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Cloudsat 2B-GEOPROF-LIDAR product version 003
Entry ID: Cloudsat_2B-GEOPROF-LIDAR

Abstract: [Source: "Level 2 Radar-Lidar GEOPROF Product VERSION 0 - Draft Process Description and Interface Control Document"]

The Cloudsat cloud profiling radar (CPR) and the Calipso Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with
Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP; hereafter referred as the Lidar) are slated to fly in
close coordination with one another when on orbit ... 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 2B-GEOPROF-LIDAR product version 003
Dataset Release Place: Fort Collins, CO, USA
Dataset Publisher: CloudSat Data Processing Center
Version: 003
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-06-02
Data Resolution
Vertical Resolution: 0.075 km > 8.2 km
Vertical Resolution Range: > 1 km
CloudSat Ancillary Description
Quality View known issues with version 003 (0):
Use Constraints Always cite the data originator if you use this data.
Data Set Progress
Data Center
CloudSat Data Processing Center, Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere, Colorado State University Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

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
Email: jay.mace at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23