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5.2 List of abbreviations and acronyms

ACE

Advanced Composition Explorer

ACVT

Atmospheric Chemistry Validation Team

ADF

Auxiliary Data File

ADS

Annotation Data Set

ADSR

Annotation Data Set Record

AISP

Annotated Instrument Source Packet

ANX

Ascending Node Crossing

ARB

Anomaly Review Board

ATBD

Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document

Cal/Val

Calibration/Validation Activities

CCD

Charge Coupled Device

CEOS

Committee on Earth Observation Satellites

DC

Dark Charge

DOAS

Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy

DPAC

Data Processing and Archiving Centre

DPM

Detailed Processing Model

DSA

Dark Sky Area

DSD

Data Set Descriptor

DS

Data Set

DSR

Data Set Record

ECMWF

European Centre for Medium-term Weather Forecast

ESA

European Space Agency

ESL

Expert Support Laboratory

ESRIN

European Space Research Institute

FEP

Front End Processor

FMI

Finnish Meteorological Institute

FOV

Field of View

FP

Fast photometers

GADS

Global Annotation Data Set

GDI

Global DOAS Iterative

GOMOS

Global Ozone Monitoring by Occultation of Stars

GOPR

GOMOS prototype

GOSS

GOMOS System Simulator

GS

Ground Segment

HRTP

High Resolution Temperature Profiles

IASB

Institut d'Aéronomie Spatiale de Belgique

ICU

Instrument Control Unit

IDL

Interactive Data Langage

IODD

Input/Output Data Document

IPF

Instrument Processing Facilities

IR

Infra Red

L1b

Level 1b

L2

Level 2

LMA

Levenberg Marquardt Algorithm

LOS

Line of Sight

LSF

Line Spread Function

LUT

Look-Up Table

MDE

Mechanism Drive Electronics

MDS

Measurement Data Set

MDSR

Measurement Data Set Record

MIP

Most Illuminated Pixel

MIPAS

Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding

MJD

Modified Julian Day

MJD2000

Modified Julian Day 2000

MPH

Main Product Header

MSIS90

Mass Spectrometer Incoherent Scatter Model (version 90)

NIR

Near Infra-Red

NRT

Near Real Time

OSIRIS

Odin Spectrometer and InfraRed Imager System

PCD

Product Confidence Data

PCF

Product Control Facility

PDS

Payload Data Segment

PRNU

Pixel Response Non-Uniformity

PSF

Point Spread Function

QWG

Quality Working Group

RD

Reference Document

RTS

Random Telegraphic Signal

S/N

Signal to Noise Ratio

SA

Service of Aeronomy

SAA

South Atlantic Anomaly

SAG

Scientific Advisory Group

SATU

Star Acquisition and Tracking Unit

SDP

Spectral Data Points

SFA

Steering Front Assembly

SPA

Spectrometer A (UV: A1; VIS: A2)

SPB

Spectrometer B (IR1 and IR2)

SPH

Specific Product Header

SZA

Solar Zenith Angle

UT

Universal Time

UVVIS

Ultra-Violet - VISible

VCCS

Voice Coil Command Saturation