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Acronym
Full name
AIP
Architecture Implementation Pilot
BNSC
British National Space Centre
CAL/VAL
Calibration and validation
CEOS
Committee on Earth Observation Satellites
CoP
Community of Practice
CSW
Catalogue Services for the Web
CZCP
Coastal Zone Community of Practice
DWG
Domain Working Group
EC
European Commission
ECMWF
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts
EMODNET
European Marine Observation and Data Network
EO
Earth Observation
ESSP
Earth System Science Partnership
FAO
Food and Agriculture Organisation
FCT
Forest Carbon Tracking
FES
Fluid Earth Sciences
GCI
GEOSS Common Infrastructure
GEO
Group on Earth Observations
GEOBON
GEO Biodiversity Observation Network
GEOSS
Global Earth Observations System of Systems
GIS
Geographical Information System
GMES
Global Monitoring for Environment and Security
GML
Geospatial Mask-up Language
KML
Keyhole Mark-up Language
ICEDS
Integrated CEOS European Data Server
ICT
Information and Communication Technologies
IEEE
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
INSPIRE
INfrastructure for SPatial InfoRmation in Europe
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
IOC
Initial Operations Capability
IPR
Intellectual Property Right
IVOS
Infrared and Visible Optical Sensors
MRV
Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification
OGC
Open Geospatial Consortium
PoI
Point of Interest
QA4EO
Quality Assurance Framework for Earth Observation data
RS
Remote Sensing
SBA
Societal Benefit Areas
SDI
Spatial Data Infrastructure
SME
Small and Medium Enterprise
STC
Science and Technology Committee
SIF
Standards Interoperability Forum
SoS
System of Systems
UIC
User Interface Committee
VGI
Volunteered Geographic Information
WADC
WGISS Architecture and Data Contributions
WGCV
Working Group on Calibration and Validation
WGISS
Working Group on Information Systems and Services
WMS
Web Map Service
WMTS
Web Map Tile Service
WP
Work Package
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