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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)
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
GHSP Global Health Service Partnership (older link archive; archive2)
GIBS Global Imagery Browse Services (older link archive; archive2)
GID Global Immunization Division | Governments Integrated Directory (older link archive)
GIDEP Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (older link archive)
GIES Global Investment and Economic Security (older link archive)
GILs General Information Leaflets
GILS Government Information Locator Service (defunct)
Ginnie Mae Government National Mortgage Association
GIO GLOBE Implementation Office
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