CALIPSO Level 2
Entry Title: CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 1/3 km Merged Layer, V4-20

Entry ID: CAL_LID_L2_333mMLay-Standard-V4-20
Aerosols Clouds Radiation Budget
DOI

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/LID_L2_333MMLAY-STANDARD-V4-20

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Keywords

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

File Format(s):

HDF4

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Spatial Information

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Spatial Coverage: (-90, 90), (-180, 180)
Spatial Coverage Type: Horizontal
Coordinate System: Cartesian
Granule Spatial Representation: Cartesian
Locations

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2006-06-12 - 2020-07-01
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 2018-09-05
Last updated on 2020-10-13