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Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACE

Advanced Composition Explorer

AFOSR

Air Force Office of Scientific Research

ARGOS

Advanced Research and Global Observations Satellite

CANOPUS

Canadian Auroral Network for the OPEN Program Unified Study

CEDAR

Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions

CGRO

Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory

CME

Coronal mass ejection

CSSP

Committee on Solar and Space Physics

CSTR

Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Research

DMSP

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

DOD

Department of Defense

DOE

Department of Energy

DSN

Deep Space Network

EIT

Extreme-ultraviolet Imaging Telescope

ESA

European Space Agency

EUV

Extreme ultraviolet

EVA

Extravehicular activity

FAST

Fast Auroral Snapshot Explorer

GEM

Geospace Environment Modeling program

GGS

Global Geospace Science program

GIC

Geomagnetically induced current

GOES

Geostationary Orbiting Environmental Satellite

GONG

Global Oscillations Network Group

GPS

Global positioning system

GRO

Gamma-ray Observatory

HESSI

High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager

IMAGE

Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration

IMP

Interplanetary Monitoring Platform mission

ISAS

Institute for Space and Astronautical Studies

ISS

International Space Station

ISTP

International Solar-Terrestrial Physics program

LANL

Los Alamos National Laboratory

LASCO

Large Angle and Spectrometric COronagraph

L1

First Lagrangian point (on Earth-Sun line)

MIDEX

Medium Explorer

NASA

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NGDC

National Geophysical Data Center

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NRC

National Research Council

NRL

Naval Research Laboratory

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSO

National Solar Observatory



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Readiness for the Upcoming Solar Maximum B Acronyms and Abbreviations ACE Advanced Composition Explorer AFOSR Air Force Office of Scientific Research ARGOS Advanced Research and Global Observations Satellite CANOPUS Canadian Auroral Network for the OPEN Program Unified Study CEDAR Coupling, Energetics, and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions CGRO Compton Gamma-Ray Observatory CME Coronal mass ejection CSSP Committee on Solar and Space Physics CSTR Committee on Solar-Terrestrial Research DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program DOD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DSN Deep Space Network EIT Extreme-ultraviolet Imaging Telescope ESA European Space Agency EUV Extreme ultraviolet EVA Extravehicular activity FAST Fast Auroral Snapshot Explorer GEM Geospace Environment Modeling program GGS Global Geospace Science program GIC Geomagnetically induced current GOES Geostationary Orbiting Environmental Satellite GONG Global Oscillations Network Group GPS Global positioning system GRO Gamma-ray Observatory HESSI High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager IMAGE Imager for Magnetopause-to-Aurora Global Exploration IMP Interplanetary Monitoring Platform mission ISAS Institute for Space and Astronautical Studies ISS International Space Station ISTP International Solar-Terrestrial Physics program LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory LASCO Large Angle and Spectrometric COronagraph L1 First Lagrangian point (on Earth-Sun line) MIDEX Medium Explorer NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NGDC National Geophysical Data Center NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NRC National Research Council NRL Naval Research Laboratory NSF National Science Foundation NSO National Solar Observatory

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Readiness for the Upcoming Solar Maximum NSWP National Space Weather Program ONR Office of Naval Research OSS Office of Space Science (NASA) PCO Polar Cap Observatory PI Principal Investigator SAMPEX Solar Anomalous Magnetospheric Particle Explorer SEC Space Environment Center SEON Solar Electro Optical Network SHINE Solar Heliospheric and Interplanetary Environment program SMEX Small Explorer SOHO Solar and Heliospheric Observatory STS Space Transportation System SUNRISE Sun's Radiative Inputs from Sun to Earth program SuperDARN Super Dual Auroral Radar Network SWS Space Weather Squadron TIMED Thermosphere-Ionosphere-Magnetosphere Energetics and Dynamics mission TRACE Transition Region and Coronal Explorer UARS Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite UHF Ultrahigh frequency USAF United States Air Force UV Ultraviolet VLF Very low frequency WWW World Wide Web