Acronyms and Abbreviations 

9. Acronyms and Abbreviations

3-D - three-dimensional

AES - Atmospheric Environment Service

AGAGE - Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment

ALE - Atmospheric Lifetime Experiment

AmeriFlux - Eddy Covariance Flux Network in North, Central, and South America

BIOME-BGC - Biome model - biogeochemical cycle

CARINA - CARbon dioxide In the North Atlantic ocean

CDIAC - Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center

CHAAMMP - Computer Hardware, Advanced Mathematics, and Model Physics

CMDL - Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory

CMP - computer model package

CO2 - carbon dioxide

CO2 Map - Carbon Dioxide MetaAnalysis Project

CSIRO - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

CTD - conductivity, temperature, and depth

DAAC - Distributed Active Archive Center

DB - database

DIST - Data and Information Sharing Tool

DMHB - Data Management Handbook

DLT - digital linear tape

DOE - U.S. Department of Energy

EPA - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ESD - Environmental Sciences Division

FACE - Free-Air CO2 Enrichment

FGDC - Federal Geographic Data Committee

FTP - File Transfer Protocol

FY - fiscal year

GAGE - Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment

GCDIS - Global Change Data and Information System

GLODAP - GLobal Ocean Data Analysis Project

GPP - gross primary production

GTS - Global Telecommunications System

HTML - Hypertext Markup Language

IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

JGOFS - Joint Global Ocean Flux Study

JODC - Japan Oceanographic Data Center

LAI - leaf area index

MEDS - Marine Environmental Data Service (Canada)

MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MODIS - moderate-resolution imaging spectro-radiometer

NARSTO - formerly North American Research Strategy for Tropospheric Ozone

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration

NEP - net ecosystem production

NDP - numeric data product

NIGEC - National Institute for Global Environmental Change

NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NODC - National Oceanographic Data Center

NPP - net primary production

NSF - National Science Foundation

NTSG - Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group

OACES - Ocean-Atmosphere Carbon Exchange Study

OME - ORNL Metadata Editor

OSU - Ohio State University

ORNL - Oak Ridge National Laboratory

pCO2 - partial pressure carbon dioxide

PD - A permanent data archive

PDF - portable document format

pH - pH value

Pg - petagram

PICES - North Pacific Marine Science Organization

PIs - principal investigators

PM - particulate matter

PMEL - Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory

ppmv - parts per million by volume

QSSC - Quality Systems Science Center

QSMP - Quality Systems Management Plan

QPHB - Quality Planning Handbook

RAID - redundant array of independent disk

R/V - Research Vessel

SF5CF3 - trifluoromethyl sulphur pentafluoride

SF6 - sulphur hexafluoride

SIO - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

TALK - total alkalinity

TCO2 - total carbon dioxide

Tg - teragram

UN - United Nations

UPS - uninterruptible power supply

WDC - World Data Center

WHP - World Hydrographic Program

WOCE - World Ocean Circulation Experiment

WWR - World Weather Records

XML - eXtensible Markup Language

Y2K - Year 2000

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