CALIPSO Level 2
Entry Title: CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 1/3 km cloud layer data, Expedite V3-40

Entry ID: CAL_LID_L2_333mCLay_Exp-Prov-V3-40
Aerosols Clouds Radiation Budget
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Keywords

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

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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (-90, 90), (-180, 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Horizontal
Horizontal Resolution Range: 250 meters - < 500 meters
Coordinate System: Geodetic
Granule Spatial Representation: Geodetic
Locations

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2019-04-07 - Present
Temporal Resolution: 0.049333 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 2017-01-12
Last updated on 2020-02-28