APPENDIX
C

Acronyms


CalCOFI

University of California Cooperative Fisheries Investigations Program

CENR

Committee on Environment and Natural Resources

CLIVAR

The Programme on the Variability of the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere System and Climate Prediction (WCRP)


ECMWF

European Centre for Medium Range Forecasts

ENSO

El Niño and the Southern Oscillation

Euro GOOS

European GOOS


FAO

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


GCOS

Global Climate Observing System (WMO-ICSU-IOC-UNEP)

GEWEX

Global Energy, and Water Cycle Experiment

GLOBEC

Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics Program

GOOS

Global Ocean Observing System (IOC-WMO-UNEP-ICSU)

GTOS

Global Terrestrial Observing System


HOTO

Health of the Oceans Module


ICSU

International Council of Scientific Unions

I-GOOS ICC-WMO-UNEP

Committee for the Global Ocean Observing System

IGOSS

Integrated Global Ocean Services System

IOC

Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO)

IRR

Internal Rate of Return


JGOFS

Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (IGBP)

J-GOOS

Joint Scientific and Technical Committee (IOC-WMO-ICSU) of GOOS


LMR

Living Marine Resources Module


MCSST

Multi-Channel Sea Surface Temperature


NCEP

National Centers for Environmental Protection

NEARGOOS

Neareast Asia Regional GOOS

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (USA)

NOS

National Ocean Service (NOAA)

NRC

National Research Council

NSTC

National Science and Technology Council


OOPC

Ocean Observations Panel for Climate

OOSDP

Ocean Observing System Development Panel



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The Global Ocean Observing System: Users, Benefits, and Priorities APPENDIX C Acronyms CalCOFI University of California Cooperative Fisheries Investigations Program CENR Committee on Environment and Natural Resources CLIVAR The Programme on the Variability of the Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere System and Climate Prediction (WCRP) ECMWF European Centre for Medium Range Forecasts ENSO El Niño and the Southern Oscillation Euro GOOS European GOOS FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations GCOS Global Climate Observing System (WMO-ICSU-IOC-UNEP) GEWEX Global Energy, and Water Cycle Experiment GLOBEC Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics Program GOOS Global Ocean Observing System (IOC-WMO-UNEP-ICSU) GTOS Global Terrestrial Observing System HOTO Health of the Oceans Module ICSU International Council of Scientific Unions I-GOOS ICC-WMO-UNEP Committee for the Global Ocean Observing System IGOSS Integrated Global Ocean Services System IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (UNESCO) IRR Internal Rate of Return JGOFS Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (IGBP) J-GOOS Joint Scientific and Technical Committee (IOC-WMO-ICSU) of GOOS LMR Living Marine Resources Module MCSST Multi-Channel Sea Surface Temperature NCEP National Centers for Environmental Protection NEARGOOS Neareast Asia Regional GOOS NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (USA) NOS National Ocean Service (NOAA) NRC National Research Council NSTC National Science and Technology Council OOPC Ocean Observations Panel for Climate OOSDP Ocean Observing System Development Panel