CPC Climate Prediction Center

CRMS Center for Migration and Refugee Studies

CRS Congressional Research Service

CVI Coastal Vulnerability Index

DAMOCLES Developing Arctic Modeling and Observing Capabilities for Long-Term Environmental Studies

DESDYNI deformation, ecosystem structure, and dynamics of ice

DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

DOD Department of Defense

DOE Department of Energy

DoN Department of the Navy

DSCA defense support of civil authorities

EAF expeditionary airfield

EEZ exclusive economic zone

EHF extremely high frequency

ENSO El Niño Southern Oscillation

ESA European Space Agency

EUCOM U.S. European Command

FAO foreign area officer

FLTSAT Fleet Satellite

FNMOC Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center

FSU former Soviet Union

GBS Global Broadcast Service

GCOS Global Climate Observing System

GDP gross domestic product

GEO geosynchronous Earth orbit

GERG Geochemical and Environmental Research Group

GFCS Global Framework for Climate Services

GLONASS Global Orbiting Navigation Satellite System

GNSS Global Navigation Satellite System

GOOS Global Ocean Observing System

GPS Global Positioning System

HA/DR humanitarian assistance/disaster relief

HDOP horizontal dilution of precision

HF high frequency

HSPD Homeland Security Presidential Directive

ICSU International Council for Science

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