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SOHO

Solar and Heliospheric Observatory

SSM/I

Special Sensor Microwave/Imager

SST

sea surface temperature

SSTA

sea surface temperature anomoly

STE

stratosphere-troposphere exchange

SUNRISE

Sun's Radiative Inputs from Sun to Earth Program

TAO

Tropical Atmosphere Ocean (array) (TOGA)

TOGA

Tropical Ocean Global Atmosphere (program)

TOMS

Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer

TRMM

Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission

UARS

Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite

UAV

unmanned aerospace vehicle

UCAR

University Corporation for Atmospheric Research

UK

United Kingdom

UN

United Nations

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture

USGCRP

U.S. Global Change Research Program

USWRP

U.S. Weather Research Program

UV

ultraviolet

VLF

very low frequency

VOC

volatile organic compound

WCRP

World Climate Research Programme

WFO

Weather Forecast Office

WMO

World Meteorological Organization

WOCE

World Ocean Circulation Experiment

WSR-88D

Weather Service Radar (U.S. National Weather Service) 1988 Doppler Weather Radar System

WWW

World Weather Watch (U.N.)

WWW

World Wide Web

XBT

expendable bathythermograph

YMP

CRAY supercomputer model



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