Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center

  CALIPSO LIDAR L1.5 Standard V1.00 Release Announcement

CALIPSO L2 Lidar 5 km Merged Aerosol and Cloud Layer Data

5 km Merged Aerosol and Cloud Layer

Aerosol and Cloud properties reported by layers at a 5 km resolution

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
CAL_LID_L2_05kmMLay-Standard-V4-20

Version 4.20, Standard

0.74 seconds

5 km

06/13/2006 - present

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