CALIPSO Level 2
Entry Title: CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 5 km Cloud Layer, V4-20

Entry ID: CAL_LID_L2_05kmCLay-Standard-V4-20
Clouds
DOI

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/LID_L2_05KMCLAY-STANDARD-V4-20

Citation Styles for this Dataset
Publications which Cite this Collection

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.


Avery, Melody A.; Ryan, Robert A.; Getzewich, Brian J.; Vaughan, Mark A.; Winker, David M.; Hu, Yongxiang; Garnier, Anne; Pelon, Jacques; Verhappen, Carolus A. (2021). CALIOP V4 cloud thermodynamic phase assignment and the impact of near-nadir viewing angles.


Kotarba, Andrzej Z.; Huu, Z˙aneta Nguyen (2020). Accuracy of Cirrus Detection by Surface-Based Human Observers.


Zhao, Yuxin; Li, Jiming; Zhang, Lijie; Deng, Cong; Li, Yarong; Jian, Bida; Huang, Jianping (2017). Diurnal cycles of cloud cover and its vertical distribution over the Tibetan Plateau revealed by satellite observations, reanalysis datasets, and CMIP6 outputs.


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.


Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • LIDAR
  • CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD BASE HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD CEILING > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • Cloud Base Height
  • Cloud Ceiling
  • Cloud Optical Depth
  • Cloud Optical Thickness
  • Cloud Top Height
  • Column Reflectance
  • Integrated Attenuated Backscatter
  • Lidar
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
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 2023-10-10