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Data Set:
ATLAS/ICESat-2 L3A Calibrated Backscatter Profiles and Atmospheric Layer Characteristics Quick Look, Version 5
Data Set ID:
ATL09QL
Data Set Summary:
ATL09QL is the quick look version of ATL09. Once final ATL09 files are available the corresponding ATL09QL files will be removed. ATL09 contains calibrated, attenuated backscatter profiles, layer integrated attenuated backscatter, and other parameters including cloud layer height and atmospheric characteristics obtained from the data. The data were acquired by the Advanced Topographic Laser Altimeter System (ATLAS) instrument on board the Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) observatory.