Acronyms

AusAID
Australian Agency for International Development
BCSC
Bureau COSPPac Steering Committee
BoM
Australian Bureau of Meteorology
CAWCR
Centre for Australian Weather and Climate Research
CCA
Climate Change Adaptation
CEDAW
Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women
CGPS
Continuous Global Positioning System
CLiDE
Climate Data for Environment
COSPPac
Climate and Oceans Support Program in the Pacific
COMP
Climate and Ocean Monitoring and Prediction Project (new phase)
CD&C
Capacity Development and Communication Program
CMU
COSPPac Management Unit
CRA
COSPPac Regional Advisor
CRC
Convention on the Rights of the Child
CROP
Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific
CRPD
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability
CSIRO
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
DCCEE
Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
DPO
Disabled People's Organisation
DRR
Disaster Risk Reduction
ENSO
El Niño-Southern Oscillation
GA
Geoscience Australia
GoA
Government of Australia
GFCS
Global Framework for Climate Services
GIZ
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
ICCAI
International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative
ICR
Independent Completion Report
IPCC
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
LiDAR
Light Detection and Ranging
LSDs
Lands and Survey Departments
M&E
Monitoring and Evaluation Framework
NAPA
National Adaptation Program of Action
NGO
Non-Government Organisation
NIWA
National institute of Water & Atmospheric Research
NMSs
National Meteorological Services
NOAA
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NTC
National Tidal Centre
OCOF
Online Climate Outlook Forum
OEB
Oceans and Engineering Branch
PACCSAP
Pacific-Australia Climate Change Science and Adaptation Planning Program
PASAP
Pacific Adaptation Strategy Assistance Program (previous phase)
PCCR
Pacific Climate Change Roundtable
PCCSP
Pacific Climate Change Science Program (previous phase)
PICPP
Pacific Island Climate Prediction Project (previous phases)
PICs
Pacific Island Countries
PIFACC
Pacific Islands Framework on Adaptation to Climate Change
POAMA
Predictive Ocean-Atmosphere Model for Australia
PRO
Pacific Regional Organisation
PSLM
Pacific Sea Level Monitoring Project (new phase)
RCCA
Regional Coordination and Communications Adviser
SC
Steering Committee
SCOPIC
Seasonal Climate Outlook for Pacific Island Countries
SOPAC/SPC
Applied Geoscience and Technology Division (SOPAC Division of Secretariat for the Pacific Community)
SPREP
Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme
SPSLCMP
South Pacific Sea Level and Climate Monitoring Project (previous phases)
TOC
Theory of Change
UNDP
United Nations Development Program
UNFCCC
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change