EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 119, 2016The 27th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC 27)
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Poster Session (Spaceborne Lidar)|
|Published online||07 June 2016|
Laser Remote Sensing from ISS: CATS Cloud and Aerosol Level 2 Data Products (Heritage Edition)
1 Science Systems and Applications Inc., Hampton, VA USA
2 Science Systems and Applications Inc., Greenbelt, MD, USA
3 NASA, Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, USA
4 NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD USA
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Published online: 7 June 2016
With the recent launch of the Cloud-Aerosol Transport System (CATS) we have the opportunity to acquire a continuous record of space based lidar measurements spanning from the Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (CALIPSO) era to the start of the EarthCARE mission. Utilizing existing well-validated science algorithms from the CALIPSO mission, we will ingest the CATS data stream and deliver high-quality lidar data sets to the user community at the earliest possible opportunity. In this paper we present an overview of procedures necessary to generate CALIPSO-like lidar level 2 data products from the CATS level 1 data products.
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