Glossary

 

A

AATSR

Advanced Along-Track Scanning Radiometer – instrument on board Envisat

 

API

Application Programming Interface

 

ASAR

Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar – instrument on board Envisat

 

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Interchange

 

C

CAMS

Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service

 

CLMS

Copernicus Land Monitoring Service

 

CMEMS

Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service

 

D

DB

Database

 

DRB

Data Request Broker

 

DHuS

Data Hub System

 

DIAS

Data Information and Access Service

 

E

EDM

Entity Data Model

 

EMS

Copernicus Emergency Management Service

 

ENS

Elastic Node Server

 

EO

Earth Observation

 

ESA

European Space Agency

 

G

GIS

Geographic Information System

 

GOME-2

Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment-2 – instrument on board MetOp

 

GPF

Graph Processing Framework

 

GUI

Graphical User Interface

 

H

HTTP

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

 

HTTPS

Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure

 

J

JSON

JavaScript Object Notation

 

L

LTA

Long Term Archive

 

N

NDVI

Normalized Difference Vegetation Index

 

M

MERIS

MEdium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer – instrument on board Envisat

 

MPI

Data Request BrokerMessage Passing Interface

 

MSI

Multispectral Imager – instrument on board Sentinel-2

 

MWR

Microwave Radiometer – instrument on board Sentinel-3

 

O

OGC

Open Geospatial Consortium

 

OLCI

Ocean and Land Colour Instrument – on board Sentinel-3

 

OLI

Operational Land Imager – instrument on board Landsat 8

 

P

PDGS

Payload Data Ground Segment

 

S

SAR

Synthetic Aperture Radar

 

SCIHUB

Sentinels Scientific Data Hub

 

SLSTR

Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer – instrument on board
Sentinel-3

 

SNAP

Sentinel Application Platform

 

SRAL

Sentinel Application Platform

 

T

TIRS

Thermal Infrared Sensor – instrument on board Landsat 8

 

U

UUID

Universally Unique Identifier

 

URI

Uniform Unique Identifier

 

URL

Uniform Resource Locator

 

V

VM

Virtual Machine

 

W

WMS

Web Map Service

 

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