Understanding All Those Pesky Acronyms

If you’ve been part of, or following the issues surrounding OLF Coupeville, you will have noticed that there are a lot of acronyms, especially when dealing with the military or other government departments.

Here is a handy list of the most common acronyms you are likely to see regarding the Navy Jets and Coupeville OLF.

You can also download it HERE on our website.

AICUZ Air Installation Compatible Use Zones
BASH Bird/wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard
BRAC Base Realignment And Closure
COER Citizens of Ebey’s Reserve
dB Decibel
DNL Day Night Noise Level
DOD Department of Defense
EA Environmental Assessment
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
FCLP Field Carrier Landing Practice
SEL Single Event Level
FONSI Findings of no Significant Impact
FOIA Freedom of Information Act
NASWI Naval Air Station Whidbey Island
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NIOSH National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
OLF Outlying Field
OLFC Outlying Field Coupeville
OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration
SEL(re:noise) Sound Exposure Level
SR20 State Route 20
WHO World Health Organization
Wyle Labs “Leading provider of specialized engineering, professional, scientific and technical services to the federal government.”
NIPTS Noise Induced Permanent Threshold Shift (in hearing)
JGL JGL Acoustics; Jerry G.Little, President

1 Comment

  1. Joe "AvgeekJoe" Kunzler

    Thanks for doing this. But you know what you really need… is a new home.

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