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Appendix G: Acronyms
Pages 219-220

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... Appendix G Acronyms ADDS Aviation Digital Data System AMPS Antarctic Mesoscale Prediction System AMS American Meteorological Society APA Administrative Procedures Act ASOS Automated Surface Observing System CAB Civil Aeronautics Board COMET Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training CRAFT Collaborative Radar Acquisition Field Test CWSA Commercial Weather Services Association DOD Department of Defense DOT Department of Transportation ECMWF European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts ENSO E! Nino-Southern Oscillation EOS Earth Observing System EPA Environmental Protection Agency FAA Federal Aviation Administration FACA Federal Advisory Committee Act FAIR Act Federal Activities Inventory Reform Act FCC Federal Communications Commission FFRDC Federally Funded Research and Development Center FSL Forecast Systems Laboratory GDP gross domestic product GPS Global Positioning System 219
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... 220 APPENDIX G NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research NCDC National Climatic Data Center NCEP National Centers for Environmental Prediction NDFD National Digital Forecast Database NEXRAD NEXt generation weather RADar NIDS NEXRAD Information Dissemination Service NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPOESS National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation NWS National Weather Service OMB Office of Management and Budget PSU Pennsylvania State University RCC radio common carrier RMS root-mean-square UCAR University Corporation for Atmospheric Research UHF ultrahigh frequency UV ultraviolet WITI Weather Information Technologies, Inc. WLCC wireline common carrier WMO World Meteorological Organization

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