Table of Acronyms and Other Abbreviations

CMAPR

Committee on Meteorological Analysis, Prediction, and Research

EPRI

Electric Power Research Institute

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FERC

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

GCIP

GEWEX Continental-scale International Project

GEWEX

Global Energy and Water-Cycle Experiment

IGPO

International GEWEX Project Office

NEXRAD

Next-Generation Radar

NRC

National Research Council

NWS

National Weather Service

PMF

Probable Maximum Flood

PMP

Probable Maximum Precipitation

PRE-STORM

Preliminary Regional Experiment for STORM-Central

STORM

Storm-scale Operational and Research Meteorology

USWB

U.S. Weather Bureau (now the NWS)

USWRP

U.S. Weather Research Program

WCRP

World Climate Research Program

WMO

World Meteorological Organization

WSR-88D

Weather Surveillance Radar—1988 Doppler design



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Estimating Bounds on Extreme Precipitation Events: A Brief Assessment Table of Acronyms and Other Abbreviations CMAPR Committee on Meteorological Analysis, Prediction, and Research EPRI Electric Power Research Institute FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency FERC Federal Energy Regulatory Commission GCIP GEWEX Continental-scale International Project GEWEX Global Energy and Water-Cycle Experiment IGPO International GEWEX Project Office NEXRAD Next-Generation Radar NRC National Research Council NWS National Weather Service PMF Probable Maximum Flood PMP Probable Maximum Precipitation PRE-STORM Preliminary Regional Experiment for STORM-Central STORM Storm-scale Operational and Research Meteorology USWB U.S. Weather Bureau (now the NWS) USWRP U.S. Weather Research Program WCRP World Climate Research Program WMO World Meteorological Organization WSR-88D Weather Surveillance Radar—1988 Doppler design