Appendix K

Acronyms

ACOS

Advanced Coronal Observing System

ARTHEMIS

Archive for solar data, including data from the THEMIS telescope

ASP

Advanced Stokes Polarimeter

AST

Advanced Solar Telescope

AURA

Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy

BAO

Beijing Astronomical Observatory

BASS-2000

BAse Solaire Sol 2000

BBSO

Big Bear Solar Observatory

BIMA

Berkeley Illinois Maryland Association

BiSON

Birmingham Solar Oscillation Network

CCD

Charge-coupled device

CHIP

Chromospheric Helium I Imaging Photometer

CLEAR

Coronagraphic and Low Emissivity Astronomical Reflector

CME

Coronal Mass Ejection

CSUN

California State University at Northridge

DOD

Department of Defense

DPM

Digital Prominence Monitor

ECHO

Experiment for Coordinated Helioseismic Observations (a network that includes the OWL instrument)

ESA

European Space Agency

FASR

Frequency-Agile Solar Radio telescope

FDP

Full-Disk Patrol

GALLEX

Gallium Experiment at Gran Sasso, Italy

GOLF

Global Oscillations at Low Frequencies

GONG

Global Oscillations Network Group

GPS

Global Positioning System

HAO

High Altitude Observatory

HESSI

High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager

HiDHN

High Degree Helioseismology Network

HSTRC

Hiraiso Solar Terrestrial Research Center

IR

Infrared

IRIS

International Research on the Interior of the Sun

ISOON

Improved Solar Optical Observing Network

ISTP

International Solar-Terrestrial Physics

IVN

Imaging Vector Magnetograph

KIS

Kiepenheuer Institute for Solar Physics

KP

Kitt Peak

KPNO

Kitt Peak National Observatory

LMSAL

Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory

LOWL

LOW-L (an HAO instrument on Mauna Loa, Hawaii, that observes deeply penetrating low-degree l modes)

MDI

Michelson Doppler Imager

MEDOC

Multi-Experiment Data Operations Center



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GROUND-BASED SOLAR RESEARCH: AN ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGY FOR THE FUTURE Appendix K Acronyms ACOS Advanced Coronal Observing System ARTHEMIS Archive for solar data, including data from the THEMIS telescope ASP Advanced Stokes Polarimeter AST Advanced Solar Telescope AURA Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy BAO Beijing Astronomical Observatory BASS-2000 BAse Solaire Sol 2000 BBSO Big Bear Solar Observatory BIMA Berkeley Illinois Maryland Association BiSON Birmingham Solar Oscillation Network CCD Charge-coupled device CHIP Chromospheric Helium I Imaging Photometer CLEAR Coronagraphic and Low Emissivity Astronomical Reflector CME Coronal Mass Ejection CSUN California State University at Northridge DOD Department of Defense DPM Digital Prominence Monitor ECHO Experiment for Coordinated Helioseismic Observations (a network that includes the OWL instrument) ESA European Space Agency FASR Frequency-Agile Solar Radio telescope FDP Full-Disk Patrol GALLEX Gallium Experiment at Gran Sasso, Italy GOLF Global Oscillations at Low Frequencies GONG Global Oscillations Network Group GPS Global Positioning System HAO High Altitude Observatory HESSI High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager HiDHN High Degree Helioseismology Network HSTRC Hiraiso Solar Terrestrial Research Center IR Infrared IRIS International Research on the Interior of the Sun ISOON Improved Solar Optical Observing Network ISTP International Solar-Terrestrial Physics IVN Imaging Vector Magnetograph KIS Kiepenheuer Institute for Solar Physics KP Kitt Peak KPNO Kitt Peak National Observatory LMSAL Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory LOWL LOW-L (an HAO instrument on Mauna Loa, Hawaii, that observes deeply penetrating low-degree l modes) MDI Michelson Doppler Imager MEDOC Multi-Experiment Data Operations Center

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GROUND-BASED SOLAR RESEARCH: AN ASSESSMENT AND STRATEGY FOR THE FUTURE MK3 Mark 3 K-Coronameter MLSO Mauna Loa Solar Observatory MMA Millimeter array MSFC Marshall Space Flight Center MSO Mees Solar Observatory MWO Mt. Wilson Observatory NAOJ National Astronomical Observatory of Japan NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOAO National Optical Astronomy Observatories NSF National Science Foundation NSO National Solar Observatory OAR Rome Astronomical Observatory ONR Office of Naval Research OTT Open Tower Telescope OVRO Owens Valley Radio Observatory PSPT Precision Solar Photometric Telescope RISE Radiative Input from Sun to Earth SAGE Russian-American Gallium Experiment SEC Space Environment Center SMI Solar Magnetism Initiative SNO Sudbury Neutrino Observatory SOAR Southern Observatory for Astrophysical Research SOHO Solar and Heliospheric Observatory SOI Solar Oscillations Investigation SOLIS Synoptic Optical Long-term Investigation of the Sun SOON Solar Optical Observing Network SP Sacramento Peak (Sac Peak) SPD Solar Physics Division (American Astronomical Society) SSDS Space Science Data System STEREO Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory SunRISE Sun's Radiative Input from Sun to Earth SVST Swedish Vacuum Solar Tower THEMIS Télescope Héliographique pour l'Etude du Magnétisme et des Instabilités Solaires (Heliographic Telescope for the Study of Solar Magnetism and Atmospheric Instabilities) TRACE Transition Region and Coronal Explorer UCLA University of California at Los Angeles UV Ultraviolet VIRGO Variability of Solar IRadiance and Gravity Oscillations VLA Very Large Array VT Vacuum Telescope VTT Vacuum Tower Telescope WSO Wilcox Solar Observatory