CALIPSO Level 2
Entry Title: CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 5 km merged layer data V4-10

Entry ID: CAL_LID_L2_05kmMLay-Standard-V4-10
Clouds
DOI

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/LID_L2_05KMMLAY-STANDARD-V4-10

Publications which Cite this Collection

Filioglou, M.; Mielonen, T.; Balis, D.; Giannakaki, E.; Arola, A.; Kokkola, H.; Komppula, M.; Romakkaniemi, S. (2021). Aerosol Effect on the Cloud Phase of Low‐Level Clouds Over the Arctic.


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.


Zamora, Lauren M.; Kahn, Ralph A.; Huebert, Klaus B.; Stohl, Andreas; Eckhardt, Sabine (2019). A satellite-based estimate of combustion aerosol cloud microphysical effects over the Arctic Ocean.


Liu, Zhaoyan; Kar, Jayanta; Zeng, Shan; Tackett, Jason; Vaughan, Mark; Avery, Melody; Pelon, Jacques; Getzewich, Brian; Lee, Kam-Pui; Magill, Brian; Omar, Ali; Lucker, Patricia; Trepte, Charles; Winker, David (2018). Discriminating between clouds and aerosols in the CALIOP version 4.1 data products.


Young, Stuart A.; Vaughan, Mark A.; Garnier, Anne; Tackett, Jason L.; Lambeth, James D.; Powell, Kathleen A. (2017). Extinction and optical depth retrievals for CALIPSO's Version 4 data release.


Zeng, Shan; Vaughan, Mark; Liu, Zhaoyan; Trepte, Charles; Kar, Jayanta; Omar, Ali; Winker, David; Lucker, Patricia; Hu, Yongxiang; Getzewich, Brian; Avery, Melody (2016). Application of high-dimensional fuzzy k-means cluster analysis to CALIOP/CALIPSO version 4.1 cloud–aerosol discrimination.


Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • LIDAR BACKSCATTER
  • CLOUD BASE HEIGHT > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • CLOUD OPTICAL DEPTH/THICKNESS > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • LIDAR DEPOLARIZATION RATIO
  • CLOUD CEILING > CLOUD PROPERTIES
  • Cloud Base Height
  • Cloud Optical Depth
  • Cloud Top Height
  • Column Reflectance
  • Integrated Attenuated Backscatter
  • Lidar Depolarization Ratio
Data Distribution

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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: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Locations

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2006-06-12 - Present
Temporal Resolution: 0.74 second
Platforms

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

Created on 2017-04-13
Last updated on 2020-08-03