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 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