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Abbreviations and Acronyms


ABL

atmospheric boundary layer

AGCM

Atmospheric General Circulation Model

A-L-O

atmosphere-land-ocean

AM2

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory Atmospheric Model 2

AMS

American Meteorological Society

AO

Arctic Oscillation

ARM

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement


BASC

Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate


CAM

Community Atmosphere Model

CCM2

Community Climate Model-2

CCSM

Community Climate System Model

CLIVAR

Climate Variability and Predictability

CO2

carbon dioxide

CPT

Climate Process and Modeling Team

CRM

Community Regional Model

CRYSTAL-FACE

Cirrus Regional Study of Tropical Anvils and Cirrus Layers-Florida Area Cirrus Experiment


DMS

dimethyl sulphide

DNS

direct numerical simulation

DYCOMS-II

Dynamics and Chemistry of Marine Stratocumulus Experiment



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Improving the Scientific Foundation for Atmosphere-Land-Ocean Simulations: Report of A Workshop F Abbreviations and Acronyms ABL atmospheric boundary layer AGCM Atmospheric General Circulation Model A-L-O atmosphere-land-ocean AM2 Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory Atmospheric Model 2 AMS American Meteorological Society AO Arctic Oscillation ARM Atmospheric Radiation Measurement BASC Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate CAM Community Atmosphere Model CCM2 Community Climate Model-2 CCSM Community Climate System Model CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability CO2 carbon dioxide CPT Climate Process and Modeling Team CRM Community Regional Model CRYSTAL-FACE Cirrus Regional Study of Tropical Anvils and Cirrus Layers-Florida Area Cirrus Experiment DMS dimethyl sulphide DNS direct numerical simulation DYCOMS-II Dynamics and Chemistry of Marine Stratocumulus Experiment

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Improving the Scientific Foundation for Atmosphere-Land-Ocean Simulations: Report of A Workshop ECMWF European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts ENSO El Niño-Southern Oscillation GCM General Circulation Model GCSS GEWEX Cloud Systems Study GEWEX Global Energy and Water Vapor Experiment GFDL Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory GISS NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies IR infrared ITCZ intertropical convergence zone LES large-eddy simulation NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NSF National Science Foundation NWP numerical weather prediction OBL oceanic boundary layer ONR Office of Naval Research PBL planetary boundary layer QBO quasi-biennial oscillation Re Reynolds number RICO Rain in Cumulus over the Ocean Experiment SOLAS Surface Ocean Lower Atmosphere Study TES Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer TKE turbulent kinetic energy TWP-ICE ARM’s Tropical Warm Pool International Cloud Experiment