Appendix I - List of Acronyms


ACCP

Atlantic Climate Change Program

ACP

Antarctic Circumpolar Current

ADCP

Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler

ADEOS

Advanced Earth Observing Satellite

ALACE

Autonomous Lagrangian Circulation Explorer

ARCSS

Arctic Systems Science

ARPA

Advanced Research Projects Agency

ATOC

Acoustic Thermometry of Ocean Climate

AUV

Autonomous Underwater Vehicle


CFC

Chlorofluorocarbon

CLIVAR

Climate Variability and Predictability

CRC

NRC Climate Research Committee

CTD

Conductivity-Temperature-Depth

CZCS

Coastal Zone Color Scanner


DOE

Department of Energy


ENSO

El Niño-Southern Oscillation

EOS

Earth Observing System

ERS-1

European Remote Sensing Satellite


FARA

French-American Ridge Atlantic


GCOS

Global Climate Observing System

GCP

GLOBEC Core Program

GEOSAT

Geodetic Satellite Mission

GFDL

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

GISP2

Greenland Ice Sheet Project Two

GLOBEC

Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics

GOALS

Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System

GOOS

Global Ocean Observing System

GTS

Global Telecommunications System


ICES

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea

ICSU

International Council of Scientific Unions

IGBP

International Geosphere-Biosphere Program

IMAGES

International Marine Global Changes Study

InterRIDGE

International RIDGE

IOC

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission



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The Ocean's Role in Global Change: Progress of Major Research Programs Appendix I - List of Acronyms ACCP Atlantic Climate Change Program ACP Antarctic Circumpolar Current ADCP Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler ADEOS Advanced Earth Observing Satellite ALACE Autonomous Lagrangian Circulation Explorer ARCSS Arctic Systems Science ARPA Advanced Research Projects Agency ATOC Acoustic Thermometry of Ocean Climate AUV Autonomous Underwater Vehicle CFC Chlorofluorocarbon CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability CRC NRC Climate Research Committee CTD Conductivity-Temperature-Depth CZCS Coastal Zone Color Scanner DOE Department of Energy ENSO El Niño-Southern Oscillation EOS Earth Observing System ERS-1 European Remote Sensing Satellite FARA French-American Ridge Atlantic GCOS Global Climate Observing System GCP GLOBEC Core Program GEOSAT Geodetic Satellite Mission GFDL Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory GISP2 Greenland Ice Sheet Project Two GLOBEC Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics GOALS Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System GOOS Global Ocean Observing System GTS Global Telecommunications System ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea ICSU International Council of Scientific Unions IGBP International Geosphere-Biosphere Program IMAGES International Marine Global Changes Study InterRIDGE International RIDGE IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission

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The Ocean's Role in Global Change: Progress of Major Research Programs IRICP International Research Institute for Climate Prediction JGOFS Joint Global Ocean Flux Study JOI Joint Oceanographic Institutions, Inc. LAII Land-Atmosphere-Ice Interactions LOICZ Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone MELT Mantle Electromagnetic and Tomography MESH Marine Aspects of Earth System History NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NSCAT NASA Scatterometer NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation OAII Ocean-Atmosphere-Ice Interactions ODP Ocean Drilling Program ONR Office of Naval Research PAGES Past Global Climate PALE Paleoclimates of Arctic Lakes and Estuaries PICES Pacific ICES RIDGE Ridge Inter-Disciplinary Global Experiments ROV Remotely Operated Vehicle SCOR Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research SeaWiFS Sea-Viewing, Wide Field Sensor SERDP Strategic Environmental Research and Development Projects SOFAR Sound Fixing and Ranging SOSUS Sound Surveillance Underwater System SST Sea-Surface Temperature TAO TOGA Tropical Atmosphere Ocean TOGA Tropical Ocean-Global Atmosphere TOGA COARE TOGA Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment TOGA SSG TOGA Scientific Steering Group TOPEX/Poseidon Ocean Topography Experiment T-POP TOGA Program on Seasonal to Interannual Prediction UNEP United Nations Environment Program

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The Ocean's Role in Global Change: Progress of Major Research Programs USGS United States Geological Survey VOS Voluntary Observing Ship WCRP World Climate Research Program WOCE World Ocean Circulation Experiment WMO World Meteorological Organization XBT Expendable Bathythermograph

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