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CloudSat Cloud mask and radar reflectivities (2B-GEOPROF product version 011)
Entry ID: CloudSat_2B-GEOPROF

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Summary
Abstract: [Source:CloudSat Standard Data Products Handbook, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University]

The Geometrical Profile algorithm reads a CloudSat 1B-CPR granule and the corresponding
MODIS-AUX and ECMWF-AUX granules to produce an estimate of the radar reflectivity factor
for those levels, in the vertical column, ... 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: NASA and Colorado State University, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, CloudSat Data Processing Center
Dataset Title: CloudSat Cloud mask and radar reflectivities (2B-GEOPROF product version 011)
Dataset Release Place: Fort Collins, CO, USA
Dataset Publisher: CloudSat Data Processing Center
Version: Version 11
Online Resource: http://www.cloudsat.cira.colostate.edu/dataSpecs.php?prodid=9
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-06-02
Science Keywords
Platform
CLOUDSAT Ancillary Description
Access Constraints Most of the CloudSat data and products will be made available to the CloudSat Science Team and other authorized users in the general science community, via a web-based data server during the on-orbit phase, and all CloudSat products will be sent to the Langley DAAC after the end of the operational phase.
Use Constraints Always cite the data originator if you use this data.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
CloudSat Data Processing Center, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.cloudsat.cira.colostate.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CLOUDSAT DATA PROCESSING CENTER
Email: cloudsat at cira.colostate.edu
Contact Address:
CloudSat Data Processing Center
Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere
Colorado State University
City: Fort Collins
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80523-1375
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: No Fee
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 970-491-8205
Email: sample at cira.colostate.edu
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Publications/References
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-03-15
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-01-21

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