This List of Acronyms and other Abbreviations was compiled from the coral, coral reef, marine tropical ecosystems, and related peer-reviewed literature, grey literature, and other written and electronic reports, including e-mail messages. The terms on the list number nearly 3,600 (as of February 2010) and continue to grow on a daily to weekly basis. CoRIS invites readers to suggest additional acronyms and abbreviations via firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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|QA/QC||Quality Assurance and Quality Control|
|QARTOD||Quality Assurance Real -Time Ocean Data|
|QDPI||Queensland Department of Primary Industries|
|QDPI&F||Queensland's Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries|
|QFR||Questions for the Record (U.S. Congress)|
|QHEI||Qualitative Habitat Evaluation Index|
|QLD||State of Queensland|
|QPCR||Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction|
|QPPD||Quantitative PCR Primer Database|
|QPS||Quarantine and Pre-Shipment|
|QSDE||Quantum Stochastic Differential Equation|
|QSM||Quota Species Monitoring|
|QSR||Quality Status Reports (OSPAR)|
|QSU||Quinine Sulfate Units|