D
Acronyms


ASTER

Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer

AVHRR

Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer


CBERS

China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite


DOD

Department of Defense


ENVISAT

Environmental Satellite

EOS

Earth Observing System

EOSAT

Earth Observation Satellite Company

EROS

Earth Resources Observation Systems

ERS

European Remote Sensing Satellite

ESA

European Space Agency

ETM

Enhanced Thematic Mapper

ETM+

Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus

EUMETSAT

European Meteorological Satellite Organization


IRS

Indian Remote Sensing Satellite

ISRO

Indian Space Research Organization

ITAR

International Traffic in Arms Regulations


MISR

Multi-angle Imaging Spectroradiometer

MODIS

Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer



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Toward New Partnerships in Remote Sensing: Government, the Private Sector, and Earth Science Research D Acronyms ASTER Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer CBERS China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite DOD Department of Defense ENVISAT Environmental Satellite EOS Earth Observing System EOSAT Earth Observation Satellite Company EROS Earth Resources Observation Systems ERS European Remote Sensing Satellite ESA European Space Agency ETM Enhanced Thematic Mapper ETM+ Enhanced Thematic Mapper Plus EUMETSAT European Meteorological Satellite Organization IRS Indian Remote Sensing Satellite ISRO Indian Space Research Organization ITAR International Traffic in Arms Regulations MISR Multi-angle Imaging Spectroradiometer MODIS Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer

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Toward New Partnerships in Remote Sensing: Government, the Private Sector, and Earth Science Research MS Multispectral MSS Multispectral Scanner NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NEMO Naval EarthMap Observer NIMA National Imagery and Mapping Agency NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NPOESS National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System NRC National Research Council NSTC National Science and Technology Council OMB Office of Management and Budget Pan Panchromatic PD Presidential Directive PDD Presidential Decision Directive R&D research and development RBV Return Beam Vidicon SAR synthetic aperture radar SDB Science Data Buy SeaWiFS Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor SIMBIOS Sensor Intercomparison and Merger for Biological and Interdisciplinary Oceanic Studies SPIN-2 A trademark for Russian digital ortho-rectified geocoded 2-meter-resolution satellite imagery data SPOT System pour l’Observation de la Terre SSB Space Studies Board SWIR short-wavelength infrared TM Thematic Mapper TIR thermal infrared USGS U.S. Geological Survey

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