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AcronymWord or Phrase Acronym Stands For
ABIAdvanced Baseline Imager
ACAtmospheric Corrections
ACAttitude Control
ACEPOLAerosol Characterization from Polarimeter and Lidar
ADCPAcoustic Doppler Current Profiler
AERONETAerosol Robotic Network
AFBAir Force Base
AODAerosol Optical Depth
AoLPAngle of Linear Polarization
ASMAcquisition Strategy Meeting
ATBDAlgorithm Theoretical Basis Document
AVHRRAdvanced Very High-Resolution Radiometer
BBCBritish Broadcasting Corporation
bbpparticle backscattering
BOLTBearing Only Life Test
BPDFBidirectional Polarization Distribution Function
BRDFBidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function
C-HARMCalifornia Harmful Algal Risk Mapping
Cal/ValCalibration and Validation
CCDCharge-coupled Device
CDOMColored Dissolved Organic Matter
Chlaconcentration of chlorophyll-a
CORALCOral Reef Airborne Laboratory
CSIRCouncil of Scientific & Industrial Research
CTDConductivity, Temperature and Depth
CZCSCoastal Zone Color Scanner
DAUData Acquisition Unit
DEMDigital Elevation Model
DOCDissolved Organic Carbon
DOIDigital Object Identifier
DoLPDegree of Linear Polarization
DOMDissolved Organic Matter
ECCOEstimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean
ESDEarth Science Division
ESTOEarth Science Technology Office
ETUEngineering Test Unit
EXPORTSExport Processes in the Ocean from RemoTe Sensing
FDOMFluorescence of Dissolved Organic Matter
FLHFluorescence Line Height
FPAFocal Plane Assembly
FRRFlight Readiness Review
GAToRGSE Application for Tilt or Rotation
GDPGross Domestic Product
GEO-CAPEGeostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events
GISSGoddard Institute for Space Studies
GLAMRGoddard Laser for Absolute Measure of Radiance
GOCIGeostationary Ocean Color Imager
GOES-RGeostationary Operational Environmental Satellites R Series
GSEGround Support Equipment
GSFCGoddard Space Flight Center
HABHarmful Algal Bloom
HAMHalf-Angle Mirror
HARP2Hyper-Angular Rainbow Polarimeter 2
HICOHyperspectral Imager for the Coastal Ocean
HISEHyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment
HyperStrataHyperspectral Retrieval of Stratification in Aquatic Systems
I&TIntegration & Testing
IFCImaging Flow Cytometer
IOCCGInternational Ocean-Colour Coordinating Group
IOCSInternational Ocean Colour Science
IOPInherent Optical Property
IPCCIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
IRInfrared Radiation
JPLJet Propulsion Laboratory
Kddiffuse attenuation coefficient
KDPKey Decision Point
KIOSTKorean Institute of Ocean Science and Technology
KORUS-AQKorea - United States Air Quality
KORUS-OCKorea - United States Ocean Color
LRDLaunch Readiness Date
LRRLaunch Readiness Review
MAPMulti-Angle Polarimeters
MCRMission Concept Review
MITMassachusetts Institute of Technology
MLAMicroLens Array
MOBMain Optical Bench
MOCNESSMultiple Opening/Closing Net and Environmental Sensing System
MODISModerate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
MOSBMain Optics Sub-Bench
MSRRMission System Requirements Review
NAAMESNorth Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study
NAPNon-Algal Products
NASANational Aeronautics and Space Administration
NBSTNeutrally-Buoyant Sediment Trap
NDVINormalized Difference Vegetation Index
NIRNear Infrared Reflectance
NOAANational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NPPNet Primary Production
NRDANatural Resource Damage Assessment
NRL United States Naval Research Laboratory
NSFNational Science Foundation
NSONetherlands Space Office
NSPIRESNASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System
NWINational Wetlands Inventory
NWONetherlands Organization of Scientific Research
OB.DAACOcean Biology Distributed Active Archive Center
OBPGOcean Biology Processing Group
OCIOcean Color Instrument
OCRTOcean Color Research Team
OLCIOcean and Land Color Instrument
OMOptical Module
ORCAOcean Radiometer for Carbon Assessment
ORROperations Readiness Review
OSAOptical Society of America
OSUOregon State University
PACEPlankton, Aerosol, Cloud, ocean Ecosystem
PARPhotosynthetically Available Radiation
PERPre-Environmental Review
PIPrincipal Investigator
PICParticulate Inorganic Carbon
PLARPost Launch Assessment Review
PO.DAACPhysical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center
POCParticulate Organic Carbon
PRISMPortable Remote Imaging Spectrometer
PSRPre-Ship Review
QAQuality Assurance
RrsRemote sensing reflectance
RSPResearch Scanning Polarimeter
SATScience and Applications Team
SDASWIR Detection Assembly
SDTScience Definition Team
SeaWiFSSea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor
SLCSpace Launch Complex
SLSTRSea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer
SOCONSustained Ocean Color Observations using Nanosatellites
SOISchmidt Ocean Institute
SPEXoneSpectro-polarimeter for Planetary Exploration
SRONNetherlands Institute for Space Research
SSHSea Surface Height
SSTSea Surface Temperature
STScience Team
Suomi NPPSuomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership
SWIRshortwave infrared
TBDTo Be Determined
TDITime Delay Integration
TMThematic Mapper
TSMTotal Suspended Matter
TVACThermal Vacuum
UA FairbanksUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks
UAVUnmanned Aerial Vehicle
UMaineUniversity of Maine
UMBCUniversity of Maryland Baltimore County
URIUniversity of Rhode Island
USEPAUnited States Environmental Protection Agency
UTCUniversal Time Coordinated
UVPUnderwater Vision Profiler
VIIRSVisible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite
VSFVolume Scattering Function
WHOIWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution