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What does VAAC stand for?

VAAC stands for Volcanic Ash Advisory Center

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Tristan King, a meteorologist with the Volcanic Ash Advisory Center in Darwin, Australia, said Monday that if the ash stays on its current course _ and doesn't dissipate _ it could eventually disrupt air traffic in Sydney and Melbourne, the country's two largest cities.
Tristan King, a meteorologist with the Volcanic Ash Advisory Center in Darwin, Australia, said on Monday that if the ash stays on its current course (and doesn't dissipate) it could eventually disrupt air traffic in Sydney, Melbourne, and the country's capital, Canberra.
Airlines get up-to-date information about volcanic eruptions and ash plumes from a network of nine Volcanic Ash Advisory Centers (VAACs) in various countries, where government-funded scientists track the altitudes and positions of ash clouds just as air-traffic controllers keep tabs on all the jets in their areas.