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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.apn-gcr.org/ APN] || style="width: 500pt;" | Asia Pacific Network
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.apn-gcr.org/ APN] || style="width: 500pt;" | Asia Pacific Network
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ipcc.ch/reports/ AR4] || style="width: 500pt;" | IPCC Assessment Report 4
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| style="width: 100pt;"| AR4 || style="width: 500pt;" | IPCC Assessment Report 4, due in 2012
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ipcc.ch/reports/ AR5] || style="width: 500pt;" | IPCC Assessment Report 5
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| style="width: 100pt;"| AR5 || style="width: 500pt;" | IPCC Assessment Report 5, due in 2013
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.cgd.ucar.edu/projects/artmip/ ARTMIP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Atmospheric River Tracking Method Intercomparison Project
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://asterweb.jpl.nasa.gov/ ASTER] || style="width: 500pt;" | Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer  
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://asterweb.jpl.nasa.gov/ ASTER] || style="width: 500pt;" | Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer  
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.baltex-research.eu/ BALTEX] || style="width: 500pt;" | Baltic Sea Experiment
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.baltex-research.eu/ BALTEX] || style="width: 500pt;" | Baltic Sea Experiment
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.bom.gov.au/ BOM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Bureau of Meteorology (Australia)
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://bsrn.awi.de/ BSRN] || style="width: 500pt;" | Baseline Surface Radiation Network
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://bsrn.awi.de/ BSRN] || style="width: 500pt;" | Baseline Surface Radiation Network
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://public.wmo.int/en/our-mandate/how-we-do-it/technical-commissions/commission-atmospheric-sciences-cas CAS (WMO)] || style="width: 500pt;" | WMO Commission for Atmospheric Sciences
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://public.wmo.int/en/our-mandate/how-we-do-it/technical-commissions/commission-atmospheric-sciences-cas CAS (WMO)] || style="width: 500pt;" | WMO Commission for Atmospheric Sciences
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://cci.esa.int/ CCI] || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate Change Initiative (ESA)
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ceh.ac.uk/ CEH] || style="width: 500pt;" | Center for Ecology & Hydrology
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.eol.ucar.edu/field_projects/ceop CEOP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Coordinated Energy and Water Cycle Observations Project (previously Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.eol.ucar.edu/field_projects/ceop CEOP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Coordinated Energy and Water Cycle Observations Project (previously Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period)
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://ceos.org/ CEOS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://ceos.org/ CEOS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.cesm.ucar.edu/ CESM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Community Earth System Model
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/model-data/model-datasets/climate-forecast-system-version2-cfsv2 CFS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate Forecast System   
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/model-data/model-datasets/climate-forecast-system-version2-cfsv2 CFS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate Forecast System   
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://usclivar.org/ CLIVAR] || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate Variability and Predictability Project (WCRP Core Project)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://usclivar.org/ CLIVAR] || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate Variability and Predictability Project (WCRP Core Project)
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.cesm.ucar.edu/models/clm/ CLM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Community Land Model
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://rain.atmos.colostate.edu/CRDC/datasets/CMAP_NWP.html CMAP] || style="width: 500pt;" | CPC Merged Analysis of Precipitation
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://rain.atmos.colostate.edu/CRDC/datasets/CMAP_NWP.html CMAP] || style="width: 500pt;" | CPC Merged Analysis of Precipitation
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://cmip.llnl.gov/ CMIP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate Model Intercomparison Project
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://cmip.llnl.gov/ CMIP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate Model Intercomparison Project
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://cnes.fr/en/ CNES] || style="width: 500pt;" |The National Centre for Space Studies
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| CMORPH || style="width: 500pt;" | CPC Morphing technique
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| CMORPH || style="width: 500pt;" | CPC Morphing technique
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://cola.gmu.edu/ COLA] || style="width: 500pt;" | The Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.conae.gov.ar/index.php/english/ CONAE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Comision Nacional De Actividades Espaciales (Argeninean National Space Agency)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.conae.gov.ar/index.php/english/ CONAE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Comision Nacional De Actividades Espaciales (Argeninean National Space Agency)
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/DPFS/ProgressReports/1999/Brazil-CPTEC.html CPTEC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Weather Forecast and Climate Studies Centre (of INPE, Brazil)  
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/DPFS/ProgressReports/1999/Brazil-CPTEC.html CPTEC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Weather Forecast and Climate Studies Centre (of INPE, Brazil)  
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| style="width: 100pt;"| CRM || style="width: 500pt;" | Cloud-Resolving Modeling
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| CRU || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate Research Unit
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| CRU || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate Research Unit
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| style="width: 100pt;"|[http://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/default.asp CSA] || style="width: 500pt;" | Canadian Space Agency
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| CSE || style="width: 500pt;" | Continental Scale Experiment
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| CSE || style="width: 500pt;" | Continental Scale Experiment
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.csiro.au/ CSIRO] || style="width: 500pt;" | Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.globalchange.gov/content/interagency-integrated-water-cycle-group-iwcg CWEX] || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate Water Energy Exchanges
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| CST || style="width: 500pt;" | Convective Stratiform Technique
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| CST || style="width: 500pt;" | Convective Stratiform Technique
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| style="width: 100pt;"| DIAS || style="width: 500pt;" | Dynamic Information Architecture System
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| DIAS || style="width: 500pt;" | Dynamic Information Architecture System
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.dlr.de/dlr/en/desktopdefault.aspx/tabid-10002/ DLR] || style="width: 500pt;" |German Aerospace Center
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defense_Meteorological_Satellite_Program DMSP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defense_Meteorological_Satellite_Program DMSP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.defense.gov/ DOD] || style="width: 500pt;" | Department of Defense, USA
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.defense.gov/ DOD] || style="width: 500pt;" | Department of Defense, USA
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.energy.gov/ DOE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Department of Energy, USA
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://pmm.nasa.gov/gpm/flight-project/dpr DPR] || style="width: 500pt;" | Dual Frequency Precipitation Radar
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://pmm.nasa.gov/gpm/flight-project/dpr DPR] || style="width: 500pt;" | Dual Frequency Precipitation Radar
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.meteo.mcgill.ca/dri/ DRI] || style="width: 500pt;" | Drought Research Initiative
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.meteo.mcgill.ca/dri/ DRI] || style="width: 500pt;" | Drought Research Initiative
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.dwd.de/DE/Home/home_node.html DWD] || style="width: 500pt;" | Deutscher Wetterdienst (German Weather Service)
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.dwd.de/DE/Home/home_node.html DWD] || style="width: 500pt;" | Deutscher Wetterdienst
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://e3sm.org E3SM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Energy Exascale Earth System Model
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://weather.gc.ca/canada_e.html EC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Environment Canada
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ecmwf.int/ ECMWF] || style="width: 500pt;" | European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts  
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ecmwf.int/ ECMWF] || style="width: 500pt;" | European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts  
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| ECS || style="width: 500pt;" | Early Career Scientist
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| ECS || style="width: 500pt;" | Early Career Scientist
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|style="width: 100pt;"| ECV || style="width: 500pt;" | Essential Climate Variables
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| EDR || style="width: 500pt;" | Environmental Data Record
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| EDR || style="width: 500pt;" | Environmental Data Record
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.emc.ncep.noaa.gov/ EMC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Environmental Modeling Center (NOAA)
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.climate.gov/news-features/blogs/enso/what-el-ni%C3%B1o%E2%80%93southern-oscillation-enso-nutshell ENSO] || style="width: 500pt;" | EL Niño - Southern Oscillation
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.climate.gov/news-features/blogs/enso/what-el-ni%C3%B1o%E2%80%93southern-oscillation-enso-nutshell ENSO] || style="width: 500pt;" | EL Niño - Southern Oscillation
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.esf.org/ ESF] || style="width: 500pt;" | European Science Foundation
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.esf.org/ ESF] || style="width: 500pt;" | European Science Foundation
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://soccom.princeton.edu/content/what-earth-system-model-esm ESM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Earth System Model
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| ESP || style="width: 500pt;" | Ensemble Streamflow Prediction
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| ESP || style="width: 500pt;" | Ensemble Streamflow Prediction
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.fao.org/home/en/ FAO] || style="width: 500pt;" | Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.fao.org/home/en/ FAO] || style="width: 500pt;" | Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://daac.ornl.gov/cgi-bin/dataset_lister.pl?p=7 FIFE] || style="width: 500pt;" | First ISLSCP (International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project) Field Experiment
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.usno.navy.mil/FNMOC FNMOC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center  
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.usno.navy.mil/FNMOC FNMOC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center  
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/panels/global-atmospheric-system-studies-panel/ GASS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Atmospheric System Studies
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/panels/global-atmospheric-system-studies-panel/ GASS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Atmospheric System Studies
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/arep/gaw/gaw_home_en.html GAW] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Atmosphere Watch
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| GCIP || style="width: 500pt;" | GEWEX Continental Scale International Project  
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| GCIP || style="width: 500pt;" | GEWEX Continental Scale International Project  
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/ GEWEX] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (WCRP Core Project)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/ GEWEX] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (WCRP Core Project)
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.wmo.int/gfcs/ GFCS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Framework fo Climate Service
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.gfdl.noaa.gov/ GFDL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (NOAA)
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| GFS || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Forecast System
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| GFS || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Forecast System
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| style="width: 100pt;"| GHz || style="width: 500pt;" | Giga Hertz
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| GHz || style="width: 500pt;" | Giga Hertz
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.giss.nasa.gov/ GISS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Goddard Institute for Space Studies (NASA)
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wcrp-climate.org/modelling-wgcm-mip-catalogue/modelling-wgcm-mips-2/256-modelling-wgcm-catalogue-glace GLACE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Land Atmospheric Coupling Experiment
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wcrp-climate.org/modelling-wgcm-mip-catalogue/modelling-wgcm-mips-2/256-modelling-wgcm-catalogue-glace GLACE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Land Atmospheric Coupling Experiment
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ldas.gsfc.nasa.gov/gldas/GLDASgoals.php GLDAS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Land Data Assimilation System
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ldas.gsfc.nasa.gov/gldas/GLDASgoals.php GLDAS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Land Data Assimilation System
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gleam.eu/ GLEAM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Land Evaporation Amsterdam Model
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| GMI || style="width: 500pt;" | GPM Microwave Imager
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| GMI || style="width: 500pt;" | GPM Microwave Imager
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| style="width: 100pt;"| GPI || style="width: 500pt;" | GOES Precipitation Index
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| GPI || style="width: 500pt;" | GOES Precipitation Index
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GPM/spacecraft/index.html GPM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Precipitation Measurement
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/GPM/spacecraft/index.html GPM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Precipitation Mission
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20040082157.pdf GPROF] || style="width: 500pt;" | Goddard Profiling Algorithm
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20040082157.pdf GPROF] || style="width: 500pt;" | Goddard Profiling Algorithm
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| style="width: 100pt;"| GPU || style="width: 500pt;" | Graphics Processing Unit
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/Grace/index.html GRACE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/Grace/index.html GRACE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment
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|style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.bafg.de/GRDC/EN/Home/homepage_node.html GRDC]|| style="width: 500pt;" | Global Runoff Data Center
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| GRP || style="width: 500pt;" | GEWEX Radiation Panel
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| GRP || style="width: 500pt;" | GEWEX Radiation Panel
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/topstory/2009/exploration_bldg.html GSFC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Goddard Space Flight Center
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/news/topstory/2009/exploration_bldg.html GSFC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Goddard Space Flight Center
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wcrp-climate.org/modelling-wgcm-mip-catalogue/modelling-wgcm-mips-2/257-modelling-wgcm-catalogue-gswp GSWP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Soil Wetness Project
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://hydro.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/GSWP3/ GSWP3] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Soil Wetness Project 3
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://hydro.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/GSWP3/ GSWP3] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Soil Wetness Project 3
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.icimod.org/?q=1137 HKKH] || style="width: 500pt;" | Hindu Kush-Karakoram-Himalaya region
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.icimod.org/?q=1137 HKKH] || style="width: 500pt;" | Hindu Kush-Karakoram-Himalaya region
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.globalchange.gov/content/interagency-integrated-water-cycle-group-iwcg HWS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Hydrology and Watershed Systems
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.hymex.org/ HyMeX] || style="width: 500pt;" | HYdrological cycle in the Mediterranean Experiment  
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.hymex.org/ HyMeX] || style="width: 500pt;" | HYdrological cycle in the Mediterranean Experiment  
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.icsu.org/ ICSU] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Council of Scientific Unions
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.icsu.org/ ICSU] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Council of Scientific Unions
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ictp.it/about-ictp.aspx ICTP] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Centre for Theoretical Physics
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| IFFA || style="width: 500pt;" | Interactive Flash Flood Analyzer
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| IFFA || style="width: 500pt;" | Interactive Flash Flood Analyzer
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.ileaps.org/ iLEAPS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmospheric Processes Study  
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.ileaps.org/ iLEAPS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmospheric Processes Study  
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ls4p.geog.ucla.edu/ ILSTSS2S] || style="width: 500pt;" | Impact of Initialized Land Temperature and Snowpack on Sub-seasonal to Seasonal Prediction (renamed to LS4P)
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.usask.ca/inarch/ INARCH] || style="width: 500pt;" | The international Network for Alpine Research Catchment Hydrology
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.usask.ca/inarch/ INARCH] || style="width: 500pt;" | The international Network for Alpine Research Catchment Hydrology
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| style="width: 100pt;"| IR || style="width: 500pt;" | Infrared
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| IR || style="width: 500pt;" | Infrared
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.irdrinternational.org/ IRDR] || style="width: 500pt;" | Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.irdrinternational.org/ IRDR] || style="width: 500pt;" | Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.irdrinternational.org/ IRDR] || style="width: 500pt;" | Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| IRI || style="width: 500pt;" | International Research Institute
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| IRI || style="width: 500pt;" | International Research Institute
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| style="width: 100pt;"| ISC || style="width: 500pt;" | International Science Council
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://isccp.giss.nasa.gov/about/ ISCCP] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://isccp.giss.nasa.gov/about/ ISCCP] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://daac.ornl.gov/cgi-bin/dataset_lister.pl?p=29 ISLSCP] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Satellite Land-Surface Climatology Project
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ismn.geo.tuwien.ac.at/en/ ISMN] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Soil Moisture Network
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ismn.geo.tuwien.ac.at/about-us/ ISMWG] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Soil Moisture Working Group
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ismn.geo.tuwien.ac.at/about-us/ ISMWG] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Soil Moisture Working Group
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.isro.gov.in/ ISRO] || style="width: 500pt;" | Indian Space Research Organisation
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| ITCZ || style="width: 500pt;" | Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| ITCZ || style="width: 500pt;" | Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.globalchange.gov/content/interagency-integrated-water-cycle-group-iwcg IWCG] || style="width: 500pt;" | Interagency Integrated Water Cycle Group, USA
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| IWP || style="width: 500pt;" | Ice Water Path
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| IWP || style="width: 500pt;" | Ice Water Path
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/indexe.html JMA] || style="width: 500pt;" | Japan Meteorological Agency
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.jma.go.jp/jma/indexe.html JMA] || style="width: 500pt;" | Japan Meteorological Agency
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/ JPL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA)
 
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wcrp-climate.org/jps-contacts JPS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Joint Planning Staff (for WCRP)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wcrp-climate.org/jps-contacts JPS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Joint Planning Staff (for WCRP)
 
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==<span id="K"></span>'''K'''==
 
==<span id="K"></span>'''K'''==
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| KLM || style="width: 500pt;" | see NOAA KLM
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| KLM || style="width: 500pt;" | see NOAA KLM
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.knmi.nl/home KNMI] || style="width: 500pt;" | Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute)
 
 
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{|
 
==<span id="L"></span>'''L'''==
 
==<span id="L"></span>'''L'''==
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.arm.gov/research/campaigns/sgp2017lafe/ LAFE] || style="width: 500pt;" | The Land-Atmosphere Feedback Experiment
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.lanl.gov/ LANL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Los Alamos National Laboratory (DOE)
 
|-
 
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| LBA || style="width: 500pt;" | Large-scale Biosphere Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| LBA || style="width: 500pt;" | Large-scale Biosphere Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.lbl.gov/ LBNL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (DOE)
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| LEO || style="width: 500pt;" | Low Earth Orbit (also, a satellite in LEO)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| LEO || style="width: 500pt;" | Low Earth Orbit (also, a satellite in LEO)
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://iac.ethz.ch/group/climate-and-water-cycle/research/regional-climate-modelling/large-eddy-simulations--les-.html/ LES] || style="width: 500pt;" | Large Eddy Simulations
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.americangeosciences.org/critical-issues/faq/what-lidar-and-what-it-used/ LIDAR] || style="width: 500pt;" | Light Detection and Ranging, a remote sensing method
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| LIS || style="width: 500pt;" | Lightning Imaging Sensor
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| LIS || style="width: 500pt;" | Lightning Imaging Sensor
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.llnl.gov/ LLNL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (DOE)
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.cesm.ucar.edu/working_groups/Land/ LMWG] || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Model Working Group
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.cesm.ucar.edu/working_groups/Land/ LMWG] || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Model Working Group
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|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| LPB || style="width: 500pt;" | La Plata Basin
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| LPB || style="width: 500pt;" | La Plata Basin
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ls4p.geog.ucla.edu/ LS4P] || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Surface 4 Prediction (formerly known as ILSTSS2S)
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| LSM || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Surface Model
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| LST || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Surface Temperature
 
 
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|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://hydro.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/mahasriwiki/before_wiki/index_e.html MAHASRI] || style="width: 500pt;" | Monsoon Asian Hydro-Atmospheric Science Research and prediction Initiative
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://hydro.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp/mahasriwiki/before_wiki/index_e.html MAHASRI] || style="width: 500pt;" | Monsoon Asian Hydro-Atmospheric Science Research and prediction Initiative
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.pnnl.gov/science/highlights/highlight.asp?id=4987 MCS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Mesoscale Convective System
 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| MDB || style="width: 500pt;" | Murray Darling Basin
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| MDB || style="width: 500pt;" | Murray Darling Basin
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|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.google.com/search?q=EUMETSAT+geostationary+platform&oq=EUMETSAT+geostationary+platform&aqs=chrome..69i57.359j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 METEOSAT]|| style="width: 500pt;" | EUMETSAT geostationary platform
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.google.com/search?q=EUMETSAT+geostationary+platform&oq=EUMETSAT+geostationary+platform&aqs=chrome..69i57.359j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8 METEOSAT]|| style="width: 500pt;" | EUMETSAT geostationary platform
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/home/index.html MFSC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA)
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| MIP || style="width: 500pt;" | Model intercomparison Project
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| MIP || style="width: 500pt;" | Model intercomparison Project
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|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/history/msg.html MSG] || style="width: 500pt;" | Microgravity Science Glovebox
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nasa.gov/centers/marshall/history/msg.html MSG] || style="width: 500pt;" | Microgravity Science Glovebox
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.gloh2o.org/ MSWEP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Multi-Source Weighted-Ensemble Precipitation
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://directory.eoportal.org/web/eoportal/satellite-missions/content/-/article/mtsat MTSAT] || style="width: 500pt;" | Multi-functional Transport Satellite
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://directory.eoportal.org/web/eoportal/satellite-missions/content/-/article/mtsat MTSAT] || style="width: 500pt;" | Multi-functional Transport Satellite
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{|
 
==<span id="N"></span>'''N'''==
 
==<span id="N"></span>'''N'''==
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.eol.ucar.edu/field_projects/name NAME] || style="width: 500pt;" | North American Monsoon Experiment
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| style="width: 100pt;"| NAME || style="width: 500pt;" | North American Monsoon Experiment
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.nasonline.org/ NAS] || style="width: 500pt;" | National Academy of Sciences
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| style="width: 100pt;"| NAS || style="width: 500pt;" | National Academy of Sciences
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nasa.gov/ NASA] || style="width: 500pt;" | National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA
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| style="width: 100pt;"| NASA || style="width: 500pt;" | National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_Water_and_Power_Alliance NAWP] || style="width: 500pt;" | North American Water Program
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| style="width: 100pt;"| NAWP || style="width: 500pt;" | North American Water Program
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ncar.ucar.edu/home NCAR] || style="width: 500pt;" | National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
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| style="width: 100pt;"| NCAR || style="width: 500pt;" | National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/ NCDC] || style="width: 500pt;" | National Climatic Data Center, USA
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| style="width: 100pt;"| NCDC || style="width: 500pt;" | National Climatic Data Center, USA
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.ncep.noaa.gov/ NCEP] || style="width: 500pt;" | National Centers for Environmental Prediction, USA
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| style="width: 100pt;"| NCEP || style="width: 500pt;" | National Centers for Environmental Prediction, USA
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://neespi.org/ NEESPI] || style="width: 500pt;" | Northern Eurasian Earth Science Partnership Initiative  
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| NEESPI || style="width: 500pt;" | Northern Eurasian Earth Science Partnership Initiative  
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/content/about NESDIS] || style="width: 500pt;" | National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service, USA  
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| NESDIS || style="width: 500pt;" | National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service, USA  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| NGO || style="width: 500pt;" | Non Governmental Organization
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| NGO || style="width: 500pt;" | Non Governmental Organization
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| style="width: 100pt;"| NHMS || style="width: 500pt;" | National Hydro-Meteorological Service
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| NHMS || style="width: 500pt;" | National Hydro-Meteorological Service
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.noaa.gov/ NOAA] || style="width: 500pt;" | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (agency and  satellite), USA
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| NOAA || style="width: 500pt;" | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (agency and  satellite), USA
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://space.skyrocket.de/doc_sdat/noaa-k.htm NOAA KLM] || style="width: 500pt;" | NOAA-15 (K), -16(L) and -17 (M) satellites
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| NOAA KLM || style="width: 500pt;" | NOAA-15 (K), -16(L) and -17 (M) satellites
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| NPOESS || style="width: 500pt;" | National Polar-orbiting Environmental Satellite System, USA
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| NPOESS || style="width: 500pt;" | National Polar-orbiting Environmental Satellite System, USA
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.nasonline.org/about-nas/history/archives/milestones-in-NAS-history/organization-of-the-nrc.html NRC] || style="width: 500pt;" | National Research Counsel
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| style="width: 100pt;"| NRC || style="width: 500pt;" | National Research Counsel  
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.nsf.gov NSF] || style="width: 500pt;" | National Science Foundation 
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/model-data/model-datasets/numerical-weather-prediction NWP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Numerical Weather Prediction
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| style="width: 100pt;"| NWP || style="width: 500pt;" | Numerical Weather Prediction
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.weather.gov/ NWS] || style="width: 500pt;" | National Weather Service, USA
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| NWS || style="width: 500pt;" | National Weather Service, USA
 
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|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| ORA ||style="width: 500pt;" | NOAA Office of Research and Applications
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| ORA ||style="width: 500pt;" | NOAA Office of Research and Applications
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ornl.gov/ ORNL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Oak Ridge National Laboratory (DOE)
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| OSC ||style="width: 500pt;" | Open Science Conference
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| OSC ||style="width: 500pt;" | Open Science Conference
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|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| PMW || style="width: 500pt;" | Passive Microwave
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| PMW || style="width: 500pt;" | Passive Microwave
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.PNNL.gov/ PNNL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (DOE)
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| PR || style="width: 500pt;" | TRMM Precipitation Radar
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| PR || style="width: 500pt;" | TRMM Precipitation Radar
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| style="width: 100pt;"| PSPDC || style="width: 500pt;" | Polar Satellite Precipitation Data Center
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| PSPDC || style="width: 500pt;" | Polar Satellite Precipitation Data Center
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.psu.edu/ PSU] || style="width: 500pt;" | Pennsylvania State University
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| PSU || style="width: 500pt;" | Pennsylvania State University
 
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{|
 
==<span id="Q"></span>'''Q'''==
 
==<span id="Q"></span>'''Q'''==
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://climatedataguide.ucar.edu/climate-data/qbo-quasi-biennial-oscillation QBO] || style="width: 500pt;" | Quasi-Biennial Oscillation
 
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{|
 
 
|style="width: 500pt;"|<div style="text-align: right;">[[#Content|Go Back To Top]]</div>
 
|style="width: 500pt;"|<div style="text-align: right;">[[#Content|Go Back To Top]]</div>
 
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{|
 
{|
 
==<span id="R"></span>'''R'''==
 
==<span id="R"></span>'''R'''==
| style="width: 100pt;"| RAINSS || style="width: 500pt;" | Resilience, Adaptation, Information, and Social Sciences (a US Interagency Integrated Water Cycle Group (IWCG) integrative activity)
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| style="width: 100pt;"| RHP || style="width: 500pt;" | Regional Hydroclimate Project  
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/panels/gewex-hydroclimatology-panel/regional-hydroclimate-projects-rhps/ RHP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Regional Hydroclimate Project  
 
 
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{|
 
==<span id="S"></span>'''S'''==
 
==<span id="S"></span>'''S'''==
| style="width: 100pt;"| S2S || style="width: 500pt;" | Sub seasonal to Seasonal
 
|-
 
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| SAC || style="width: 500pt;" | Science Advisory Committee
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| SAC || style="width: 500pt;" | Science Advisory Committee
 
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|-
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| style="width: 100pt;"| SAG || style="width: 500pt;" | Scientific Advisory Group
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| SAG || style="width: 500pt;" | Scientific Advisory Group
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://earth.esa.int/web/guest/-/sar-applications-4019 SAR] || style="width: 500pt;" | Synthetic Aperture Radar
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| style="width: 100pt;"| SATREPS || style="width: 500pt;" | Science And Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable development
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.jst.go.jp/global/english/about.html SATREPS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Science And Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable development
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.scope-cm.org/ SCOPE-CM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Sustained, Co-Ordinated Processing of Environmental Satellite Data for Climate Monitoring  
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| SCOPE-CM || style="width: 500pt;" | Sustained, Co-Ordinated Processing of Environmental Satellite Data for Climate Monitoring  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| SEVIRI || style="width: 500pt;" | Spinning Enhanced Visible and InfraRed Imager
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| SEVIRI || style="width: 500pt;" | Spinning Enhanced Visible and InfraRed Imager
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| style="width: 100pt;"| SG || style="width: 500pt;" | Satellite Gauge
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| SG || style="width: 500pt;" | Satellite Gauge
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| SGLI || style="width: 500pt;" |Second-generation Global Imager
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| SMAP || style="width: 500pt;" | Soil Moisture Active Passive
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://smap.jpl.nasa.gov/ SMAP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Soil Moisture Active Passive
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| SMOS || style="width: 500pt;" | Soil Moisture Ocean Salinity
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://earth.esa.int/web/guest/missions/esa-operational-eo-missions/smos SMOS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Soil Moisture Ocean Salinity
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| style="width: 100pt;"| SPARC || style="width: 500pt;" | Stratospheric Processes And their Role in Climate (WCRP Core Project)
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.sparc-climate.org/ SPARC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Stratospheric Processes And their Role in Climate (WCRP Core Project)
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| style="width: 100pt;"| SRB || style="width: 500pt;" | Saskatchewan River Basin
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.saskriverbasin.ca/pages/saskatchewan_river_basin_map.html SRB] || style="width: 500pt;" | Saskatchewan River Basin
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| SRS || style="width: 500pt;" | Southern Research Station
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| SRS || style="width: 500pt;" | Southern Research Station
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/about/organization/scientific-steering-group/ SSC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Science Steering Committee  
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| SSC || style="width: 500pt;" | Science Steering Committee  
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/about/organization/scientific-steering-group/ SSG] || style="width: 500pt;" | Scientific Steering Group
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| SSG || style="width: 500pt;" | Scientific Steering Group
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.remss.com/missions/ssmi/ SSM/I] || style="width: 500pt;" | Special Sensor Microwave/Imager
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| SSM/I || style="width: 500pt;" | Special Sensor Microwave/Imager
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.remss.com/missions/ssmi/ SSM/IS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Special Sensor Microwave/Imager Sounder
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| SSM/IS || style="width: 500pt;" | Special Sensor Microwave/Imager Sounder
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| SST || style="width: 500pt;" | Sea Surface Temperature
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| SST || style="width: 500pt;" | Sea Surface Temperature
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://glossary.ametsoc.org/wiki/Stratospheric_sounding_unit SSU] || style="width: 500pt;" | Stratospheric Sounding Unit
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| SSU || style="width: 500pt;" | Stratospheric Sounding Unit
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://start.org/ START] || style="width: 500pt;" | SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| START || style="width: 500pt;" | SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://stcnet.com/ STC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Science and Technology Corporation
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| STC || style="width: 500pt;" | Science and Technology Corporation
 
|-
 
|-
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| Tb || style="width: 500pt;" | Brightness temperature
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| Tb || style="width: 500pt;" | Brightness temperature
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/arep/wwrp/new/thorpex_new.html THORPEX] || style="width: 500pt;" | The Observing System Research and Predictability Experiment
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| style="width: 100pt;"| THORPEX || style="width: 500pt;" | The Observing System Research and Predictability Experiment
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://reanalyses.org/atmosphere/wcrp-task-team-intercomparison-reanalyses-tira TIRA] || style="width: 500pt;" | Task Team for Intercomparison of Reanalyses
 
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| TIROS || style="width: 500pt;" | Television Infrared Observation Satellite
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| TIROS || style="width: 500pt;" | Television Infrared Observation Satellite
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| style="width: 100pt;"| TRACE || style="width: 500pt;" | Terrestrial Regional North American hydroClimate Experiment
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| TRACE || style="width: 500pt;" | Terrestrial Regional North American hydroClimate Experiment
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://pmm.nasa.gov/TRMM TRMM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| TRMM || style="width: 500pt;" | Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| UIC || style="width: 500pt;" | User Interface Committee (Group on Earth Observations)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| UIC || style="width: 500pt;" | User Interface Committee (Group on Earth Observations)
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/ UKMO] || style="width: 500pt;" | United Kingdom Meteorology Office
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| UN || style="width: 500pt;" | United Nations
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.un.org/en/index.html UN] || style="width: 500pt;" | United Nations
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.unenvironment.org/ UNEP] || style="width: 500pt;" | United Nations Environmental Programme
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://en.unesco.org/ UNESCO] || style="width: 500pt;" | United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://unfccc.int/ UNFCCC] || style="width: 500pt;" | United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.usaid.gov/ USAID] || style="width: 500pt;" | U.S. Agency for International Development
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://usda.gov/ USDA] || style="width: 500pt;" | United States Department of Agriculture
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.globalchange.gov/about USGRCP] || style="width: 500pt;" | United States Global Change Research Program
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| UNEP || style="width: 500pt;" | United Nations Environmental Programme
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.usgs.gov/ USGS] || style="width: 500pt;" | United States Geological Survey
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| UNESCO || style="width: 500pt;" | United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| UTLS || style="width: 500pt;" | Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| USAID || style="width: 500pt;" | U.S. Agency for International Development
 
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{|
 
 
==<span id="V"></span>'''V'''==
 
==<span id="V"></span>'''V'''==
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| VAR || style="width: 500pt;" | Variable Rain rate precipitation algorithm
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| VAR || style="width: 500pt;" | Variable Rain rate precipitation algorithm
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://pmm.nasa.gov/trmm/virs VIRS] || style="width: 500pt;" | TRMM Visible and InfraRed Scanner
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| VIRS || style="width: 500pt;" | TRMM Visible and InfraRed Scanner
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| VIS || style="width: 500pt;" | Visible
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| VIS || style="width: 500pt;" | Visible
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{|
 
==<span id="W"></span>'''W'''==
 
==<span id="W"></span>'''W'''==
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://hydrology.irpi.cnr.it/projects/wacmos-irrigation/ WACMOS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Water Cycle Multimission Observation Strategy (ESA Programme)
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| WACMOS || style="width: 500pt;" | Water Cycle Multimission Observation Strategy (ESA Programme)
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.eu-watch.org/ WATCH] || style="width: 500pt;" | EU Integrated Project on Water and Global Change
 
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wcrp-climate.org/ WCRP] || style="width: 500pt;" | World Climate Research Programme
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| WATCH || style="width: 500pt;" | EU Integrated Project on Water and Global Change
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wcrp-climate.org/modelling-wgsip WGSIP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Working Group on Seasonal to Interannual Prediction
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