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

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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

Version 3.10, Standard


2° latitude, 5° longitude

12/01/2016 - present


Version 3.00, Standard


2° latitude, 5° longitude

06/13/2006 - 11/30/2016

Product Specific Documentation

Introductory Material
Product Specifics

Project Documentation