Appendix D
Acronyms and Initialisms


ABN

Autorité du Bassin du Niger

AGRHYMET

Regional Center for Training in Agriculture, Hydrology, and Meteorology

AMSU

Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit

AVHRR

Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer


CILSS

Comité Inter-Etats de Lutte contre la Sécheresse au Sahel

CODATA

Committee on Data for Science and Technology

CONSERE

Conseil Supérieur des Ressources Naturelles et de l’Environnement

CRODT

Centre de Recherches Océanographiques Dakar-Thiaroye

CSE

Centre de Suivi Ecologique


EIS

environmental information system

ENDA

Environment and Development Action in the Third World

EROS

Earth Resources Observation Systems


FEWS NET

Famine Early Warning System Network


GEF

Global Environment Facility

GIS

geographic information system

GOES

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite

GRF

Global River Floodplains project

GTS

Global Telecommunications System

GTZ

Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit



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Appendix D Acronyms and Initialisms ABN Autorité du Bassin du Niger AGRHYMET Regional Center for Training in Agriculture, Hydrology, and Meteorology AMSU Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer CILSS Comité Inter-Etats de Lutte contre la Sécheresse au Sahel CODATA Committee on Data for Science and Technology CONSERE Conseil Supérieur des Ressources Naturelles et de l’Environnement CRODT Centre de Recherches Océanographiques Dakar-Thiaroye CSE Centre de Suivi Ecologique EIS environmental information system ENDA Environment and Development Action in the Third World EROS Earth Resources Observation Systems FEWS NET Famine Early Warning System Network GEF Global Environment Facility GIS geographic information system GOES Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite GRF Global River Floodplains project GTS Global Telecommunications System GTZ Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit

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ICSU International Council for Science IRD Institut Français de Recherche pour le Développement ISRA Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles IUCN World Conservation Union MODIS Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectrometer NDVI Normalized Difference Vegetation Index NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration OMVG Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du Fleuve Gambie OMVS Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du Fleuve Sénégal PASIE Programme d’Atténuation et de Suivi des Impacts sur l’Environnement de l’OMVS RFE rainfall estimation S&T scientific and technical SAED Société d’Aménagement et d’Exploitation du Delta du Fleuve Sénégal SFM streamflow model SOGED Société de Gestion et d’Exploitation de Diama SOGEM Société de Gestion de l’Energie de Manantali SONADER Société Nationale de Développement Rural SPOT Système Probatoire pour l’Observation de la Terre SRB Senegal River basin SSM/I Special Sensor Microwave/Imager SST sea surface temperature STI scientific and technical information TDR Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases UNDP United Nations Development Programme UNEP United Nations Environment Programme USAID United States Agency for International Development USNC United States National Committee WCD World Commission on DamsWHO World Health Organization

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