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

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

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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

Version 1.00, Standard


2° latitude 2.5° longitude

06/13/2006 - 12/31/2016