Acronyms

BASC

Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate

CLIVAR

CLImate VARiability program of the World Climate Research Program

DoE

Department of Energy

DoT

Department of Transportation

FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency

GEWEX

Global Energy and Water EXperiment of the World Climate Research Program

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NSF

National Science Foundation

NRC

National Research Council

NWP

Numerical weather prediction

NWS

National Weather Service

NWSMC

National Weather Service Modernization Committee

SSC

Scientific Steering Committee

USGS

United States Geological Survey

USWRP

United States Weather Research Program

THORPEX

The Hemispheric Observing system Research and Predictability Experiment



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Assessment of the Current Status of the U.S. Weather Research Program Acronyms BASC Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate CLIVAR CLImate VARiability program of the World Climate Research Program DoE Department of Energy DoT Department of Transportation FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency GEWEX Global Energy and Water EXperiment of the World Climate Research Program NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NSF National Science Foundation NRC National Research Council NWP Numerical weather prediction NWS National Weather Service NWSMC National Weather Service Modernization Committee SSC Scientific Steering Committee USGS United States Geological Survey USWRP United States Weather Research Program THORPEX The Hemispheric Observing system Research and Predictability Experiment