ADCIRC Advanced Hydrodynamic Circulation Model ADFC Altimetry Data Fusion Center AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer



CASP Computer Aided Search Planning CFL Courant-Friedrich-Lewy CICE Los Alamos Sea Ice Model COAMPSTM Coupled Ocean Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System COSIM Climate, Ocean and Sea Ice Modeling CPU Central Processing Unit CTD Conductivity, Temperature, Depth - refers to an instrument used to measure the temperature, conductivity (from which salinity can be computed), and depth.


DAMPS Distributed Atmospheric Mesoscale Prediction System - versions of COAMPSTM being run locally at METOC Centers. DBDB-V Digital Bathymetric Data Base - Variable
The resolution is variable


Digital Bathymetric Data Base - 5 minute DIOPS Distributed Intergrated Ocean Prediction System DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program DYNAMO Dynamics of North Atlantic Models


ECMWF European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting EOF Empirical Orthogonal Function ESA European Space Agency ETOPO2 Global 2' Elevation NOAA product - from ship and satellite data ETOPO5 Global 5' Elevation NOAA product - from ship and satellite data


FNMOC Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center


GCOM2D GEMS 2D Coastal Ocean Model - component of PCTides GDEM Generalized Digital Environmental Model GEMS Global Environmental Modeling Services GFMPL Geophysics Fleet Mission Program Library GFO GEOSAT Follow-On GNOME General NOAA Oil Modeling Environment GODAE Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment GUI Graphical User Interface


HOPS Harvard Ocean Prediction System HPC High Performance Computing HYCOM HYbrid Coordinate Ocean Model


IBCAO International Bathymetric Chart of the Arctic IHO International Hydrographic Office IR InfraRed


JMV Joint METOC Viewer JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory


LANL Los Alamos National Laboratory


MC-SST Multi-Channel Sea Surface Temperature MEL Master Environmental Library MET Mobile Environmental Team METCAST METOC Broadcast METOC METeorology and OCeanography MICOM Miami Isopycnic Coordinate Ocean Model MLD Mixed Layer Depth MODAS Modular Ocean Data Assimilation System MOM Modular Ocean Model MOODS Master Oceanographic Observation Data Set MPI Message Passing Interface MSL Mean Sea Level MSRC Major Shared Resource Center MVL METOC Virtual Library MVOI Multi-Variate Optimum Interpolation


NAVO Naval Oceanographic Office NAVSAR Naval Search and Rescue NCEP National Centers for Environmental Prediction NCOM Navy Coastal Ocean Model NetCDF Network Common Data Format NITES Navy Integrated Tactical Environmental Sub-system NLOM Navy Layered Ocean Model NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration NODC National Oceanographic Data Center NOGAPS Navy Operational Global Atmospheric Prediction System NOS National Ocean Service - a division of NOAA NPACNFS North PACific Nowcast/Forecast System NPS Naval Postgraduate School NRL Naval Research Laboratory NRLMRY Naval Research Laboratory Monterey NRLSSC Naval Research Laboratory Stennis Space Center NWP Numerical Weather Prediction


OI Optimum Interpolation OGCM Ocean General Circulation Model OTIS Optimum Thermal Interpolation System


PALACE Profiling Autonomous Lagrangian Current Explorer PCTides Navy Relocatable Tide/Surge Modeling System PHC Polar science center Hydrographic Climatology PIRATA Pilot Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic POCM Parallel ocean Climate Model POM Princeton Ocean Model POP Parallel Ocean Program PSS78 Practical Salinity Scale of 1978 psu practical salinity units


REACT Rapid Environmental Assessment Chart Tactical REF/DIF Combined REFraction/Diffraction Model ROAMER Rapid Ocean Assessment Model Environment Relocatable System ROPME Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment


S Salinity SAR Synthetic Aperature Radar; Search And Rescue SDOM Simulated Drift Object Model SeaWIFS Sea-viewing Wide Field of view Sensor SEOM Spectral Element Ocean Model SI International System of units SSH Sea Surface Height SSM/I Special Sensor Microwave Imager SSS Sea Surface Salinity SST Sea Surface Temperature STD Salinity, Temperature, Depth STWAVE STeady-state WAVE Model SV Sound Velocity SWAFS Shallow Water Analysis and Forecast System SWAN Simulating WAves Nearshore


TAMS-RT Tactical Atmospheric Modeling System - Real Time TAO Tropical Atmosphere Ocean TEDS Tactical Environmental Data System TGF Tide-Generating Force TP Tide Prediction TOPEX Topographic Ocean Experiment TOPS Thermodynamic Ocean Prediction System


UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization



WAM WAve Model WebSAR Web Search And Rescue WOCE World Ocean Circulation Experiment WSC Warfighting Support Center WW3 Wave Watch 3


XBT eXpendable BathyThermograph