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Acronyms


AGU

American Geophysical Union

AMISR

Advanced Modular Incoherent Scatter Radar

AMS

American Meteorological Society

APS

American Physical Society

ATD

NCAR Atmospheric Technology Division

ATM

NSF Division of Atmospheric Sciences


C4

Center for Clouds, Chemistry and Climate

CAPS

Center for the Analysis and Prediction of Storms

CASA

Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere

CAWSES

Climate and Weather of the Sun-Earth System

CCSM

Community Climate System Model

CCSP

Climate Change Science Program

CISM

Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling

CLIVAR

Climate Variability and Change

COARE

Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Response Experiment

COLA

Center for Ocean, Land, and Atmosphere

COMET

Cooperative Meteorological Education and Training

COSMIC

Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate

CUASHI

Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc.


DoD

Department of Defense



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Strategic Guidance for the National Science Foundation’s Support of the Atmospheric Sciences: An Interim Report D Acronyms AGU American Geophysical Union AMISR Advanced Modular Incoherent Scatter Radar AMS American Meteorological Society APS American Physical Society ATD NCAR Atmospheric Technology Division ATM NSF Division of Atmospheric Sciences C4 Center for Clouds, Chemistry and Climate CAPS Center for the Analysis and Prediction of Storms CASA Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere CAWSES Climate and Weather of the Sun-Earth System CCSM Community Climate System Model CCSP Climate Change Science Program CISM Center for Integrated Space Weather Modeling CLIVAR Climate Variability and Change COARE Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Response Experiment COLA Center for Ocean, Land, and Atmosphere COMET Cooperative Meteorological Education and Training COSMIC Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere, and Climate CUASHI Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. DoD Department of Defense

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Strategic Guidance for the National Science Foundation’s Support of the Atmospheric Sciences: An Interim Report DOE Department of Energy EOL NCAR Earth Observing Laboratory EOS Earth Observing System EPA Environmental Protection Agency ERC engineering research center ESSL NCAR Earth and Sun Systems Laboratory EU European Union FAA Federal Aviation Administration FFRDC federally funded research and development center GAOS Global Atmospheric Observing System GARP Global Atmospheric Research Program GATE GARP Atlantic Tropical Experiment GEO NSF Geosciences Directorate GEWEX Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment GLOBE Global Learning through Observations for the Benefit of the Environment GPS Global Positioning System HAO High Altitude Observatory HIAPER High-performance Instrumented Airborne Platform for Environmental Research ICSU International Council for Science IGBP International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme IHOP_2002 International H2O Project INDOEX Indian Ocean Experiment IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change IRI International Research Institute ITR International Technology Research JOSS Joint Office for Science Support LEAD Linked Environments for Atmospheric Discovery LORAN LOng RAnge Navigation MALT Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere MLSO Mauna Loa Solar Observatory NAS National Academy of Sciences NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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Strategic Guidance for the National Science Foundation’s Support of the Atmospheric Sciences: An Interim Report NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NSF National Science Foundation NSWP National Space and Weather Program NTP National Toxicology Program OFCM Office to the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology ORION OOI Ocean Research Interactive Observatory Networks Ocean Observing Initiative PAGES Past Global Changes PI principal investigator REU Research Experience for Undergraduates S-Pol S-Band Dual Polarization Radar SBIR Small Business Innovation Research SCOSTEP Scientific Committee On Solar TErrestrial Physics SEC NOAA Space Environment Center SGER Small Grants for Exploratory Research SHINE Solar and Heliospheric Interaction SOARS® Scientific Opportunities in Atmospheric and Related Sciences STC science and technology center STTR Small Business Technology Transfer TAOS Tethered Atmospheric Observing Systems TOGA Tropical Ocean and Global Atmosphere UCAR University Corporation for Atmospheric Research “UCAR” University Committee for Atmospheric Research UNEP United Nations Environment Programme UOP UCAR Office of Programs USWRP U.S. Weather Research Program WCRP World Climate Research Programme WMO World Meteorological Organization WWRP World Weather Research Program

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