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 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 - Present