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CAATER

Co-ordinated Access to Aircraft for Transnational Environmental Research

CALIPSO

Cloud and Aerosol Lidar Pathfinder Satellite Observations

CARAUS

CARbone AUStral

CARL

Cloud Analysis from ground-based and airborne radar and Lidar

CCMVal

Chemistry-Climate Model Validation

CCR

Centre de Calcul Recherche (Paris VI & Paris VII)

CCRT

Centre de Calcul Recherche et Technologie

CEA

French Atomic Research Centre

CENA

Climatologie Etendue des Nuages et des Aérosols

CEPMMT

European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)

CERFACS

European Centre for Research and Advanced Training in Scientifif Computation

CERN

European Organization for Nuclear Research

CESAM

Chambre Expérimentale de Simulation Atmosphérique Multiphasique

CESR

Centre d'Etude Spatiale des Rayonnements

CETP

Centre d'Etude des Environnements Terrestre et Planétaires

CFC

Chloro Fluoro Carbon

CINES

Centre Informatique National de l’Enseignement Supérieur

CLA

Atmospheric boundary layer

CLIVAR

CLimate VARiability and prediction research programme

CMIP

Coupled Model Intercomparison Programme

CNAM

Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers

CNES

French Space Agency

CNRM

Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques

CNRS

National Center for Scientific Research

COSAC

Cometary Sampling and Composition

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation ( Australia)

CSOA

Commission Spécialisée Océan Atmosphère (INSU)

CZCS

Coastal Zone Color Scanner