GCDAMP terms

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A

  • ADWR

    Arizona Department of Water Resources

  • AHG

    Ad Hoc Group

  • AMP

    Adaptive Management Program

  • AMWG

    Adaptive Management Work Group

  • AOP

    Annual Operating Plan

  • APE

    Area of Potential Effect [of dam operations]

  • Arizona

    A southwestern U.S. state.

  • AZGFD

    Arizona Game & Fish Department

B

  • BA

    Biological Assessment

  • BCOM

    Biological Conservation Measure

  • BE

    Biological Evaluation

  • BHBF

    Beach Habitat Building Flow

  • BIA

    Bureau of Indian Affairs

  • BO

    Biological Opinion

  • BOR

    Bureau of Reclamation

C

D

  • DFC

    Desired Future Conditions

  • DOE

    U.S. Department of Energy

  • DOI

    U.S. Department of the Interior

E

  • EA

    Environmental Assessment

  • EIS

    Environmental Impact Statement

  • Equalization Flow

    Periodic releases of water from Glen Canyon Dam designed to balance reservoir levels at Lake Powell and Lake Mead.

  • ESA

    Endangered Species Act

F

  • FACA

    Federal Advisory Committee Act

  • Flow
  • Flow Regulation

    Regulation of the timing and amount of water released daily and seasonally through Glen Canyon Dam.

G

  • GCD

    Glen Canyon Dam

  • GCES

    Glen Canyon Environmental Studies, implemented in two stages: GCES 1 (1982-1987) and GCES 2 (1988-1996).

  • GCES1

    Glen Canyon Environmental Study 1

  • GCES2

    Glen Canyon Environmental Study 2

  • GCMRC

    Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center

  • GCNP

    Grand Canyon National Park (NPS)

  • GCNRA

    Glen Canyon National Recreation Area (NPS)

  • GCPA

    Grand Canyon Protection Act 1992

  • GCRG

    Grand Canyon River Guides

  • GCT

    Grand Canyon Trust

H

K

  • KAS

    Kanab Ambersnail

L

  • LCR

    Little Colorado River

  • LSSF

    Low Summer Steady Flow

  • LTEMP

    Long-Term Experimental and Management Plan (2016 EIS)

M

  • MLFF

    Modified Low Fluctuating Flows

N

  • Navajo Nation
  • NEPA

    National Environmental Policy Act

  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • NHPA

    National Historic Preservation Act

  • NHPO

    National Historic Preservation Office(r)

  • NMISC

    New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission

  • NPCA

    National Parks Conservation Association

  • NPS

    National Park Service

  • NRC

    National Research Council

O

  • OHWZ

    Old High Water Zone

R

  • RBS

    Razorback Sucker

  • RBT

    Rainbow Trout

  • ROD

    Record of Decision

S

T

  • TCD

    Temperature Control Device

  • TCP

    Traditional Cultural Property

  • TEK

    Traditional Ecological Knowledge

  • TWG

    Technical Work Group

U

  • UAMPS

    Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems

  • UCRC

    Upper Colorado River Commission

  • UDWR

    Utah Division of Water Resources

  • USFWS

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

  • USGS

    U.S. Geological Survey

  • Utah

W

  • WAPA

    Western Area Power Administration (USDOE)

  • Wyoming