Annex 1 - List of Abbreviations


ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
CDS Catalogue of Data Sources
CEDAR Central European Environmental Data Request Facility
CEN European Standards Organisation
CGI Common Gateway Interface
CORBA Common Object Request Broker Architecture
EEA European Environment Agency
EEA-TDB Terminology Database of the European Environment Agency
EIONET European Information and Observation Network
ELRA European Language Resource Association
ETC/CDS European Topic Centre for Catalogue of Data Sources
EU European Union
EURODICAUTOM the multilingual online dictionary of the Translation Services of the EC
DIS Draft International Standard
HTML Hypertext Markup Language
HTTP Hypertext Transfer Protocol
ICT Information and Communication Technologies
IITF International Institute for Terminology Research
IKR Information and Knowledge Representation
IPR Intellectual Property Rights
ISBN International Standard Book Number
ISEP International Society for Environmental Protection
ISO International Standards Organisation
NFP National Focal Point
OCG Austrian Computer Society
POINTER Proposals for an Operational Infrastructure for Terminology in Europe
R&D Research and Development
RTF Rich Text Format
SGML Standard Generalized Markup Language
TDB Terminology Database
TERMIUM Linguistic Databank of the Government of Canada
UBA Umweltbundesamt (in Berlin)
UDC Universal Decimal Classification
UDK Umweltdatenkatalog
UN United Nations
URL Universal Resource Locator
WAN Wide Area Network
WMO World Meteorological Organisation
WWW World Wide Web


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