Appendix B
Abbreviations and Acronyms

4-DVAR

Four-Dimensional Variational Assimilation

ANC

Auto-Nowcast

ATA

Air Transport Association

CCFP

Collaborative Convective Forecast Product

CDM

Collaborative Decision Making

ETA

estimated time of arrival

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FAR

false alarm rate

GIFTS

Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer

GPS

Global Positioning System

GPS/MET

Global Positioning System Meteorology Demonstration Network

IHOP

International H2O Project

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NCEP

National Centers for Environmental Prediction

NRC

National Research Council

NWP

numerical weather prediction

NWS

National Weather Service

POD

probability of detection

RAPT

route availability planning tool

WSR-88D

Weather Surveillance Radar 88 Doppler



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Appendix B Abbreviations and Acronyms 4-DVAR Four-Dimensional Variational Assimilation ANC Auto-Nowcast ATA Air Transport Association CCFP Collaborative Convective Forecast Product CDM Collaborative Decision Making ETA estimated time of arrival FAA Federal Aviation Administration FAR false alarm rate GIFTS Geosynchronous Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer GPS Global Positioning System GPS/MET Global Positioning System Meteorology Demonstration Network IHOP International H2O Project NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NCEP National Centers for Environmental Prediction NRC National Research Council NWP numerical weather prediction NWS National Weather Service POD probability of detection RAPT route availability planning tool WSR-88D Weather Surveillance Radar 88 Doppler