Acronyms

ADEOS-II Advanced Earth Observing Satellite II
AIRS Atmospheric Infrared Sounder
AMSR-E Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer - EOS
DAAC Distributed Active Archive Center
EDOS EOS Data and Operations System
EASE Equal-Area Scalable Earth
EOS Earth Observing System
EOSDIS Earth Observing System Data and Information System
GHRC Global Hydrology and Climate Center
GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center
HDF-EOS Hierarchical Data Format for the Earth Observing System
ITSC Information Technology and Systems Center
JAXA Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency
LANCE Land Atmosphere Near-real-time Capability for EOS
MLS Microwave Limb Sounder
MODIS Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
NASDA National Space Development Agency of Japan
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NRT Near Real Time
NSIDC National Snow and Ice Data Center
NSSTC National Space Science and Technology Center
OMI Ozone Monitoring Instrument
QA Quality Assurance
RSS Remote Sensing Systems
SIPS Science Investigator-led Processing System
TB Brightness Temperature
UAHuntsville The University of Alabama in Huntsville