Acronyms


AEMN

Automated Environmental Monitoring Network

ASOS

Automated Surface Observing System

ATDTDCS

Automated Tone Dial Telephone Data Collection System

AWIPS

Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System


CPM

cooperative program manager


DAPM

data acquisition program manager

DOB

Data Operations Branch (NCDC/NOAA)


FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FCMSSR

Federal Committee for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research

FY

fiscal year


GOES-NEXT

Next Generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite

GPS

global positioning system


HCN

Historical Climate Network

H MT

hydrometeorological technician


LDAD

local data acquisition and dissemination


MIC

meteorologist-in-charge

MMTS

maximum-minimum temperature system


NADP

National Atmospheric Deposition Program

NAOS

North American Atmospheric Observing System

NCDC

National Climatic Data Center

NESDIS

National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service

NEXRAD

Next Generation Weather Radar

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NWS

National Weather Service


OFCM

Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology


PC ROSA

computerized data entry and communication system (see ROSA)


RCC

regional climate center

RFC

river forecast center

ROSA

remote observation system automation


USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture


WFO

weather forecast office

WSFO

weather service forecast office



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