EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

EROS

Earth Resources Observing System

ESSA

Environmental Sciences and Services Administration

ETAC

Environmental Technical Applications Center

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FITS

Flexible Image Transport System

ftp

file transfer protocol

GALE

Genesis of Atlantic Lows Experiment

GARP

Global Atmospheric Research Program

GATE

GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment

GB

gigabyte, 109 bytes

GOES

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite

GRO

Gamma Ray Observatory

GSA

General Services Administration

GSFC

Goddard Space Flight Center

HCN

Historical Climate Network

HEAO-II

Einstein Observatory

HEASARC

High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center

HEIS

Hanford Environmental Information System

HST

Hubble Space Telescope

IAC

Information Analysis Center

IR

infrared

IRAS

Infrared Astronomy Satellite

IRIS

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology

IRTF

Infrared Telescope Facility

ISCCP

International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project

IUE

International Ultraviolet Explorer

JANAF

Joint Army-Navy-Air Force

JPL

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

LANL

Los Alamos National Laboratory

LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

MB

megabyte, 106 bytes

MOA

Memorandum of Agreement

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MSS

Multispectral Scanner

MTPE

Mission to Planet Earth

NAIF

Navigation and Ancillary Information Facility

NAPA

National Academy of Public Administration

NARA

National Archives and Records Administration

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NCAR

National Center for Atmospheric Research

NCDC

National Climatic Data Center

NEIC

National Earthquake Information Center

NESDIS

National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service

NEXRAD

Next Generation Radar System



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