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DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF SMALL SPACEBORNE SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADARS Appendix A Acronyms and Abbreviations ALOS Advanced Land Observing Satellite ASAR Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ESA) CES Committee on Earth Studies DEM Digital elevation model EOS Earth Observing System EOSDIS Earth Observing System Data and Information System ERS Earth Resources Satellite ESA European Space Agency ESE Earth Science Enterprise ESIP Earth Science Information Partners GPS Global Positioning System HH Radar horizontal polarized transmission, horizontal polarized reception IGOS Integrated Global Observing Strategy JERS Japan's Earth Resources Satellite JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory MITI Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Japan) NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration OES Office of Earth Science (NASA; formerly Office of Mission to Planet Earth) PALSAR Phased Array type L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (Japan) RAR Real aperture radar SAR Synthetic aperture radar SIR Shuttle Imaging Radar SRL Shuttle Radar Laboratory SRTM Shuttle Radar Topography Mission TIR Thermal infrared VNIR Visible near-infrared VV Radar vertical polarized transmission, vertical polarized reception
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