Entry Title: CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 Aerosol Profile, V4-20

Entry ID: CAL_LID_L2_05kmAPro-Standard-V4-20


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Publications which Cite this Collection

Neyestani, Soroush E.; Porter, William C.; Kiely, Laura (2024). Air quality impacts of observationally constrained biomass burning heat flux inputs.

Choudhury, Goutam; Tesche, Matthias (2023). A first global height-resolved cloud condensation nuclei data set derived from spaceborne lidar measurements.

Dasarathy, S.; Russell, L. M.; Rodier, S. D.; Bowman, J. S. (2023). Wind‐Driven and Seasonal Effects on Marine Aerosol Production in the Bellingshausen Sea, Antarctica.

Tackett, Jason L.; Kar, Jayanta; Vaughan, Mark A.; Getzewich, Brian J.; Kim, Man-Hae; Vernier, Jean-Paul; Omar, Ali H.; Magill, Brian E.; Pitts, Michael C.; Winker, David M. (2023). The CALIPSO version 4.5 stratospheric aerosol subtyping algorithm.

Cvetkovic, Bojan; Dagsson-Waldhauserová, Pavla; Petkovic, Slavko; Arnalds, Ólafur; Madonna, Fabio; Proestakis, Emmanouil; Gkikas, Antonis; Vukovic Vimic, Ana; Pejanovic, Goran; Rosoldi, Marco; Ceburnis, Darius; Amiridis, Vassilis; Lisá, Lenka; Nickovic, Slobodan; Nikolic, Jugoslav (2022). Fully Dynamic High–Resolution Model for Dispersion of Icelandic Airborne Mineral Dust.

Kumar, G.; Madhavan, B. L.; Sahu, L. K.; Kumar, Y. B.; Vernier, J.‐P.; Liu, H.; Zhang, B.; Pandit, A. K.; Manchanda, R. K.; Dadhwal, V. K.; Sinha, P. R. (2022). Multi‐Year CALIPSO Observations of Ubiquitous Elevated Aerosol Layer in the Free Troposphere Over South Asia: Sources and Formation Mechanism.

Nickovic, Slobodan; Cvetkovic, Bojan; Petković, Slavko; Amiridis, Vassilis; Pejanović, Goran; Solomos, Stavros; Marinou, Eleni; Nikolic, Jugoslav (2021). Cloud icing by mineral dust and impacts to aviation safety.

Patel, Mohin; Chiao, Sen; Tan, Qian (2021). An Observational Study of Aerosols and Tropical Cyclones over the Eastern Atlantic Ocean Basin for Recent Hurricane Seasons.

Ansmann, Albert; Ohneiser, Kevin; Mamouri, Rodanthi-Elisavet; Knopf, Daniel A.; Veselovskii, Igor; Baars, Holger; Engelmann, Ronny; Foth, Andreas; Jimenez, Cristofer; Seifert, Patric; Barja, Boris (2020). Tropospheric and stratospheric wildfire smoke profiling with lidar: mass, surface area, CCN, and INP retrieval.

Marinou, Eleni; Tesche, Matthias; Nenes, Athanasios; Ansmann, Albert; Schrod, Jann; Mamali, Dimitra; Tsekeri, Alexandra; Pikridas, Michael; Baars, Holger; Engelmann, Ronny; Voudouri, Kalliopi-Artemis; Solomos, Stavros; Sciare, Jean; Groß, Silke; Ewald, Florian; Amiridis, Vassilis (2020). Retrieval of ice-nucleating particle concentrations from lidar observations and comparison with UAV in situ measurements.

Choudhury, Goutam; Ansmann, Albert; Tesche, Matthias (2020). Evaluation of aerosol number concentrations from CALIPSO with ATom airborne in situ measurements.

Choudhury, Goutam; Tesche, Matthias (2019). Estimating cloud condensation nuclei concentrations from CALIPSO lidar measurements.

Thomas, Manu Anna; Devasthale, Abhay; Kahnert, Michael (2018). Marine aerosol properties over the Southern Ocean in relation to the wintertime meteorological conditions.

Dasarathy, S.; Kar, J.; Tackett, J.; Rodier, S. D.; Lu, X.; Vaughan, M.; Toth, T. D.; Trepte, C.; Bowman, J. S. (2018). Multi‐Year Seasonal Trends in Sea Ice, Chlorophyll Concentration, and Marine Aerosol Optical Depth in the Bellingshausen Sea.

Hong, Yulan; Di Girolamo, Larry (2017). An Overview of Aerosol Properties in Clear and Cloudy Sky Based on CALIPSO Observations.

Schäfer, Britta; Carlsen, Tim; Hanssen, Ingrid; Gausa, Michael; Storelvmo, Trude (2016). Observations of cold-cloud properties in the Norwegian Arctic using ground-based and spaceborne lidar.

Palombi, Lorenzo; Raimondi, Valentina (2016). Experimental Tests for Fluorescence LIDAR Remote Sensing of Submerged Plastic Marine Litter.

Choudhury, Goutam; Tesche, Matthias (2015). Assessment of CALIOP-Derived CCN Concentrations by In Situ Surface Measurements.


From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • Aerosol Backscatter
  • Aerosol Extinction
  • Aerosol Optical Depth
  • Aerosol Optical Thickness
  • Backscatter Coefficient
  • Depolarization Ratio Profile
  • Extinction Coefficient
  • Lidar
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Spatial Information

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

Temporal Information

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

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

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