AECO Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators
ALOS Advanced Land Observing Satellite
AMSR Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer
APECS Association of Polar Early Career Scientists
APPLICATE Advanced Prediction in Polar regions and beyond: Modelling, observing system design and LInkages associated with ArctiC ClimATE change
ARC MFC Arctic Monitoring Forecasting Centre
ArcMBA Arctic Missio Benefit Analysis
ARCSAR Arctic and North Atlantic Security and Emergency Preparedness Network
ARICE Arctic Research Icebreaker Consortium
ASIP Automatiserede havisprodukter for grønlandske farvande
ASSW Arctic Science Summit Week
C3S Copernicus Climate Change Service
CALM/TSP Circumpolar Active Layer Monitoring Network –
CARRA Copernicus Arctic Regional ReAnalysis
CIRFA Centre for Integrated Remote Sensing and Forecasting for Arctic Operations
CliC Climate and Cryosphere
CLIVAR Climate variability and predictability
CLMS Copernicus Land Monitoring Service
CMEMS Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service
CMIP Coupled Model Intercomparison Project
CMUG Climat Modelling User Group
COMNAP Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs
CSA Coordination and Support Action
DIAS Data and Information Access Services
DLR Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (German Aerospace Center)
ECV Essential Climate Variable
EEA European Environment Agency
EGNSS European Global Navigation Satellite Systems
EIS European Ice Services
EMSA European Maritime Safety Agency
EO Earth Observation
EOEP Earth Observation Envelope Program
ESA European Space Agency
ETSI Expert Team on Sea Ice
EUMETSAT European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites
FO Financial Officer
FYI First year ice
GA General Assembly
GCOS Global Climate Observing System
GCW Global Cryosphere Watch
GEOCRI GEO Cold Regions
GEOSS Global Earth Observation System of Systems
GHG Greenhouse Gas
GLO MFC Global Monitoring and Forecasting Center
GOS Global Observing System
GPR Ground Penetrating Radar
GTN-P Global Terrestrial Network for Permafrost
HPCM High Priority Candidate Mission
IAATO International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators
IASC International Arctic Science Committee
ICES International Council for the Exploration of the Sea
ICOS Integrated Carbon Observation System
IHO International Hydrographic Organization
IICWG International Ice Charting Working Group
IICWG-DAWG IICWG Data Assimilation and modelling Working Group
IMO International Maritime Organization
IMR Institute of Marine Research (Norway)
INTAROS Integrated Arctic observation system
INTERACT International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic
IOC Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
IOS Integrated Observing System
IPY International Polar Year
JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
JCOMM Joint Commission on Marine Meteorology
JPL Jet Propulsion Laboratory
KEPLER Key Environmental monitoring for Polar Latitudes and European Readiness
LEAR Legal Entity Appointed Representative
MDA MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates
MST Management Support Team
MYI Multi-year ice
NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NORP Northern Oceans Region Panel
NVE Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate
NWS National Weather Service (USA)
OSI SAF Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility
OSI TAC Ocean and Sea Ice Thematic Assembly Center
PAB Project Advisory Board
PM Programme Manager
PO Programme Office
PPP Polar Prediction Project
PSTG Polar Space Task Group
QND Quantitative Network Design
RPAS Remote Piloted Airborne Systems
SALIENSEAS Enhancing the Saliency of climate services for marine mobility Sectors in European Arctic Seas
SAON Sustaining Arctic Observing Networks
SaR Search and Rescue
SAR Synthetic Aperture Radar
SC Steering Committee
SCAR Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
SEDNA Safe maritime operations under extreme conditions: the Arctic case
SEOM Scientific Exploitation of Operational Missions
SICCI Sea Ice Climate Change Initiative
SIDARUS Sea Ice Downstream Services for Arctic and Antarctic Users and Stakeholders
SIMIP Sea Ice Model Intercomparison Project
SIOS Svalbard Integrated Arctic Earth Observing System
SPICES Space-borne observations for detecting and forecasting sea ice cover extremes
TEP Thematic Exploitation Platform
TL Task Leader
TPM Third-Party Mission
UiO University of Oslo
USGS United States Geological Survey
UWB Ultra Wideband
WEF World Economic Forum
WGI Integrated Working Group
WMO World Meteorological Organization
WP Work Package
WPL Work Package Leader
WWRP World Weather Research Programme
YOPP Year Of Polar Prediction