Acronyms and Other Initialisms


AASE

Airborne Arctic Stratosphere Expedition

AEAP

Atmospheric Effects of Aviation Project

AER

Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc.

AESA

Atmospheric Effects of Stratospheric Aircraft project

ASHOE

Antarctic Southern Hemisphere Ozone Experiment


CAMED

Universities Cambridge and Edinburgh of UK (universities' model)

CIAP

Climatic Impact Assessment Program

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization


EI

Emission index (grams of reference substance emitted per kilogram of fuel burned)


GISS

Goddard Institute for Space Studies

GMI

Global Modeling Initiative

GSFC

Goddard Space Flight Center


HRDI

High-resolution Doppler imager

HSCT

High-speed civil transport

HSRP

High-Speed Research Program


LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



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--> MAESA Measurements for Assessing the Effects of Stratospheric Aircraft (experiment) MPIC Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NAT Nitric acid trihydrate NOx Reactive nitrogen species (NO + NO2) NOy HNO3 + 2(N2O5) + NO3 + HNO4 + ClONO2 + NO + NO2 NRC National Research Council NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research OSLO University of Oslo model PAEAN Panel on Atmospheric Effects of Aviation PSC Polar stratospheric cloud SAT Sulfuric acid tetrahydrate SBUV Solar Backscatter UV Spectrometer SPADE Stratospheric Photochemistry, Aerosols, and Dynamics Expedition SST Supersonic transport STRAT Stratospheric Tracers of Atmospheric Transport STS Supercooled ternary solution of nitric acid, sulfuric acid, and water TOMS Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer UARP Upper Atmosphere Research Program UARS Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite UKMO U.K. Meteorological Office UNEP United Nations Environment Programme UV Ultraviolet (radiation) VOC Volatile organic compound WMO World Meteorological Organization