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List of abbreviations

 

AMDAR

aircraft meteorological data acquisition and relay

APP

Applications Programme Department

AREP

Atmospheric Research and Environment Programme Department

CAeM

Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology

CAgM

Commission for Agricultural Meteorology

CAS

Commission for Atmospheric Sciences

CBS

Commission for Basic Systems

CCl

Commission for Climatology

CER

Cabinet and External Relations Department

CHy

Commission for Hydrology

CIMO

Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observation

CliC

Climate and Cryosphere

CLIPS

Climate Information and Prediction Services

CLIVAR

(Study on) Climate Variability and Predictability

DCR

Development Cooperation and Regional Activities Department

DRR

Disaster Risk Reduction Programme

ECMWF

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

ESCAP

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

ETR

Education and Training Department

GAW

Global Atmosphere Watch

GCOS

Global Climate Observing System

GDPFS

Global Data-processing and Forecasting System

GEO

Group on Earth Observation

GEWEX

Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment

GOOS

Global Ocean Observing System

GOS

Global Observing System

GPC

global processing centre

GTN-H

Global Terrestrial Network - Hydrology

GTS

Global Telecommunication System

GUAN

GCOS Upper-Air Network

HWR

Hydrology and Water Resources Department

HYCOS

Hydrological  Cycle Observing System

IAEA

International Atomic Energy Agency

ICM

Implementation Coordination Meeting (WMO)

IMTN

improved main telecommunication network (GTS)

IOS

IGOSS Observing System

IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

ISS

Integrated WWW System Study

JCOMM

Joint WMO/IOC Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology

JSC

ICSU/WMO Joint Scientific Committee

KMA

Korea Meteorological Administration

LDCs

least developed countries

MTN

main telecommunication network

NHS(s)

National Hydrological Service(s)

NMHS (s)

National Meteorological and Hydrological Service(s)

NWP

numerical weather prediction

OPAG

Open Programme Area Group

PWS

Public Weather Services

RA I

Regional Association I (Africa)

RA II

Regional Association II (Asia)

RA III

Regional Association III (South America)

RA IV

Regional Association IV (North America, Central America and the Caribbean)

RA V

Regional Association V (South-West Pacific)

RA VI

Regional Association VI (Europe)

RAF

Regional Office for Africa

RAP

Regional Office for Asia and the South-West Pacific

RSMC

Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre

SPARC

Stratospheric Processes and their Role in Climate

TDCF

Table Driven Code Forms

WCP

World Climate Programme Department

WCRP

World Climate Research Programme (sponsored by WMO and ICSU)

WHO

World Health Organization

WIS

WMO Information System

WMO

World Meteorological Organization

WRA

Water Resources Assessment

WWW

World Weather Watch Department

 

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