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Knowledge-Action Systems for Seasonal to Interannual Climate Forecasting: Summary of a Workshop APPENDIXES

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Knowledge-Action Systems for Seasonal to Interannual Climate Forecasting: Summary of a Workshop APPENDIX A ACRONYMS APSRU Agricultural Production Systems Research Unit (Australia) BOR Bureau of Reclamation (U.S.) CAEN Centro de Aperfeiçoamento de Economistas do Nordeste/Center for the Improvement of Northeastern Economics (Brazil) CHIEX Climate and Health Information Exchange CIG Climate Impacts Group (U.S.) COGERH Companhia de Gestão dos Recursos Hídricos/Water Resource Management Company (Brazil) CPC Climate Prediction Center (U.S.) CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (Australia) DNR&M Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines (Australia) DPI&F Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (Queensland, Australia) ENSO El Niño/Southern Oscillation FUNCEME Fundação Cearense de Meteorologia e Recursos Hídricos/State Foundation for Meteorology and Hydrology (Brazil) IAI Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research IRI International Research Institute for Climate Prediction KAS knowledge-action system MCV Managing Climate Variability NCEP National Center for Environmental Prediction (U.S.) NGOs nongovernmental organizations NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (U.S.) NOAA/OGP National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office of Global Programs NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service NWS/PR National Weather Service/Pacific Region (U.S.) OGP Office of Global Programs (U.S., within NOAA) PBDC Pacific Basin Development Council PEAC Pacific ENSO Applications Center (U.S., U.S.-API) PNW Pacific Northwest (U.S.) QCCA Queensland Center for Climate Applications (Australia) RISA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessment program (U.S.) S&T science and technology SEPLAN Secretaria do Planejamento e Coordenação/State Planning Secretariat (Brazil) UFC Federal University of Ceará (Brazil) UH/SOEST University of Hawai’i/School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (U.S.) UOG/WERI University of Guam/Water and Energy Research Institute (U.S.) USAPI U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (U.S.) WMO World Meteorological Organization

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