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CloudSat ECMWF-AUX product version 008
Entry ID: CloudSat_ECMWF-AUX

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

This product is built from ECMWF global data that are provided to the DPC via ftp transfer, four times per day. The ECMWF-AUX data set is an intermediate product that contains ECMWF state variable data interpolated to each CloudSat vetical bin. These data are required for input to the 2B-GEOPROF, 2B-CLDCLASS, 2B-TAU, and 2B-FLXHR algorithms.

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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 ECMWF-AUX product version 008
Dataset Release Place: Fort Collins, CO, USA
Dataset Publisher: CloudSat Data Processing Center
Version: Version 008
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-06-02
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.
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Originating Center
Data Center
CloudSat Data Processing Center, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University Supplemental Info
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Data Center Personnel
Email: cloudsat at
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 Media: Online (HTTP)
Fees: No Fee
Phone: 970-491-8205
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-07-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23