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Level 2B Radar-Visible Optical Depth Cloud Water Content (2B-CWC-RVOD)
Entry ID: Cloudsat_2B-CWC-RVOD

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Abstract: [Source: Algorithm Process Description Document for data product 2B-CWC-RVOD, CloudSat Data Processing Center,]

The CloudSat Radar-Visible Optical Depth Cloud Water Content Product (2B-CWC-RVOD) contains retrieved estimates of cloud liquid and ice water content, effective radius, and related ... 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: Level 2B Radar-Visible Optical Depth Cloud Water Content (2B-CWC-RVOD)
Dataset Release Place: Fort Collins, CO, USA
Dataset Publisher: CloudSat Data Processing Center
Version: 008
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-06-02
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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.
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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
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-12-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23

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