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Appendix B ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THIS REPORT AVHRR BPI bps CCITT CD COP CODEC CODMAC DBMS DoD DOE ELV EOIS EOS ERBE ESSC Gbps GOES GSFC HIRIS I/O IF ISO I.ISO JPL kbps Mbps MHz MIPS MSS NAIF NAIS NASA NCAR NOAA NRC Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer Bits per inch Bits per second International Telegraph and Telephone Consultative Committee Compact disk Concept Design Phase Coder-Decoder - Committee on Data Management and Computation (NRC) Data Base Management System - Department-of Defense Department of Energy Expendable Launch Vehicle Earth Observing Information System Earth Observing System Earth Radiation Budget Experiment Earth System Science Committee (NASA) Gigabits per second Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA) High Resolution Imaging Spectrometer Input/Output Internet Protocol Information Systems Office (NASA) International Standards Organization Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA) Ki~obits per second Megabits per second Megahertz Million Instructions per second Mu~tispectra] Scanner Navigation and Ancillary Information Facility Navigation and Ancillary Information System National Aeronautics and Space Administration National Center for Atmospheric Research National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration National Research Council 54 l

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NSF NSSDC OAST OSI OSSA OSTDS PCDS PDS PI PLDS PODS PSCN PSU R&D REP ROM SAIS SAR SPAN SSB SSIS TCP/IP THIR THIS TM TOPEX TP-4 UARS USDA USGS VHSIC National Science Foundation National Space Sciences Data Center (NASA/GSFC) Office of Aeronautics and Space Technology (NASA) Open Systems Interconnection Office of Space Science and Applications (NASA) Office of Space Tracking and Data Systems (NASA) Pilot Climate Data System Planetary Data System Principal Investigator Pilot Land Data System Pilot Ocean Data System Program Support Communications Network (NASA) Physical Storage Unit Research and Development Request for Proposal Read-Only Memory Science and Applications Information System Synthetic Aperture Radar Space Physics Applications Network Space Science Board (NRC) Space Science Information System Transport Control Protoco1/Internet Protocol Temperature-Humidity Infrared Technical Management Information System (NASA) Thematic Mapper Topography Experiment for Ocean Circulation Transport Protocol 4 Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite U. S. Department of Agriculture U. S. Geologic Survey Very-High-Speed Integrated Circuit 55

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