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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CAL_LID_L2_05kmCLay-Prov-V1-20

CAL_LID_L2_05kmCLay-Prov-V1-20

Version 1.20, 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: 

03/01/2007 - 11/11/2007 *

Temporal Resolution: 

0.74 seconds

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Quality Summary: 
Integrated Attenuated Backscatter
Cloud Optical Depth
Lidar Depolarization Ratio
Cloud Top Height
Column Reflectance
Cloud Base Height

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