Release Announcement for CALIPSO Lidar Version 3.01 Products (May 2010)

The Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observation (CALIPSO) satellite mission is pleased to announce the immediate public release of its version 3.01 cloud and aerosol data products. The new release includes all Level 1 and Level 2 products derived from the Cloud Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP) measurements. At present, no new data products are being released for the Imaging Infrared Radiometer (IIR) and the Wide Field Camera (WFC). The quality and quantity of the information provided in the CALIOP version 3.01 data products are substantially improved over previous releases. These data products are presently available at the Atmospheric Science Data Center (ASDC) ( and at ICARE. CALIPSO is a joint mission between NASA and CNES.

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