Acronyms

AcronymDefinition
ADAutomatic Differentiation
AERAtmospheric and Environmental Research
AGUAmerican Geophysical Union
APBAnimal mounted Pinniped temperature profile
AVHRRAdvanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
AVISOArchiving, Validation and Interpretation of Satellite Oceanographic Data
AWIAlfred-Wegener-Institut
CLIVARClimate Variability and Predictability
CSIROCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
CTDConductivity, temperature and depth
ECCOEstimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean
ECCO-IcESECCO Ocean-Ice Interactions in Earth System Models
ECCO2Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean, Phase II
ENVISATEnvironmental Satellite
ERSEuropean Remote Sensing
GCMGeneral Circulation Model
GECCO2German contribution of Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean, Phase II
GFOGEOSAT Follow-On
GODAEGlobal Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment
GRACEGravity Recovery and Climate Experiment
IERSInternational Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service
IOCIntergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
ITPIce-Tethered Profilers
JPLJet Propulsion Laboratory
KFSKalman filter and smoother
LASLive Access Server
LLCLat-Lon-Cap
MITMassachusetts Institute of Technology
NASANational Aeronautics and Space Administration
NetCDFNetwork Common Data Form
NOAANational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOPPNational Ocean Partnership Program
NSFNational Science Foundation
OBPOcean Bottom Pressure
OCCAOCean Comprehensible Atlas
ONROffice of Naval Research
RTSRauch-Tung-Striebel
SARALSatellite with ARgos and ALtiKa
SBOSpecial Bureau for the Oceans
SDSCSan Diego Supercomputing Center
SIOScripps Institution of Oceanography
SOSESouthern Ocean State Estimate
SPNASubpolar North Atlantic
SSHSecure Shell
SSM/ISpecial Sensor Microwave Imager
SSMISSpecial Sensor Microwave Imager/Sounder
UHUniversity of Hamburg
UNESCOUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
V4r1Version 4 release 1
V4r2Version 4 release 2
V4r3Version 4 release 3
V4r4Version 4 release 4
WCRPWorld Climate Research Programme
WebDAVWeb Distributed Authoring and Versioning
WMOWorld Meteorological Organization
WOCEWorld Ocean Circulation Experiment
XBTeXpendable BathyThermograph