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A
AMV Atmospheric Motion Vector
APT Automatic Picture Transmission
AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
B
C
CDAS Command and Data Acquisition Station
D
DCP Data Collection Platform
DCPI Data Collection Platform Interrogation
DCPR Data Collection Platform Report
DCS Data Collection System
DPC Data Processing Center
E
EOC Earth Observation Center
EUMETSAT European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
F
FY Feng Yun
G
GMS Geostationary Meteorological Satellite
GOES Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite
GOMS Geostationary Operational Meteorological Satellite
GPCP Global Precipitation Climatology Project
GTS Global Telecommunication System
H
HiRID High Resolution Imager Data
HIRS High Resolution Infrared Radiation Sounder
HRIT High Rate Information Transmission
HRPT High Rate Picture Transmission
HSD Himawari Standard Data
I
IDCP International DCP
IDCS International DCS
IR Infrared
ISCCP International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project
ITOS Improved TIROS Operational Satellite
J
JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
JCAB Japan Civil Aviation Bureau
JMA Japan Meteorological Agency
JST Japan Standard Time
K
L
LRIT Low Rate Information Transmission
LRPT Low Rate Picture Transmission
M
MANAM Manual Amendment
MDUS Medium-scale Data Utilization Station
METEOSAT Meteorological Satellite
MetOp Meteorological Operational satellite
MSC Meteorological Satellite Center
MTSAT Multi-functional Transport Satellite
MTSAT-1R Multi-functional Transport Satellite 1 Replacement
N
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASDA National Space Development Agency
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMHS National Meteorological Hydrological Service
NWP Numerical Weather Prediction
O
OIGE Operational Information Generation Equipment
P
Q
R
RDCP Regional DCP
RDCS Regional DCS
S
SAREP Satellite Report
SCAC Satellite Cloud Analysis Chart
SCIC Satellite Cloud Information Chart
SDUS Small-scale Data Utilization Station
SST Sea Surface Temperature
S-VISSR Stretched VISSR
T
TIROS Television Infrared Observation Satellite
U
UTC Universal Time Coordinated
V
VHRR Very High Resolution Radiometer
VIS Visible
VISSR Visible and Infrared Spin Scan Radiometer
W
WEFAX Weather Facsimile
WMO World Meteorological Organization
WV Water Vapor
WWW World Weather Watch
X
Y
Z