Solar radiation enters the Earth's atmosphere with a portion being scattered by clouds and aerosols.

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GLoSSAC_1.1

GLoSSAC_1.1

Version 1.1 was implemented  to correct an error in the way CLAES data was incorporated into the long-term data record that caused some large errors in the lower stratosphere between July 1991 and April 1993.  We recommend that all GloSSAC users update to version 1.1.

Project Title: 
GLoSSAC
Discipline: 
Version: 
V1
Level: 
L3
Platform: 
CALIPSO, UARS, ERBS
Instrument: 
CALIOP
CLAES
HALOE
SAGE II
Spatial Coverage: 

(-80, 80)(-180,180)

Spatial Resolution: 

1-100 Meters

Temporal Coverage: 

01/01/1979 - 12/31/2016

Temporal Resolution: 
Monthly
File Format: 
NETCDF

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Quality Summary: 
DOI: 

10.5067/GloSSAC-L3-V1.1
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DUST/ASH/SMOKE
AEROSOL EXTINCTION
SULFATE PARTICLES
AEROSOL PARTICLE PROPERTIES
AEROSOL BACKSCATTER
PARTICULATE MATTER
AEROSOL OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS

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