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Acronyms and Abbreviations

AESAtmospheric Environment Service
AGAGEAdvanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment
ALEAtmospheric Lifetime Experiment
AmeriFluxEddy Covariance Flux Network in North, Central, and South America
ASRCAtmospheric Sciences Research Center
BGCbiogeochemical cycle
BIOME-BGCglobal biome model-biogeochemical cycle
BNLBrookhaven National Laboratory
BOREASBoreal Ecosystems Atmosphere Study
CARINACARbon In the North Atlantic program
CDIACCarbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
CIRESCooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
CMDLClimate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory
CMPcomputer model package
COcarbon monoxide
CO2carbon dioxide
CSIROCommonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
DAACDistributed Active Archive Center
DLTdigital linear tape
DMHBData Management Handbook
DBdatabase
DOEDepartment of Energy
EDGAREmission Database for Global Atmospheric Research
ERULFEnergy Research Undergraduate Laboratory Fellowship
ESDEnvironmental Sciences Division
FACEFree-Air CO2 Enrichment
FTPFile Transfer Protocol
fCO2 fugacity of carbon dioxide
FRM/FEMFederal Reference Methods/ Federal Equivalent Methods
FYfiscal year
GAGEGlobal Atmospheric Gases Experiment
GAWGlobal Atmosphere Watch
GHCNGlobal Historical Climatology Network
GISSGoddard Institute for Space Studies (NASA)
GLODAPGlobal Ocean Data Analysis Project
GPPgross primary production
GTSGlobal Telecommunications Systems
HCNHistorical Climatology Network
ICRCCMIntercomparison of Radiation Codes in Climate Models
IfMKInstitute for Marine Sciences
IGInstitute of Geography (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
INSTAARInstitute of Arctic and Alpine Research
IOWInstitut für Ostseeforschung
IPCCIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
JGOFSJoint Global Ocean Flux Study
LAIleaf area index
MAPSMeasurement of Air Pollution from Satellites
MITMassachusetts Institute of Technology
MODISmoderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer
NAFTANorth American Free Trade Agreement
NARSTO(formerly) North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone
NASANational Aeronautics and Space Administration
NCARNational Center for Atmospheric Research
NCDCNational Climatic Data Center
NDPnumeric data package
NEPNet Ecosystem Production
NMOCnon-methane organic compound
NO2nitrogen dioxide
NOAANational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOPPNational Oceanographic Partnership Program
NPPNet Primary Production
NSFNational Science Foundation
OACESOcean-Atmosphere Carbon Exchange Study
ORISEOak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
ORNLOak Ridge National Laboratory
PAMSPhotochemical Assessment Monitoring Stations
pCO2partial pressure carbon dioxide
PDFportable document format
PIprincipal investigator
PICESNorth Pacific Marine Science Organization
PMELPacific Marine Environmental Laboratory
ppmvparts per million by volume
QPHBQuality Planning Handbook
QSMPQuality Systems Management Plan
QSSCQuality Systems Science Center
RAIDredundant array of independent disks
RFPrequest for proposal
SIOScripps Institution of Oceanography
SOMMASingle-Operator Multiparameter Metabolic Analyzer
STCSociety for Technical Communications
SUNYState University of New York
TALKtotal alkalinity
TCO2total carbon dioxide
TECOTerrestrial Ecological and Global Change
UCUniversity of California
USDAUnited States Department of Agriculture
VOCvolatile organic compound
WDCWorld Data Center
WHPWOCE Hydrographic Program
WMOWorld Meteorological Organization
WOCEWorld Ocean Circulation Experiment
YOTOYear of the Ocean


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