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

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CAL_LID_L3_Stratospheric_APro-Standard-V1-00

CAL_LID_L3_Stratospheric_APro-Standard-V1-00

Version 1.00, Standard

Project Title: 
CALIPSO
Discipline: 
Version: 
V1
Level: 
L3
Platform: 
CALIPSO
Instrument: 
CALIOP
Spatial Coverage: 

(-85,85)(-180,180)

Spatial Resolution: 

5° latitude, 20° longitude

Temporal Coverage: 

06/13/2006 - Present

Temporal Resolution: 

Monthly

File Format: 
HDF-4

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Quality Summary: 
DOI: 

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/LID_L3_STRATOSPHERIC_APRO-STANDARD-V1-00
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AEROSOL EXTINCTION
AEROSOLS
AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS
532 nm Extinction Coefficient
AEROSOL BACKSCATTER
ANGSTROM EXPONENT
532 nm Total Attenuated Backscatter

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