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Appendix G: Acronyms and Abbreviations
Pages 106-112

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... ACRIMSAT Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor Satellite ADM Atmospheric Dynamics Mission AERONET Aerosol Robotic Network AID Aircraft Instrument Demonstration AIRS Atmospheric Infrared Sounder Aladin Atmospheric Laser Doppler-Lidar Instrument ALT [Ocean] Altimeter AMSR-E Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-EOS APS Advanced Polarimetry Sensor ARCTAS Arctic Research of the Composition of the Troposphere from Aircraft and Satellites ARRA American Recovery and Reinvestment Act ASCENDS Active Sensing of CO2 Emissions over Nights, Days, and Seasons ASTER Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer ATMS Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder AVIRIS CONUS Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer [over the]
From page 107...
... APPENDIX G 107 CALIPSO Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations CAR Cloud Absorption Radiometer CASIE Characterization of Arctic Sea Ice Experiment CC-VEX Calipso and CloudSat Validation Experiment CERES Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System CIESEN Center from International Earth Science Information Network CLARREO Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory CLASIC Cloud and Land Surface Interaction Campaign CLPXII Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (II) CMIS Conical Microwave Imager/Sounder CNES Centre National d'Études Spaciales CONAE Comision Nacional de Actividades Espaciales COSMIC Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate; aka FORMOSAT CrIS Cross-track Infrared Sounder CTM Chemistry and Transport Model DESDynI Deformation, Ecosystem Structure, and Dynamics of Ice DFS Dual-frequency Scatterometer DISCOVER-AQ Deriving Information on Surface conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality DLR German Aerospace Center DOD Department of Defense DOI Department of the Interior DPR Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar DSCOVR Deep Space Climate Observatory DWSS Defense Weather Satellite System ECMWF European Centre from Medium Range Weather Forecasts EDU Engineering Development Unit EELV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle EO-1 Earth Observing Mission-1 EOS Earth Observing System EOSDIS Earth Observing System Data and Information System ERB Earth Radiation Budget ERBS Earth Radiation Budget Sensor ESA European Space Agency ESAS Earth Science and Applications from Space ESD Earth Science Division
From page 108...
... GIFTS Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transfer System GLEAM Great Lakes Environmental Assessment and Mapping [Project] GloPac Global Hawk Pacific GMAO Global Modeling and Assimilation Office GMI GPM Microwave Imager GNSS Global Navigation Satellite System GODAE Global Ocean Data Assimilation Office GOES-R Geostationary Orbit Environmental Satellite-R Series GOSAT Greenhouse Gas Observing Satellite GPM Global Precipitation Measurement GPS Global Positioning System GPSRO Global Positioning System Radio Occultation GRACE Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment GRACE-FO Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment-Follow On GRACE-II Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment-II GRIP Genesis and Rapid Intensification Process GWE Global Weather Experiment HES Hyperspectral Environmental Suite HEX Hydrometeorological Experiment HICO Hyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean HyspIRI Hyperspectral Infrared Imager IASI Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer ICECAP Investigating the Crysopheric Evolution of the Central Antarctic Plate
From page 109...
... APPENDIX G 109 ICESat-2 Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite ICSU International Council of Scientific Unions INTEX-B Intercontinental Chemical Transport Experiment Phase B IPO Integrated Program Office ISCCP International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project ISS International Space Station JASD Joint Agency Satellite Division JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JCSDA Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation JEM-EF Japanese Experiment Module-Exposed Facility JPSS Joint Polar Satellite System LASP Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics LCLUC Land Cover/Land Use Change LDCM Landsat Data Continuity Mission LIO Low-Inclination Orbiter LIST Lidar Surface Topography MACPEX Mid-latitude Airborne Cirrus Properties Experiment MAP Modeling, Analysis, and Prediction MAPEX Midlatitude Airborne Cirrus Properties Experiment MERRA Modern Era Retrospective-Analysis for Research and Applications MILAGRO Megacity Initiative: Local and Global Research Observations MODIS Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer MOE Mission Operations Element NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NESDIS National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service NLS NASA Launch Services NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPOESS National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System NPP NPOESS Preparatory Project NRC National Research Council NWS National Weather Service OCO Orbiting Carbon Observatory OIB Operation IceBridge OLI Operational Land Imager
From page 110...
... Science Mission Directorate SLR Satellite Laser Ranging SORCE Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment SPoRT Short-Term Prediction and Research Transition Center SWOT Surface Water and Ocean Topography TC-4 Tropical Composition, Cloud and Climate Coupling TCCON Total Carbon Column Observing Network TIM Total Irradiance Monitor TIRS Thermal Infrared Sensors TOPEX Ocean Topography Experiment TRMM Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission
From page 111...
... APPENDIX G 111 TSI Total Solar Irradiance TSIS Total Solar Irradiance Sensor UAS Unmanned Aircraft System UAV Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle UAVSAR Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar ULA United Launch Alliance USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture USGEO U.S.

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