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CATS-ISS_L2O_D-M7.2-V1-05_05kmPro

CATS-ISS_L2O_D-M7.2-V1-05_05kmPro

Project Title: 
CATS
Discipline: 
Version: 
V1
Level: 
L2
Platform: 
International Space Station (ISS)
Spatial Coverage: 

(-52, 52)(-180,180)

Spatial Resolution: 

5km

Temporal Coverage: 

03/25/2015 - 05/30/2017

Temporal Resolution: 

5.92 second

File Format: 
HDF-5

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DOI: 

10.5067/ISS/CATS/L2O_D-M7.2-V1-05_05kmPro
(See below for Data Citation)

  • Aerosol Depolarization Ratio
  • Aerosol Feature Type
  • Aerosol Optical Depth
  • Aerosol Backscatter
  • Aerosol Layer Thickness
  • Aerosol Layer Height
  • Cloud Phase
  • Cloud Depolarization
  • Cloud Ice Water Content
  • Cloud Layer Height
  • Cloud Layer Thickness
  • Cloud Backscatter
  • Cloud Optical Depth
  • Cloud Extinction
  • Cloud Profile Date

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To cite the data in publications:
CATS-ISS Science Team (2015), CATS-ISS Level 2 Data, Hampton, VA, USA: NASA Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC),<author citing data inserts date here> at doi: 10.5067/ISS/CATS/L2O_D-M7.2-V1-05_05kmPro