EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 119, 2016The 27th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 27)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Spaceborne Lidar Missions|
|Published online||07 June 2016|
Overview of the Earthcare L2 Lidar Retrieval Chain
1 Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), De Bilt, The Netherlands
2 Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS), Leipzig, Germany
3 Free University of Berlin (FUB), Institute for Space Science, Berlin, Germany
4 European Space Agency (ESA), European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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Published online: 7 June 2016
In this paper an introduction to the planned L2 retrieval algorithms for the Earth Clouds and Radiation Explorer (EarthCARE) lidar ATLID is given. The ATLID instrument is a high spectral resolution lidar which will provide independent retrievals of extinction and backscatter profiles and will be launched in 2018. A short description of the intended operational ESA products is given together with the logic behind the choices made.
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