D Acronyms


ARC

affiliated research center

AVHRR

advanced very high resolution radiometer


DOT

Department of Transportation


EOCAP

Earth Observations Commercialization/Applications Program

EOS

Earth Observing System

EOSAT

Earth Observation Satellite Company

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ESE

Earth Science Enterprise


FGDC

Federal Geographical Data Committee


GIS

geographic information systems

GPS

Global Positioning System


HAB

harmful algal bloom

HRPT

high-resolution picture transmission


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NESDIS

National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRC

National Research Council



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Transforming Remote Sensing Data into Information and Applications D Acronyms ARC affiliated research center AVHRR advanced very high resolution radiometer DOT Department of Transportation EOCAP Earth Observations Commercialization/Applications Program EOS Earth Observing System EOSAT Earth Observation Satellite Company EPA Environmental Protection Agency ESE Earth Science Enterprise FGDC Federal Geographical Data Committee GIS geographic information systems GPS Global Positioning System HAB harmful algal bloom HRPT high-resolution picture transmission NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NESDIS National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council

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Transforming Remote Sensing Data into Information and Applications NSDI National Spatial Data Infrastructure NSF National Science Foundation POES Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite SBIR Small Business Innovation Research (program) SeaWiFS Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor SHOALS Scanning Hydrographic Operations Airborne Lidar Survey SPOT Système pour l’Observation de la Terre TIROS Television Infrared Observing Satellite USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture USGS U.S. Geological Survey