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GLAS/ICESat L2 Global Cloud Heights for Multi-layer Clouds V033
Entry ID: GLA09

Abstract: The level 2 cloud layer height data with top and bottom heights, and ground heights are provided at a minimum of once per 4 seconds. Data granules will contain approximately 23 hours (14 orbits) of data.

Purpose: The purpose of this file is to provide the cloud layer heights to the research user community. Cloud layer height data will consist of top and bottom heights for up to 10 layers below 20 km at once per 4 seconds, once per second, 5 times per second, and 40 times per second (below 4 km only). Ground heights will also be provided at each resolution.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 033
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2003-01-13
Stop Date: 2010-01-13
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Day
Data Set Progress
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-05-24
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-01-27

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