CILSS

Inter-State Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel

CIUEM

Information Science Center, Eduardo Mondlane University

CNRIT

Center for Natural Resource Information Technology

CODI

Committee On Development Information

CRSP

Collaborative Research Support Program

CRTEAN

Regional Center for Remote Sensing of North African States

CRTO

Regional Center of Toronto

CSE

Ecological Monitoring Center

CSIR

Council for Science and Industrial Research


DAAC

Distributed Active Archive Center

DANIDA

Danish National Aid Program

DBMS

Database Management Systems

DEM

Digital Elevation Model

DEVECOL

Development Ecology

DfID

Department for International Development

DHS

Demographic and Health Surveys

DIAPER

Permanent Diagnostic Project

DIGEST

Digital Geographic Information Exchange Standards

DISD

Development Information Services Division

DLR

The German Center for Air and Space Travel

DMC

Drought Monitoring Center

DMSP

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

DOQQ

Digital Orthophoto Quarter Quad

DOT

Digital Opportunities Taskforce


ECA U.N.

Economic Commission for Africa

ECOWAS

Economic Community of West African States

EIS

Environment Information Systems

EOS

Earth Observing System

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EROS

Earth Resources Observation Systems

ERTS

Earth Resources Technology Satellite (Later renamed Landsat)

ESMI

European Spatial Metadata Infrastructure

ESRI

Environmental Systems Research Institute

ETM+

Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus


FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization

FDI

Foreign Direct Investments

FEWS NET

Famine Early Warning System Network

FEWS

Famine Early Warning System

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee

FIPS

Federal Information Processing Standards

FPAR

Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation

FSS

Federal School of Surveying

FTP

File Transfer Protocol


GAC

Global Area Coverage

GDTA

Aerospace Remote Sensing Development Group

GIS

Geographic Information System

GISciences

Geographic Information Sciences

GISD

Geographic Information for Sustainable Development

GOFC

Global Observations of Forest Cover

GOLD

Global Observations of Land Dynamics



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