Appendix B

Acronyms

ALMA Atacama Large Mm/SubMm Array
AM(R)S aeronautical mobile (R) service
AMSR2 Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2
AMSR- E Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-Earth
AMSU-A Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit
ARNS Aeronautical Radionavigation Service
ARO Arizona Radio Observatory
ATMS JPSS’s Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder
CI neutral carbon
CIWSIR Cloud Ice Water Sub-millimetre Imaging Radiometer
CSO Caltech Submillimeter Observatory
DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
DOD Department of Defense
EESS Earth Exploration-Satellite Service
EIRP equivalent isotropically radiated power
EOS Aqua EOS Aqua (NASA)
GEM Geosynchronous Microwave Sounder/Imager
GMI GPM Microwave Imager
GOMAS Geostationary Observatory for Microwave Atmospheric Sounding
GPM Global Precipitation Measurement (NASA)
HAPS high-altitude platform stations
HSO Herschel Space Observatory
ITU International Telecommunication Union
JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
JCMT James Clark Maxwell Telescope
JPSS Joint Polar Satellite System
LWA Long Wavelength Array
MASTER Millimetre-wave Acquisitions for Stratosphere/Troposphere Exchange Research
MIS Microwave Imager Sounder (JPSS)
MLS Microwave Limb Sounder
MWA Murchison Widefield Array


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Appendix B Acronyms ALMA Atacama Large Mm/SubMm Array AM(R)S aeronautical mobile (R) service AMSR2 Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer 2 AMSR- E Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer-Earth AMSU-A Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit ARNS Aeronautical Radionavigation Service ARO Arizona Radio Observatory ATMS JPSS’s Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder CI neutral carbon CIWSIR Cloud Ice Water Sub-millimetre Imaging Radiometer CSO Caltech Submillimeter Observatory DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program DOD Department of Defense EESS Earth Exploration-Satellite Service EIRP equivalent isotropically radiated power EOS Aqua EOS Aqua (NASA) GEM Geosynchronous Microwave Sounder/Imager GMI GPM Microwave Imager GOMAS Geostationary Observatory for Microwave Atmospheric Sounding GPM Global Precipitation Measurement (NASA) HAPS high-altitude platform stations HSO Herschel Space Observatory ITU International Telecommunication Union JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JCMT James Clark Maxwell Telescope JPSS Joint Polar Satellite System LWA Long Wavelength Array MASTER Millimetre-wave Acquisitions for Stratosphere/Troposphere Exchange Research MIS Microwave Imager Sounder (JPSS) MLS Microwave Limb Sounder MWA Murchison Widefield Array 44

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MWI Microwave Imager NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NiCT National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan) NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC U.S. National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation OOB out of band OSCR Ocean Surface Current Radar PREMIER Process Exploration Through Measurement of Infrared and Millimeter-wave Emitted Radiation RAS Radio Astronomy Service RFI radio frequency interference SAFIR Single Aperture Far-Infrared Observatory SM soil moisture SMA Submillimeter Array SMILES Submillimeter-Wave Limb Emission Sounder SMMR Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer SMT Sub-Millimeter Telescope (ARO) SOFIA Stratospheric Observatory for Far-Infrared Astronomy SOPRANO Sub-millimeter Observations of Processes in the Atmosphere Noteworthy for Ozone SPT South Pole Telescope SSB single-sideband SSM/I Special Sensor Microwave Imager SSMI/S Special Sensor Microwave Imager/Sounder SST sea surface temperature TMI TRMM Microwave Imager TRMM Tropical Rain Fall Measurement Mission UAS unmanned aircraft systems WERA wave radar systems WMO World Meteorological Organization WRC World Radiocommunication Conference 45

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