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_333mCLay-ValStage1-V3-40

CAL_LID_L2_333mCLay-ValStage1-V3-40

Version 3.40, Validated Stage 1

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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: 

12/01/2016 - present

Temporal Resolution: 

0.049333 seconds

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Quality Summary: 
DOI: 

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/LID_L2_333mCLay-ValStage1-V3-40
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Column Reflectance
Cloud Midlayer Temperature
Cloud Top Height
Integrated Attenuated Backscatter
Cloud Base Height
Lidar Depolarization Ratio

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