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Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACE Applications, Commercial, Education

ACT Applied Coherent Technologies

AGRISTARS Agriculture and Resources Inventory Surveys Through Aerospace Remote Sensing

ASP Applied Sciences Program

AVHRR advance very high resolution radiometer

CCRI Climate Change Research Institute

CCSP Climate Change Science Program

CDC Center for Disease Control and Prevention

CESAS Committee on Earth Science and Applications from Space

CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability

CSC Coastal Services Center

CSCOR Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research

CSS decision-support system

CVC Climate Variability and Change

DAAC Distributed Active Archive Centers

DHS Department of Homeland Security

DOE Department of Energy

DOI Department of Interior

DOT Department of Transportation

DSS decision-support system



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Assessment of the NASA Applied Sciences Program D Acronyms and Abbreviations ACE Applications, Commercial, Education ACT Applied Coherent Technologies AGRISTARS Agriculture and Resources Inventory Surveys Through Aerospace Remote Sensing ASP Applied Sciences Program AVHRR advance very high resolution radiometer CCRI Climate Change Research Institute CCSP Climate Change Science Program CDC Center for Disease Control and Prevention CESAS Committee on Earth Science and Applications from Space CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability CSC Coastal Services Center CSCOR Center for Sponsored Coastal Ocean Research CSS decision-support system CVC Climate Variability and Change DAAC Distributed Active Archive Centers DHS Department of Homeland Security DOE Department of Energy DOI Department of Interior DOT Department of Transportation DSS decision-support system

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Assessment of the NASA Applied Sciences Program ECOHAB Ecology and Oceanography of Harmful Algal Blooms EEZ Exclusive Economic Zone EIS Environmental Impact Statements EOS Earth Observing System EPA Environmental Protection Agency EROS Earth Resources Observation Systems ERTS Earth Resource Technology Satellite ESE Earth Science Enterprise FAA Federal Aviation Administration FAWG focus area working groups FCA Full Cost Accounting FEWS Famine Early Warning System FGDC Federal Geographic Data Committee GB gigabyte GEOSS Global Earth Observing System of Systems GoM Gulf of Mexico GRACE Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment HABHRCA Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Amendments Act HDF Hierarchical Data Format IEOS Interagency Earth Observing System IOOS Integrated Ocean Observing System ITO Interagency Transition Office IWG ESA Interagency Working Group in Earth Science Applications JCSDA Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation LACIE Large Area Crop Inventory Program MMS Mineral Management Service MOA Memorandum of Agreement MODIS Moderate Resolution Imagery Spectroradiometer MOU memorandum of understanding MPAR Metrics Planning and Reporting System NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NCEP National Center for Environmental Prediction NEON National Ecological Observatory Network NGA National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

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Assessment of the NASA Applied Sciences Program NIMA National imagery and Mapping Agency NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NOPC National Orthophoto Program Committee NRC National Research Council NSGIC National States Geographic Information Council NSPIRES NASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System NWS National Weather Service OCS Outer Continental Shelf ORION Oak Ridge Isochronous Observation Network OSIP Operational Satellite Improvement Program OSSE Observing System Simulation Experiment OUA Office of University Affairs PART Program Effectiveness Rating Tool PECAD Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division POC Point of Contact R&O Research and Operations R20 Research to Operations REACT Rapid Environmental Assessment and Composition Tool REASoN Research, Education, and Applications Solution Network ROSES Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences S&T Science & Technology SMD Science Mission Directorate TB terabyte TM Thematic Mapper UAV unmanned aerial vehicles USAID U.S. Agency for International Development USBoR U.S. Bureau of Reclamation USDA United States Department of Agriculture USGCRP U.S. Global Change Research Program USGS U.S. Geological Survey USGS EDC U.S. Geological Survey EROS Data Center

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