In the acronym database you will find explanations of abbreviations and technical terms from various areas of taxonomy and biodiversity research.
Acronyms from related disciplines (environment, nature conservation and biodiversity) include both technical terms, institute and project names, as well as designations for committees, associations, networks, organizations and initiatives.
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|3GTW||Third Global Taxonomy Workshop||The 3rd BioNET INTERNATIONAL Global Taxonomy Workshop generated a strategic framework with nine implementation elements for moving forward the...|
|4D4Life||Distributed Dynamic Diversity Databases for Life||4D4Life is a Scientific Data Infrastructures Project of the European Commission's e-Infrastructure Programme, itself part of the Capacities...||Europe|
|AAAS||American Association for the Advancement of Science||Founded in 1848, the AAAS serves all around the world as educator, leader, spokesperson and professional association. It publishes the journal...||USA|
|AAASA||Association for the Advancement of Agricultural Sciences in Africa||Established in 1968, the AAASA promotes the development and application of agricultural sciences and the exchange of ideas. It encourages Africans to...||Africa|
|AAB||Association of Applied Biologists||The Association of Applied Biologists (since 1934) is a society to discuss and exchange experiences and discoveries by economic biology in...|
|AABC||American Association of Brewing Chemistry||The American Society of Brewing Chemists was founded in 1934 to improve and bring uniformity to the brewing industry on a technical level. ASBC is...||USA|
|AACC||American Association of Cereal Chemistry||The American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC) changed the name to AACC International in order to better reflect the direction of the Association...||USA|
|AAFC||Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada||Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada provides information, research and technology, and policies and programs to achieve security of the food system,...||Canada|
|AAFU||All African Farmers' Union||Africa|
|AAHL||Australian Animal Health Laboratory||The Australian Animal Health Laboratory (AAHL) is a national centre of excellence in disease diagnosis, research and policy advice in animal health....||Australia|
|AAHQS||Australian Agricultural Health and Quarantine Service||now reorganised to DAFF Biosecurity. DAFF Biosecurity is part of the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF...||Australia|
|AAPSE||American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators||The American Association of Pesticide Safety Educators is an association of educators providing science-based pesticide safety education programs...||USA|
|AAS||African Academy of Sciences||The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) was founded in 1985 to strengthen the African scientific community in Africa. The Academy publishes printed...||Africa|
|AAU||Association of African Universities||The Association of African Universities is an international non-governmental organisation set up by the universities in Africa to promote cooperation...||Africa|
|AAU||Association of American Universities||The Association of American Universities (AAU) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization of 63 leading public and private research universities in the...|