UCGIS

University Consortium for Geographic Information Science

USGS

U.S. Geological Survey

UTM

Universal Transverse Mercator


VAR

value added reseller

VisEarth

Visualizing Earth

VISIT

Visual Immersion in Science Inquiry for Teachers

VISM

Visualizations in Science and Mathematics


WAN

wide area network

WHO

World Health Organization

WIMP

windows, icons, menus, and pointers

WRI

World Resources Institute



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