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ADEOS Advanced Earth Observing Satellite (Japan)
AERONET Aerosol Robotic Network
AirMISR Airborne MISR
ARM Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program
ASTER Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection radiometer
ATBD Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document
AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
AVIRIS Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer
BRDF Bidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function
CART Clouds and Radiation Testbed
CERES Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System
DAAC Distributed Active Archive Center
EOS Earth Observing System
EOSDIS EOS Data and Information System
GCIP GEWEX Continental-Scale International Project
GEWEX Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment
GLI Global Imager
GOES Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite
ISCCP International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project
LBA Large Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia
LST Land-Surface Temperature
LSE Land-Surface Emissivity
MAS MODIS Airborne Simulator
MISR Multi-angle Imaging Spectro-Radiometer
MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
MRBEX Mississippi River Basin Experiment
POLDER Polarization and Directionality of Earth’s Reflectances
PROVE Prototype Validation Exercise
SCAR-A Sulfate, Clouds and Radiation–Atlantic (Delmarva Peninsula and near-by Atlantic Ocean, July 1993)
SCAR-B Smoke, Clouds and Radiation–Brazil (Brazil, August-September 1995)
SCAR-C Smoke, Clouds and Radiation–California (Pacific Northwest, September 1994)
SCF Science Computing Facility
SGP Southern Great Plains
TLCF Team Leader Computing Facility
TM Thematic Mapper
WINCE Winter Cloud Experiment