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==<span id="A"></span>'''A'''==
| style="width: 100pt;"| A.K.A. || style="width: 500pt;" | <div style="background-color:babyblue";>also known as</div>
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| style="width: 100pt;"| A.K.A. || style="width: 500pt;" | also known as
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| ABL || style="width: 500pt;" | Atmospheric Boundary Layer
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| ABL || style="width: 500pt;" | Atmospheric Boundary Layer
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.sparc-climate.org/activities/asian-monsoon/ ACAM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Atmospheric Composition and the Asian Monsoon
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://acpcinitiative.org/ ACPC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Aerosols, Clouds, Precipitation and Climate Initiative (iLEAPS/GEWEX/IGAC)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://acpcinitiative.org/ ACPC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Aerosols, Clouds, Precipitation and Climate Initiative (iLEAPS/GEWEX/IGAC)
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://sites.agu.org/ AGU] || style="width: 500pt;" | American Geophysical Union
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://sites.agu.org/ AGU] || style="width: 500pt;" | American Geophysical Union
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.umr-cnrm.fr/amma-moana/amma_surf/almip2/index.html  ALMIP2] || style="width: 500pt;" | AMMA Land surface Model Intercomparison Project - Phase 2
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.amma-international.org/spip.php?rubrique1  AMMA] || style="width: 500pt;" | African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis Project
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.amma-international.org/spip.php?rubrique1  AMMA] || style="width: 500pt;" | African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis Project
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.clivar.org/clivar-amoc-task-team AMOC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/ AMS] || style="width: 500pt;" | American Meteorological Society
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ametsoc.org/index.cfm/ams/ AMS] || style="width: 500pt;" | American Meteorological Society
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| style="width: 100pt;"| AMY || style="width: 500pt;" | Asian Monsoon Years
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| AMY || style="width: 500pt;" | Asian Monsoon Years
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/project/andex/  ANDEX] || style="width: 500pt;" | Hydroclimate Research Program for the Andes
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.asiaoceania.org/society/index.asp  AOGS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Asia Oceania Geosciences Society
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.asiaoceania.org/society/index.asp  AOGS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Asia Oceania Geosciences Society
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ipcc.ch/reports/ AR5] || style="width: 500pt;" | IPCC Assessment Report 5
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ipcc.ch/reports/ AR5] || style="width: 500pt;" | IPCC Assessment Report 5
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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;"| [http://iceds.cc.kagawa-u.ac.jp/asiapex/  AsiaPEX] || style="width: 500pt;" | Asian Precipitation Experiment, A follow-on activity to MAHASRI
 
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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;"| ATC || style="width: 500pt;" | Atmospheric Temperature Changes
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://noaasis.noaa.gov/NOAASIS/ml/avhrr.html AVHRR] || style="width: 500pt;" | Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://noaasis.noaa.gov/NOAASIS/ml/avhrr.html AVHRR] || style="width: 500pt;" | Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
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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;"| [https://eesa.lbl.gov/projects/cascade/ CASCADE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Calibrated and Systematic Characterization, Attribution, and Detection of Extremes project
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://portal.nersc.gov/project/capt/CAUSES/ CAUSES] || style="width: 500pt;" | Clouds Above the United States and Errors at the Surface
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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;"| [http://www.ccrnetwork.ca CCRN] || style="width: 500pt;" | Changing Cold Regions Network
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ceh.ac.uk/ CEH] || style="width: 500pt;" | Center for Ecology & Hydrology
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ceh.ac.uk/ CEH] || style="width: 500pt;" | Center for Ecology & Hydrology
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.cesm.ucar.edu/ CESM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Community Earth System Model
 
| 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.wcrp-climate.org/modelling-wgcm-mip-catalogue/cmip6-endorsed-mips-article/1060-modelling-cmip6-cfmip CFMIP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Cloud Feedback Model Intercomparison Project
 
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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;"| [http://cfs.ncep.noaa.gov/cfsr/ CFSR] || style="width: 500pt;" | NCEP-NOAA CFS Reanalysis
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://cfs.ncep.noaa.gov/cfsr/ CFSR] || style="width: 500pt;" | NCEP-NOAA CFS Reanalysis
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/panels/global-atmospheric-system-studies-panel/gass-projects/ CGILS] || style="width: 500pt;" | CFMIP-GASS Intercomparison of LES and SCMs
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.cgms-info.org/index_.php/cgms/index CGMS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.cgms-info.org/index_.php/cgms/index CGMS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| CIEHLYC || style="width: 500pt;" | Community for spatial and hydrological information in Latin America and the Caribbean  
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| CIEHLYC || style="width: 500pt;" | Community for spatial and hydrological information in Latin America and the Caribbean  
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://circ.gsfc.nasa.gov CIRC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Continual Intercomparison of Radiation Codes
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| style="width: 100pt;"| CIRS || style="width: 500pt;" | Composite Infrared Spectrometer 
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.climate-cryosphere.org/ CLiC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate and Cryosphere Project  (WCRP Core Project)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.climate-cryosphere.org/ CLiC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Climate and Cryosphere 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
 
| 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://www.cma.gov.cn/en2014/ CMA] || style="width: 500pt;" | Chinese Meteorological Administration
 
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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://www.gewex.org/panels/global-atmospheric-system-studies-panel/gass-projects/ CMIP](GEWEX) || style="width: 500pt;" | Cirrus Model Intercomparison Project
 
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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;"| [https://cnes.fr/en/ CNES] || style="width: 500pt;" |The National Centre for Space Studies
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://cola.gmu.edu/ COLA] || style="width: 500pt;" | The Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies
 
| 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.gewex.org/gewex-content/uploads/2019/02/COORDE.pdf COORDE] || style="width: 500pt;" | COnstraining ORographic Drag Effect
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.cordex.org/ CORDEX] || style="width: 500pt;" | Coordinated Regional climate Downscaling EXperiment
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.cordex.org/ CORDEX] || style="width: 500pt;" | Coordinated Regional climate Downscaling EXperiment
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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;"| 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.energy.gov/ DOE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Department of Energy, USA
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.energy.gov/ DOE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Department of Energy, USA
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.arm.gov/ DOE-ARM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program of the US 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;"| [https://weather.gc.ca/canada_e.html EC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Environment Canada - Environnement Canada
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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;"| EDR || style="width: 500pt;" | Environmental Data Record
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| EDR || style="width: 500pt;" | Environmental Data Record
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/panels/gewex-data-and-analysis-panel/gdap-projects// EEI] || style="width: 500pt;" | Earths Energy Imbalance
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.efas.eu/en EFAS] || style="width: 500pt;" | European Flood Awareness System
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.egu.eu/ EGU] || style="width: 500pt;" | European Geosciences Union
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.emc.ncep.noaa.gov/ EMC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Environmental Modeling Center (NOAA)
 
| 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.esa.int/ESA ESA] || style="width: 500pt;" | European Space Agency
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.esa.int/ESA ESA] || style="width: 500pt;" | European Space Agency
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| style="width: 100pt;"| ESD || style="width: 500pt;" | Empirical Statistical Downscaling
 
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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://esgf.llnl.gov ESGF] || style="width: 500pt;" | Earth System Grid Federation
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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;"| ESMOC || style="width: 500pt;" | Earth System Modelling and Observational Capabilities
 
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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;"| FCDR || style="width: 500pt;" | Fundamental Climate Data Records
 
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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
 
| 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;"| [https://gacp.giss.nasa.gov/ GACP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Aerosol Climatology Project
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://gacp.giss.nasa.gov/ GACP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Aerosol Climatology Project
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.hyarc.nagoya-u.ac.jp/game/ GAME] || style="width: 500pt;" | GEWEX Asian Monsoon Experiment (ended 2005)
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| style="width: 100pt;"| GAP || style="width: 500pt;" | GEWEX Aerosol Precipitation
 
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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  
 
| 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  
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.eol.ucar.edu/field_projects/gcip GCIP] || style="width: 500pt;" | GEWEX Continental Scale International Project  
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/gosic/global-climate-observing-system-gcos GCOS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Climate Observing System
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ipcc-data.org/guidelines/pages/gcm_guide.html/ GCM] || style="width: 500pt;" |General Circulation Models
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://precip.gsfc.nasa.gov/ GCPC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Precipitation Climatology Project
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| style="width: 100pt;"| GCM || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Climate Model
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://gcos.wmo.int/en/home GCOS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Climate Observing System
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| GCSS || style="width: 500pt;" | GEWEX Cloud System Study
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| GCSS || style="width: 500pt;" | GEWEX Cloud System Study
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/panels/gewex-data-and-analysis-panel/ GDAP] || style="width: 500pt;" | GEWEX Data and Analysis Panel
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://earthobservations.org/index2.php GEO] || style="width: 500pt;" | Group on Earth Observations
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://earthobservations.org/index2.php GEO] || style="width: 500pt;" | Group on Earth Observations
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.earthobservations.org/geoss.php GEOSS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Earth Observing System of Systems
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.earthobservations.org/geoss.php GEOSS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Earth Observing System of Systems
 
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| 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;"| [https://www.gewex.org/ GEWEX] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Energy and Water Exchanges (WCRP Core Project)
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.wmo.int/gfcs/ GFCS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Framework fo Climate Service  
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.wmo.int/gfcs/ GFCS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Framework fo Climate Service  
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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://www.gewex.org/gewex-content/files_mf/1583952472Feb2020.pdf GLAFO]|| style="width: 500pt;" | GEWEX Land-Atmosphere Feedback Observatory
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/panels/global-landatmosphere-system-study-panel/ GLASS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Land Atmosphere System Study
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/panels/global-landatmosphere-system-study-panel/ GLASS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Land Atmosphere System Study
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gleam.eu/ GLEAM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Land Evaporation Amsterdam Model
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gleam.eu/ GLEAM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Land Evaporation Amsterdam Model
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.globalfloods.eu/ GloFAS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Flood Awareness System
 
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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;"| [https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.gpcc.html GPCC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Precipitation Climatology Centre
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.gpcc.html GPCC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Precipitation Climatology Centre
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| GPCP || style="width: 500pt;" | Global precipitation Climatology Project
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/data-sets-global-precipitation-climatology-project-gpcp/ GPCP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global precipitation Climatology Project
 
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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://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
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 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
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 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://gsics.wmo.int/en/welcome  GSICS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Space-based Inter-Calibration System
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 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
 
| 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://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/TEM/GTS/index_en.html GTS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Telecommunications System
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/TEM/GTS/index_en.html GTS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Telecommunications System
 +
|-
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://gwf.usask.ca/ GWF] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Water Futures
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.gwsp.org/about/organization.html GWSP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Water System Project (ESSP Joint Project)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.gwsp.org/about/organization.html GWSP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Global Water System Project (ESSP Joint Project)
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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
 
| 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://hydrology-tep.eu/guest/ HYDRO-TEP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Hydrology Thematic Exploitation Platform
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|-
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://hydrolare.net HYDROLAIRE] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Data Centre on Hydrology of Lakes and Reservoirs
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 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;"| [http://www.inpe.br/ INPE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Brazilian Institute for Space Research
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.inpe.br/ INPE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Brazilian Institute for Space Research
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.ioc-unesco.org/ IOC] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Oceanographic Commission
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://ceos.org/ CEOS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
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|-
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://research.ncl.ac.uk/intense/aboutintense/ INTENSE] || style="width: 500pt;" | INTElligent use of climate models for adaptatioN to non-Stationary hydrological Extremes
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.ipcc.ch/ IPCC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.ipcc.ch/ IPCC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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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
 +
|-
 +
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/panels/gewex-data-and-analysis-panel/gdap-projects/ ISCCP-NG] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project - Next Generation
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://daac.ornl.gov/cgi-bin/dataset_lister.pl?p=29 ISLSCP] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Satellite Land-Surface Climatology Project
 
| 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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|-
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://soil-modeling.org ISMC] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Soil Modelling Consortium
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ismn.geo.tuwien.ac.at/en/ ISMN] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Soil Moisture Network
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ismn.geo.tuwien.ac.at/en/ ISMN] || style="width: 500pt;" | International Soil Moisture Network
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 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;"| ISS || style="width: 500pt;" | International Space Station
 
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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;"| IWP || style="width: 500pt;" | Ice Water Path
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| IWP || style="width: 500pt;" | Ice Water Path
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| style="width: 100pt;"| IWRM. || style="width: 500pt;" | Integrated Water Resources Management
 
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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.jpl.nasa.gov/ JPL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA)
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|-
 
| 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)
 +
|-
 +
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.jpss.noaa.gov/mission_and_instruments.html JPSS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Joint Polar Satellite System
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://jra.kishou.go.jp/JRA-25/index_en.html JRA-25] || style="width: 500pt;" | Japanese Meteorological Agency 25 year reanalysis
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://jra.kishou.go.jp/JRA-25/index_en.html JRA-25] || style="width: 500pt;" | Japanese Meteorological Agency 25 year reanalysis
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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
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|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.lanl.gov/ LANL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Los Alamos National Laboratory (DOE)
 
| 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;"| [https://daac.ornl.gov/cgi-bin/dataset_lister.pl?p=11 LBA] || style="width: 500pt;" | Large-scale Biosphere Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.lbl.gov/ LBNL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (DOE)
 
| 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
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|-
 +
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.hymex.org/?page=liaise LIAISE] || style="width: 500pt;" | Land surface Interactions with the Atmosphere over the Iberian Semi-arid Environment
 +
|-
 +
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wcrp-climate.org/lha-overview LHA] || style="width: 500pt;" | WCRP Lighthouse Activities
 +
|-
 +
| 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;"| [http://www.gewex.org/loco/ LOCO] || style="width: 500pt;" | LOcal COupled Modelling Working Group in GLASS
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.gewex.org/loco/ LOCO] || style="width: 500pt;" | LOcal COupled Modelling Working Group in GLASS
 
|-
 
|-
| style="width: 100pt;"| LPB || style="width: 500pt;" | La Plata Basin
+
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.eol.ucar.edu/projects/lpb/ LPB] || style="width: 500pt;" | La Plata Basin Regional Hydroclimate Project
 +
|-
 +
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.gewex.org/ls3mip-land-surface-snow-and-soil-moisture/ LS3MIP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Surface, Snow and Soil Moisture Model Intercomparison Project
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ls4p.geog.ucla.edu/ LS4P] || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Surface 4 Prediction (formerly known as ILSTSS2S)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://ls4p.geog.ucla.edu/ LS4P] || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Surface 4 Prediction (formerly known as ILSTSS2S)
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|-
 +
| style="width: 100pt;"| LSM || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Surface Model
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| LST || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Surface Temperature
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| LST || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Surface Temperature
 +
|-
 +
| style="width: 100pt;"| LSTM (1) || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Surface Temperature Monitoring
 +
|-
 +
| style="width: 100pt;"| LSTM (2) || style="width: 500pt;" | Long Short-Term Memory
 +
|-
 +
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/panels/global-landatmosphere-system-study-panel/glass-projects/ LUMIP] || style="width: 500pt;" | Land Use Model Intercomparison Project
 
|}
 
|}
 
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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;"| MDB || style="width: 500pt;" | Murray Darling Basin
+
| 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;"| [https://www.gewex.org/gewex-content/files_mf/1432211692Aug2012.pdf MDB] || style="width: 500pt;" | Murray Darling Basin Water Budget Project (pg. 12)
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://cds.nccs.nasa.gov/data/by-project/merra/ MERRA] || style="width: 500pt;" | Modern Era Retrospective-Analysis for Research and Applications  
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://cds.nccs.nasa.gov/data/by-project/merra/ MERRA] || style="width: 500pt;" | Modern Era Retrospective-Analysis for Research and Applications  
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| 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  
+
| 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
 +
|-
 +
| 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
 
| 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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==<span id="O"></span>'''O'''==
 
==<span id="O"></span>'''O'''==
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/teleconnections/enso/indicators/olr/ OLR] ||style="width: 500pt;" | Outgoing Longwave Radiation
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/teleconnections/enso/indicators/olr/ OLR] ||style="width: 500pt;" | Outgoing Longwave Radiation
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://gcos.wmo.int/en/ocean-observations-physics-and-climate-panel OOPC] || style="width: 500pt;" | Ocean Observations Panel for Physics and Climate
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://rain.atmos.colostate.edu/CRDC/datasets/NCEP_OPI.html OPI] ||style="width: 500pt;" | Outgoing Longwave Radiation (OLR) Precipitation Index
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://rain.atmos.colostate.edu/CRDC/datasets/NCEP_OPI.html OPI] ||style="width: 500pt;" | Outgoing Longwave Radiation (OLR) Precipitation Index
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|-
 
| 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;"| [http://www.wenfo.org/ozewex/ OzEWEX] ||style="width: 500pt;" | Australian Energy and Water Exchange initiative
 
|}
 
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{|
 
==<span id="P"></span>'''P'''==
 
==<span id="P"></span>'''P'''==
 +
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.gewex.org/panels/global-landatmosphere-system-study-panel/glass-projects/ PALS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Protocol for the Analysis of Land Surface models
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://sites.google.com/site/projectpannex/ PannEx] || style="width: 500pt;" | a Network for the Pannonian Basin
 +
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| style="width: 100pt;"| PBL || style="width: 500pt;" | Planetary Boundary Layer
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| PBL || style="width: 500pt;" | Planetary Boundary Layer
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| PMW || style="width: 500pt;" | Passive Microwave
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| PMW || style="width: 500pt;" | Passive Microwave
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://modelevaluation.org/ PLUMBER2] || style="width: 500pt;" | Protocol for the Analysis of Land Surface models (PALS) Land Surface Model Benchmarking Evaluation Project, Phase 2
 
|-
 
|-
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.PNNL.gov/ PNNL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (DOE)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.PNNL.gov/ PNNL] || style="width: 500pt;" | Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (DOE)
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.psu.edu/ PSU] || style="width: 500pt;" | Pennsylvania State University
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| [http://www.psu.edu/ PSU] || style="width: 500pt;" | Pennsylvania State University
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| style="width: 100pt;"| PTF || style="width: 500pt;" | PedoTransfer Functions
 
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{|
 
==<span id="Q"></span>'''Q'''==
 
==<span id="Q"></span>'''Q'''==
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| 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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| style="width: 100pt;"| RAINSS || style="width: 500pt;" | Resilience, Adaptation, Information, and Social Sciences (a US Interagency Integrated Water Cycle Group (IWCG) integrative activity)
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| RAINSS || style="width: 500pt;" | Resilience, Adaptation, Information, and Social Sciences (a US Interagency Integrated Water Cycle Group (IWCG) integrative activity)
 
|-
 
|-
| 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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| style="width: 100pt;"| RCD || style="width: 500pt;" | Regional Climate Downscaling
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| style="width: 100pt;"| RCM || style="width: 500pt;" | Regional Climate Model
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.wcrp-climate.org/regional-focal-points RFP] || style="width: 500pt;" | WCRP Regional Focal Points
 +
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| 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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| style="width: 100pt;"| RifS || style="width: 500pt;" | WCRP's Regional Information for Society home
 
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{|
 
==<span id="S"></span>'''S'''==
 
==<span id="S"></span>'''S'''==
 +
| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://s-rip.ees.hokudai.ac.jp S-RIP] || style="width: 500pt;" | SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project
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| style="width: 100pt;"| S2S || style="width: 500pt;" | Sub seasonal to Seasonal
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| S2S || style="width: 500pt;" | Sub seasonal to Seasonal
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| SAG || style="width: 500pt;" | Scientific Advisory Group
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| SAG || style="width: 500pt;" | Scientific Advisory Group
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| 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;"| [https://www.sparc-climate.org/activities/satio-tcs/ SATIO-TCS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Stratospheric And Tropospheric Influences On Tropical Convective Systems
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 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.jst.go.jp/global/english/about.html SATREPS] || style="width: 500pt;" | Science And Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable development
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| style="width: 100pt;"| SCM || style="width: 500pt;" | Single Column Model
 
|-
 
|-
 
| 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;"| [https://www.scope-cm.org/ SCOPE-CM] || style="width: 500pt;" | Sustained, Co-Ordinated Processing of Environmental Satellite Data for Climate Monitoring  
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://earth.esa.int/web/guest/missions/esa-operational-eo-missions/smos 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;"| [http://www.remss.com/missions/ssmi/ SSM/I] || style="width: 500pt;" | Special Sensor Microwave/Imager
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| Tb || style="width: 500pt;" | Brightness temperature
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| Tb || style="width: 500pt;" | Brightness temperature
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| 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
 
| 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;"| TMI || style="width: 500pt;" | TRMM Microwave Imager
 
| style="width: 100pt;"| TMI || style="width: 500pt;" | TRMM Microwave Imager
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| style="width: 100pt;"| TOOCAN || style="width: 500pt;" | Tracking Of Organized Convection Algorithm through 3D segmentatioN
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| TOVS || style="width: 500pt;" | Television-Infrared Observation Satellite (TIROS) Operational Vertical Sounder
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| style="width: 100pt;"| TRACE || style="width: 500pt;" | Terrestrial Regional North American hydroClimate Experiment
 
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| style="width: 100pt;"| [https://www.usgs.gov/ USGS] || style="width: 500pt;" | United States Geological Survey
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Content


A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z


A[edit]

A.K.A. also known as
ABL Atmospheric Boundary Layer
ACAM Atmospheric Composition and the Asian Monsoon
ACPC Aerosols, Clouds, Precipitation and Climate Initiative (iLEAPS/GEWEX/IGAC)
AGPI Adjusted GOES Precipitation Index
AGU American Geophysical Union
ALMIP2 AMMA Land surface Model Intercomparison Project - Phase 2
AMMA African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis Project
AMOC Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation
AMS American Meteorological Society
AMSR Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer
AMSR-E EOS Advanced Scanning Microwave Radiometer
AMSU-A(B) Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit A(B)
AMY Asian Monsoon Years
ANDEX Hydroclimate Research Program for the Andes
AOGS Asia Oceania Geosciences Society
APN Asia Pacific Network
AR4 IPCC Assessment Report 4
AR5 IPCC Assessment Report 5
ARTMIP Atmospheric River Tracking Method Intercomparison Project
AsiaPEX Asian Precipitation Experiment, A follow-on activity to MAHASRI
ASTER Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
ATC Atmospheric Temperature Changes
AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer

B[edit]

BACC BALTEX Assessment of Climate Change for the Baltic Sea Basin
BALTEX Baltic Sea Experiment
BOM Bureau of Meteorology (Australia)
BSRN Baseline Surface Radiation Network
BSSSC Baltic Sea States Subregional Co-operation

C[edit]

CALIPSO Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation
CAMS Climate Anomaly Monitoring System
CAS Chinese Academy of Sciences
CAS (WMO) WMO Commission for Atmospheric Sciences
CASCADE Calibrated and Systematic Characterization, Attribution, and Detection of Extremes project
CAUSES Clouds Above the United States and Errors at the Surface
CCI Climate Change Initiative (ESA)
CCRN Changing Cold Regions Network
CEH Center for Ecology & Hydrology
CEOP Coordinated Energy and Water Cycle Observations Project (previously Coordinated Enhanced Observing Period)
CEOS Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
CESM Community Earth System Model
CFMIP Cloud Feedback Model Intercomparison Project
CFS Climate Forecast System
CFSR NCEP-NOAA CFS Reanalysis
CGILS CFMIP-GASS Intercomparison of LES and SCMs
CGMS Coordination Group for Meteorological Satellites
CIEHLYC Community for spatial and hydrological information in Latin America and the Caribbean
CIRC Continual Intercomparison of Radiation Codes
CIRS Composite Infrared Spectrometer
CLiC Climate and Cryosphere Project (WCRP Core Project)
CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability Project (WCRP Core Project)
CLM Community Land Model
CMA Chinese Meteorological Administration
CMAP CPC Merged Analysis of Precipitation
CMIP Climate Model Intercomparison Project
CMIP(GEWEX) Cirrus Model Intercomparison Project
CMORPH CPC Morphing technique
CNES The National Centre for Space Studies
COLA The Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies
CONAE Comision Nacional De Actividades Espaciales (Argeninean National Space Agency)
COORDE COnstraining ORographic Drag Effect
CORDEX Coordinated Regional climate Downscaling EXperiment
CPC NWS Climate Prediction Center
CPPA Climate Prediction Program for the Americas
CPTEC Weather Forecast and Climate Studies Centre (of INPE, Brazil)
CRM Cloud-Resolving Modeling
CRU Climate Research Unit
CSA Canadian Space Agency
CSE Continental Scale Experiment
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
CWEX Climate Water Energy Exchanges
CST Convective Stratiform Technique

D[edit]

DAAC Distributed Active Archive Centers
DFR Dual Frequency Radar
DIAS Dynamic Information Architecture System
DLR German Aerospace Center
DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
DMWG Data Management Working Group
DOC Department of Commerce, USA
DOD Department of Defense, USA
DOE Department of Energy, USA
DOE-ARM Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program of the US Department of Energy, USA
DPR Dual Frequency Precipitation Radar
DRI Drought Research Initiative
DWD Deutscher Wetterdienst (German Weather Service)

E[edit]

E3SM Energy Exascale Earth System Model
EC Environment Canada
ECMWF European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
ECR Early Career Researcher
ECS Early Career Scientist
ECV Essential Climate Variables
EDR Environmental Data Record
EEI Earths Energy Imbalance
EFAS European Flood Awareness System
EGU European Geosciences Union
EMC Environmental Modeling Center (NOAA)
ENSO EL Niño - Southern Oscillation
EOF Empirical Orthogonal Function
EOS NASA Earth Observing System
EPS EUMETSAT Polar System
ERA-I ECMWF Interim Reanalysis
ESA European Space Agency
ESD Empirical Statistical Downscaling
ESF European Science Foundation
ESGF Earth System Grid Federation
ESM Earth System Model
ESMOC Earth System Modelling and Observational Capabilities
ESP Ensemble Streamflow Prediction
ESSP Earth System Science Partnership
EUMETSAT European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
Ev-K2-CNR Everest-K2 National Research Council

F[edit]

FAME Framework for Atmospheric Model Enhancement
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
FCDR Fundamental Climate Data Records
FIFE First ISLSCP (International Satellite Land Surface Climatology Project) Field Experiment
FNMOC Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center

G[edit]

GABLS GEWEX Atmospheric Boundary Layer Study
GACP Global Aerosol Climatology Project
GAME GEWEX Asian Monsoon Experiment (ended 2005)
GAP GEWEX Aerosol Precipitation
GASS Global Atmospheric System Studies
GAW Global Atmosphere Watch
GCIP GEWEX Continental Scale International Project
GCM General Circulation Models
GCM Global Climate Model
GCOS Global Climate Observing System
GCSS GEWEX Cloud System Study
GDAP GEWEX Data and Analysis Panel
GEO Group on Earth Observations
GEOSS Global Earth Observing System of Systems
GEWEX Global Energy and Water Exchanges (WCRP Core Project)
GFCS Global Framework fo Climate Service
GFDL Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory (NOAA)
GFS Global Forecast System
GHCN Global Historical Climate Network
GHP Gewex Hydrological Panel (previously GEWEX Hydroclimatology Panel)
GHz Giga Hertz
GISS Goddard Institute for Space Studies (NASA)
GLACE Global Land Atmospheric Coupling Experiment
GLAFO GEWEX Land-Atmosphere Feedback Observatory
GLASS Global Land Atmosphere System Study
GLDAS Global Land Data Assimilation System
GLEAM Global Land Evaporation Amsterdam Model
GloFAS Global Flood Awareness System
GMI GPM Microwave Imager
GMPP GEWEX Modeling and Prediction Panel
GOES Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite
GPCC Global Precipitation Climatology Centre
GPCP Global precipitation Climatology Project
GPI GOES Precipitation Index
GPM Global Precipitation Measurement
GPROF Goddard Profiling Algorithm
GPU Graphics Processing Unit
GRACE Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment
GRDC Global Runoff Data Center
GRP GEWEX Radiation Panel
GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center
GSICS Global Space-based Inter-Calibration System
GSWP Global Soil Wetness Project
GSWP3 Global Soil Wetness Project 3
GTS Global Telecommunications System
GWF Global Water Futures
GWSP Global Water System Project (ESSP Joint Project)

H[edit]

HAP Hydrological Application Project
HE High Elevation Working Group
HELCOM Helsinki Commission – Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission
HEPEX Hydrological Ensemble Prediction Experiment
HIRS High resolution Infrared Sounder
HKKH Hindu Kush-Karakoram-Himalaya region
HWS Hydrology and Watershed Systems
HYDRO-TEP Hydrology Thematic Exploitation Platform
HYDROLAIRE International Data Centre on Hydrology of Lakes and Reservoirs
HyMeX HYdrological cycle in the Mediterranean Experiment

I[edit]

IAHS International Association of Hydrological Sciences
IAI Inter Americas Institute
ICSU International Council of Scientific Unions
ICTP International Centre for Theoretical Physics
IFFA Interactive Flash Flood Analyzer
IGAC International Global Atmospheric Chemistry
IGBP International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme
IGFA International Group of Funding Agencies
IGOS-P Integrated Global Observing Strategy – Partnership
IGPO International GEWEX Project Office
IGWCO Integrated Global Water Cycle Observations Community of Practice
IHDP International Human Dimension Programme on Global Environmental Change
IHP International Hydrology Programme
IJPS Initial Joint Polar-Orbiting Operational Satellite System
ILAMB International Land Model Benchmarking
iLEAPS Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmospheric Processes Study
ILSTSS2S Impact of Initialized Land Temperature and Snowpack on Sub-seasonal to Seasonal Prediction (renamed to LS4P)
INARCH The international Network for Alpine Research Catchment Hydrology
INPE Brazilian Institute for Space Research
CEOS Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
INTENSE INTElligent use of climate models for adaptatioN to non-Stationary hydrological Extremes
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IPO tri-agency Integrated Program Office of DoC, DoD, and NASA
IPWG International Precipitation Working Group
IR Infrared
IRDR Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
IRDR Integrated Research on Disaster Risk
IRI International Research Institute
ISC International Science Council
ISCCP International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project
ISCCP-NG International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project - Next Generation
ISLSCP International Satellite Land-Surface Climatology Project
ISMC International Soil Modelling Consortium
ISMN International Soil Moisture Network
ISMWG International Soil Moisture Working Group
ISRO Indian Space Research Organisation
ISS International Space Station
ITCZ Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone
IWCG Interagency Integrated Water Cycle Group, USA
IWP Ice Water Path
IWRM. Integrated Water Resources Management

J[edit]

JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
JAXA Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency
JMA Japan Meteorological Agency
JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA)
JPS Joint Planning Staff (for WCRP)
JPSS Joint Polar Satellite System
JRA-25 Japanese Meteorological Agency 25 year reanalysis
JSC WMO/ICSU/IOC Joint Scientific Committee (for WCRP)

K[edit]

KLM see NOAA KLM
KNMI Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute)

L[edit]

LAFE The Land-Atmosphere Feedback Experiment
LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory (DOE)
LBA Large-scale Biosphere Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia
LBNL Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (DOE)
LEO Low Earth Orbit (also, a satellite in LEO)
LES Large Eddy Simulations
LIAISE Land surface Interactions with the Atmosphere over the Iberian Semi-arid Environment
LHA WCRP Lighthouse Activities
LIDAR Light Detection and Ranging, a remote sensing method
LIS Lightning Imaging Sensor
LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (DOE)
LMWG Land Model Working Group
LOCO LOcal COupled Modelling Working Group in GLASS
LPB La Plata Basin Regional Hydroclimate Project
LS3MIP Land Surface, Snow and Soil Moisture Model Intercomparison Project
LS4P Land Surface 4 Prediction (formerly known as ILSTSS2S)
LSM Land Surface Model
LST Land Surface Temperature
LSTM (1) Land Surface Temperature Monitoring
LSTM (2) Long Short-Term Memory
LUMIP Land Use Model Intercomparison Project

M[edit]

MAC Multi-model Analysis for CEOP
MAGS Mackenzie GEWEX Study
MAHASRI Monsoon Asian Hydro-Atmospheric Science Research and prediction Initiative
MCS Mesoscale Convective System
MDB Murray Darling Basin Water Budget Project (pg. 12)
MERRA Modern Era Retrospective-Analysis for Research and Applications
METEOSAT EUMETSAT geostationary platform
MFSC Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA)
MIP Model intercomparison Project
MJO Madden-Julian Oscillation
MM5 NCAR/PSU Mesoscale Model Version 5
MODIS EOS MODerate resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
MS Multi-Satellite
MSG Microgravity Science Glovebox
MSWEP Multi-Source Weighted-Ensemble Precipitation
MTSAT Multi-functional Transport Satellite
MVIRI Meteosat Visible and InfraRed Imager

N[edit]

NAME North American Monsoon Experiment
NAS National Academy of Sciences
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration, USA
NAWP North American Water Program
NCAR National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
NCDC National Climatic Data Center, USA
NCEP National Centers for Environmental Prediction, USA
NEESPI Northern Eurasian Earth Science Partnership Initiative
NESDIS National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service, USA
NGO Non Governmental Organization
NHMS National Hydro-Meteorological Service
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (agency and satellite), USA
NOAA KLM NOAA-15 (K), -16(L) and -17 (M) satellites
NPOESS National Polar-orbiting Environmental Satellite System, USA
NRC National Research Counsel
NSF National Science Foundation
NWP Numerical Weather Prediction
NWS National Weather Service, USA

O[edit]

OLR Outgoing Longwave Radiation
OOPC Ocean Observations Panel for Physics and Climate
OPI Outgoing Longwave Radiation (OLR) Precipitation Index
ORA NOAA Office of Research and Applications
ORNL Oak Ridge National Laboratory (DOE)
OSC Open Science Conference
OzEWEX Australian Energy and Water Exchange initiative

P[edit]

PALS Protocol for the Analysis of Land Surface models
PannEx a Network for the Pannonian Basin
PBL Planetary Boundary Layer
PDF Probability Density Function
PEHRPP Pilot Evaluation of High Resolution Precipitation Products
PERSIANN Precipitation Estimation from Remotely Sensed Information using Artificial Neural Networks
PILDAS Project for the Intercomparison of Land Data Assimilation Systems
PMW Passive Microwave
PLUMBER2 Protocol for the Analysis of Land Surface models (PALS) Land Surface Model Benchmarking Evaluation Project, Phase 2
PNNL Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (DOE)
PR TRMM Precipitation Radar
PSPDC Polar Satellite Precipitation Data Center
PSU Pennsylvania State University
PTF PedoTransfer Functions

Q[edit]

QBO Quasi-Biennial Oscillation

R[edit]

RAINSS Resilience, Adaptation, Information, and Social Sciences (a US Interagency Integrated Water Cycle Group (IWCG) integrative activity)
RCD Regional Climate Downscaling
RCM Regional Climate Model
RFP WCRP Regional Focal Points
RHP Regional Hydroclimate Project
RifS WCRP's Regional Information for Society home

S[edit]

S-RIP SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project
S2S Sub seasonal to Seasonal
SAC Science Advisory Committee
SAF Satellite Application Facility
SAG Scientific Advisory Group
SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar
SATIO-TCS Stratospheric And Tropospheric Influences On Tropical Convective Systems
SATREPS Science And Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable development
SCM Single Column Model
SCOPE-CM Sustained, Co-Ordinated Processing of Environmental Satellite Data for Climate Monitoring
SEVIRI Spinning Enhanced Visible and InfraRed Imager
SG Satellite Gauge
SGLI Second-generation Global Imager
SMAP Soil Moisture Active Passive
SGP Southern Great Plains
SMOS Soil Moisture Ocean Salinity
SOILWAT GEWEX Soil and Water Initiative
SPARC Stratospheric Processes And their Role in Climate (WCRP Core Project)
SRB Saskatchewan River Basin
SRS Southern Research Station
SSC Science Steering Committee
SSG Scientific Steering Group
SSiR Stratospheric Sulfur and its Role in Climate
SSM/I Special Sensor Microwave/Imager
SSM/IS Special Sensor Microwave/Imager Sounder
SST Sea Surface Temperature
SSU Stratospheric Sounding Unit
START SysTem for Analysis, Research and Training
STC Science and Technology Corporation
SUBT Sub surface temperature

T[edit]

Tb Brightness temperature
TEAMx Multi-scale transport and exchange processes in the atmosphere over mountains – programme and experiment
THORPEX The Observing System Research and Predictability Experiment
TIRA Task Team for Intercomparison of Reanalyses
TIROS Television Infrared Observation Satellite
TMI TRMM Microwave Imager
TOOCAN Tracking Of Organized Convection Algorithm through 3D segmentatioN
TOVS Television-Infrared Observation Satellite (TIROS) Operational Vertical Sounder
TPE-WS Third Pole Environment-Water Sustainability, a Study of the Third Pole Environment
TRACE Terrestrial Regional North American hydroClimate Experiment
TRMM Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission

U[edit]

UIC User Interface Committee (Group on Earth Observations)
UKMO United Kingdom Meteorology Office
UN United Nations
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme
UNESCO United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
USAID U.S. Agency for International Development
USDA United States Department of Agriculture
USGRCP United States Global Change Research Program
USGS United States Geological Survey
UTCC Upper Tropospheric Clouds and Convection Process Evaluation Study
UTLS Upper Troposphere and Lower Stratosphere

V[edit]

VAR Variable Rain rate precipitation algorithm
VIRS TRMM Visible and InfraRed Scanner
VIS Visible
VISSR Visible and Infrared Spin Scan Radiometer

W[edit]

WACCEM Water Cycle and Climate Extremes Modeling
WACMOS Water Cycle Multimission Observation Strategy (ESA Programme)
WATCH EU Integrated Project on Water and Global Change
WCRP World Climate Research Programme
WDAC WCRP Data Advisory Council
WFDEI WATCH Forcing Data ERA-Interim
WG Working Group
WGCM Working Group on Coupled Modeling
WGNE The Working Group on Numerical Experimentation (WGNE)
WGSIP Working Group on Seasonal to Interannual Prediction
WMO World Meteorological Organization
WOAP WCRP Observation and Assimilation Panel
WWRP World Weather Research Program

X[edit]

Y[edit]

YESS Young Earth Systems Scientists community
YHS Young Hydrologic Society
YOTC Year Of Tropical Convection

Z[edit]