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List of Government Acronyms: N

Acronym             Agency/Organization/Definition
NACC North Atlantic Cooperation Council
NAFTA North American Free Trade Agreement
NAIC NASA Network Application and Information Center
NAL National Agricultural Library
NAM Nonaligned Movement
NARA National Archives and Record Administration
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASS National Agricultural Statistics Service
NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
NavNews Navy News Service
NC Nordic Council
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
NCJRS National Criminal Justice Reference Service
NEA Nuclear Energy Agency
NED NASA Extragalactic Database
NEDRES National Environment Data Referral Service
NEH National Endowment for the Humanities
NEWTON Government bulletin board for those teaching and studying science
NGA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
NGO Non-Governmental Organization
NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NIAID National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease
NIB Nordic Investment Bank
NIC Newly Industrialized Country; see newly industrializing economy (NIE)
NICHOLAS Network Information Center On-Line Aid System
NIE Newly Industrialized Economy
NIEHS National Institue of Environmental Health Sciences
NIH National Institute of Health
NIPA National Income and Product Accounts
NIMH National Institute of Mental Health
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
NLM National Library of Medicine
NMT Nordic Mobile Telephone
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NPR National Performance Review OR National Public Radio
NPS National Park Service
NRC Nuclear Regulatory Commission
NREN National Research and Education Network
NSF National Science Foundation
NSG Nuclear Suppliers Group
NTIS National Technical Information Service
NTSB National Transportation Safety Board
NWS National Weater Service, U.S. Department of Commerce