Appendix E

Acronym List

4D

Var data-assimilation framework-four-dimensional variational data-assimilation framework
 

AERMOD

Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling System

AMS

American Meteorological Society

AQ

air quality

ASTER

Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
 

BASC

Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate

BL

Boundary Layer
 

CASA

Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere

CCNY

City College of New York

CDC

Centers for Disease Control

CESM

the NCAR Community Earth System Model

CFD

Computational Fluid Dynamics (Modeling)

CFS

climate forecast system

CG

Cloud to Ground (Lightning)

CIMEL

CIMEL Electronique, Paris, France

CMAQ

Community Multiscale Air Quality model

CMAQ-WRF

Community Multiscale Air Quality Weather Research and Forecasting coupled model

CSAQ

Community Scale Air Quality
 

DEMS

digital elevation model

DFW

Dallas-Fort Worth

DHS

Department of Homeland Security

DIAL

Differential Absorption Lidar


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Appendix E Acronym List 4D Var data-assimilation framework—four-dimensional varia- tional data-assimilation framework AERMOD Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling System AMS American Meteorological Society AQ air quality ASTER Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer BASC Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate BL Boundary Layer CASA Center for Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere CCNY City College of New York Centers for Disease Control CDC CESM the NCAR Community Earth System Model CFD Computational Fluid Dynamics (Modeling) CFS climate forecast system CG Cloud to Ground (Lightning) CIMEL CIMEL Electronique, Paris, France CMAQ Community Multiscale Air Quality model CMAQ-WRF Community Multiscale Air Quality Weather Research and Forecasting coupled model CSAQ Community Scale Air Quality DEMS digital elevation model DFW Dallas-Fort Worth DHS Department of Homeland Security DIAL Differential Absorption Lidar 167

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168 168 APPENDIX E DMSP OLS Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Operational L inescan System DOD Department of Defense DOT Department of Transportation ECMWF European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasts EM Electromagnetic Modeling EMS Emergency Medical Service EnKF data- ensemble Kalman filter data-assimilation framework assimilation framework EPA Environmental Protection Agency EPHI Environmental Public Health Indicators EPiCC Environmental Prediction in Canadian Cities Network FHWA Federal Highway Administration FIFE the First International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project Field Experiment GCM global climate model GEWEX the Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment GFS global forecast system GHCN Global Historical Climate Network GHG Greenhouse Gas (Emissions) GIS Geographic Information System GLDAS Global Land Data Assimilation System GMAO the NASA Global Modeling and Assimilation Office GPM Global Precipitation Measurement GPS Global Positioning System GSWP the Global Soil Wetness Project HAZMAT hazardous materials HRLDAS high resolution land data assimilations systems IC intra-cloud (lightning) iLEAPS integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Process Study INDOT Indiana Department of Transportation IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IRS Indian Remote Sensing Satellite ISA impervious surface area

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APPENDIX E 169 ISL Interstitial Sublayer ISLSCP International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project JMA Japanese Meteorological Agency KML Keyhole Markup Language LANDSAT Derived from Land Satellite LDAS land data assimilations systems LES Large-Eddy simulation lidar Light Detection and Ranging LIS land information system LST land surface temperature LUMPS local-scale urban meteorological parameterization scheme MDCARS Meteorological Data Collection and Reporting System MDSS Maintenance and Decision Support System MFRSR Multi-Filter Rotating Shadowband Radiometer MISR Multi-angle Imaging Spectroradiometer MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer MSA Metropolitan Statistical Area MWRP Microwave Radiometric Profilers NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards NAQFC National Air Quality Forecast Capability NARAC National Atmospheric Release Advisory Center NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA LIS NASA Land Information System NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research NCEP National Centers for Environmental Prediction NCTCOG the North Central Texas Council of Governments NEXRAD Next-Generation Radar NLDAS North American Land Data Assimilation System NLDN National Lightning Detection Network NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAA MADIS National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association’s Meteorological Assimilation Data Ingest System NOAA NCDC National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Na- tional Climatic Data Center NRC The National Research Council

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170 170 APPENDIX E NUDAPT National Urban Database and Access Portal Tool NWCC The National Wind Coordinating Collaborative NWP Numerical Weather Prediction NWS National Weather Service NYC MetNet New York City Meteorological Network OFCM Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology OSSE Observing System Simulation Experiments PBL planetary boundary layer PDA Personal Digital Assistant PM Samplers Particulate Matter Samplers RANS Reynolds-averaged Navier-Stokes RAOB the Universal RAwinsonde OBservation program RFC River Forecasting Center RISA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (NOAA program) RSL Roughness Sublayer RSS Really Simple Syndication SAR synthetic aperture radar SEAFM streamflow forecasting computer model system used and developed by Seattle Public Utilities SEB surface energy balance SMS Short Message Service SNOTEL SNOwpack TELemetry SPOT Satellite Pour l’Observation de la Terre SPU Seattle Public Utilities TAMDAR Tropospheric Airborne Meteorological Data Reporting T&D transport and dispersion TOMS Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer TRMM Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission UBL Urban Boundary Layer UBL/PBL Urban Boundary Layer/Planetary Boundary Layer UCL Urban Canopy Layer UCM urban canopy model UHI Urban Heat Island

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APPENDIX E 171 UPS United Parcel Service USWRP U.S. Weather Research Program V-I-S model Ridds’s vegetation-impervious surface-soil model WMO World Meteorological Organization WRF Weather Research & Forecasting Model WRF/Chem Weather Research and Forecasting/Chemistry model model WRF-NMM Weather Research and Forecasting-Nonhydrostatic Meso- scale Model WSR-88D Weather Surveillance Radar 88 Dop

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