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close this book South-East Asia's Environmental Future: The Search for Sustainability (1993)
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Abbreviations and glossary

Abbreviations and glossary

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AEGE ASEAN Expert Group on Environment
alang-alang coarse grass (Imperata cylindrica)
ANU Australian National University
ASC ASEAN Standing Commiffee
ASEAN Association of South-East Asian Nations
ASEP ASEAN Environment Programme
ASOEN ASEAN Senior Officials on Environment
BOD Biochemical Oxygen Demand
BP Before Present
BPH brown planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens Stall)
CALC Certificate of Ancestral Land Claims (Philippines)
CCCO Committee for Climate Changes and the Ocean
CFC chlorofluorocarbon
CFMA Community Forestry Management Agreement (Philippines)
CH4 methane
CO carbon monoxide
CO2 carbon dioxide
COARE Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Response Experiment
COBSEA Coordinating Body of South East Asian Seas
COST European Cooperation in Scientific and Technical Research
damar resin
dBA adjusted decibels
dbh diameter at breast height
DENR Department of Environment and Natural Resources (Philippines)
DOE Department of Environment (Malaysia)
EIA Environmental Impact Assessment
ENSO El NiƱo-Southern Oscillation
EQA Environmental Quality Act (Malaysia)
ESCAP United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization (United Nations)
FELDA Federal Land Development Authority (Malaysia)
FLMA Forest Lease Management Agreement (Philippines)
GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GCM General Circulation Model
GDP gross domestic product
GEF Global Environment Facility
GESAMP Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Pollution
GISS Goddard Institute for Space Studies
GLOSS Global Sea Level Observing System
GNP gross national product
GOI Government of Indonesia
HDGEC Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Programme
HPHH Hak Pemungutan Hasil Hutan; right to collect forest products
hukum adat customary law
HYV high-yielding variety (of rice)
IAEA Intemational Atomic Energy Agency
IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute
IGBP International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
IIASA International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis
IMO International Maritime Organization
INRA Institute of Natural Resources in Africa
IOC Intergovernmental Oceanography Commission
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IPM Integrated Pest Management
IRRI International Rice Research Institute
ISF Integrated Social Forestry Program (Philippines)
ITCZ Intertropical Convergence Zone
ITTC International Tropical Timber Council
ITTO International Tropical Timber Organization
IUCN International Union on Conservation of Nature
kerangas heath forest
KUD Koperasi Unit Desa; Village Unit Co-operative
LDC less developed country
Ll large-scale industry ( 100 persons or more)
LIPI Lembaga llmu Pengetahuan Indonesia; Indonesian Institute of Science
MAB Man and the Biosphere
MDC mature developed country
Ml medium-scale industry (50-99 persons)
NAPPFP National Air Pollution Potential Forecasting Program
NDP net domestic product
NDP New Development Plan (Malaysia)
NEP New Economic Policy (Malaysia)
NFP National Forestation Program (Philippines)
NGO Non-governmental organization
Nl net income
NIC newly industrializing country
NIE newly industrializing economy
NO nitrogen oxide
NO2 nitrogen dioxide
NOx nitrous oxides
OECD Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development
PAN peroxyacl nitrates
PFE Permanent Forest Estate (Malaysia)
ppmv parts per million by volume
RePPProT Regional Physical Planning Project for Transmigration
R&D Research and development
RFD Royal Forest Department (Thailand)
ROD Regional Ocean Dynamics
roppong rafts used as floating fishing devices in the Mandar area of South Sulawesi
ROSTSEA Regional Office for Science and Technology in South-East Asia
sawah irrigated land/field normally used for rice
Sl small-scale industry (1049 persons)
SOI Southern Oscillation Index
SO2 sulphur dioxide
SOx sulphuric oxides
SPM suspended particulate matter
SST sea surface temperature
TF-AD Ancestral Land Delineation Task Forces (Philippines)
TOGA Tropical Ocean and Global Atmosphere
UEWG Urban Ecosystem Working Group
UN United Nations
UNCED United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
UNCLOS United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFPA United Nations Fund for Population Activities
UNU United Nations University
UV-B Ultraviolet-B
WESTPAC Subcommission of the Western Pacific
WHO World Health Organization
WMO World Meteorological Organization
WOCE World Ocean Circulation Experiment
WRI World Resources Institute
WWF Worldwide Fund for Nature (formerly World Wildlife Fund)