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AAPP AVHRR and ATOVS Processing Package
AATSR Advanced Along Track Scanning Radiometer
ABI Advanced Baseline Imager (GOES-R)
ABS Advanced Baseline Sounder (GOES-R)
ACARS Automated Communications Addressing and Reporting System
ACC ASAP Coordinating Committee
ACRIMSAT Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor Satellite (NASA)
ADC Atlantic Data Coverage
ADEOS-II Advanced Earth Observing Satellite-II (JAXA)
ADM Atmospheric Dynamics Mission (ESA)
ADM Alternative Dissemination Methods
ADM Advance Dissemination Means (WMO)
AERONET Remote-sensing aerosol monitoring network programme
AIRS Advanced IR Sounder
AHRPT Advanced High Rate Picture Transmission
ALOS Advanced Land Observing Satellite (JAXA)
AMDAR Aircraft Meteorological Data Relay
AMR Altimetry Microwave Radiomete
AMS American Meteorological Society
AMSR Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer
AMSR-E Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer (modified version on ADEOS-II)
AMSU Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit
AMV Atmospheric Motion Vectors
AOCE Attitude and Orbit Control Electronics
AOPC Atmospheric Observation Panel for Climate (GCOS)
APSATS Asian-Pacific Satellite Training
APT Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (WRC)
APT Automatic Picture Transmission
Aqua Earth’s water cycle observing mission (NASA)
Aquarius Global sea surface salinity measuring mission (NASA)
ARGOS Data Collection and Location System
ARINA Scientific payload on Resurs-DK1 for earth quake prediction
ASAP Automated Shipboard Aerological Programme
ASCAT C-band dual swath scatterometer (Metop)
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASDAR Aircraft to Satellite Data Relay
ASICS Application Specific Integrated Circuits
ATMS Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder
ATOVS Advanced TOVS
ATSR Along Track Scan Radiometer (ERS, ESA)
Aura Mission measuring atmospheric chemistry and trace gases (NASA)
AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
AVNIR Advanced Visible and Near Infrared Radiometer type 2 (ALOS, JAXA)