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 Stratospheric Aerosols Profile

Stratospheric Aerosols Profile

Global distributions of 532nm total attenuated backscatter, extinction, attenuated scattering ratios, and stratospheric aerosol optical depths on a monthly uniform grid.

Products Temporal Resolution Spatial Resolution Temporal Coverage

Version 1.00, Standard


5° latitude, 20° longitude

06/13/2006 - 12/31/2016