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

Cloudy-Sky, Opaque Lidar L3

Cloudy-Sky, Opaque 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_Tropospheric_APro_CloudySkyOpaque-Standard-V4-20

Version 4-20, Standard

Monthly

2° latitude, 5° longitude

06/13/2006 - Present

Product Specific Documentation

Introductory Material
Product Specifics

Project Documentation