to 30 July 1999.] United Nations Institute for Training and Research United Nations Information Technology Service University of Tuscia Università degli Studi della Tuscia United Nations Joint Staff Pension Board United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund United Nations laissez-passer United Nations Mine Action Service United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission [This replaced the United Nations Special Commission (UNSCOM).] San Marcos National University Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos United Nations New Agenda for the Development of Africa in the 1990s United Nations Operations and Crisis Centre United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime [This was formerly known as the United Nations Office for Drug Control and Crime Prevention (ODCCP).] United Nations Office at Geneva Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked

UNIS UNIS UNISON UNISPACE III

UNITAR UNITeS UNITUS UNJSPB UNJSPF UNLP UNMAS UNMEER UNMOVIC UNMSM UN-NADAF UNOCC UNODA UNODC UNOG UNOHCHR UN-OHRLLS

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(Democratic Republic of the Congo)

(Various countries)

(United Nations)

(Italy)

(Peru)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

UNOIOS UNOLA UNOMIG UNON UNOOSA UNOPS UNOV UNPA UNCCPCJ UNORE UNPD UNPDF UNPFII UNPHU UNPROFOR UNR UNRA

UNRCO UNRCPD UN-REDD UNRISD UNRoD UNROE UNRWA

Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services United Nations Office of Legal Affairs United Nations Observer Mission in Georgia United Nations Office at Nairobi United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs United Nations Office for Project Services United Nations Office at Vienna United Nations Postal Administration United Nations Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice United Nations operational rate of exchange United Nations Procurement Division United Nations Partnership for Development Framework United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Pedro Henríquez Ureña National University Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña United Nations Protection Force Rosario National University Universidad Nacional de Rosario Ionizing Radiation Regulatory and Advisory Unit Unidad Reguladora y Asesora de Radiaciones Ionizantes [This is part of the El Salvador Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (MSPAS).] United Nations Resident Coordinator's Office United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries United Nations Research Institute for Social Development United Nations Register of Damage Caused by the Construction of the Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory United Nations rate of exchange United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East - 409 -

(United Nations/Indonesia) (Dominican Republic) (Argentina) (El Salvador)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UNSA UNSAC UNSAS UNSAS UNSC UNSCEAR UNSCETDG UNSCN UNSCOM

UNSCR UNSECOORD UNSECOORD UNSEIAC UNSIA UNSIC UNSMS UNSSC UNSSS UNSSS UNSSSNET UNSW UN SWAP UNT UNT

National Environmental Health Unit Unidad Nacional de Salud Ambiental United Nations Scientific Advisory Committee United Nations Standby Arrangements System United Nations System Accounting Standards United Nations Security Council United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition United Nations Special Commission [This was replaced by the United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC).] United Nations Security Council resolution United Nations Security Coordinator [Note the same acronym is used for the Office of the Coordinator and the Coordinator.] Office of the United Nations Security Coordinator [Note the same acronym is used for the Office of the Coordinator and the Coordinator.] United Nations System Electronic Information Acquisition Consortium United Nations System-wide Special Initiative for the Implementation of the United Nations New Agenda for the Development of Africa in the 1990s United Nations System Influenza Coordinator United Nations security management system United Nations System Staff College United Nations Security and Safety Section [This is now known as a Service rather than a Section.] United Nations Security and Safety Service United Nations Security and Safety Services Network University of New South Wales United Nations System-wide Action Plan on Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women National University of Trujillo Universidad Nacional de Trujillo National University of Tucumán Universidad - 410 -

(Cuba)

(VIC)

(Australia) (Peru) (Argentina)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UNTB UNTFHS UNTS UNTSO UNU UNU-EHS UNV UN Women UNWG UNWTO

UOB UoB UOC ÚOCHB

UoE UOIT UP UP UP UPC UPC UPCH UPDEA UPE UPEACE UPEB UPM

Nacional de Tucumán United Nations Team in Brussels United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security United Nations Treaty Series United Nations Truce Supervision Organization United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security United Nations Volunteers United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women United Nations Women's Guild World Tourism Organization [The acronym WTO used to be used, but in order to avoid confusion with the World Trade Organization, the acronym was changed as of 1 January 2006 to UNWTO.] Omar Bongo University Université Omar Bongo University of Bahrain uranium ore concentrate [This is also known as yellowcake.] Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry Ústav organické chemie a biochemie [This is part of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR).] University of Eldoret University of Ontario Institute of Technology University of Panama Universidad de Panamá University of Parakou Université de Parakou University of the Philippines Technical University of Catalonia Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya uranium production cycle Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Union of Producers, Transporters and Distributors of Electric Power in Africa Programming and Evaluation Unit Unité de programmation et d'évaluation [This is part of the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP).] University for Peace Union of Banana Exporting Countries Unión de Países Exportadores de Banano Putra University Malaysia Universiti Putra - 411 -

(Gabon)

(Czech Republic)

(Kenya) (Canada) (Benin) (Spain) (Peru)

(Haiti) (United Nations) (Malaysia)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UPM UPME UPNET UPS UPS UPS UPSAT UPSI UPU UPZ UQ UQAM URAM-2009

URCRM URENCO USA

UREX+ URF URISA URL URL URPA

Malaysia Technical University of Madrid Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Mining and Energy Planning Unit Unidad de Planeación Minero Energética [This is part of the Ministry of Mines and Energy.] Uranium Production Network for Education and Training Paris-Sud University Université Paris-Sud Services Platform Unit Unidad Plataforma de Servicios [This is part of the Ministry of Health.] uninterruptible power supply [Uninterruptible power system and uninterruptible power source are synonyms.] Uranium Production Site Appraisal Team Sultan Idris Education University Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris Universal Postal Union urgent protective action planning zone uncertainty quantification University of Quebec in Montreal International Symposium on Uranium Raw Material for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Exploration, Mining, Production, Supply and Demand, Economics and Environmental Issues [22-26 June 2009, Vienna] Urals Research Center for Radiation Medicine URENCO USA/LES [Although this is the official title, it is more commonly referred to as “URENCO USA”. It was called the National Enrichment Facility (NEF) until 2 January 2010.] uranium extraction plus underground research facility [This is a generic term, but is often used in connection with the HADES facility in Belgium.] Regional Animal Health Research Unit Unidad Regional de Investigación en Sanidad Animal underground research laboratory [This is a generic term.] uniform resource locator unfunded regular programme activity [This replaced (in the IAEA’s 2000 budget) the earlier additional high priority activity (AHPA) and was - 412 -

(Colombia) (IAEA) (France) (Costa Rica)

(IAEA) (Malaysia) (United Nations) (Canada) (IAEA)

(Russian Federation) (USA)

(Argentina)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information.

US US USA USAID USAL USANS USAR USB USB USC USCG USDA USDB USDOE USG USGS USI USIE

USLE USLS USM USMOI USP USP USS USSR USTC USTHB

replaced (in the IAEA’s 2002–2003 programme and budget) by core activity unfunded in the Regular Budget (CAURB).] ultrasonography ultrasound United States of America United States Agency for International Development University of Salamanca Universidad de Salamanca ultra-small angle neutron scattering urban search and rescue Simón Bolívar University Universidad Simón Bolívar universal serial bus University of South Carolina United States Coast Guard United States Department of Agriculture Saad Dahlab University of Blida Université Saad Dahlab de Blida United States Department of Energy Under-Secretary-General US Geological Survey ultrasound imaging Unified System for Information Exchange in Incidents and Emergencies [This system replaced the earlier ENAC and the reporting function of NEWS in 2011.] Universal Soil Loss Equation UNESCO Staff Savings and Loan Service Science University of Malaysia Universiti Sains Malaysia United States Minor Outlying Islands United States Pharmacopeia University of São Paulo Universidade de São Paulo University of Health Sciences Université des sciences de la santé Union of Soviet Socialist Republics University of Science and Technology of China Houari Boumediene University of Sciences and Technology Université des Sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediene - 413 -

(Spain)

(Venezuela) (Computing) (USA) (Algeria) (United Nations) (IAEA)

(Brazil) (Gabon)

(Algeria)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. USTM USTO USTOMB USTUR UT UT UTAD UTAS UTC UTE UTE UTEM UTI UTM grid UTO UTP UTP UTS UTS UV UV/VIS ÚVZ SR UWI UWRC UXO UZ

Masuku University of Science and Technology Université des sciences et techniques de Masuku Oran University of Science and Technology Université des sciences et de la technologie d'Oran [The acronym USTOMB is also used.] Oran University of Science and Technology Université des sciences et de la technologie d'Oran [The acronym USTO is also used.] United States Transuranium and Uranium Registries ultrasonic testing University of Thiès Université de Thiés University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro University of Tasmania Universal Time Coordinated or Coordinated Universal Time Equinoctial Technological University Universidad Tecnológica Equinoccial National Administration for Power Stations and Distribution Grids Administración Nacional de Usinas y Trasmisiones Eléctricas Metropolitan Technology University Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana urinary tract infection universal transverse Mercator grid Oruro Technical University Universidad Técnica de Oruro Technology University of Panama Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá unshielded twisted pair ultimate tensile strength University of Technology, Sydney ultraviolet ultraviolet/visible Public Health Authority of the Slovak Republic Úrad verejného zdravotníctva Slovenskej republiky University of the West Indies Urban Water Research Center unexploded ordnance unsaturated zone - 414 -

(Gabon) (Algeria) (Algeria)

(Senegal) (Portugal) (Australia) (Ecuador) (Uruguay) (Chile)

(Bolivia)

(Australia)

(Jamaica) (USA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. UzAS UZ Leuven UzNIISSKh UzNPTsSKh UZSTANDARD

Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences University Hospital Leuven Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven Uzbek Scientific Research Institute for Cotton Breeding and Seed Production [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Uzbekistan Scientific Production Centre for Agriculture [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Agency for Standardization, Metrology and Certification of Uzbekistan

(Belgium)

V V V VA VAC VACOSS VAD VAEA VAEC VAEI

VAMDC VAMP VAR VARAM VARANS VARANSAC

vanadium volt [SI unit of electromotive force] vitamin A volts alternating current Variable Coding Sealing System vitamin A deficiency Vietnam Atomic Energy Agency Vietnam Atomic Energy Commission [This was replaced in 2009 by the Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute (VAEI).] Vietnam Atomic Energy Institute [This repleaced the Vietnam Atomic Energy Commission (VAEC) in 2009. The preferred abbreviation appears to be Vinatom.] Virtual Atomic and Molecular Data Centre Validation of Model Predictions [This project was replaced by Biosphere Modelling and Assessment (BIOMASS).] vacuum arc remelting or vacuum arc remelted Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development Vides aizsardzības un reģionālās attīstības ministrija Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety [This replaced the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety and Control (VARANSAC).] Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety and Control [This replaced the Vietnam Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Authority (VRPA) in - 415 -

(Safeguards)

(IAEA)

(Latvia)

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VAS VAT VATESI VBA VBD VBOs VCDNP VCDT vCJD VCLT VCU VDEW

VDI VDU VECC VEGFR VEP VERA VERLIFE VERMI VERTIC VES VFA VFI VFM audit VGBIL

2003 and was itself subsequently replaced by the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (VARANS).] visual analogue scale value added tax State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate Valstybinė atominės energetikos saugos inspekcija Volta Basin Authority vector-borne disease Vienna International Centre based organizations Vienna Center for Disarmament and NonProliferation Vienna Canyon Diablo Troilite [This is the name of an isotope standard.] new variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease [The synonym variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease is also used.] Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties Visa and Customs Unit German Electricity Association Verband der Elektrizitätswirtschaft [This was subsequently replaced by the German Association of Energy and Water Industries (BDEW).] Association of German Engineers Verein Deutscher Ingenieure visual display unit Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre [This is part of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) of India.] vascular endothelial growth factor receptor visual evoked potential Vienna Environmental Research Accelerator Unified Procedure for Lifetime Assessment of Components and Piping in WWER Type Nuclear Power Plants Virtual European Radionuclide Metrology Institute Verification Research, Training and Information Centre vesicular exanthema of swine volatile fatty acid voluntary feed intake value-for-money audit All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature [The - 416 -

(Lithuania)

(VIC) (IAEA)

(IAEA) (Germany)

(India)

(Austria)

(Russian Federation)

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VGTU VHF VHF VHL crane VHV VHTR VIA VIAA VIAM VIAS VIC VIDA VIDM VIEMS

Vienna Convention VIFB VIFC VIFM VILI VIMS Vinatom VIND Programme VINITI VIP VIR

acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Vilnius Gediminas Technical University Vilniaus Gedimino technikos universitetas very high frequency viral haemorrhagic fever very heavy lift crane very high voltage very high temperature reactor visual inspection with acetic acid virus infection associated antigen All-Russia Scientific Research Institute of Aviation Materials [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Victorian Institute of Animal Science Vienna International Centre Victorian Institute for Dryland Agriculture [This Institute no longer exists.] Ministry of the Envrionment All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Raw Materials and Subsoil Resources Economics [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage VXI integrated fuel monitor CANDU bundle counter VXI integrated fuel monitor CANDU core discharge monitor VXI integrated fuel monitor visual inspection with Lugol's iodine All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Mineral Resources [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Viet Nam Atomic Energy Institute Vinca Institute Nuclear Decommissioning Programme All-Russia Institute of Scientific and Technical Information [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] vasoactive intestinal peptide N.I. Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry [The - 417 -

(Lithuania)

(Russian Federation) (Australia) (Australia) (Latvia) (Russian Federation)

(Safeguards) (Safeguards) (Safeguards) (Russian Federation)

(Serbia) (Russian Federation)

(Russian Federation)

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VIS ViSA

VISTA VITO VIUA

VIZR VKTA VLF VLIW VLLW VLP VLTS VMA VMAT VMOX fuel VMR VMS VN VNIGIK

VNIIA

acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Vienna International School [This is the name of a graphical user interface-basd environment and not normally regarded as an acronym. The full form Visual System Analysis is not normally used.] Nuclear Fuel Cycle Simulation System [The short form for this system is now NFCSS.] Flemish Institute for Technological Research Vlaamse Instelling voor Technologisch Onderzoek [The full form is no longer used by the Institute.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Fertilizers and Soil Science [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym. In 2003, this institute merged with another one to form the AllRussia Scientific Research Institute for Agricultural Chemistry (VNIIA).] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute of Plant Protection [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Nuclear Engineering and Analytics Verein für Kernverfahrenstechnik und Analytik very low frequency very long instruction word very low level waste [This term should not be used in IAEA documents.] videolaparoscopy very long term storage vanillylmandelic acid volumetric modulated arc therapy vibropacked mixed oxide fuel variance to mean ratio VIC Medical Service [part of the Division of Human Resources (MTHR)] vacancy notice All-Russia Scientific Research and Design Institute for Geophysical Methods of Investigation, Testing and Monitoring of Oil and Gas Exploration Wells [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym. This Institute has ceased to exist.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for - 418 -

(Computing)

(IAEA) (Belgium) (Russian Federation)

(Russian Federation) (Germany) (Computing)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (Russian Federation)

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VNIIA VNIIAEN VNIIAES VNIIAM VNIIEF VNIIEM VNIIFTRI

VNIIHT VNIIgeosystem

VNIIKhT VNIIKOP

Agricultural Chemistry [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym. This Institute was formed in 2003 through the merger of the Central Scientific Research Institute of Agrochemical Services for Agriculture and the AllRussia Scientific Research Institute for Fertlizers and Soil Science (VIUA).] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Automation [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Research and Design Institute for Atomic and Power Pumpbuilding All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Nuclear Power Plant Operation [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Nuclear Power Engineering Research and Development Institute [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute of Experimental Physics [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute of Electromechanics [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Physicotechnical and Radiotechnical Measurements [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Leading Scientific Research Institute of Chemical Technology [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Geological, Geophysical and Geochemical Systems [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute of Chemical Technology [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for the Canning and Vegetable-Drying Industry [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] - 419 -

(Russian Federation) (Ukraine) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation)

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation)

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. VNIIL VNIIM VNIIMK VNIIMP VNIINM VNIIprirody VNIITFA

VNIITF VNIIZBK VNIMI VNIPIET VNIPIPT VNIRO VNMU

All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Flax [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] D.I. Mendeleyev Institute for Metrology [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Oil Crops [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for the Meat Industry [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] A.A. Bochvar High-Technology Research Institute of Inorganic Materials [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Nature Conservation [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Technical Physics and Automation [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym. This was renamed Scientific Research Institute for Technical Physics and Automation (NIITFA) in 2008.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute of Technical Physics [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for Legume and Groat Crops [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Scientific Research Institute for the Dairy Industry [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Design and Research Institute for Integrated Power Technology [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] All-Russia Development and Scientific Research Institute for Industrial Technology [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Virtual Nuclear Management University - 420 -

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation)

(Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation) (Russian Federation)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. VNT VNTIC VNTR VNTU VOA VOC VOI VOIP VOPI VP shunt VPC VPDB VPN VRF VROM VRPA

VRS VS VSAT VSEGINGEO VSMOW VSMOW2 VSPCS VSS VT VTI VTT VUB

virus neutralization test Scientific and Technical Information Centre of Russia [The acronym is a partial transliteration of the Russian acronym.] variable number of tandem repeats Vinnytsia National Technical University voluntary offer agreement volatile organic compound volume of interest voice over Internet protocol Vegetable and Ornamental Plant Institute ventriculoperitoneal shunt Vapour phase chromatography Vienna Pee Dee Belemnite [This is the name of an isotope standard.] virtual private network volume reduction factor Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment Ministerie van Volkshuisvesting, Ruimtelijke Ordening en Milieubeheer Vietnam Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Authority [This was replaced in 2003 by the Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety and Control (VARANSAC).] voluntary reporting scheme on nuclear material and specified equipment and non-nuclear material vesicular stomatitis very small aperture terminal All-Russia Scientific Research Institute of Hydrogeology and Engineering Geology Vienna Standard Mean Ocean Water Vienna Standard Mean Ocean Water 2 Verification and Security Policy Coordination Section [part of the Office of External Relations and Policy Coordination (EXPO)] Visual SourceSafe visual testing All-Russia Thermal Engineering Institute [The acronym is a transliteration of the Russian acronym.] Technical Research Centre Free University of Brussels Vrije Universiteit - 421 -

(Russian Federation)

(Ukraine) (Safeguards)

(South Africa) (IAEA) (Computing) (Netherlands)

(Safeguards)

(Russian Federation)

(IAEA) (Computing) (Russian Federation) (Finland) (Belgium)

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VUCC VUCCnet VUD VÚJE

VUR VUV region V&V VVER VWF

Brussel [This is the Flemish-speaking university that split away from the French-speaking Free University of Brussels (ULB) in 1970.] Virtual University for Cancer Control Virtual University for Cancer Control and Regional Training Network voluntary unrelated donor Nuclear Power Plant Research Institute Trnava Výskumný ústav jadrových elektrární Trnava a.s.[This long from no longer appears to be used by the company.] vesicoureteral reflux vacuum ultraviolet region verification and validation water cooled, water moderated power reactor (WWER) [The acronym VVER should not be used in IAEA documents.] von Willebrand factor

(IAEA) (IAEA) (Slovakia)

W W W WA WAAPP WADEM WAEMU Waigani Convention

WAJ WALS WAMAP WAN

tungsten watt [SI unit of power] Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies West Africa Agricultural Productivity Program World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine West African Economic and Monetary Union Convention to Ban the Importation into Forum Island Countries of Hazardous and Radioactive Wastes and to Control the Transboundary Movement and Management of Hazardous Wastes within the South Pacific Region Water Authority of Jordan Western Atlas Logging Services [This is now the Baker Atlas division of the Baker Hughes company.] Waste Management Advisory Programme [This programme no longer exists.] wide area network - 422 -

(IAEA) (Computing)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. WANMAT I WANMAT II WANO WAPP WARDA

WASP WASSAC WASSC Wassenaar Arrangement WATAC

WATEC

WATRP WAB WAC WAITRO WAMP WASWC Wb WBC WBC WBC SD

West Africa Network I for Monitoring Antimalarial Treatment West Africa Network II for Monitoring Antimalarial Treatment World Association of Nuclear Operators West African Power Pool Africa Rice Center [Prior to 2003, this was known as the West Africa Rice Development Association. In September 2009 this short form was replaced by AfricaRice.] Wien Automatic System Planning Package Waste Safety Standards Advisory Committee [This was replaced by the Waste Safety Standards Committee (WASSC).] Waste Safety Standards Committee [This replaced the Waste Safety Standards Advisory Committee (WASSAC).] Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies International Radioactive Waste Technology Advisory Committee [This was replaced by the International Radioactive Waste Technical Committee (WATEC).] International Radioactive Waste Technical Committee [This replaced the International Radioactive Waste Technology Advisory Committee (WATAC).] Waste Management Assessment and Technical Review Programme World Association for Buiatrics weighted average cost World Association of Industrial and Technological Research Organizations Water Management Program in Nuclear Power Plants World Association of Soil and Water Conservation weber white blood cell whole-body counter World Business Council for Sustainable Development - 423 -

(ECOWAS) (CGIAR)

(IAEA) (IAEA) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. WBE WBI WBI WBK WB IRS WBM WBS WCA WCC WCCC WCD WCD WCED

WCF WCFIA WCH WCI WCL WCLS WCM WCNR WCO WCO WCP WCPHN WCPSD WCR WCRP WEA WEAP WEC WED WEDAS WEES

whole-body exposure whole-body imaging whole-body irradiation whole-body potassium Web Based Incident Reporting System whole-body monitor work breakdown structure women of childbearing age Westminster City Council World Conference on Climate Change Waste Confidence Decision Waste Confidence Directorate World Commission on Environment and Development [This was also known as the Brundtland Commission, this Commission was dissolved on 31 December 1987.] Working Capital Fund Weatherhead Center for International Affairs Windhoek Central Hospital World Council on Isotopes World Confederation of Labour [This was dissolved with the establishment on 1 November 2006 of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).] World Cancer Leaders' Summit Web content management World Conference on Neutron Radiography WHO Country Office World Customs Organization whole chromosome probe World Congress of Public Health Nutrition World Conference on Physics and Sustainable Development [This was held from 31 October to 2 November 2005 in Durban, South Africa.] water cooled reactor World Climate Research Programme World Energy Assessment Water Evaluation and Planning system World Energy Council World Environment Day Web-Enabled Data Acquistion System International Conference on Water, Environment, Energy and Society - 424 -

(IAEA)

(United Kingdom) (USA) (USA)

(IAEA) (USA) (Namibia)

(ICSU/WMO/IOC) (United Nations)

(IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. WEF WENRA WEO WEO WEOG WERC WES WEU WF WFD

WFD WFDFI WFH WFNMB WFP WFP WFS WFTU WG WGAADA WGAMA WGAMT WGB WGDA WGEA WGEI WGET WGFAA WGFCS

Water Environment Federation Western European Nuclear Regulators Association World Economic Outlook World Energy Outlook Western European and Other States Group Wakasa Wan Energy Research Center Waste and Environmental Safety Section [This is part of the Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety.] Western European Union wedge factor Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy World Food Day World Federation of Development Financing Institutions weight-for-height World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology World Federation of Parasitologists World Food Programme World Food Summit [This took place in November 1996.] World Federation of Trade Unions working group Working Group on Accountability for and Audit of Disaster-Related Aid Working Group on Analysis and Management of Accidents Working Group on Air and Maritime Transportation Working Group on Verification Issues [This is also known as Working Group B.] Working Group on Data Analysis Working Group on Environmental Auditing Working Group on Audit of Extractive Industries Working Group on Effectiveness and Transparency Working Group on Financing the Agency's Activities Working Group on Fuel Cycle Safety - 425 -

(IMF) (IEA) (Japan) (IAEA)

(European Union)

(FAO)

(FAO)

(INTOSAI) (OECD/NEA) (IACRNE) (CTBTO) (OECD/NEA, IAEA) (INTOSAI) (INTOSAI) (Convention on Nuclear Safety) (IAEA) (OECD/NEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. WGHOF WGIC WGIP WGIR WGITA WGNRS WGOE WG on GAC WGPC WGPD WGRSS WGWD W·h WHA WHF WHO WHO/Europe WHPCD WHR WHR WHYCOS WHYMAP WICO WIIS WIMS WiN Europe WiN WINS WINS WIO-LaB WIPO WIPP WIRAF

Working Group on Human and Organisational Factors Working Group on Interventional Cardiology Working Group on Inspection Practices Working Group on Industrial Radiography Working Group on IT Audit Working Group on Nuclear and Radiation Safety Working Group on Operating Experience Working Group on Governance and AntiCorruption Working Group on Public Communication of Nuclear Regulatory Organisations Working Group on Public Debt Working Group on Radioactive Source Security Working Group on Waste and Decommissioning watt-hour [unit of energy] World Health Assembly [This is the decisionmaking body for the World Health Organization (WHO).] Waste Handling Facility [Write with lower case when used generically.] World Health Organization WHO Regional Office for Europe World Hospice and Palliative Care Day waste heat recovery World Health Report World Hydrological Cycle Observing System World-wide Hydrogeological Mapping and Assessment Programme Water Isotope Interlaboratory Comparison Women in International Security Winfrith Improved Multigroup Scheme Women in Nuclear Europe Women in Nuclear Global Windows Internet Name Service World Institute for Nuclear Security Addressing Land Based Activities in the Western Indian Ocean World Intellectual Property Organization Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Waste from Innovative Types of Reactors and Fuel - 426 -

(OECD/NEA) (IAEA) (OECD/NEA) (IAEA) (INTOSAI) (Council of the Baltic Sea States) (OECD/NEA) (Philippines) (OECD/NEA) (INTOSAI) (IAEA) (WENRA) (WHO) (Islamic Republic of Iran)

(WHO) (WMO) (IHP/IAH/CGMW/BG R) (IAEA)

(Computing) (UNEP) (USA) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. WIRKS WISE WISER

WIV-ISP WJNM WKB method WL WLDC WLM WMA WMC WMD WMDB WMDC WMDFZ WMIS WMO WMRA WNA WNE WNTI WNU WNU SI WNU SUP WOC WOCAT WOCE WOCC WOMARS WONUC

Cycles waste inventory record keeping system World Information Service on Energy Water Isotope System for Data Analysis, Visualization, and Electronic Retrieval [This replaced the Isotope Hydrology Information System (ISOHIS).] Scientific Institute for Public Health Wetenschappelijk Instituut Volksgezondheid Institut scientifique de santé publique World Journal of Nuclear Medicine Wentzel-Kramers-Brillouin method working level Wolsong Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Center working level month World Medical Association World Meteorological Centre weapons of mass destruction Waste Management Database [This was replaced by the Net Enabled Waste Management Database (NEWMDB).] Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission weapon-of-mass-destruction-free zone World Molecular Imaging Society World Meteorological Organization Waste Management Research Abstracts World Nuclear Association [This is the successor organization to the Uranium Institute (UI).] World Nuclear Exhibition World Nuclear Transport Institute World Nuclear University WNU Summer Institute World Nuclear University School of Uranium Production World Ocean Council World Overview of Conservation Approaches and Technologies World Ocean Circulation Experiment World Council of Credit Unions Worldwide Marine Radioactivity Studies World Council of Nuclear Workers - 427 -

(IAEA)

(Belgium) (IAEA and WFNMB) (Republic of Korea)

(WMO) (IAEA)

(IAEA)

(WCRP) (IAEA)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. WOR World Bank

World Water Vision WORM WoS WPA WPAQ

WPC WPDD WPEC WPK WPNCS WPNE WPNS WPP WPPR WPRO WPV wR WR WRI WRI WRLFMD WRM WRPM WRPTC

World Ocean Review [The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is often referred to as the World Bank, but this term actually refers to the IBRD and the International Development Association (IDA) together.] Long Term Vision for Water, Life, and (WWC) Environment in the 21st Century write-once read-many Web of Science [This is a research platform.] wear particle analysis Working Party on Atomic Questions [This version (European Union) rather than the frequently encountered Atomic Questions Group (AQG) should be used in IAEA documents.] World Peace Council Working Party on Decommissioning and (NEA/OECD) Dismantling Working Party on International Nuclear Data (NEA/OECD) Evaluation Co-operation Workers’ Party of Korea (DPRK) Working Party on Nuclear Criticality Safety (OECD/NEA) Working Party on Nuclear Energy Economics (OECD/NEA) Ad hoc Working Party on Nuclear Safety (European Union) World Population Prospects (United Nations) Work Planning and Performance Review System (IAEA) [This was replaced in 2002 by the Performance Review System (PRS).] WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific wild poliovirus radiation weighting factor WHO Representative Water Research Institute Výskumný ústav vodného (Slovakia) hospodárstva World Resources Institute World Reference Laboratory for Foot-and-Mouth (FAO) Disease water resources management Water Resources Planning and Management Project (Nile Basin Initiative) World Radiopharmaceutical Therapy Council [This is a subsidiary of the World Federation of Nuclear Medicine and Biology (WFNMB).] - 428 -

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. WSDPD WSF WSFS WSIS WSS

WSSCC WSSD WSTA WSU WSU WSU SOM wT WTC Moscow WTF WTO

WTO

WTP WTP WTS WUE w/v WVA WVP WVPA WWAP WWC WWC WWD

World Science Day for Peace and Development Waste Storage Facility [Write with lower case when used generically.] World Summit on Food Security [This took place in November 2009.] World Summit on the Information Society Waste Safety Section [This was part of the Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety (NSRW). It was replaced in October 2007 by the Waste and Environmental Safety Section.] Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council World Summit on Sustainable Development [Johannesburg 2002] Water Science and Technology Association Washington State University Wayne State University Wayne State University School of Medicine tissue weighting factor World Trade Center Moscow water treatment facility World Tourism Organization [This acronym used to be used, but in order to avoid confusion with the World Trade Organization, the acronym was changed as of 1 January 2006 to UNWTO.] World Trade Organization [This replaced the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). The same acronym is used to be used for the World Tourism Organization.] waste treatment plant water treatment plant Waste Technology Section [part of the Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology (NEFW)] water use efficiency weight per volume World Veterinary Association Windscale Vitrification Plant World Veterinary Poultry Association World Water Assessment Programme Women's Wellness Center World Water Council World Water Day [In 1993 the UN declared 22 - 429 -

(UNESCO) (Islamic Republic of Iran) (FAO) (ITU) (IAEA)

(United Nations) (USA) (USA) (USA) (Russian Federation)

(IAEA)

(United Kingdom) (United Nations) (Uzbekistan) (United Nations)

This Glossary has not been updated since 2015-03-24. Please check IAEAterm (http://iaeaterm.iaea.org) or email the Terminology and Reference – Contact Point ([email protected]) for up-to-date information. WWDR WWER WWF

WWL WWNWS WWTP WWW WWW WYD

March of each year to be World Water Day.] World Water Development Report water cooled water moderated power reactor [The acronym VVER should not be used in IAEA documents.] World Wide Fund for Nature [Until 1986 this was known as the World Wildlife Fund, a name retained by the United States of America, Canadian and Australian branches. This led to confusion and the decision in 2001 to use only the acronym rather than either of the full names.] World Watch List for Domestic Animal Diversity World-Wide Navigational Warning Service wastewater treatment plant World Weather Watch World Wide Web World Youth Day

(United Nations)

(FAO/UNEP) (IHO/IMO) (WMO)

X X

special arrangement

XAFS XANES XAS Xe XFEL xfer

X-ray absorption fine structure X-ray absorption near edge structure X-ray absorption spectroscopy xenon X-ray free electron laser transfer [The short form should not be used in IAEA documents.] Extensible Markup Language Nuclear Non-Proliferation Policy Unit [This is part of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).] X-ray diffraction X-ray fluorescence X-ray fluorescence spectrometer X-ray fluorescence spectrometry or X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy X-ray reflectivity X-ray scattering

XML XNP2a XRD XRF XRFS XRFS XRR XRS XSAMS

(Type code defined in IAEA Transport Regulations)

XML Schema for Atoms, Molecules and Solids

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(United Kingdom)

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yocto [prefix for SI and metric units, 10-24] yotta [prefix for SI and metric units, 1024] yttrium year 2000 yttrium-aluminium-garnet laser ytterbium Yerevan Physics Institute Y2K Early Warning System Yangon General Hospital yttrium oxide Yellow Sea Large Marine Ecosystem project Yale School of Public Health Yerevan State University yttria-stabilized zirconia Yildiz Technical University Yıldız Teknik Üniversitesi Yezin University of Agriculture

(Armenia) (NEA) (Myanmar) (UNDP/GEF) (Armenia) (Turkey) (Myanmar)

Z z Z ZAG ZAMTES ZAV ZERI ZKA ZL ZLD Zn ZNPP ZNTU ZOPFAN ZPP

zepto [prefix for SI and metric units, 10-21] zetta [prefix for SI and metric units, 1021] Slovenian National Building and Civil Engineering Institute Zavod za gradbeništvo Slovenije Republican Bureau for International Scientific, Educational, Cultural and Technical Cooperation Central Employment Agency Zentralstelle für Arbeitsvermittlung Zhejiang Energy Research Institute Customs Criminological Office Zollkriminalamt Zanmi Lasante [The name is the Creole translation of “Partners in Health” (PIH) of which it is the Haiti-based sister organization.] zero liquid discharge zinc Zaporozhye nuclear power plant Zaporozhye National Technical University Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality Zirconium Production Plant

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(Serbia Montenegro) (Germany)

and

(Germany) (Haiti)

(Ukraine) (Ukraine) (ASEAN) (Islamic Republic of Iran)

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zirconium zero real growth zirconium hydride zirconia Center for Radiation Protection and Radioecology Zentrum für Strahlenschutz und Radioökologie Beznau Interim Storage Facility Zwischenlager Beznau Würenlingen Interim Storage Facility Zwischenlager Würenlingen AG

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(IAEA) (Germany) (Switzerland) (Switzerland)

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