Department Acronyms

  • CEP: Committee on the Education Program
  • CGCS: Center for Global Change Science
  • EAPS: Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
  • ERL: Earth Resources Laboratory
  • E-SAC: EAPS Student Advisory Council
  • ESI: Environmental Solutions Initiative
  • G3: Program in Geology, Geobiology and Geochemistry
  • JP: Joint Program in Oceanography
  • PG: Program in Geophysics
  • PAOC: Program in Atmospheres, Oceans, and Climate
  • PPS: Program in Planetary Science
  • RA: Research Assistantship
  • REFS: Resources for Easing Friction and Stress
  • SRF: Student Research Fund
  • TA: Teaching Assistantship
  • TEC: Thesis Exam Committee
  • WHOI: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
  • WiXII: Women in Course 12

MIT Acronyms
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Last Updated: August 2019