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

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  CALIPSO LIDAR L3 GEWEX Cloud Standard Product Release

CAL_LID_L2_05kmCPro-Standard-V4-20

CAL_LID_L2_05kmCPro-Standard-V4-20

Version 4.20, Standard

Project Title: 
CALIPSO
Discipline: 
Version: 
V4
Platform: 
CALIPSO
Instrument: 
Cloud-Aerosol LIdar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP)
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

05 km

Temporal Coverage: 

06/13/2006 - present

Temporal Resolution: 

0.74 seconds

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DOI: 

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/LID_L2_05kmCPro-Standard-V4-20
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