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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #100 on: March 21, 2018, 09:08:15 PM »
ICE= internal combustion engine  Also cold stuff in the Arctic

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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #101 on: March 21, 2018, 10:13:31 PM »
SWE - Snow Water Equivalent

Side note: It appears that all you lovely people are now on the brink of developing a totally new & unique language, which is based entirely on acronyms. Extremely interesting from an ethnolinguistics perspective, I must say! (but one helluva bugger to learn! The dev team at Rosetta Stone have their work cut out for them!)
But SWE can mean....

SWE - Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SWE
SWE may refer to: Samberigi Airport in Papua New Guinea by IATA airport code; Sensor Web Enablement, an Open Geospatial Consortium framework for defining a Sensor Web; Shallow water equations, a set of hyperbolic partial differential equations; Snow water equivalent · Society of Women Engineers, a non-profit ...

So one needs context - will AI be able to cope ?
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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #102 on: June 10, 2018, 11:16:10 PM »
SMB - surface mass balance
Doesn't appear in glossary. Abbreviation is used 'all the time' in Greenland Melt thread, and seldom defined there, but is here.
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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #103 on: June 10, 2018, 11:38:50 PM »
Added, thanks.  :)
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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #104 on: August 03, 2018, 04:05:39 PM »
Thank you very much for this! it is a great help.   :) :-*

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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #105 on: August 15, 2018, 03:40:53 AM »
Sorry to be a bother, I think this is a better place to ask than the stupid question thread. 

I was reading the end of the 2018 ENSO thread and there's an acronym that I don't understand. 

SOI, I'm thinking it's surface ocean index?  Maybe...  Probably not.  :)

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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #106 on: August 15, 2018, 12:42:55 PM »
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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #107 on: August 17, 2018, 08:08:05 PM »
MSLP - mean sea level pressure
WIPD - whole ice pack detachment

A-Team just used these terms (and defined the second)
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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #108 on: August 20, 2018, 09:41:49 PM »
Added. Thanks, Tor.
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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #109 on: September 21, 2018, 06:21:20 PM »
SOI - Southern Oscillation Index  ;D

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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #110 on: September 23, 2018, 06:01:16 PM »
SOI - Southern Oscillation Index  ;D
Oh, was that one missing??? What a bunch of amateurs we are!?!? Just one of the main ENSO components. Well, thank you for the addition.
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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #111 on: September 23, 2018, 06:10:43 PM »
The glossary contains mostly Arctic sea ice and cryosphere-related terms, but what the heck, I've added it.  :)
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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #112 on: September 23, 2018, 11:07:10 PM »
SOI - Southern Oscillation Index  ;D
Oh, was that one missing?
Actually it was already added back in August, as can be seen directly upthread.

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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #113 on: October 23, 2018, 09:07:51 PM »
It wasn't added, it was just given as a response to a question (hence my  ;D emoticon)  :D

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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #114 on: October 23, 2018, 09:37:31 PM »
 :) :-X

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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #115 on: November 02, 2018, 07:48:41 PM »
Since someone said they didn't know what GISS was:

GISS / GISTEMP Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Does a global temperature record including LOTI (Land Ocean Temperature Index)

LOTI Land Ocean Temperature Index (Combined Land-Surface Air and Sea-Surface Water Temperature Anomalies) see GISS / GISTEMP

GHCN-v3 NASA's global meteorological station Temperature Index data (version 3)

ERSST-v5 NASA's Sea Surface Temperature Index data (version 5)

NOAA National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) division does a global temperature record.

NCDC National Climatic Data Center. Division of NOAA that does a global temperature record.

HadCRU UK Met office Hadley Centre Climate Research Unit. Does a global temperature record, HadCRU4.
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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #116 on: December 01, 2018, 04:23:02 PM »
 ESAS - East Siberian Arctic Shelf

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Hi OLN,
« Last Edit: December 01, 2018, 04:28:43 PM by Juan C. García »
Which is the best answer to Sep-2012 ASI lost (compared to 1979-2000)?
50% [NSIDC Extent] or
73% [PIOMAS Volume]

Volume is harder to measure than extent, but 3-dimensional space is real, 2D's hide ~50% thickness gone.
-> IPCC/NSIDC trends [based on extent] underestimate the real speed of ASI lost.

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Re: Glossary ... for newbies and others
« Reply #117 on: December 01, 2018, 05:00:12 PM »
Added, thanks.
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