CALIPSO Level 2
Entry Title: CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 1 km Cloud Layer, V4-20

Entry ID: CAL_LID_L2_01kmCLay-Standard-V4-20
Clouds
DOI

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/LID_L2_01KMCLAY-STANDARD-V4-20

Citation Styles for this Dataset
Publications which Cite this Collection

Yang, Taiping; Wang, Ping; Si, Fuqi; Zhou, Haijin; Zhao, Minjie; Luo, Yuhan; Chang, Zhen; Xiang, Yan; Liu, Jianguo (2022). Cloud parameter retrieval for Environmental trace gases Monitoring Instrument (EMI) using the O2-O2 absorption band.


Li, Yue; Baum, Bryan A.; Heidinger, Andrew K.; Menzel, W. Paul; Weisz, Elisabeth (2022). Improvement in cloud retrievals from VIIRS through the use of infrared absorption channels constructed from VIIRS+CrIS data fusion.


Kotarba, Andrzej Z. (2018). Calibration of global MODIS cloud amount using CALIOP cloud profiles.


Várnai, Tamás; Marshak, Alexander (2016). Analysis of Near-Cloud Changes in Atmospheric Aerosols Using Satellite Observations and Global Model Simulations.


Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • CLOUD MIDLAYER TEMPERATURE > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • LIDAR DEPOLARIZATION RATIO
  • CLOUD CEILING > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD BASE HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • LIDAR BACKSCATTER
  • Cloud Base Height
  • Cloud Mid-layer Temperature
  • Cloud Top Height
  • Column Reflectance
  • Integrated Attenuated Backscatter
  • Lidar Depolarization Ratio
Data Distribution

File Format(s):

HDF4

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Spatial Information

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

GLOBAL TROPOSPHERE STRATOSPHERE
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2006-06-12 - 2020-07-01
Platforms

Earth Observation Satellites
CALIPSO
Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations
CALIOP
Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization
Metadata Dates

Created on 2018-09-06
Last updated on 2023-10-06