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Suggested Citation:"Appendix F Acronyms." National Research Council. 2002. Assessment of the Usefulness and Availability of NASA's Earth and Space Science Mission Data. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10363.
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Appendix F
Acronyms


ADC

Astronomical Data Center

ASF

Alaska SAR Facility


CFC

chlorofluorocarbon

CIO

chief information officer

COTS

commercial off-the-shelf

CSIO

chief science information officer


DAAC

Distributed Active Archive Center


ECS

EOSDIS Core System

EDC

EROS Data Center

EOS

Earth Observing System

EOSDIS

Earth Observing System Data and Information System

ESE

Earth Science Enterprise

ESIP

Earth Science Information Partner


FFARS

Food and Fiber Applications of Remote Sensing

FGDC

Federal Geographic Data Committee


GALEX

Galaxy Evolution Explorer

GLOBE

Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment

GSFC

Goddard Space Flight Center


HEASARC

High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center

HST

Hubble Space Telescope


IRSA

Infrared Science Archive


LaRC

Langley Research Center


MAST

Multi-mission Archive at Space Telescope

MGS

Mars Global Surveyor


NARA

National Archives and Records Administration

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NED

NASA/Infrared Processing and Analysis Center Extragalactic Database

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRC

National Research Council

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSIDC

National Snow and Ice Data Center

NSSDC

National Space Science Data Center

NVO

National Virtual Observatory


OAIS

Open Archival Information System

ORNL

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Suggested Citation:"Appendix F Acronyms." National Research Council. 2002. Assessment of the Usefulness and Availability of NASA's Earth and Space Science Mission Data. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10363.
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OSS

Office of Space Science


PDS

Planetary Data System

PI

principal investigator

PO.DAAC

physical oceanography DAAC


R&DA

research and data analysis

RESAC

Regional Earth Science Applications Centers

RPIF

Regional Planetary Image Facility


SCF

science computing facility

SDAC

Solar Data Analysis Center

SEDAC

Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center

SEEDS

Strategic Evolution of ESE Data Systems

SIRTF

Space Infrared Telescope Facility


TOMS

Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer

TRMM

Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission


USGS

U.S. Geological Survey

Suggested Citation:"Appendix F Acronyms." National Research Council. 2002. Assessment of the Usefulness and Availability of NASA's Earth and Space Science Mission Data. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10363.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix F Acronyms." National Research Council. 2002. Assessment of the Usefulness and Availability of NASA's Earth and Space Science Mission Data. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/10363.
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