CAcronyms and Other Initials


ACCP

Atlantic Climate Change Program

ADEOS

Advanced Earth Observing Satellite

AIRS

Aerometric Information Retrieval System

AIREP

Aircraft Enroute Report

AOML

Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory

ARCS

Atmospheric Radiation and Cloud Station

ARM

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement program

ATSR

Along-Track Scanning Radiometer

AVHRR

Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer


CART

Cloud and Radiation Testbed

CENR

Committee on Environment and Natural Resources

CLIVAR

Climate Variability and Predictability program

CNES

Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (French National Center for Space Studies)

COADS

Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set

COARE

Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment

CRC

Climate Research Committee


DERF

dynamic extended-range forecasting


ECMWF

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting

EMEX

Equatorial Mesoscale Experiment

ENSO

El Niño/Southern Oscillation

EOS

Earth Observing System

EOSDIS

Earth Observing System Data and Information System



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GOALS Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System for Predicting Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate: A Program of Observation, Modeling, and Analysis CAcronyms and Other Initials ACCP Atlantic Climate Change Program ADEOS Advanced Earth Observing Satellite AIRS Aerometric Information Retrieval System AIREP Aircraft Enroute Report AOML Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory ARCS Atmospheric Radiation and Cloud Station ARM Atmospheric Radiation Measurement program ATSR Along-Track Scanning Radiometer AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer CART Cloud and Radiation Testbed CENR Committee on Environment and Natural Resources CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability program CNES Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (French National Center for Space Studies) COADS Comprehensive Ocean-Atmosphere Data Set COARE Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment CRC Climate Research Committee DERF dynamic extended-range forecasting ECMWF European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting EMEX Equatorial Mesoscale Experiment ENSO El Niño/Southern Oscillation EOS Earth Observing System EOSDIS Earth Observing System Data and Information System

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GOALS Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System for Predicting Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate: A Program of Observation, Modeling, and Analysis EPOCS Equatorial Pacific Ocean Climate Studies ERS Earth Remote Sensing Satellite ESA European Space Agency FSU Florida State University GEOSAT Geodetic satellite GFO GEOSAT follow-on GAME GEWEX Asia Monsoon Experiment GARP Global Atmospheric Research Program GCIP GEWEX Continental-scale International Project GCM general circulation model GCOS Global Climate Observing System GEWEX Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment GOALS Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System GOOS Global Ocean Observing System GTS Global Telecommunication System ICSU International Council of Scientific Unions IFREMER Institut Français de Rechèrche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission IRICP International Research Institute for Climate Prediction ITCZ Intertropical Convergence Zone JGOFS Joint Global Ocean Flux Study MODIS-N Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer-Nadir MSU Microwave Sounding Unit NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASDA National Space Development Agency of Japan NMC National Meteorological Center NOAA National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration NORPAX North Pacific Experiment NRC National Research Council NSCAT NASA Scatterometer OCTS Ocean Color and Temperature Scanner OLR outgoing longwave radiation PEQUOD Pacific Equatorial Ocean Dynamics PMEL Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory SACZ South Atlantic Convergence Zone SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar SeaWiFS Sea-Viewing, Wide Field-of-View Sensor SEQUAL-FOCAL Seasonal Equatorial Atlantic Experiment-Francais Ocean et Climat dans l'Atlantique Equatorial SHEBA Surface Heat and Energy Budget of the Arctic

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GOALS Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System for Predicting Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate: A Program of Observation, Modeling, and Analysis SOI Southern Oscillation Index SPCZ South Pacific Convergence Zone SSMI Special Sensor Microwave Imager SST sea-surface temperature STORM Storm-scale Operational and Research Meteorology TAO Tropical Atmosphere Ocean (array) TIWE Tropical Instability Wave Experiment TOGA Tropical Ocean and Global Atmosphere program TOPEX Ocean Surface Topography Experiment TPFO TOPEX/Poseidon Follow-On T-POP TOGA Program on Prediction TRMM Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission VISSR Visible and Infrared Spin-Scan Radiometer VOS Volunteer Observing Ships WCRP World Climate Research Program WEPOCS Western Equatorial Pacific Ocean Circulation Studies WMO World Meteorological Organization WOCE World Ocean Circulation Experiment WWW World Weather Watch XBT Expendable Bathythermograph ZC Zebiak-Cane model

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