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

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Version 3.40, Provisional

Project Title: 
CALIPSO
Discipline: 
Platform: 
CALIPSO
Instrument: 
Cloud-Aerosol LIdar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP)
Spatial Coverage: 

(-90, 90)(-180,180)

Spatial Resolution: 

1 km

Temporal Coverage: 

10/17/2015 - present

Temporal Resolution: 

0.147999 seconds

ASDC Order Tool:  Order Data 

Quality Summary: 
Column Reflectance
Cloud Midlayer Temperature
Cloud Top Height
Integrated Attenuated Backscatter
Cloud Base Height
Lidar Depolarization Ratio

Search and Order: ASDC Order Tool 

Search and Subset: CALIPSO Subsetting Tool Tutorial (PPT)

Search by Date: Data Availability

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