Appendix B—
Glossary

 


ADEOS

Advanced Earth Observing System

ARI

Advanced Research Initiative


BLD

Boundary layer dynamics

COAMPS

Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System


DLR

Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Raumfahrt Angelegenheiten (Germany)


ECMWF

European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasting

EM

Electromagnetic

EOS

Earth Observing System

ERIM

Environmental Research Institute of Michigan

ERS

Earth resources satellite

ESA

European Space Agency


FNMOC

Fleet Numerical Meteorological and Oceanographic Center

FOPAIR

Focused phase-array imaging radar

FPN

Forschungs Platformnordsee


GEOSAT

Geodesy satellite (U.S. Navy)


HF

High frequency

HIRES

High Resolution Environmental Sensing project

HRRS

High Resolution Remote Sensing Advanced Research Initiative


JERS

Japanese ERS

JGOFS

Joint Global Ocean Flux Study

JPL

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

JSA

Japan Space Agency


LES

Large eddy simulation

LEWEX

Labrador Sea Extreme Waves Experiment


MABL

Marine atmospheric boundary layer

MARSEN

Maritime Remote Sensing Project

MBL

Marine boundary layer

MERIS

Medium-resolution imaging spectrometer

MISR

Multiangle imaging spectroradiometer

MODIS-N

Moderate-resolution imaging spectrometer, nadir viewing


NADC

Naval Air Development Command

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NEPRF

Naval Environmental Prediction Research Facility

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NORDA

Naval Ocean Research and Development Activity

NRC

National Research Council

NRL

Naval Research Laboratory

NRL-E

Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, D.C.)

NRL-W

Naval Research Laboratory (Monterey, California)

NRL-S

Naval Research Laboratory (Bay St. Louis, Mississippi)

NSCAT

NASA scatterometer



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Boundary Layer Dynamics Appendix B— Glossary   ADEOS Advanced Earth Observing System ARI Advanced Research Initiative BLD Boundary layer dynamics COAMPS Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System DLR Deutsche Forschungsanstalt für Raumfahrt Angelegenheiten (Germany) ECMWF European Centre for Medium-range Weather Forecasting EM Electromagnetic EOS Earth Observing System ERIM Environmental Research Institute of Michigan ERS Earth resources satellite ESA European Space Agency FNMOC Fleet Numerical Meteorological and Oceanographic Center FOPAIR Focused phase-array imaging radar FPN Forschungs Platformnordsee GEOSAT Geodesy satellite (U.S. Navy) HF High frequency HIRES High Resolution Environmental Sensing project HRRS High Resolution Remote Sensing Advanced Research Initiative JERS Japanese ERS JGOFS Joint Global Ocean Flux Study JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory JSA Japan Space Agency LES Large eddy simulation LEWEX Labrador Sea Extreme Waves Experiment MABL Marine atmospheric boundary layer MARSEN Maritime Remote Sensing Project MBL Marine boundary layer MERIS Medium-resolution imaging spectrometer MISR Multiangle imaging spectroradiometer MODIS-N Moderate-resolution imaging spectrometer, nadir viewing NADC Naval Air Development Command NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NEPRF Naval Environmental Prediction Research Facility NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NORDA Naval Ocean Research and Development Activity NRC National Research Council NRL Naval Research Laboratory NRL-E Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, D.C.) NRL-W Naval Research Laboratory (Monterey, California) NRL-S Naval Research Laboratory (Bay St. Louis, Mississippi) NSCAT NASA scatterometer

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Boundary Layer Dynamics OBL Oceanic boundary layer ONR Office of Naval Research RADARSAT Canadian C-Band SAR satellite RAR Real aperture radar ROV Remotely operated vehicle ROWS Radar ocean wave spectrometer RPV Remotely piloted vehicle SAR Synthetic aperture radar SAXON-CLT Synthetic Aperture Radar and X-band Nonlinearities at Chesapeake Light Tower SAXON-FPN Synthetic Aperture Radar and X-band Nonlinearities at Forschungs Platformnordsee SEASAT Sea satellite SeaWIFS Sea viewing wide-field-of-view sensor SIR-B Shuttle Imaging Radar-B SWADE Surface Wave Dynamics Experiment TOWARD Tower Ocean Wave and Radar Dependence Experiment TRMMTropical Rainfall Measuring Mission