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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CALIPSO IIR L2 Swath Data Products

IIR Level 2 Swath Data Products

Half orbit (Night and Day) emissivity and cloud particle data assigned to IIR pixels on a 1 km grid centered on the Lidar track 

NOTE: Users are strongly cautioned against using Expedited data products as the basis for research findings or journal publications. Standard data sets only should be used for these purposes.
Products Temporal Reolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage
CAL_IIR_L2_Swath-Beta-V3-45

Version 3.45, Beta

Expedited Data Set 

8.15 seconds

1km

09/01/2018 - Present

CAL_IIR_L2_Swath-Beta-V3-40

Version 3.40, Beta

8.15 seconds

1 km

12/01/2016 – 08/31/2018

CAL_IIR_L2_Swath-Beta-V3-30

Version 3.30, Beta

8.15 seconds

1 km

03/06/2012 - 11/30/2016

CAL_IIR_L2_Swath-Beta-V3-02

Version 3.02, Beta

8.15 seconds

1 km

11/01/2011 - 02/28/2013

CAL_IIR_L2_Swath-Beta-V3-01

Version 3.01, Beta

8.15 seconds

1 km

06/13/2006 - 10/31/2011

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