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CATS-ISS_L1B_N-M7.1-V2-04

CATS-ISS_L1B_N-M7.1-V2-04

The Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS) is a three wavelength, polarization-sensitive lidar that provides altitude-resolved profile measurements of clouds and aerosols in the Earth's atmosphere.

Project Title: 
CATS
Discipline: 
Version: 
V2
Level: 
L1
Platform: 
International Space Station (ISS)
Instrument: 
Lidar
Spatial Coverage: 

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

Spatial Resolution: 

350m

Temporal Coverage: 

02/10/2015 - 03/21/2015

Temporal Resolution: 

.051 second

File Format: 
HDF-5

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DOI: 

10.5067/ISS/CATS/L1B_N-M7.1-V2-04
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