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Lista de Acrónimos Tropicales.
« en: Miércoles 25 Agosto 2010 12:58:04 pm »
A petición popular abro este Tema.

En principio creo que debería ir al de Teoría y datos generales, pero temporalmente lo pincho aquí.

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ACE - Accumulated Cyclone Energy
AFWA - Air Force Weather Agency
AOML - Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorlogical Laboratory
APD – Average wave period
ARB - Arabian Sea
ARWO - Aerial Recon Wx Officer (USAF - Flight METs... these are the people that push out the OBS from the aircraft... their computer is connected to the CARCAH at the NHC and Keesler AFB via SATCOM).
ATCF- Automated Tropical Cyclone Forecast
AWC - Aviation Weather Center, part of NCEP
ATL – Atlantic basin
ATMP – Air Temperature
ATTM - At this time
AVN - Aviation Run of the NCEP Medium Range Forecast(MRF) model
BAM - Beta and Advection model
BAMD - BAM Deep (fore deep/vertically tall systems)
BAMM - BAM Medium (for medium-depth systems)
BAMS - BAM Shallow (for weak systems/systems steered by shallow aspects of the atmoshpere)
BMG - Badan Meteorologi dan Geofisika (TCWC Jakarta, becomes operational for 2007-08 season)
BOC - Bay of Campeche
BOM-Bureau of Meteorology (Australia)
BT - Bathythermograph
BVI – British Virgin Islands
CA - Central America
CAA - Cold air advection
CALs - Calibrations for Wx Computers onboard Aircraft
CAPE - Convective Available Potential Energy
CARCAH - Chief Aerial Reconnaissance Coordination, All Hurricanes (this person communicates with NHC and CARCAH (North) for the Storm MSNs.)
CARIB - Caribbean Basin
Cat - Category
CCON - Corrected CONU Consensus (*TEST*)
CDO - Central Dense Overcast
CGUN - Corrected GUNA Consensus (*TEST*)
CIMSS – Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies
CIRA - Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmoshpere
CLIPER - CLImatology and PERsistence statistical track forecast model
CMA - China Meteorological Administration
CMC – Canadian Meteorological Center model
COA - Coast of Africa
CONJ - JTWC Consensus of NGAI, EGAI, JGAI, GFAI, JTYI, AFWI, COWI, WBAI, TCLI, JAVI
CONU – Consensus track from at least two of the five models (GFDI, AVNI, NGPI, UKMI, GFNI)
CONUS - continental US
CONW - Consensus of NGPI, EGRI, JGSI, GFNI, JTYI, AFWI, COWI, WBAI, TCLI, JAVI
CPAC - Central Pacific
CPC – Climate Prediction Center
CPHC – Central Pacific Hurricane Center
CV – Cape Verde
dam or dm - decameters, refering to 500mb ridge/trough strength in terms of heights (e.g. a 588 dm ridge)
DEWP – Dewpoint
DMAX - Diurnal maximum
DPD – Dominant Wave Period
ECMWF - European Center for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting (it's another model, called the Euro or the EC for short)
EI - Explosive Intensification
EMC – Environmental Modeling Center
ENSO – El Niño Southern Oscillation
EPAC –Eastern Pacific
ERC – Eyewall Replacement Cycle
ET - Extratropical transition
FCST - Forcast
FIX - Center of Circulation Location (where the sonde is dropped)
FL - Flight Level (in 1,000 ft intervals ie. FL099 means 9900ft.)
FMS - Fiji Meteorological Service (RSMC Nadi)
FROPA - Frontal passage
FSU MM5 – Florida State University model
FSUSE - Florida State University Superensemble
GEFS - Global Ensemble Forecast System model
GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory model
GFS - Global Forecast System model
GHCC – Global Hydrology and Climate Center
GOES - Geostationary Orbiting Environmental Satellite
GOH - Gulf Of Honduras
GOM – Gulf of Mexico
GST – gust
GMT – Greenwich Mean Time = UTC/Zulu
GUNA – Consensus track from all four models (GFDI, AVNI, NGPI, and UKMI)
GUNS - Consensus of GFDI, UKMI and NGPI models
HB- Hebert Box
HEAT – Heat Index
HDOBs - High Density Observations
HKO - Hong Kong Observatory
hPa - hectopascals (equivalent to mb)
HPC - Hydrometerological Prediction Center
HRD - Hurricane Reasearch Division
HSEI - Historical Significant Events Imagery
HWRF - Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting model
IMD-Indian Meteorology Department
ITCZ - Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone
ITPTF - in the present time frame
ITTF - in this time frame
JMA-Japanese Meteorological Agency
JTWC-Joint Typhoon Warning Center (US Military Official Warning Agency)
KMA - Korean Meteorological Agency
KT – knots
LBAR - Limited area sine transform BARotropic model
LL (UL) - low level (upper level)
LLC – Low Level Circulation
LLI - Low Level Invest ~500-1500ft above SFC
LLJ - Low Level Jet
LPA - Low Pressure Area
MB – Millibars
MCD - Mesoscale discussion
MCS - Mesoscale Convective System
MDL – Meteorological Development Laboratory
MDR- Main Development Region
MEI - Multivariate ENSO Index
MEOW - Maximum Envelopes of Water
MET - Meteorologist
MF - Meteo-France (RSMC La Reunion)
MJO - Madden-Julian Oscillation
MPH – Miles pre hour
MRF – Medium Range Forcast model
MSG – Metosat Second Generation
MSN – Missions
MSLP – Mean Sea Level Pressure
MWD – Mean Wave Direction
MVFR - Marginal Visual Flight Rules
MX – Mexico
NAM - North American Mesoscale model
NAO – North Atlantic Oscillation
NCAR - National Center for Atmospheric Research
NCDC - National Climate Data Center
NCEP - National Centers for Environmental Prediction
NDBC - National Data Bouy Center
NESDIS - National Enviromental Sattelite Data Information Service
NHC - National Hurricane Center
NHC90/NHC91- statistical track forecast models.
NIO- North Indian Ocean
NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOGAPS - U.S. Navy's global spectral forecast model
NRL - Naval Research Laboratory
NSSL - National Severe Storms Laboratory
NWS – National Weather Service
Obs – observations
PAGASA-Philippine Astronomical Geophysical Atmospheric Services Administration
P.R. – Puerto Rico
PDO – Pacific Decadal Ossilation
PMD - Pakistan Meteorological Department
POD - Plan of the Day (Recon flights)
POES - Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellite
PRES – Atmospheric pressure
PWAT - Precipitable water
QS - QuikSCAT
RECCO - Reconnaissance Observation
RI - rapid intensification
RSMC - Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre
RTMA - Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis model
S2K - Storm2k
SAB/SSD - Satellite Analysis Branch/Satellite Services Division
SAL – Saharan Air Layer
SATCOM - Satellite Communications (onboard all Hurricane Hunter planes and at 2 ground stations)
SEC - Space Environment Center, part of NCEP
Sfc - surface
SFMR - Stepped Frequency Microwave Radiometer (we call it the smirf).... it measures wave frequencies from the sfc for wind direction/speed of systems
SHIPS - Statistical Hurricane Intensity Prediction Scheme model
SIO-South Indian Ocean
SLOSH - Sea, Lake, and Overland Surges from Hurricanes
SPC - Storm Prediction Center
SREF - Short Range Ensemble Forecast
SSD - Satellite Services Division
SPAC - South Pacific
SST – Sea Surface Temperature
STD - Subtropical depression
STJ - Subtropical jet
STS – Subtropical Storm/ Severe Tropical Storm in the Western Pacific basin
STY-Supertyphoon (used by JTWC only and not Tokyo RSMC)
SUP - Supercell
T-number = Dvorak current intensity (1.0-8.0)
TAFB - Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch
TC – Tropical Cyclone
TCHP - Tropical Cyclone Heat Potential
TCWC - Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre
TCFA - Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert
TCR - Tropical Cyclone Report (used to be called preliminary reports)
TCPOD - Tropical Cyclone Plan of the Day
TD – Tropical Depression
TPC – Tropical Prediction Center
TROF - trough
TS – Tropical Storm
TSTM - thunderstorm
TUTT - tropical upper tropospheric trough
TW – Tropical Wave
TWC - The Weather Channel
TWO – Tropical Weather Outlook
TY - typhoon
UL (LL) - upper level (low level)
ULL – Upper level Low
U.S.VI – United States Virgin Islands
UTC – Coordinated Universal Time = GMT/Zulu
UKMET - global forecast model run by the UK Meteorological Office
VDM - Vortex Data Message
WAA - Warm air advection
WDIR – Wind Direction
WFO - [National Weather Service] Weather Forecast Office (NWSFO is National Weather Service Forecast Office, FA is Forecast Area
WADL - West African Disturbance Line
WMO - World Meteorological Organization
WPAC - western Pacific
WSPD – Windspeed
WTMP – Water Temperature
WVHT – Wave Height
WU - Weather Underground
WW - weather watch box (replace second W with T for tornado, S for severe tstorm)
WX - Weather
XTRAP: extrapolated track
Z – Zulu/GMT/UTC

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