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 L3 GEWEX Cloud Standard Product Release

Cloud Occurrence

Cloud Occurrence

The CALIOP Level 3 Cloud Occurrence monthly product reports global distributions of cloud occurrence by counts on a uniform spatial grid.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
CAL_LID_L3_Cloud_Occurrence-Standard_V1-00

Version 1.00, Standard

Monthly

2° latitude 2.5° longitude

06/13/2006 - 12/31/2016