CALIPSO Level 2
Entry Title: CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 Vertical Feature Mask (VFM), Validated Stage 1 V3-41

Entry ID: CAL_LID_L2_VFM-ValStage1-V3-41
Aerosols Clouds Radiation Budget
DOI

10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/CAL_LID_L2_VFM-ValStage1-V3-41

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Keywords

From GCMD Science Keywords:
  • CLOUD CONDENSATION NUCLEI > CLOUD MICROPHYSICS
  • CLOUD TYPES
  • PARTICULATE MATTER
Data Distribution

File Format(s):

NetCDF-3 , HDF4

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Spatial Information

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

GLOBAL
Temporal Information

Temporal Coverage: 2020-10-01 - Present
Platforms

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

Created on 2020-09-19
Last updated on 2020-10-15