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AcronymWord or Phrase Acronym Stands For
ACAtmospheric Corrections
ACEPOLAerosol Characterization from Polarimeter and Lidar
ADCPAcoustic Doppler Current Profiler
AERONETAerosol Robotic Network
AFBAir Force Base
AoLPAngle of Linear Polarization
ASMAcquisition Strategy Meeting
ATBDAlgorithm Theoretical Basis Document
AVHRRAdvanced Very High-Resolution Radiometer
BBCBritish Broadcasting Corporation
BOLTBearing Only Life Test
BPDFBidirectional Polarized Distribution Function
BRDFBidirectional Reflectance Distribution Function
C-HARMCalifornia Harmful Algal Risk Mapping
Cal/ValCalibration and Validation
CCDCharged Couple Device
CORALCOral Reef Airborne Laboratory
CTDConductivity, Temperature and Depth
CZCSCoastal Zone Color Scanner
DAUData Acquisition Unit
DOIDigital Object Identifier
DoLPDegree of Linear Polarization
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
GLAMRGoddard Laser for Absolute Measure of Radiance
GOCIGeostationary Ocean Color Imager
GSEGround Support Equipment
GSFCGoddard Space Flight Center
HABHarmful Algal Bloom
HAMHalf-Angle Mirror
HARP2Hyper Angular Research Polarimeter
HISEHyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment
HyperStrataHyperspectral Retrieval of Stratification in Aquatic Systems
I&Tthe OM installed and ready for Integration & Testing
IFCImaging Flow Cytometer
IOCCGInternational Ocean-Colour Coordinating Group
IOCSInternational Ocean Colour Science
IOPsInherent Optical Properties
IPCCIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
JPLJet Propulsion Laboratory
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 Stud
NAPNon-Algal Products
NASANational Aeronautics and Space Administration
NBSTNeutrally Buoyant Sediment Trap
NBSTNeutrally-Buoyant Sediment Trap
NIRNear Infrared Reflectance
NPPNet Primary Production
NSFNational Science Foundation
NSFNational Science Foundation
NSONetherlands Space Office
NSPIRESNASA Solicitation and Proposal Integrated Review and Evaluation System
NWONetherlands Organization of Scientific Research
OB.DAACOcean Biology Distributed Active Archive Center
OBPGOcean Biology Processing Group
OCIOcean Color Instrument
OCRTOcean Color Research Team
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
PLARPost Launch Assessment Review
PO.DAACPhysical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center
PRISMPortable Remote Imaging Spectrometer
PSRPre-Ship Review
QAQuality Assurance
RSPResearch Scanning Polarimeter
RSPResearch Scanning Polarimeter
SATScience and Applications Team
SDASWIR Detection Assembly
SDTScience Definition Team
SeaWiFSSea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor
SLCSpace Launch Complex
SOCONSustained Ocean Color Observations using Nanosatellites
SOISchmidt Ocean Institute
SPEXoneSpectro-polarimeter for Planetary Exploration
SRONNetherlands Institute for Space Research
STScience Team
Suomi NPPSuomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership
SWIRshortwave infrared
TBDTo Be Determined
TDITime Delay Integration
TMThematic Mapper
TVACThermal Vacuum
UA FairbanksUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks
UMaineUniversity of Maine
UMBCUniversity of Maryland Baltimore County
URIUniversity of Rhode Island
UTCUniversal Time Coordinated
UVPUnderwater Vision Profiler
VIIRSVisible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite
VSFVolume Scattering Function
WHOIWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution