FIDUCEO Vocabulary

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Advanced along track Scanning Radiometer

An uncertainty given in the same unit as the measured value. This is generally written as the standard uncertainty u(xi).

The closeness of agreement between a measured quantity value and a true quantity value of a measurand.

The AEROCOM-project is an open international initiative of scientists interested in the advancement of the understanding of the global aerosol and its impact on climate

(AErosol RObotic NETwork) program is a federation of ground-based remote sensing aerosol networks

Atmospheric Infrared Sounder

Advanced Microwave Sounding Unit


Aerosol Optical Depth

Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer