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Appendix H: Selected Acronyms and Abbreviations
Pages 260-264

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... CIWP cloud ice water path CMB cosmic microwave background radiation COBE Cosmic Background Explorer CORF Committee on Radio Frequencies COSPAR Committee on Space Research CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation CyGNSS Cyclone GNSS DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program DOD Department of Defense EESS Earth Exploration-Satellite Service EoR Epoch of Reionization EOS Earth Observing System ERS Earth Remote Sensing Satellite 260
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... ITAC International Telecommunication Advisory Committee ITU International Telecommunication Union ITU-R ITU Radiocommunication Sector IUCAF Scientific Committee on Frequency Allocations for Radio Astronomy and Space Science JPSS Joint Polar Satellite System LEO low Earth orbit LWA Long Wavelength Array MetAids Meteorological Aids Service (radiosondes, etc.) MetSat Meteorological Satellite Service MF medium frequency MLS Microwave Limb Sounder MLT Mesosphere/Lower Thermosphere MR meteor radar MS Mobile Service MSU Microwave Sounding Unit NAIC National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
From page 262...
... RSS radio star scintillation SAR synthetic aperture radar SED spectral energy distribution SETI search for extraterrestrial intelligence SG study group SM soil moisture SMAP Soil Moisture Active/Passive SMBH supermassive black hole SMOS Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity SOS Space Operations Service spfd spectral power flux density (measured in W m–2 Hz–1) SRS Space Research Service SRT Small Radio Telescope SRTM Shuttle Radar Topographic Mapper SSM/I Special Sensor Microwave/Imager (of the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program)
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... APPENDIX H 263 WARC World Administrative Radio Conference (antecedent of WRC) WMAP Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe WRC World Radiocommunication Conference

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