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  CALIPSO LIDAR L3 GEWEX Cloud Standard Product Release

CAL_LID_L3_GEWEX_Cloud-Standard-V1-00

CAL_LID_L3_GEWEX_Cloud-Standard-V1-00

Version 1.00, Standard

Project Title: 
CALIPSO
Discipline: 
Version: 
V1
Level: 
L3
Platform: 
CALIPSO
Instrument: 
Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP)
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

1° latitude 1° longitude

Temporal Coverage: 

06/01/2006 - Present

Temporal Resolution: 

Monthly

File Format: 
HDF-4

Earthdata Search: Order Data

Quality Summary: 
DOI: 

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/LID_L3_GEWEX_Cloud-Standard-V1-00
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