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

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CAL_LID_L3_Tropospheric_APro_CloudFree-Standard-V4-20

CAL_LID_L3_Tropospheric_APro_CloudFree-Standard-V4-20

Version 4-20, Standard

Project Title: 
CALIPSO
Discipline: 
Version: 
V4
Platform: 
CALIPSO
Instrument: 
Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP)
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

2° latitude, 5° longitude

Temporal Coverage: 

06/13/2006 - Present

Temporal Resolution: 

Monthly

File Format: 
HDF-4

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DOI: 

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/CAL_LID_L3_Tropospheric_APro_CloudFree-Standard-V4-20
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Aerosol Layer Properties
Column Aerosol Optical Depth
532nm Extinction Coefficient

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