DOE

Department of Energy


EOL

NCAR Earth Observing Laboratory

EOS

Earth Observing System

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ERC

engineering research center

ESSL

NCAR Earth and Sun Systems Laboratory

EU

European Union


FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FFRDC

federally funded research and development center


GAOS

Global Atmospheric Observing System

GARP

Global Atmospheric Research Program

GATE

GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment

GEO

NSF Geosciences Directorate

GEWEX

Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment

GLOBE

Global Learning through Observations for the Benefit of the Environment

GPS

Global Positioning System


HAO

High Altitude Observatory

HIAPER

High-performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research


ICSU

International Council for Science

IGBP

International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme

IHOP_2002

International H2O Project

INDOEX

Indian Ocean Experiment

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IRI

International Research Institute

ITR

International Technology Research


JOSS

Joint Office for Science Support


LEAD

Linked Environments for Atmospheric Discovery

LORAN

LOng RAnge Navigation


MALT

Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere

MLSO

Mauna Loa Solar Observatory


NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration



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