RFE

Rainfall Estimate

RGB

Red, Green, Blue


SADC

Southern African Development Community

SADCC

Southern African Development Coordination Conference

SCAR

Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research

SCT

Spatial Characterization Tool

SDI

Spatial Data Infrastructure

SDST

Spatial Data Transfer Standards

SiB

Simple Biosphere Model

SISEI

Environmental Information System on the Internet

SPOT

Système Pour l’Observation de la Terre

SPP

Single Point Positioning

SRTM

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission

SSM/I

Special Sensor Microwave/Imager

SST

Sea-Surface Temperature

START

System for Analysis, Research, and Training

STI

Sexually Transmitted Infection

STWG

Science and Technical Working Group


TB

Tuberculosis

TCMP

Tanzania Coastal Mapping Partnership

TDMA

Time Division Multiple Access

TM

Thematic Mapper

TREES

Tropical Ecosystem Environment Observations by Satellite

TRMM

Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission


UNDP

United Nations Development Program

UNECA

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

UNECA-CODI

UNECA-Committee on Development Information

UNEP

United Nations Environment Program

UNESCO

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization

UNFPA

United Nations Population Fund

UNICEF

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund

UNITAR

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

UNL

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

URI

University of Rhode Island

USAID

United States Agency for International Development

USFS

United States Forest Service

USGS

United States Geological Survey

UTM

Universal Transverse Mercator


VSAT

Very Small Aperture Terminal


WCRP

World Climate Research Programme

WRI

World Resources Institute

WSSD

World Summit on Sustainable Development

WWF

World Wildlife Fund



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