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Acronyms

Term Description
BoM Bureau of Meteorology
CEOS Committee on Earth of Observation Satellites
CLIVAR Climate Variability and Predictability
CLS Collecte Localisation Satellites
CMCC Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici
CMEMS Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service
CNES Centre National d'etudes Spatiales
CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
COSS-TT Coastal Ocean and Shelf Seas Task Team
CP-TT Coupled Prediction Task Team
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
DA Data Assimilation
DFO Fisheries and Oceans Canada
ECCO Estimating the Circulation & Climate of the Ocean
ECMWF European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast
ESA European Space Agency
ETOOFS Expert Team for Operational Oceanography Forecasting Systems
EUMETSAT European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
FOAM Forecasting Ocean Assimilation Model, UK
FSU Florida State University
GCOS Global Climate Observing System
GEO Global Earth Observations
GHRSST Global High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature
OPST OceanPredict Science Team
GODAE Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment
GOOS Global Ocean Observing System
GSOP CLIVAR Global Synthesis and Observations Panel
HYCOM HYbrid Coordinate Ocean Model
Ifremer French institute for the exploitation of the sea
IMBER Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research
INCOIS Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services
INGV Istituto Nazionale di Geofisica e Vulcanologia
IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
IV-TT Intercomparison and Validation Task Team
JMA Japan Meteorological Agency
JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory / NASA
LEGOS Laboratoire d'Etudes en Geophysique et Oceanographie Spatiales
MDT Mean Dynamic Topography
MEAP-TT Marine Ecosystem Analysis and Prediction Task Team
MFS Mediterranean Ocean Forecasting System
MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MOVE/MRI.COM Meteorological Research Institute multivariate ocean variational estimation System
MRI Meteorological Research Institute (Japan)
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NCEP National Centers for Environmental Prediction
NERSC Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center, Norway
NMEFC National Marine Environment Forecasting Center, China
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NRL Naval Research Laboratory
OGCM Oceanic General Circulation Model
OOFS Operational Ocean Forecasting System
OOPC Ocean Observations Panel for Climate
OSE Observing System Experiment
OS-Eval TT Observing System Evaluation Task Team
OSSE Observing System Simulation Experiment
OST Ocean Surface Topography
OSTST Ocean Surface Topography Science Team
PICO Panel for Integrated Coastal Observations
REMO Oceanographic Modeling and Observation Network (Brazil)
RSMAS Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
RTOFS Real-Time Ocean Forecast System
SOA State Oceanic Administration, China
SSS Sea Surface Salinity
SST Sea Surface Temperature
SSH Sea Surface Height
SLA Sea level Anomaly
TOPAZ Towards an Operational Prediction system for the North Atlantic European coastal Zones
TT Task Team
UCSC University of California, Santa Cruz
UFBA Universidade Federal da Bahia (Brazil)
WCRP World Climate Research Programme
WGNE Working Group on Numerical Experimentation
WMO World Meteorological Organisation

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