Acronym index

  • SSM= Standard Solar Model
  • SST= Sea Surface Temperature
  • STP= Standard Temperature and Pressure (a reference for physical properties)
  • SW= Shortwave (solar) radiation
  • TAR= Third Assessment Report (of the IPCC)
  • TC= Tropical Cyclone (any hurricane)
  • TCR= Transient Climate Response
  • THC= Thermohaline Circulation (that driven by temp and salinity effects)
  • TOA= Top-of-the-atmosphere
  • TSI= Total Solar Irradiance
  • WAIS= West Antarctic Ice Sheet
  • WMO= World Meteorological Organization
  • XBT= eXpendable Bathy-Thermograph (deep ocean temperature measuring devices)
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