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CWC - Changing Water Cycle

AGCM – Atmospheric General Circulation Model

AOGCM – Atmosphere-Ocean General Circualtion Model

AOPP – Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics (University of Oxford)

BADC – British Atmsopheric Data Centre

BGS – British Geological Survey

BOINC – Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing

CEH – Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

CMIP5 - Coupled model intercomparison project

CPDN – Climate Prediction Dot Net

ECMWF – European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (Reading)

FSL – FMRIB Software Library

HiGEM - High resolution global environment modelling

IPPC – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (WMO)

ISCCP – International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project

ITCZ – Intertropical Convergence Zone

JULES – Joint UK Land Environment Simulator

LWEC - Living With Environmental Change

MOHC – Meteorological Office Hadley Centre (UK)

MRI – Meteorological Research Institute

NCEO – National Centre for Earth Observation (UK)

NERC – Natural Environment Research Council

OGCM – Ocean General Circulation Model

PDRA – Post-Doctoral Research Assistant

PI – Principal Investigator

PRECIS – Providing Regional Climates for Impacts Studies (Hadley Centre, UK Meteorological Office)

UKCA – United Kingdom Chemistry and Aerosol (National Centre for Atmospheric Science and UK Met Office Model)

UNFCC – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

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