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Select Acronyms and Terms

ACE Advanced Composition Explorer

AFSPC Air Force Space Command (headquartered at Peterson Air Force Base Colorado)

AFWA Air Force Weather Agency

CCMC Community Coordinated Modeling Center (a NASA-supported program)

CME coronal mass ejection

COST Cooperation in Science and Technology

CRRES Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite

DOD Department of Defense

Dst distributed storage time

ESA European Space Agency

EU European Union

FAA Federal Aviation Administration

GIC geomagnetically induced current

GOES Geostationary Operational Environment Satellite

GPS Global Positioning System

HF high frequency (3-30 MHz)

JSpOC Joint Space Operations Center

Kp index A planetary index of geomagnetic activity that ranges from Kp0 to Kp9 where Kp9 represents the most severe storm

LF/HC low-frequency/high-consequence

LRO Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (NASA Space Exploration Mission)

LWS Living With a Star (NASA program)

NSF National Science Foundation

now-cast near-term space weather forecast

NSWP National Space Weather Program

PCA polar cap absorption

R&D research and development

RF radio frequency

SA situational awareness



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E Select Acronyms and Terms ACE Advanced Composition Explorer AFSPC Air Force Space Command (headquartered at Peterson Air Force Base Colorado) AFWA Air Force Weather Agency CCMC Community Coordinated Modeling Center (a NASA-supported program) CME coronal mass ejection COST Cooperation in Science and Technology CRRES Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite DOD Department of Defense Dst distributed storage time ESA European Space Agency EU European Union FAA Federal Aviation Administration GIC geomagnetically induced current GOES Geostationary Operational Environment Satellite GPS Global Positioning System HF high frequency (3-30 MHz) JSpOC Joint Space Operations Center Kp index A planetary index of geomagnetic activity that ranges from Kp0 to Kp9 where Kp9 represents the most severe storm LF/HC low-frequency/high-consequence LRO Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (NASA Space Exploration Mission) LWS Living With a Star (NASA program) NSF National Science Foundation now-cast near-term space weather forecast NSWP National Space Weather Program PCA polar cap absorption R&D research and development RF radio frequency SA situational awareness 130

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131 APPENDIX E SDO Solar Dynamics Observatory SEC Space Environment Center SEP solar energetic particle SOHO Solar and Heliospheric Observatory STEREO Solar-Terrestrial Relations Observatory SWENET Space Weather European Network SWPC Space Weather Prediction Center (NOAA) SWWT Space Weather Working Team TEC total electron content USAF U.S. Air Force USGS U.S. Geological Survey WAAS Wide Area Augmentation System

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