GOES-R Series Acronyms (A)

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%AC percent area coverage
A&A Assessment and Authorization
A&O Acquisition and Operations
A&R Applicable and Reference
A&S Analysis and Simulation
A/D analog to digital
A Ampere(s)
Aa Availability achieved
AA Archive and Access
AA Assistant Administrator (NOAA)
AA Associate Administrator (NASA)
AAA aerosol, air chemistry, and air quality
AART Algorithm Action Review Team
AAS American Astronautical Society
AAS Antenna Administrative Server
AATSR Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer
AAWDS Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) Algorithm Working Group (AWG)/University of Wisconsin (UW) Data Set
AAWU Alaska Aviation Weather Unit
ABI Advanced Baseline Imager
ABIE Advanced Baseline Imager Emulator
ABISS Advanced Baseline Imager Star Selection
ABL Allocated Baseline
ABPL As-Built Parts List
ABR Area Border Router
AC Above Clouds
AC Access Control (security)
AC Accomplishment Criteria
AC Active Cooler
AC Actual Cost
AC Area Coverage
ACA Associate Contractor Agreement
ACC Attitude Control Console
ACCS Accounting Code Classification Structure
ACE Advanced Composition Explorer
ACK acknowledgement
ACL Access Control List
ACM Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) Clear Sky Mask
ACO Administrative Contracting Officer
ACP Access Control Plan
ACRN Accounting Classification Reference Number
ACS Attitude Control System
ACSPO Advanced Clear-Sky Processor for Oceans
ACT ABI Cloud Type
ACT Activation and Characterization Test
ACTD Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration
ACTE Auxiliary Communication Test Equipment
ACU Antenna Control Unit
ACWP Actual Cost of Work Performed
ACWS Actual Cost of Work Scheduled
ADAM Automatic Dynamic Analysis of Mechanical Systems (MSC Software)
ADC Analog to Digital Converter
ADD Algorithm Description Document
ADDE Abstract Data Distribution Environment (McIDAS data server)
ADEB Algorithm Development Executive Board
ADIS Angle Detecting Inclined Sensor
ADL AER Development Lab
ADM Aerosol Detection Product
ADM Angular Distribution Model
ADMP Algorithm Development Management Plan
ADO Algorithm Development Organization
ADP Analog Detection Product
ADPL As-Delivered Parts List
ADR Algorithm Discrepancy Report
ADR Algorithm Design Review
ADRR Algorithm Design Review Report
ADRS Ancillary Data Review System
ADS Auxiliary Distribution System
ADS Alternative Distribution Switch
ADT Advanced Dvorak Technique
AE Autumnal Equinox
AE Ångström exponent
AECS Automated Entry Control System
AEHF Advanced Extremely High Frequency
AEL Active Event List
AER Atmospheric & Environmental Research Inc.
AERI Atmospheric Emitted Radiance Interferometer
AERONET AErosol RObotics NETwork
AEROSE Aerosol and Ocean Science Expedition
AES Advanced Encryption Standard
AES Automated Export System
AET Aerospace Engineering Technician
AET Antenna Element Tracking
AETD Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate
AF Assured Forwarding
AF Automation Framework
AF award fee
AFM Anti-alias Filter Module
AFRB Award Fee Review Board
AFRL Air Force Research Laboratory
AFSCM Air Force Space Command Manual
AFSPCMAN   Air Force Space Command Manual
AFSCN Air Force Space Command Network
AFSPC Air Force Space Command
AFWA Air Force Weather Agency
AG as generated
AGE Aerospace Ground Equipment
AGI Analytical Graphics, Inc.
AGM Annual Guidance Memorandum
AGMA American Gear Manufacturers Association
AGO Acquisition and Grants Office (NOAA)
AGS Alaska Ground System
AH Authorization Header
AHI Advanced Himawari Imager
AI Action item
AI Availability - Inherent
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
AIP Agreement-in-Principle
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
AJ ArcJet
AJAX Asynchronous JavaScript And XML
ALC Automatic/Auto-Level Control
ALI EO-1 Advanced Land Imager
AlloID's Allocation identifications
ALT Accelerated Life Testing
AMCS Articulation Motor Control System
AMM Analog Magnetometer Module
AMO Air Mass Zero
AMOS Automatic Meteorological Observing Station
AMS Agent Management Services
AMS American Meteorological Society
AMSC American Mobile Satellite Corporation
AMSR-E Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer - Earth Observing System
AMSU Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit
AMV Atmospheric Motion Vectors
ANCF AWIPS Network Control Facility
AND Alpha-Numeric Display (part of SDGUD suite)
ANGEN Analytic Generation of Spectral Response
ANSI American National Standards Institute
ANSI/EIA ANSI/Electronics Industry Associates
ANSI/ISO ANSI/International Organization of Standards
ANT Antenna/Antenna Systems
ANTC Antenna Station Control
AO Active Object
AO Active Operational
AO Aft Optics
AO Announcement of Opportunity
Ao Availability (Operational)
AoA Analysis of Alternatives
AOC Active Object Class
AOD Aerosol Optical Depth
AODR Authorizing Official’s Designated Representative
AODT Advanced Objective Dvorak Technique
AOL Atmosphere Oceans and Land
AOP Annual Operating Plan
AOS Acquisition of Signal
AOS Advanced Orbiting System
AP Advanced Platform
AP Algorithm Package
APA Allowance for Program Adjustment
API Application Programming Interface
APID Application Process Identifier
APL Applied Physics Laboratory (Johns Hopkins University)
APM Assistant Project Manager
APO Annual Operating Plan
APOLLO AVHRR Processing Scheme over Land, Clouds and Ocean
APPF Astrotech Payload Processing Facility
APPL Academy of Program and Project Leadership
APS Active Pixel Sensor
APS Aerosol Particle Size
AQ Air Quality
AQC Automatic Quality Control
AQPG Air Quality Proving Ground
AR Acceptance Review
AR as required
ARB Acquisition Review Board
ARC Ames Research Center
ARES Applied Research and Engineering Sciences
ARM Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program (U.S. Department of Energy)
ARR Algorithm Readiness Review
ART Anomaly Reporting and Tracking
ARTCC Air Route Traffic Control Center
ARTEMIS Acceleration, Reconnection, Turbulence and Electrodynamics of the Moon's Interface with the Sun
ARTS ASRC Research and Technology Solutions
AS Advanced Server
AS Antenna System
ASA Assistant Secretary for Administration
ASAR Antenna System Acceptance Review
ASCAT Advanced Scatterometer
ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
ASCOUTS A2100 Satellite Check Out and Universal Test System
ASCR Antenna Station Certification Review
ASD Acceleration Spectral Density
ASDP Alliance for Supplier Diversity Professionals
ASDR Antenna System Delivery Review
ASE Asset Sustainability Edition
ASI Application Specific Input
ASIC Application Specific Integrated Circuits
ASIS Antenna System Interface Simulator
ASIST Advanced Spacecraft Integration and Systems Test
ASM Acquisition Strategy Meeting
ASN Autonomous System Number
ASO Application Specific Output
ASO Astrotech
ASOC Atlas Spaceflight Operations Center
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
ASRC Arctic Slope Regional Corporation
ASRS Antenna System Requirements Specification
AST All Software Testbed
ASTER Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection radiometer (EOS)
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
ASTMGT Asset Management
ASU Advanced Settings Utility
ASU Arizona State University
AT Action Team
AT Awareness and Training
ATBD Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document
ATC Advanced Technology Center
ATC Assurance Technology Corporation
ATCF Air Traffic Control Association
ATCF Automated Tropical Cyclone Forecast
ATD Advanced Technology Development
ATK Alliant Techsystems Incorporated
ATIP Algorithm and Test Implementation Plan
ATLO Assembly, Test and Launch Operations
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
ATO Authority To Operate
ATP Acceptance Test Procedure
ATP Aeronautics Test Program
ATP Algorithm Test and Performance
ATP Authority To Proceed
ATR Alternative Technical Representative
ATRR Acceptance Test Readiness Review
ATS Absolute Time Sequence
AU Astronomical Unit
AV Anti-Virus
AVD Active Vibration Damping
AVHRR Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer
AVI Airborne Visible Imager
AVIRIS Airborne Visible Infrared Imaging Spectrometer
AVS Angular Velocity sensor
AVVID Architecture for Voice, Video and Integrated Data
AWA Antenna Wing Assembly
AWC Aviation Weather Center (NWS)
AWE Alert, Warning and Event
AWG Algorithm Working Group
AWG Arbitrary Waveform Generator
AWiFS Advanced Wide Field Sensor
AWIPS Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System
AWT Aviation Weather Test Bed