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Lidar Altitude Data Read Routine
Entry ID: LARC_read_calipso_altitudes


Summary
Abstract: The Lidar Altitude Data Read Routine demonstrates reading the lidar altitude data stored in CALIPSO Lidar Level 1B Profile, Level 2 Aerosol Profile, and Level 2 Cloud Profile products. It is written in Interactive Data Language (IDL) and uses HDF routine calls to read the altitude data which are stored in an HDF vdata (table) structure, as described in the CALIPSO Data Products Catalog.
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Service Citation
Originators: Langley Research Center Distributed Active Archive Center
Title: Lidar Altitude Data Read Routine
Provider: Langley Research Center Distributed Active Archive Center
URL: https://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/project/calipso/tools/read_calipso_alt...
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS Parameter Definition
DATA MANAGEMENT/DATA HANDLING >SUBSETTING/SUPERSETTING Parameter Definition

Access Constraints None
Service Provider
NASA/LARC/SD/LARC_DAAC > Langley Research Center Distributed Active Archive Center, Science Directorate, Langley Research Center, NASA Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: https://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: ASDC USER SERVICES
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at earthdata.nasa.gov
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
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 757-864-8656
Email: support-asdc at earthdata.nasa.gov
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
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2015-03-16
SERF Last Revision Date: 2015-03-18


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