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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A Acronyms." National Research Council. 1998. A Scientific Strategy for U.S. Participation in the GOALS (Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System) Component of the CLIVAR (Climate Variability and Predictability) Programme. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/6199.
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Appendix A
Acronyms


ACC

Anthropogenic Climate Change

ACCP

Atlantic Climate Change Program

ACSYS

Arctic Climate System Study

ARGOS

ARGOS Data Collection and Location System (France)

ARM

Atmospheric Radiation Measurement program

ARTS

Annual Record of Tropical Systems


BASC

Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate


CCDD

Climate Change and Data Detection

CDEP

Climate Dynamics and Experimental Prediction

CENR

Committee on Environment and Natural Resources (OSTP)

CLIPS

Climate Information and Prediction System (WMO)

CLIVAR

Climate Variability and Predictability programme

CNES

Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales

COARE

Coupled Ocean—Atmosphere Response Experiment

CRC

Climate Research Committee


DecCen

Climate Variability on Decade-to-Century Time Scales


EMEX

Equatorial Mesoscale Experiment

ENSO

El Niño/Southern Oscillation

EOS

Earth Observing System


FGGE

First GARP Global Experiment (also known as the Global Weather Experiment)


GAME

GEWEX Asian Monsoon Experiment

GARP

Global Atmosphere Research Program

GCIP

GEWEX Continental-scale International Project

Suggested Citation:"Appendix A Acronyms." National Research Council. 1998. A Scientific Strategy for U.S. Participation in the GOALS (Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System) Component of the CLIVAR (Climate Variability and Predictability) Programme. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/6199.
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GCM

general circulation model

GCOS

Global Climate Observing System

GEWEX

Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment(WCRP)

GMWG

GOALS Modeling Working Group

GOALS

Global Ocean—Atmosphere—Land System

GOOS

Global Ocean Observing System

GOS

Global Observing System

GOWG

GOALS Observation Working Group

GPCP

Global Precipitation Climatology Project

GTOS

Global Terrestrial Observing System

GTS

Global Telecommunication System (WMO)

GWE

Global Weather Experiment


IGBP

International Geosphere—Biosphere Programme (Global Change)

IGOS

Integrated Global Observing Strategy

IHDP

International Human Dimensions of Global Change Programme

IOC

International Oceanographic Commission

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

IRI

International Research Institute for Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate Prediction

ISCCP

International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project


JASMINE

Joint Air—Sea Monsoon Interaction Experiment


LBA

Land Biosphere—Atmosphere Program

LSPM

Land Surface Process Model


MSU

Microwave Sounding Unit


NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NASDA

National Space Development Agency of Japan

NCEP

National Centers for Environmental Prediction

NEG

Numerical Experimentation Group

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NPOESS

National Polar-Orbiting Environmental Satellite System

NRC

National Research Council

NWS

National Weather Service


OGP

Office of Global Programs

OSTP/CENR

Office of Science and Technology Policy/Committee on Environment and Natural Resources


PACS

Pan American Climate Studies

PAGES

Past Global Changes

PIRATA

Pilot Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic


SCPP

Seasonal-to-Interannual Climate Prediction Program

SCSMEX

South China Sea Meteorological Experiment

SST

sea surface temperature

Suggested Citation:"Appendix A Acronyms." National Research Council. 1998. A Scientific Strategy for U.S. Participation in the GOALS (Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System) Component of the CLIVAR (Climate Variability and Predictability) Programme. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/6199.
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TAO

Tropical Atmosphere Ocean (array of moorings)

TOGA

Tropical Oceans and Global Atmosphere

TRITON

Triangle Trans-Ocean buoy network

TRMM

Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (NASA)


USGCRP

U.S. Global Change Research Program


VAMOS

Variability of the American Monsoon Systems

VOS

Volunteer Observing Ship(s) (WMO)


WCRP

World Climate Research Programme (WMO/ICSU)

WMO

World Meteorological Organization

WOCE

World Ocean Circulation Experiment

WWW

World Weather Watch

Suggested Citation:"Appendix A Acronyms." National Research Council. 1998. A Scientific Strategy for U.S. Participation in the GOALS (Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System) Component of the CLIVAR (Climate Variability and Predictability) Programme. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/6199.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A Acronyms." National Research Council. 1998. A Scientific Strategy for U.S. Participation in the GOALS (Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System) Component of the CLIVAR (Climate Variability and Predictability) Programme. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/6199.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix A Acronyms." National Research Council. 1998. A Scientific Strategy for U.S. Participation in the GOALS (Global Ocean-Atmosphere-Land System) Component of the CLIVAR (Climate Variability and Predictability) Programme. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/6199.
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