CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 5km aerosol layer data V3-01
Entry ID: CAL_LID_L2_05kmALay-Prov-V3-01

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Abstract: CAL_LID_L2_05kmALay-Prov-V3-01 data are CALIPSO Lidar Level 2 5km aerosol layer data.

Within the Lidar Aerosol Layer Product there are two general classes of data:
- Column Properties (including position data and viewing geometry)
- Layer Properties

The lidar layer products consist of a sequence of column descriptors, each one of which is associated with a variable number of layer descriptors. ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: CALIPSO Science Team (David Winker, NASA/ASDC)
Dataset Title: CALIPSO LID L2 05kmALay-Prov HDF File - Version 3.01
Dataset Series Name: CAL_LID_L2_05kmALay-Prov-V3-01
Dataset Release Date: 2010
Dataset Release Place: Hampton, VA, USA
Dataset Publisher: NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC)
Version: V3-01
Dataset Editor: Winker, David
Data Presentation Form: Digital Science Data
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-06-13
Stop Date: 2009-02-16

Start Date: 2009-03-17
Stop Date: 2011-10-31
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Data Center
Atmospheric Science Data Center, Science Directorate, Langley Research Center, NASA Supplemental Info
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Dataset ID: CAL_LID_L2_05kmALay-Prov-V3-01

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Atmospheric Science Data Center
User and Data Services
NASA Langley Research Center
Mail Stop 157D
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 23681-2199
Country: USA
Distribution Format: HDF and NetCDF
Phone: 757-864-6747
Email: david.m.winker at
Contact Address:
NASA Langley Research Center
City: Hampton
Province or State: VA
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-06-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-05-20
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