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 National Climatic Data Center

NRC

The National Research Council


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