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

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at the NASA Langley Research Center

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CAL_LID_L2_333mCLay-ValStage1-V3-30

CAL_LID_L2_333mCLay-ValStage1-V3-30

Version 3.30, Validated Stage 1

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

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

Spatial Resolution: 

333 m

Temporal Coverage: 

03/01/2013 - 11/30/2016

Temporal Resolution: 

0.049333 seconds

Earthdata Search: Order Data

Quality Summary: 
DOI: 

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/CAL_LID_L2_333mCLay-ValStage1-V3-30_L2-003.30
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Cloud Top Height
Integrated Attenuated Backscatter
Cloud Base Height
Lidar Depolarization Ratio
Column Reflectance
Cloud Midlayer Temperature

Earthdata Search: Order Data

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