GLAH11 Level-2 thin cloud/aerosol optical depths data contain thin cloud and aerosol optical depths. A thin cloud is one that does not completely attenuate the lidar signal return, which generally corresponds to clouds with optical depths less than about 2.0. Each data granule has an associated browse product.
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GLAS/ICESat L2 Global Thin Cloud/Aerosol Optical Depths Data (HDF5), Version 33
For information about Version 33, see the NSIDC ICESat Description of Data Releases page.
|Temporal Resolution:||1288 minute|
|Data Contributor(s):||David Hancock, H. Zwally, James Spinhirne, John Dimarzio|
|Metadata XML:||View Metadata Record|
As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.Zwally, H. J., R. Schutz, D. Hancock, and J. Dimarzio. 2013. GLAS/ICESat L2 Global Thin Cloud/Aerosol Optical Depths Data (HDF5), Version 33. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.5067/ICESAT/GLAS/DATA204. [Date Accessed].
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