CAS = Commission for Atmospheric Sciences
CMDP = Climate Metrics and Diagnostic Panel
CMIP = Coupled Model Intercomparison Project
DAOS = Working Group on Data Assimilation and Observing Systems
GASS = Global Atmospheric System Studies panel
GEWEX = Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment
GLASS = Global Land-Atmosphere System Studies panel
GOV = Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment (GODAE) Ocean View
JWGFVR = Joint Working Group on Forecast Verification Research
MJO-TF = Madden-Julian Oscillation Task Force
PDEF = Working Group on Predictability, Dynamics and Ensemble Forecasting
PPP = Polar Prediction Project
QPF = Quantitative precipitation forecast
S2S = Subseasonal to Seasonal Prediction Project
SPARC = Stratospheric Processes and their Role in Climate
TC= Tropical cyclone
WCRP = World Climate Research Programme
WCRP Grand Science Challenges
• Climate Extremes
• Clouds, Circulation and Climate Sensitivity
• Melting Ice and Global Consequences
• Regional Sea-Ice Change and Coastal Impacts
• Water Availability
WCRP JSC = Joint Scientific Committee
WGCM = Working Group on Coupled Modelling
WGSIP= Working Group on Subseasonal to Interdecadal Prediction
WWRP = World Weather Research Programme
YOPP = Year of Polar Prediction