FWS

Fish and Wildlife Service

 

GCOS

Global Climate Observing System

 

HyspIRI

Hyperspectral Infrared Imager

 

InSAR

interferometric synthetic aperture radar

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

 

JERS-1

Japanese Earth Resources Satellite 1

 

KOMPSAT 2, 3A

Korea Multi-Purpose Satellite 2 and 3A

 

LANDFIRE

Landscape Fire and Resource Management Planning Tools

LDCM

Landsat Data Continuity Mission

LiDAR

light detection and ranging

LIST

LiDAR Surface Topography

 

MODIS

Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer

MSI

Multispectral Imager

MSS

Multispectral Scanning System

 

NAIP

National Agriculture Imagery Program

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NGA

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NPOESS

National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System

NPP

National Polar-orbiting Partnership

NPS

National Park Service

NRC

National Research Council

 

OLI

Operational Land Imager

OMB

Office of Management and Budget

OSTP

Office of Science and Technology Policy

 

R&D

research and development

RBV

Return Beam Vidicon

REDD

United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries

RFI

request for information

 

SAR

synthetic aperture radar

SEASAT

Seafaring Satellite Mission

SELIP

Sustained and Enhanced Land Imaging Program

SIR-C

Spaceborne Imaging Radar C band

SPOT 5, 6, 7

Système pour l’Observation de la Terre (System for Earth Observation)

SWIR

shortwave infrared region

 

TACSAT-3

Tactical Satellite 3

TCDR

thematic climate data record

 



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