Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Who's Who - Polar Acronyms

Naval Oceanographic Office
The Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVO) maximizes seapower by applying relevant oceanographic knowledge in support of U.S. National Security. Naval Ice Center (NAVICE)/National Ice Center (NIC) is a subordinate command of NAVO and is also a part of the National Ice Center (NIC).åÊ The National Ice Center is a tri-agency operational center represented by the U.S. Navy, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG).åÊ The National Ice Center mission is to provide worldwide operational ice analyses for the armed forces of the United States and its allied nations, and U.S. government agencies.

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