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

CALIPSO Lidar L2 Cloud Data

Lidar Level 2 Cloud Data

Data Type Description

1/3 km Cloud Layer

Cloud properties reported by layers at a 1/3km resolution

1 km Cloud Layer

Cloud properties reported by layers at a 1 km resolution

5 km Cloud Layer

Cloud properties reported by layers at a 5 km resolution

5 km Cloud Profile

Cloud properties reported by profiles

Product Specific Documentation

Introductory Material
Product Specifics

Project Documentation