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Appendix D: Acronyms
Pages 148-152

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... . AARSE African Association for Remote Sensing of Environment ACMAD African Centre of Meteorological Forecasting ACODE Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment ADDS Africa Data Dissemination Service ADO Africover Database Gateway AGRHYMET Agriculture, Hydrology, Meteorology Center AID Africover Interactive Database AIM Africover Interpretation and Mapping System ALC African Learning Channel ALIN Arid Lands Information Network ALIN-EA Arid Lands Information Network-Eastern Africa AMSR-E The Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-Earth Observing System AOCRS African Organization for Cartography and Remote Sensing ASARECA Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa ASCN African Sustainable Cities Network ASI Italian Spatial Agency ATSR Along Track Scanning Radiometer AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer BADEA BATS BIFAD BRGM CABGLEN CAD CBNRM CDMA CEN CEOS CERPOD CGIAR CIDA CIESIN CILS Bank for Economic Development in Africa Biosphere Atmosphere Transfer Scheme Board for International Food and Agriculture Development Bureau of Geological and Mining Research Capacity Building for Geographic Information Production and Management for Sustainable Local Environment and Natural Resources Management Computer Aided Design Community Based Natural Resource Management Code Division Multiple Access European Committee for Standardization Committee on Earth Observation Satellites Center of Applied Research in Population and Development Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research Canadian International Development Agency Center for International Earth Science Information Network CEOS Information Locator System 148
From page 149...
... ESMI European Spatial Metadata Infrastructure ESRI Environmental Systems Research Institute ETM+ Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus FAO FDI FEWS NET FEWS FGDC FIPS FPAR FSS FTP GAC GDTA GIS GISciences GISD GOFC GOLD Food and Agriculture Organization Foreign Direct Investments Famine Early Warning System Network Famine Early Warning System Federal Geographic Data Committee Federal Information Processing Standards Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation Federal School of Surveying File Transfer Protocol Global Area Coverage Aerospace Remote Sensing Development Group Geographic Information System Geographic Information Sciences Geographic Information for Sustainable Development Global Observations of Forest Cover Global Observations of Land Dynamics
From page 150...
... 150 ) APPENDIX D GPS GPW GRID GSDI GSI GSM GTOS GTS GTZ HIPC ICA ICLARM ICLEI ICT IDRC IFREMER IGAD IGADD IGBP IGBP-DIS IGN IHDP ILRI IMS INEGI INRSH INSAH IRI ISO ISS IUCN JPL JRC JSG KARI KEMFRI LA2 1 LAI LAN LCCS LEWS LIDAR LQI LTRS LUCC Global Positioning System Gridded Population of the World Global Resource Information Database Global Spatial Data Infrastructure Geographical Survey Institute Global System for Mobile Communication Global Terrestrial Observing System GNU Triangulated Surface German Agency for Technical Cooperation Highly indebted poor countries International Cartographic Association International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management International Council for Local Environment Initiatives Information and Communications Technology International Development Research Center French Institute for Oceanic Research Intergovernmental Authority on Development Intergovernmental Authority on Drought and Development International Geosphere/Biosphere Programme International Geosphere/Biosphere Programme Data and Information System National Geographic Institute International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change International Livestock Research Institute Institute for Marine Sciences National Institute of Geographic and Information Science and Statistics Nigerian Institute of Social Science Research Institute of the Sahel International Research Institute International Standards Organization International Space Station World Conservation Union Jet Propulsion Laboratory Joint Research Center Joint Steering Group Kenya Agricultural Research Institute Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute Local Agenda 21 Leaf Area Index Local Area Network Land Cover Classification System Livestock Early Warning System Light Detection and Ranging Land Quality Indicator Laboratory for Remote Terrestrial Sensing Land Use and Cover Change
From page 151...
... APPENDIX D ~ ., , : ., 151 MARA Mapping Malaria Risk in Africa MIT-AITI Massachusetts Institute of Technology-African Internet Technology Initiative MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer MSS Multi-spectral Scanner NAFGIM National Framework for Geospatial Information Management NAPA National Academy of Public Administration NARS National Agricultural Research Centers NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASDA National Space Development Agency (Japan) NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NAVSTAR Navigation Satellite Timing and Ranging NDVI Normalized Difference Vegetation Index NEMC National Environmental Management Council NEPAD New Partnership for Africa's Development NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service NGDC NGO NICI NIIRS NIMA NIRS NNF NOAA NPOESS NSDI NSF NSIF NUTBAL OAU ODA ODA OGC OLS ONC ORNL OSS PNGIM PLSS PMT POES PTO PVO RCMRD RCSSM RCSSMRS RECTAS REIMP National Geophysical Data Center Non-governmental Organization National Information and Communication Infrastructure National Imagery Interpretability Rating Scale National Imagery and Mapping Agency Near Infrared Spectroscopy Namibia Nature Foundation National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System National Spatial Data Infrastructure National Science Foundation National Spatial Information Framework Nutritional Balance Analysis Model Organization for African Unity Official Development Assistance Overseas Development Aid Open GIS Consortium Operational Linescan System Operational Navigation Chart Oak Ridge National Laboratory Observatory of the Sahara and the Sahel National Program for Environment Information Management Public Land Survey System Photo Multiplier Tube Polar-Orbiting Environmental Satellite Public Telecommunications Operator Private Voluntary Organization Regional Center of Mapping Resources for Development Regional Center for Services in Surveying and Mapping Regional Center for Services in Surveying, Mapping, and Remote Sensing Regional Center for Training in Aerospace Surveys Regional Environmental Information Project
From page 152...
... l 152 APPENDIX D RFE Rainfall Estimate ROB Red, Green, Blue SADC Southern African Development Community SADCC Southern African Development Coordination Conference SCAR Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research SCT Spatial Characterization Tool SDI Spatial Data Infrastructure SDST Spatial Data Transfer Standards SiB Simple Biosphere Model SISEI Environmental Information System on the Internet SPOT Systeme Pour ['Observation de la Terre SPP Single Point Positioning SRTM Shuttle Radar Topography Mission SSM/I Special Sensor Microwave/Imager SST Sea-Surface Temperature START System for Analysis, Research, and Training STI Sexually Transmitted Infection STWG Science and Technical Working Group TB Tuberculosis TCMP Tanzania Coastal Mapping Partnership TDMA Time Division Multiple Access TM Thematic Mapper TREES Tropical Ecosystem Environment Observations by Satellite TRMM Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission UNDP United Nations Development Program UNECA United Nations Economic Commission for Africa UNECA-CODI UNECA-Committee on Development Information UNEP United Nations Environment Program UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organi zation UNFPA UNICEF UNITAR UNL URI USAID USFS USGS UTM VSAT WCRP WRI WSSD WWF United Nations Population Fund United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund United Nations Institute for Training and Research University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Rhode Island United States Agency for International Development United States Forest Service United States Geological Survey Universal Transverse Mercator Very Small Aperture Terminal World Climate Research Programme World Resources Institute World Summit on Sustainable Development World Wildlife Fund

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