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GLAS/ICESat L2 Global Thin Cloud/Aerosol Optical Depths Data V033
Entry ID: GLA11

Abstract: The level 2 thin cloud/aerosol data contains optical depths for clouds for up to 10 layers, the planetary boundary layer, and aerosols for up to 8 layers. Data granules will contain approximately 23 hours (14 orbits) of data.

Purpose: The purpose of this file is to provide the thin cloud/aerosol optical depth data to the research user community. Cloud data will be provided at once per second and aerosol data will be provided at once per 4 seconds.
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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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