AAI Absorbing Aerosol Index
AAIA Absorbing Aerosol Indicator Algorithm
ACHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
ADD Architectural Design Document
ADEOS ADvanced Earth Observing Satellite
AMF Air Mass Factor, or optical enhancement factor
AOD Aerosol Optical Depth
ARS GOME aerosol products
ATO Assimilated total ozone products
ATOVS Advanced Tiros-n Operational Vertical Sounder
AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radionmeter
BIRA-IASB Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy
BrO bromine monoxide
CCB Change Control Board
CCF Cloud Correction Factor
CDR Critical Design Review
CGS Core Ground Segment
CI Configuration Item
CIE International Commission on Illumination
CM Configuration Management
CMP Configuration Management Plan
CORBA Common Object Request Broker Architecture
CRAG Cloud Recognition Algorithm for GOME
CVS Concurrent Versions System
DAAC Distributed Active Archive Center
DAK Double-Adding KNMI
DD Design Document
DDD Detailed Design Document
DIMS Data and Information Management System
DISORT Discrete Ordinates Radiative Transfer
DLR Deutschen Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt
DMI Danmarks Meteorologiske Institut
DOAS Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy
DSS Document Status Sheet
DU Dobson Unit (100 DU = 1 mm thick ozone layer in NTP)
DWD Deutscher Wetterdienst
ECMWF European Centre for Medium-range Weather Prediction
ENVISAT Environmental Satellite
EOS Earth Observing System
EPS European Polar System
ERS Esa Remote Sensing satellite
ESA European Space Agency
EU European Union
EUMETSAT EUropean organization for the exploitation of METeorological SATellites
EUVDB European UV Data Base
FASTEX Fronts and Atlantic Storm-Track EXperiment
FMI Finnish Meteorological Institute
FTP File Transfer Protocol
GAW Global Atmosphere Watch
GDP GOME Data Processor
GO3OS Global Ozone Observing System
GODIVA GOme Data Interpretation, Validation and Application
GOES Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite
GOME Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment
GOMETRAN GOME radiative TRANsfer model
GTS Global Telecommunication System
GUI Graphical User Interface
H2CO Formaldehyde
HCHO Formaldehyde
HIRS High resolution Infrared Radiation Sounder
HITRAN HIgh resolution TRANsmission molecular absorption database
HNMS Hellenic National Meteorological Service
HRIT High Rate Information Transfer
HTO HIRS Total Ozone
HW Hardware
IASI Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer
ICD Interface Control Document
ICFA Initial Cloud Fitting Algorithm
IF Interface
IMF Remote Sensing Technology Institute
IR InfraRed
IRA Integration Readiness Assessment
IRR Infrastructure Readiness Review
ISCCP International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project
KMI Koninklijk Meteorologisch Instituut
KNMI Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorologisch Instituut
LAP Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
LUT Look Up Table
M-F Meteo-France
MAUVE MApping UV by Europe
METOP METeorological OPerational satellite
MMI Man Machine Interface
MODIS MODerate resolution Imaging Spectrometer
MODTRAN Moderate resolution Transmittance code
MPEF Meteorological Products Extraction Facility
MR Modification Report
MSG Meteosat Second Generation
MTR Mid-Term Review
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Agency
NDACC Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change
NDSC Network for the Detection of Stratospheric Change
NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service
NILU Norwegian Institute for Air Research
NMS National Meteorological Service
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOP GOME NRT ozone profile product
NRT Near-Real Time
NTO GOME NRT total ozone
NTP Normal Temperature and Pressure
NUV NRT Clear-sky UV fields product
NWP Numerical Weather Prediction
O3M SAF Satellite Application Facility on Ozone Monitoring
OAR O2 A-band Retrieval
OASE Ozone Application Simulator and Explorer
OCRA Optical Cloud Recognition Algorithm
OMI Ozone Monitoring Instrument
OOP GOME off-line ozone profile product
OPF Output product format specification
ORR Operations Readiness Review
OTO GOME off-line total ozone 6 trace gases product
OUV Off-line UV Product
PCR Product Consolidation Review
PDU Product Dissemination Unit
PGE Product Generation Element
PMD Polarization Measurement Device
PSC Polar Stratospheric Clouds
PT Progress Team
QC Quality Control
RADR Requirement analysis and Architectural Design Review
RFW Request for Waiver
RID Review Item Discrepancy
RMS Root Mean Square
ROCCIN Retrieval of Cloud Information using Neural Networks
RR Requirement Review
SAF Satellite Application Facility
SAGE Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment
SAOZ Systeme d' Analyse par Observation Zenitale
SATEM SAtellite TEMperature
SBUV Solar Backscatter Ultra-Violet radiometer
SCD Slant Column Density
SCIAMACHY Scanning Imaging Absorption spectroMeter for Atmospheric CHartography
SCIAVALIG SCIAmachy Validation and Interpretation Group
SCM Software Configuration Management
SEDAC SocioEconomic Data and Application Center
SEVIRI Spinning Enhanced Visible and Infra-Red Imager
SODA Studies of Ozone Distributions based on Assimilated satellite measurements
SPR Software Problem Report
SRD SW Requirements Document
SRN Software Release Note
SSD SW Specification document
SSF Space Systems Finland Ltd.
STREAMER small scale STRucture EArly warning and Monitoring
SUVDAMA Scientific UV DAta MAnagement
SVD Software Version Description
SVVP System/Software Verification and Validation Plan
SW Software
SZA Solar Zenith Angle
TBA To Be Added
TBC To Be Confirmed
TBD To Be Defined/Determined
TEMIS Tropospheric Emission Monitoring Internet Service
TIROS Television and InfraRed Observation Satellite
TOA Top Of Atmosphere
TOMS Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer
TOVS TIROS-N Operational Vertical Sounder
TRR Test Results Review
UARS Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite
UK United Kingdom
UKMO UK Meteorological Office
UMARF Unified Meteorological Archiving and Retrieval Facility
UML Unified Modelling Language
UPAS Universal Processor for UV/VIS Atmospheric Spectrometers
URD User Requirements Document
UV UltraViolet
VCD Vertical Column Density
VIS Visible
VOD Validation of O3 distribution with Data Assimilation
VPB Validation of Ozone Profile with Balloon Soundings
VPL Validation of Ozone Profile with Lidar
VTO Validation of Total Ozone
VUV Validation of UV fields
WMO World Meteorological Organization
WOUDC World Ozone and Ultraviolet Radiation Data Center