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Acronyms

  • ABI - Advanced Baseline Imager
  • AVHRR - Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
  • AWIPS - Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System
  • ASPB - Advanced Satellite Products Branch
  • CISESS - Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies
  • CIMSS - Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies
  • CIOSS - Cooperative Institute for Oceanographic Satellite Studies
  • CIRA - Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere
  • COMET - Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education and Training
  • CONUS - Continental U.S.
  • CoRP - Cooperative Research Program
  • CREST - Cooperative Remote Sensing Science and Technology Center
  • CSU - Colorado State University
  • DNB - Day Night Band (imagery)
  • DPI - Derived Product Imagery
  • ERL - Environmental Research Laboratory
  • ESRL - Earth System Research Laboratory
  • GEO-XO - GEO Stationary eXtended Orbits
  • GINI - GOES Ingest, NOAA-port Interface
  • GOES - Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite
  • IR - Infrared
  • JPSS - Joint Polar Satellite System
  • McIDAS - Man-computer Interactive Data Analysis System
  • Micron (┬Ám) - old-metric term for 1/1,000,000 meter, replaced by micrometer
  • NCC - Near Constant Contrast (imagery)
  • NESDIS - National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service
  • NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • NWS - National Weather Service
  • NWSFO - National Weather Service Forecast Office
  • ORA - Office of Research and Applications
  • PCI - Principal Component Imagery
  • RAMMB - Regional and Mesoscale Meteorology Branch
  • RAMSDIS - RAMMB Advanced Meteorological Satellite Demonstration and Interpretation System
  • RSO - Rapid Scan Operation
  • SCSB - Satellite Climate Studies Branch
  • SOCC - Satellite Operations Control Center
  • SRSO - Super Rapid Scan Operation
  • SSEC - Space Science and Engineering Center
  • StAR - Center for Satellite Applications and Research
  • SHyMet -
  • UTC - Coordinated Universal Time
  • VIIRS - Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite
  • VIS - Visible
  • VISIT - Virtual Institute for Satellite Integration Training
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