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

Processing, archiving and distributing Earth science data
at the NASA Langley Research Center

  CALIPSO LIDAR L1.5 Standard V1.00 Release Announcement

Cloud-Free Lidar L3

Cloud-Free Lidar Level 3 Data Products

Globally gridded & monthly averaged aerosol profile data and ancillary data.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
CAL_LID_L3_APro_CloudFree-Standard-V3-00

Version 3.00, Standard

Monthly

2° latitude, 5° longitude

06/13/2006 - 11/30/2016

CAL_LID_L3_APro_CloudFree-Standard-V3-10

Version 3.10, Standard

Monthly

2° latitude, 5° longitude

12/01/2016 - present

Product Specific Documentation

Introductory Material
Product Specifics

Project Documentation