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%AC   percent area coverage
A&O   Acquisition and Operations
A/D   analog to digital
A   Ampere(s)
AA   Archive and Access
AA   Assistant Administrator (NOAA)
AA   Associate Administrator (NASA)
AAA   aerosol, air chemistry, and air quality
AATSR   Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer
ABI   Advanced Baseline Imager
ABIE   Advanced Baseline Imager Emulator
ABPL   As-Built Parts List
AC   Active Cooler
ACE   Advanced Composition Explorer
ACK   acknowledgement
ACM   Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) Clear Sky Mask
ACS   Attitude Control System
ACSPO   Advanced Clear-Sky Processor for Oceans
ACT   Activation and Characterization Test
ACT   ABI Cloud Type
ACU   Antenna Control Unit
ACWP   Actual Cost of Work Performed
ADC   Analog to Digital Converter
ADD   Algorithm Description Document
ADEB   Algorithm Development Executive Board
ADIS   Angle Detecting Inclined Sensor
ADM   Angular Distribution Model
ADMP   Algorithm Development Management Plan
ADP   Aerosol Detection Product
ADPL   As-Designed Parts List
ADR   Algorithm Design Review
ADRR   Algorithm Design Review Report
ADRS   Ancillary Data Review System
ADT   Advanced Dvorak Technique
AE   Ångström exponent
AERI   Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer
AERONET   AErosol RObotics NETwork
AEROSE   Aerosol and Ocean Science Expedition
AETD   Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate
AF   award fee
AFRB   Award Fee Review Board
AFSCM   Air Force Space Command Manual
AFSPCMAN   Air Force Space Command Manual
AFSPC   Air Force Space Command
AFWA   Air Force Weather Agency
AG   as generated
AGE   Aerospace Ground Equipment
AGM   Annual Guidance Memorandum
AGMA   American Gear Manufacturers Association
AGO   Acquisition and Grants Office (NOAA)
AI   actiion item
AI&T   assembly, integration, and test
AIAA   American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
AIADD   Algorithm Interface and Ancillary Data Description
AIM   ABI Ice Motion
AIP   Aerosol Imagery Products
AIR   Action Item Review
AIRS   Atmospheric Infrared Sounder
AIS   Automated Instrument Scheduling
AISC   American Institute of Steel Construction
AIT   Algorithm Integration Team
AIT   Assembly Integration and Test
AITA   ABI Ice Thickness and Age
AITP   Algorithm Implementation and Test Plan
AlloID's   Allocation identifications
AMS   American Meteorological Society
AMSR-E   Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer - Earth Observing System
AMSU   Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit
AMV   Atmospheric Motion Vectors
ANGEN   Analytic Generation of Spectral Response
ANSI   American National Standards Institute
Ao   Availability (Operational)
AO   Annoucement of Opporunity
AoA   Analysis of Alternatives
AOD   Aerosol Optical Depth
AODT   Advanced Objective Dvorak Technique
AOL   Atmosphere Oceans and Land
AOS   Acquisition of Signal
AOS   Advanced Orbiting System
AP   Algorithm Package
APA   Allowance for Program Adjustment
API   Application Programming Interface
APID   Application Process Identifier
APOLLO   AVHRR Processing Scheme over Land, Clouds and Ocean
APPL   Academy of Program and Project Leardership
APS   aerosol particle size
AQC   Automatic Quality Control
AR   Acceptance Review
AR   as required
ARB   Acquisition Review Board
ARES   Applied Research and Engineering Sciences
ARM   Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program (U.S. Department of Energy)
ARR   Algorithm Readiness Review
ARTEMIS   Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of the Moon's Interface with the Sun
ASCAT   Advanced Scatterometer
ASCII   American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASCR   Antenna Station Certification Review
ASD   Acceleration Spectral Density
ASDR   Antenna System Delivery Review
ASIC   Application Specific Integrated Circuits
ASM   Acquisition Strategy Meeting
ASOS   Automated Surface Observing System
ASP   Attitude Sensor Package
ASP   Aerosol Size Parameter
ASPB   Advanced Satellite Products Branch
ASPD   Assistant System Program Director
ASQC   American Society for Quality Control
AST   All Software Test
ASTER   Advanced Space Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer
ASTM   American Society for Testing and Materials
ATBD   Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document
ATC   Assurance Technology Corporation
ATCF   Automated Tropical Cyclone Forecast
ATD   Advanced Technology Development
ATIP   Algorithm and Test Implementation Plan
ATM   Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATO   Authority To Operate
ATP   Aeronautics Test Program
ATP   Authority To Proceed
ATRR   Acceptance Test Readiness Review
ATS   absolute time sequence
AVHRR   Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
AVIRIS  
Airborne Visible Infrared Imaging Spectrometer
AVS   Angular Velocity sensor
AWC   Aviation Weather Center (NWS)
AWG   Algorithm Working Group
AWIPS   Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System
AWT   Aviation Weather Test Bed
 
 
 
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