CALIPSO

Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations

CAR

Cloud Absorption Radiometer

CASIE

Characterization of Arctic Sea Ice Experiment

CC-VEX

Calipso and CloudSat Validation Experiment

CERES

Clouds and Earth’s Radiant Energy System

CIESEN

Center from International Earth Science Information Network

CLARREO

Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory

CLASIC

Cloud and Land Surface Interaction Campaign

CLPXII

Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (II)

CMIS

Conical Microwave Imager/Sounder

CNES

Centre National d’Études Spaciales

CONAE

Comision Nacional de Actividades Espaciales

COSMIC

Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate; aka FORMOSAT

CrIS

Cross-track Infrared Sounder

CTM

Chemistry and Transport Model

DESDynI

Deformation, Ecosystem Structure, and Dynamics of Ice

DFS

Dual-frequency Scatterometer

DISCOVER-AQ

Deriving Information on Surface conditions from Column and Vertically Resolved Observations Relevant to Air Quality

DLR

German Aerospace Center

DOD

Department of Defense

DOI

Department of the Interior

DPR

Dual-Frequency Precipitation Radar

DSCOVR

Deep Space Climate Observatory

DWSS

Defense Weather Satellite System

ECMWF

European Centre from Medium Range Weather Forecasts

EDU

Engineering Development Unit

EELV

Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle

EO-1

Earth Observing Mission-1

EOS

Earth Observing System

EOSDIS

Earth Observing System Data and Information System

ERB

Earth Radiation Budget

ERBS

Earth Radiation Budget Sensor

ESA

European Space Agency

ESAS

Earth Science and Applications from Space

ESD

Earth Science Division



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