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

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CAL_LID_L2_05kmMLay-Standard-V4-10

CAL_LID_L2_05kmMLay-Standard-V4-10

Version 4.10, Standard

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: 

06/13/2006 - 05/31/2018

Temporal Resolution: 

0.74 seconds

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Subset Data: 
Quality Summary: 
DOI: 

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/LID_L2_05kmMLay-Standard-V4-10
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Column Reflectance
Cloud Optical Depth
Cloud Top Height
Integrated Attenuated Backscatter
Cloud Base Height
Lidar Depolarization Ratio

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