Restructuring Federal Climate Research to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change
The following HTML text is provided to enhance online
readability. Many aspects of typography translate only awkwardly to HTML.
Please use the page image
as the authoritative form to ensure accuracy.
NPOESS National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System
NRC National Research Council
NSF National Science Foundation
PDSI Palmer Drought Severity Index
RISA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments
SAR synthetic aperture radar
START Global Change System for Analysis, Research, and Training
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
USGCRP U.S. Global Change Research Program
WCRP World Climate Research Programme
WHO World Health Organization