DTASS

Digital Terminal Area Surveillance System


ELDORA

Electra Doppler Radar

EPA

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ERS-1 and 2

European Remote Sensing Satellite


FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Administration

FHWA

Federal Highway Administration

FPGA

Field Programmable Gate Arrays


GPM

Global Precipitation Mission

GPS

Global Positioning System


IOS

Integrated Observing System

ITWS

Integrated Terminal Weather System


JPOLE

Joint Polarization Experiment


LNA

Low Noise Amplifier


MESAR

Multifunction Electronically Scanned Aperture Radar

MMIC

Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit

MOTR

Multiple Object Tracking Radar

MPR

Microburst Prediction Radar


NAS

National Airspace System

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NCAR

National Center for Atmospheric Research

NCDC

National Climatic Data Center

NCEP

National Centers for Environmental Prediction

NEXRAD

Next Generation Weather Radar

NLDN

National Lightning Detection Network

NMOC

Naval Meteorological and Oceanography Command

NOAA

National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration

NPI

NEXRAD Product Improvement Program

NPS

National Park Service

NRC

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

NSCAT

NASA Scatterometer

NWP

Numerical Weather Prediction

NWS

National Weather Service


OAO

Office of Aircraft Operations

ONR

Office of Naval Research

OPUP

U.S. Air Force Open Principal User Processor

ORDA

Open Radar Data Acquisition

ORPG

Open-System Radar Product Generator


PUP

Principalmanned User Processor


QPE

Quantified Precipitation Estimation

QPF

Qualitative Precipitation Forecasting


RASS

Radio Acoustic Sounding

RDA

Radar Data Acquisition



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