CSTAR

Collaborative Science, Technology, and Applied Research Program

CZCS

Coastal Zone Color Scanner


DAAC

Distributed Active Archive Center

DLESE

Digital Library for Earth Science Education

DLT

Digital Linear Tape

DMSP

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

DOD

U.S. Department of Defense

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy


ECHO

EOSDIS Clearing House

ECMWF

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

ECS

EOSDIS Core System

EDR

environmental data record

EOS

Earth Observing System

EOSDIS

EOS Data and Information System

ERBE

Earth Radiation Budget Experiment

ESA

European Space Agency

ESMR

Electrically Scanning Microwave Radiometer

EUMETSAT

European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites


FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

FCDR

fundamental climate data record


GACP

Global Aerosol Climatology Project

GCM

General Circulation Model

GCOS

Global Climate Observing System

GEO

Group on Earth Observations

GEWEX

Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment

GIS

Geographic Information System

GMS

Geostationary Meteorological Satellite

GOES

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites

GPCP

Global Precipitation Climatology Project

GPCC

Global Precipitation Climatology Center

GSFC

Goddard Space Flight Center

GVaP

Global Water Vapor Project


HIRS

High Infrared Sounder



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