CALIPSO Level 2
Entry Title: CALIPSO Imaging Infrared Radiometer Level 2 Track data, Beta V3-30

Entry ID: CAL_IIR_L2_Track-Beta-V3-30
Clouds Radiation Budget
Description

CAL_IIR_L2_Track-Beta-V3-30 data are CALIPSO Infrared Imaging Radiometer (IIR) emissivity and cloud particle data related to pixels co-located to the Lidar track. The science algorithms used to produce the V3.30 CALIOP data products are identical to those used to generate the V3.01 and V3.02 products; however, some of the ancillary data used in the v3.30 analyses is different. All CALIOP data products rely on meteorological data provided by NASA's Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO). The V3.01 and V3.02 data products were produced using the GMAO's GEOS 5.2 data products. Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (CALIPSO) was launched on April 28, 2006 to study the impact of clouds and aerosols on the Earth's radiation budget and climate. It flies in the international A-Train constellation for coincident Earth observations. The CALIPSO satellite comprises three instruments, the Cloud-Aerosol LIdar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP), the Imaging Infrared Radiometer (IIR), and the Wide Field Camera (WFC). CALIPSO is a joint satellite mission between NASA and the French Agency, CNES.

DOI

10.5067/IIR/CALIPSO/L2_TRACK-BETA-V3-30

Publications which Cite this Collection

Vaughan, Mark; Garnier, Anne; Josset, Damien; Avery, Melody; Lee, Kam-Pui; Liu, Zhaoyan; Hunt, William; Pelon, Jacques; Hu, Yongxiang; Burton, Sharon; Hair, Johnathan; Tackett, Jason L.; Getzewich, Brian; Kar, Jayanta; Rodier, Sharon (2021). CALIPSO lidar calibration at 1064 nm: version 4 algorithm.


Mitchell, David L.; Garnier, Anne; Pelon, Jacques; Erfani, Ehsan (2020). CALIPSO (IIR–CALIOP) retrievals of cirrus cloud ice-particle concentrations.


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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • CLOUD LIQUID WATER/ICE > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD EMISSIVITY > CLOUD RADIATIVE TRANSFER
  • Cloud Properties
  • Emissivity
  • Ice Particle Diameter
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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (S: -90, N: 90), (W: -180, E: 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Horizontal
Coordinate System: Geodetic
Granule Spatial Representation: Geodetic
Locations

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2012-03-06 - 2016-12-08
Temporal Resolution: 8.15 seconds
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
CALIPSO
Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations
IIR
Imaging Infrared Radiometer
Metadata Dates

Created on 2014-04-28
Last updated on 2019-11-20