US Government Acronyms: N

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NAALC North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation
NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards
NACIC National Counterintelligence Center (merged into ONCIX)
NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress
NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement
NAICS North American Industry Classification System
NAIS National Animal Identification System
NAL National Agricultural Library
NAO National Applications Office
NARA National Archives and Records Administration
NAS The National Academies
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASM National Air and Space Museum
NASS National Agricultural Statistics Service
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
NAWQA National Water-Quality Assessment Program
NBAC National Bioethics Advisory Commission (replaced by PCBE; archived at GU)
NBC National Business Center
NBI National Bridge Inventory
NBII National Biological Information Infrastructure
NBIS National Bridge Inspection Standards
NBL New Brunswick Laboratory
NBS National Beneficiary Survey
NCA National Cemetery Administration
NCACA National Capital Arts and Cultural Affairs
NCADI National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
NCAP New Car Assessment Program
NCAVC National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime
NCBDDD National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
NCC National Coordinating Center for Telecommunications
NCCAM National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
NCCC National Civilian Community Corps
NCCDPHP National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
NCCIC National Child Care Information and Technical Assistance Center
NCCOS National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science
NCCS National Center for Computational Sciences
NCCT National Center for Computational Toxicology
NCD National Council on Disability
NCDC National Climatic Data Center
NCEE National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance
NCEH National Center for Environmental Health
NCEP National Centers for Environmental Prediction
NCES National Center for Education Statistics
NCETR National Center for Explosives Training and Research
NCGMP National Cooperative Geologic Mapping Program
NCHHSTP National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
NCHM National Center for Health Marketing
NCHS National Center for Health Statistics
NCHSTP National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention (changed to NCHHSTP)
NCI National Cancer Institute
NCID National Center for Infectious Diseases (absorbed by NCHHSTP, NCIRD, NCPDCID, and NCZVED)
NCIPC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
NCIRD National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
NCIS Naval Criminal Investigative Service
NCIX Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive
NCJRS National Criminal Justice Reference Service
NCLB No Child Left Behind
NCLIS National Commission on Libraries and Information Science (defunct as of 3/08; see Wayback Machine)
NCMHD National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities
NCNR NIST Center for Neutron Research
NCP National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan
NCPC National Capital Planning Commission
NCPDCID National Center for Preparedness, Detection, and Control of Infectious Diseases
NCPHI National Center for Public Health Informatics
NCPTSD National Center for PTSD
NCR National Capital Region
NCRR National Center for Research Resources
NCS National Clandestine Service | National Communications System
NCSD National Cyber Security Division
NCTC National Conservation Training Center | National Counterterrorism Center
NCTR National Center for Toxicological Research
NCUA National Credit Union Administration
NCVHS National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics
NCZVED National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases
NDB NIH Data Book
NDC National Declassification Center | National Drug Code Dictionary
NDDIC National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
NDDS Narcotic and Dangerous Drug Section
NDIC National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse | National Drug Intelligence Center
NDIIPP National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program
NDMS National Disaster Medical System
NDPC National Domestic Preparedness Consortium
NDU National Defense University
NE Office of Nuclear Energy
NEA National Endowment for the Arts | Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
NEC National Economic Council
NED NIH Enterprise Directory
NEDM National Education Data Model
NEGP National Education Goals Panel (defunct; UNT has archived some material)
NEH National Endowment for the Humanities
NEI National Eye Institute
NEIC National Earthquake Information Center | National Enforcement Investigations Center
NEISS National Electronic Injury Surveillance System
NEJAC National Environmental Justice Advisory Council
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NEPIS National Environmental Publications Information System (merged into NSCEP)
NERSC National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center
NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service
NETL National Energy Technology Laboratory
NFA National Fire Academy
NFC National Finance Center
NFIP National Flood Insurance Program
NFIRS National Fire Incident Reporting System
NFLIS National Forensic Laboratory Information System
NGA National Gallery of Art | National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
NGC National Guideline Clearinghouse
NGDC National Geophysical Data Center
NHAS National HIV/AIDS Strategy
NHC National Hurricane Center
NHCBP National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation Program
NHGRI National Human Genome Research Institute
NHI National Highway Institute
NHIC National Health Information Center
NHIN Nationwide Health Information Network
NHL National Historic Landmarks Program
NHLBI National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
NHPRC National Historical Publications and Records Commission
NHSC National Health Service Corps
NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NIA National Institute on Aging
NIAAA National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
NIAC National Infrastructure Advisory Council
NIAID National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
NIAMS National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
NIBIB National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
NIC National Ice Center | National Institute of Corrections
NICHD National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
NICS National Instant Criminal Background Check System
NIDA National Institute on Drug Abuse
NIDCD National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
NIDCR National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
NIDDK National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Disease
NIDRR National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research
NIEHS National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
NIFA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
NIFC National Interagency Fire Center
NIFL National Institute for Literacy
NIGC National Indian Gaming Commission
NIGMS National Institute of General Medical Sciences
NIH National Institutes of Health
NIJ National Institute of Justice
NIMA National Imagery and Mapping Agency (replaced by NGA)
NIMH National Institute of Mental Health
NIMS National Incident Management System
NINDS National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NINR National Institute of Nursing Research
NIOSH National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NIP National Immunization Program
NIPA National Income and Product Accounts
NIPC National Infrastructure Protection Center (merged with IAIP)
NIPP National Infrastructure Protection Plan
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NISTIR National Institute of Standards and Technology Interagency Report
NITRD Networking and Information Technology Research and Development
NIWQP National Irrigation Water Quality Program
NJTTF National Joint Terrorism Task Force
NKUDIC National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse
NLE National Library of Education
NLM National Library of Medicine
NLS National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
NLRB National Labor Relations Board
NMAI National Museum of the American Indian
NMAM NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods
NMAO NOA Marine and Aviation Operations
NMB National Mediation Board
NMFS National Marine Fisheries Service
NMMSS Nuclear Materials Management & Safeguards System
NMREC National Maritime Resource and Education Center
NNI National Nanotechnology Initiative
NNSA National Nuclear Security Administration
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NODC National Oceanographic Data Center
NOS National Ocean Service
NPCR National Program of Cancer Registries
NPDB National Practitioner Data Bank
NPOESS National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System
NPR National Partnership for Reinventing Government (archived at UNT)
NPS National Park Service
NPTO National Petroleum Technology Office (unable to verify 1/08; likely absorbed into SCNGO)
NR National Register of Historic Places
NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission | National Response Center
NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service
NRDP National Rural Development Partnership
NREL National Renewable Energy Laboratory
NREN National Research and Education Network
NREVSS National Respiratory and Enteric Virus Surveillance System
NRL Naval Research Laboratory
NRO National Reconnaissance Office
NRPC National Railroad Passenger Corporation (AMTRAK)
NRRSS National River Restoration Science Synthesis
NSA/CSS National Security Agency/Central Security Service
NSABB National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity
NSC National Security Council
NSCEP National Service Center for Environmental Publications
NSD National Security Division
NSDI National Spatial Data Infrastructure
NSF National Science Foundation
NSGO National Sea Grants Office
NSIP Nutrition Services Incentive Program
NSLP National School Lunch Program
NSMP National Strong-Motion Project
NSOPR National Sex Offender Public Registry (changed to NSOPW)
NSOPW Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website
NSSE National Special Security Events
NSSL National Severe Storms Laboratory
NSTC National Science and Technology Center
NSTL National Space Technology Laboratories
NTC National Training Center
NTI National Transit Institute
NTIA National Telecommunications and Information Administration
NTID National Technical Institute for the Deaf
NTIS National Technical Information Service
NTL National Transportation Library
NTP National Toxicology Program
NTRC National Transportation Research Center
NTSB National Transportation Safety Board
NURP NOAA’s Undersea Research Program
NVD National Vulnerability Database
NVSS National Vital Statistics System
NWBC National Women’s Business Council
NWC National War College
NWCG National Wildfire Coordinating Group
NWFSC Northwest Fisheries Science Center
NWHC National Wildlife Health Center
NWHIC National Women’s Health Information Center
NWI National Wetlands Inventory
NWRC National Wetlands Research Center
NWS National Weather Service
NWTRB Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board

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