D
Acronyms


ASPRS

American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

AVHRR

Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer


BAA

Broad Agency [Research] Announcement

BASIC

Boulder Area Spatial Information Cooperative


DEM

digital elevation model

DFIRM

Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps

DNR

Department of Natural Resources


EOSDIS

Earth Observing System Data and Information System

EROS

Earth Resources Observation Systems


FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FOIA

Freedom of Information Act


GIS

geographic information system

GPS

Global Positioning System


IRS

Indian Remote Sensing Satellite


lidar

light detection and ranging


MODIS

Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer



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D Acronyms ASPRS American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer BAA Broad Agency [Research] Announcement BASIC Boulder Area Spatial Information Cooperative DEM digital elevation model DFIRM Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps DNR Department of Natural Resources EOSDIS Earth Observing System Data and Information System EROS Earth Resources Observation Systems FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FOIA Freedom of Information Act GIS geographic information system GPS Global Positioning System IRS Indian Remote Sensing Satellite lidar light detection and ranging MODIS Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer

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NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCDC National Climate Data Center NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPOESS National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System NRC National Research Council RESAC Regional Earth Science Applications Center RFP request for proposal RLIS Regional Land Information System SPOT Système pour l’Observation de la Terre USGS United States Geological Survey WAGIC Washington State Geographic Information Council