ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS


BASC

Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate


CCM

Certified Consulting Meteorologist

CPC

Climate Prediction Center


DOE

(U.S.) Department of Energy

DOI

(U.S.) Department of the Interior


ENSO

El Niño/Southern Oscillation


FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FCMSSR

Federal Committee for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency


HUD

(U.S.) Department of Housing and Urban Development


IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IRI

International Research Institute


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NCDC

National Climatic Data Center

NCEP

National Centers for Environmental Prediction

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRC

National Research Council

NWS

National Weather Service


OCS

Oklahoma Climatological Survey

OFCM

Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology


RCC

regional climate center



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A Climate Services Vision: First Steps Toward the Future ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS BASC Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate CCM Certified Consulting Meteorologist CPC Climate Prediction Center DOE (U.S.) Department of Energy DOI (U.S.) Department of the Interior ENSO El Niño/Southern Oscillation FAA Federal Aviation Administration FCMSSR Federal Committee for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency HUD (U.S.) Department of Housing and Urban Development IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IRI International Research Institute NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCDC National Climatic Data Center NCEP National Centers for Environmental Prediction NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NWS National Weather Service OCS Oklahoma Climatological Survey OFCM Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology RCC regional climate center

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A Climate Services Vision: First Steps Toward the Future USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture USGS U.S. Geological Survey USGCRP U.S. Global Change Research Program