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GovSpeak: A Guide to U.S. Government Acronyms & Abbreviations: G

The most current, extensive and fully-linked listing of U.S. government agency, office, program and publication acronyms.


GHCN Global Historical Climatology Network (older link archive; archive2)
GHCNh Global Historical Climatology Network hourly
GHDB Gynecologic Health and Disease Branch
GHG Greenhouse Gas
GHGRP Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program
GHI Global Health Initiative (discontinued)
GHP GeoHEALTH Platform
GHRC Global Hydrology Resource Center (older link archive; archive2)
GHS Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (older link archive)
GHSB Global Health Security Branch (changed to Global Health Security; older link archive)
GHSC Geologic Hazards Science Center
GHSD Bureau of Global Health Security and Diplomacy
GHSP Global Health Service Partnership (older link archive; archive2)
GHSS Global Health Security Strategy
GHWI Global Health Worker Initiative (older link archive; archive2)
GIAB Genome in a Bottle
GIAV Geospatial Integration, Analysis and Visualization Branch (older link archive)
GIBS Global Imagery Browse Services (older link archive; archive2)
GID Global Immunization Division (older link archive) | Governments Integrated Directory (older link archive)
GIDEP Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (older link archive)
GIES Global Investment and Economic Security (older link archive)
GIG Geospatial Interest Group
GILs General Information Leaflets
GILS Government Information Locator Service (defunct)
Ginnie Mae Government National Mortgage Association
GIO GLOBE Implementation Office (older link archive)
GIP Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (older link archive)
GIPA Global Intellectual Property Academy
GIPP Global Initiatives for Proliferation Prevention (unable to verify 7/20)
GIPSA Grain Inspection, Packers, and Stockyards Administration (absorbed into AMS)
GIRA Geospatial Interoperability Reference Architecture (unable to verify 11/17)
GIS Geographic Information Systems (older link archive)
GISP Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project
GISS Goddard Institute for Space Studies
GIST Global Information Sharing Toolkit (older link archive)
GISTEMP GISS Surface Temperature Analysis
GPO Government Pension Offset (older link archive; archive2) | Government Publishing Office (formerly Government Printing Office)
GPOI Global Peace Operations Initiative (older link archive; archive2; archive3)
GPP Green Parks Plan | Green Power Partnership
GPRA Government Performance and Results Act
GPRT Grazing Permit Renewal Team (unable to verify 5/22)
GPS Geographic Profile of Employment and Unemployment (older link archive) | Global Positioning System | Office of Global Publishing Solutions (older link archive)
GPSN Global Patent Search Network (unable to verify 2/17)
GRACE Gravity Recovery & Climate Experiment
GRACE-FO Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-on
GRACEnet Greenhouse gas Reduction through Agricultural Carbon Enhancement network (older link archive)
GRAD Global Radiation and Aerosols Division
GRAIL Gaseous Radioisotope Analysis In Situ Laboratory (unable to verify 10/22) | Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (older link archive)
GRANTED Growing Research Access for Nationally Transformative Equity and Diversity (older link archive; archive2)
GRAS Generally Recognized as Safe (older link archive)
GRASP Geospatial Research, Analysis, and Services Program
GRAV-D Gravity for the Redefinition of the American Vertical Datum
GRD Geologic Resources Division
G-REALM Global Reservoirs and Lakes Monitor
G.R.E.A.T. Gang Resistance Education And Training Program (unable to verify 8/17)
GREET Greenhouse gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy use in Technologies (older link archive)
GRETA Gamma-Ray Energy Tracking Array
GRETINA Gamma-Ray Energy Tracking In-beam Nuclear Array
GRI Geologic Resources Inventory
GridPIQ Grid Project Impact Quantification (older link archive)
GRIN Germplasm Resources Information Network
GRIP Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (older link archive) | Grid Resilience and Innovation Partnership Program (older link archive)
GRP Grassland Reserve Program
GRRP Green and Resilient Retrofit Program
GRS General Records Schedules
GRSG Greater Sage-Grouse
GRTS Grants Reporting and Tracking System (older link archive)
GSA General Services Administration (older link archive)
GSAM General Services Acquisition Manual (older link archive)
GSB Geospatial Services Branch (unable to verify 4/22; likely changed to/merged with GEO)
GSD Global Systems Division (changed to GSL)
GSEM Grants to States for School Emergency Management
GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center (older link archive)
GSHS Global School-based Student Health Survey
GSL Global Systems Laboratory | Grid Storage Launchpad
GSM-102 Export Credit Guarantee Program
GSN Global Seismographic Network (older link archive)
GSO Government to Government Services Online
GSOD Global Summary of the Day (older link archive)
GSP Generalized System of Preferences
GSPCC Genome Sequencing Program Coordinating Center
GSS Database of Genome Survey Sequences (merged into Nucleotide) | Global Security Sciences (unable to verify 6/19) | Office of General Supplies and Services
gSSURGO Gridded Soil Survey Geographic Database (older link archive; archive2)
GSTC Geospatial Service and Technology Center (changed to GTAC)
GSTM Global Steel Trade Monitor