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Suggested Citation:"'ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS'." National Research Council. 1994. Ocean-Atmosphere Observations Supporting Short-Term Climate Predictions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/20945.
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Suggested Citation:"'ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS'." National Research Council. 1994. Ocean-Atmosphere Observations Supporting Short-Term Climate Predictions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/20945.
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Suggested Citation:"'ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS'." National Research Council. 1994. Ocean-Atmosphere Observations Supporting Short-Term Climate Predictions. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/20945.
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Abbreviations and Acronyms AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer COARE Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Response Experiment ECMWF European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts ENSO El Niiio/Southem Oscillation ERS Earth Remote Sensing satellite GOALS Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System program GTS Global Telecommunications System ITPO International TOGA Project Office NMC National Meteorological Center NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration OSSE Observing System Simulation Experiment SSG Scientific Steering Group SSM/I Special Sensor Microwave Imager satellite SST sea-surface temperature TAO Tropical Atmosphere Ocean array TOGA Tropical Ocean and Global Atmosphere program TOPEX Ocean Surface Topography Experiment T-POP TOGA Program on Seasonal to Interannual Prediction VOSs volunteer observing ships WCRP World Climate Research Program WMO World Meteorological Organization WOCE World Ocean Circulation Experiment www World Weather Watch XBT expendable bathythermograph XCTD expendable conductivity temperature depth probe 51

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