Appendix C

Acronyms

APL

Applied Physics Laboratory

ARPA

Advanced Research Projects Agency

ARPS

Advanced Regional Prediction System

DMSP

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

EO

Electro-Optical

EOTDA

Electro-Optical Tactical Decision Aid

FNMOC

Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center

GOES

Geostationary Orbiting Environmental Satellite

GPS

Global Positioning System

HF

High Frequency

IR

Infrared

METOC

Meteorology and Oceanography

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NORAPS

Naval Operational Regional Atmospheric Prediction System

NPGS

Naval Post Graduate School

NPOSS

National Polar Orbiting Satellite System

NRL

Naval Research Laboratory

NSWC

Naval Surface Weapons Center

ONR

Office of Naval Research

OSB

Ocean Studies Board

RF

Radio Frequency

SHF

Super High Frequency

SSM/I

Special Sensor Microwave Imager

STWC

Strike Warfare Center

TCM

Thermal Contrast Model

UAV

Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles



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Proceedings of the Symposium on Tactical Meteorology and Oceanography: Support for Strike Warfare and Ship Self-Defense Appendix C Acronyms APL Applied Physics Laboratory ARPA Advanced Research Projects Agency ARPS Advanced Regional Prediction System DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program EO Electro-Optical EOTDA Electro-Optical Tactical Decision Aid FNMOC Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center GOES Geostationary Orbiting Environmental Satellite GPS Global Positioning System HF High Frequency IR Infrared METOC Meteorology and Oceanography NAS National Academy of Sciences NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NORAPS Naval Operational Regional Atmospheric Prediction System NPGS Naval Post Graduate School NPOSS National Polar Orbiting Satellite System NRL Naval Research Laboratory NSWC Naval Surface Weapons Center ONR Office of Naval Research OSB Ocean Studies Board RF Radio Frequency SHF Super High Frequency SSM/I Special Sensor Microwave Imager STWC Strike Warfare Center TCM Thermal Contrast Model UAV Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles