Acronym


ACC

Antarctic Circumpolar Current


CIGAR

Consortium for Investigation on Gravity Anomaly Recovery


ECMWF

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

EGM96

Earth Geopotential Model (1996)

ENSO

El Niño/Southern Oscillation

ERS-1

European Remote Sensing Satellite-1

ESA

European Space Agency


GCIP

GEWEX Continental-Scale International Project

GCM

General Circulation Model

Geosat

Geodesy Satellite

GEWEX

Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment

GLONASS

Global Navigation Satellite System

GPS

Global Positioning System

GPS/MET

GPS Meteorology Satellite


IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change


JGM

Joint Gravity Model


LAGEOS

Laser Geodynamics Satellite


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NRC

National Research Council


PSD

Power Spectral Density


RMS

Root Mean Square


SAR

Synthetic Aperture Radar

SGG

Spaceborne Gravity Gradiometer

SGGE

Spaceborne Gravity Gradiometer Extended

SSI

Satellite to Satellite Interferometry

SST

Satellite to Satellite Tracking


TOPEX

Ocean Topography Experiment


WBC

Western Boundary Current

WOCE

World Ocean Circulation Experiment



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Satellite Gravity and the Geosphere: Contributions to the Study of the Solid Earth and its Fluid Envelope Acronym ACC Antarctic Circumpolar Current CIGAR Consortium for Investigation on Gravity Anomaly Recovery ECMWF European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts EGM96 Earth Geopotential Model (1996) ENSO El Niño/Southern Oscillation ERS-1 European Remote Sensing Satellite-1 ESA European Space Agency GCIP GEWEX Continental-Scale International Project GCM General Circulation Model Geosat Geodesy Satellite GEWEX Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment GLONASS Global Navigation Satellite System GPS Global Positioning System GPS/MET GPS Meteorology Satellite IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change JGM Joint Gravity Model LAGEOS Laser Geodynamics Satellite NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NRC National Research Council PSD Power Spectral Density RMS Root Mean Square SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar SGG Spaceborne Gravity Gradiometer SGGE Spaceborne Gravity Gradiometer Extended SSI Satellite to Satellite Interferometry SST Satellite to Satellite Tracking TOPEX Ocean Topography Experiment WBC Western Boundary Current WOCE World Ocean Circulation Experiment

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