Greenhouse gases observing satellite GOSAT  "IBUKI"



Abbreviation Description
ADEOS ADvanced Earth Observation Satellite
ADEOS-II/GLI ADvanced Earth Observation Satellite-II/GLobal Imager
AERONET AErosol RObotic NETwork
AIRS Atmospheric InfraRed Sounder
ALOS Advanced Land Observing Satellite
ASE Association of Space Explorers
ASTER Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
ASTER GDEM ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model
AT Along Track
Abbreviation Description
CALIPSO Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation
CAM monitor CAMera
CME Continuous CO2 Measuring Equipment
CNES Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (in French) : National Center of Space Studies (in English)
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization
CT Cross Track
Abbreviation Description
DB Diode Box
DEM Digital Elevation Model
Abbreviation Description
ENVISAT ENVIronmental SATellite
EOS Earth Observing System (NASA Project)
Abbreviation Description
FFT Fast Fourier Transform
FTS Fourier Transform Spectrometer, or see TANSO-FTS
Abbreviation Description
GAW Global Atmosphere Watch (WMO Project)
GCP Ground Control Point
GOME Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment
GOSAT Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite
GSFC Goddard Space Flight Center(NASA)
GSHHS Global Self-consistent Hierarchical High-resolution Shorelines
Abbreviation Description
HDF Hierarchical Data Format
HITRAN HIgh-resolution TRANsmission molecular absorption database
HSTAR High-resolution System for Transfer of Atmospheric Radiation
Abbreviation Description
IASI Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer
IGM InterferoGraM
IIR Imaging Infrared Radiometer
ILAS Improved Limb Atmospheric Spectrometer
ILS Indian Remote Sensing satellite
IMG Interferometric Monitor for Greenhouse Gas
IRS Indian Remote Sensing satellite
Abbreviation Description
JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
JERS Japanese Earth Resources Satellite
JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Abbreviation Description
LLM Light Load Mode
LUT Look Up Table
Abbreviation Description
MAP Maximum A Posteriori
MDP Mission Data Processor
MODIS MODerate resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer
MOE Ministry Of the Environment of Japan
MOS Marine Observation Satellite
MTF Modulation Transfer Function
Abbreviation Description
NDACC Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change
NDVI Normalized Difference Vegetation Index
NetCDF Network Common Data Form
NIES National Institute for Environmental Studies (Japan)
NIR Near InfraRed
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Abbreviation Description
OCO Orbiting Carbon Observatory (NASA Spacecraft)
OMI Ozone Monitoring Instrument
Abbreviation Description
POLDER POLarization and Directionality of the Earth's Reflectances
PPDF Photon Pathlength Distribution Function
PRISM Panchromatic Remote sensing Instrument for Stereo Mapping
Abbreviation Description
RA Research Announcement
RAMCES Reseau Atmospherique de Mesure des Composes a Effet de Serre (in French) : Near Real Time CO2 Concentration (in English)
ROLO RObotic Lunar Observatory
RSTAR Remote sensing System for Transfer of Atmospheric Radiation
Abbreviation Description
SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar
SCIAMACHY SCanning Imaging Absorption spectroMeter for Atmospheric CartograpHY
S-LLM Super-Light Load Mode
SNR Signal to Noise Ratio
SPOT Satellite Pour l'Observation de la Terre
SPRINTARS Spectral Radiation-Transport Model for Aerosol Species
SRTM Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission
SST Sea Surface Temperature
ST Science Team
SWIR Short Wavelength InfraRed / Short Wave Infrared Radiometer
Abbreviation Description
TANSO Thermal And Near infrared Sensor for carbon Observation
TANSO-CAI TANSO-Cloud and Aerosol Imager
TANSO-FTS TANSO-Fourier Transform Spectrometer
TCCON Total Carbon Column Observing Network
TES Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer
TIR Thermal Infrared Radiometer
TOMS Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
TRANSCOM atmospheric tracer TRANSport model interCOMparison project
TRMM Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission
Abbreviation Description
U, E, C Unchecked, Evaluated, Confirmed (Stages of Evaluation)
U, P, Ca, C Unchecked, Preliminarily checked, Calibrated, Confirmed (Stages of Calibration)
U, P, Ch, C Unchecked, Preliminarily checked, Checked, Confirmed (Stages of Check)
U, P, V, C Unchecked, Preliminary checked, Validated, Confirmed (Stages of Validation); Unchecked, Preliminary checked, Validated nominally (for L2 research products)
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
Abbreviation Description
VGA Video Graphics Array
Abbreviation Description
WDCGG World Data Centre for Greenhouse Gases
WFC high-resolution Wide Field Camera
WMO World Meteorological Organization
WWW World Wide Web
Abbreviation Description
ZPD Zero Path Difference

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