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 Ice Cloud Extinction

Ice Cloud Extinction Coefficient and Ice Water Content Histograms

Globally gridded & monthly averaged distributions of ice cloud extinction coefficients and ice water content

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
CAL_LID_L3_Ice_Cloud-Standard-V1-00

Version 1.00, Standard

Monthly

2° latitude, 5° longitude

06/13/2006 - 12/31/2016

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