Acronyms

ALEX – Alternative Experts http://www.alexinc.com

AOS – Arctic Observing Summit

ASIAA – the Academia Sinica Institute of Astronomy and Astrophysics of Taiwan

AWO – Atmospheric Watch Observatory

CSC – Clean Snowmobile Challenge

CPS – CH2MHill Polar Services

GEO – Greenland Environmental Observatory

CRREL – Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

GIS – Geographic Information Systems

GISP2 – Greenland Ice Sheet Project II

GLRP – Greenland Long Range Planning

GPS – Global Positioning System

GPR – Ground Penetrating Radar

GrIT – Greenland Inland Traverse

IASOA – International Arctic System for Observing the Atmosphere

ICECAPS –  Integrated Characterization of Energy, Clouds, Atmospheric state and Precipitation

Isi – Not an acronym, but the name of the new Station once developed and a Greenlandic word meaning ‘eye’

LRP – Long Range Plan

MOU – Memorandum of Understanding

NILU – Norwegian Institute for Air Research

NSF – National Science Foundation

NYANG – New York Air National Guard

PV – Photo-voltaic

RE – Renewable Energy

RSL – Research Support and Logistics (Office of the NSF)

SCO – Science Coordination Office

SAO – Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

TAWO – Temporary Atmospheric Watch Observatory

UCM – University of California Merced

UNH – University of New Hampshire

WX – Weather

VLBI – Very Long Baseline Interferometry