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

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CAL_LID_L2_05kmALay-Prov-V2-02

CAL_LID_L2_05kmALay-Prov-V2-02

Version 2.02, Provisional

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

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

Spatial Resolution: 

5 km

Temporal Coverage: 

09/14/2008 - 02/16/2009, 03/17/2009 - 03/28/2010

Temporal Resolution: 

0.74 seconds

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Quality Summary: 
Column Reflectance
Aerosol Optical Thickness
Integrated Attenuated Backscatter
Lidar Depolarization Ratio

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