Feb. 27, 2018 Updated

1. CS-Rad

product name
Radar Observables
ftp directory
CS-Rad
file name (e.g.)
CS20152432105_2B-GEOPROF_VERTICAL-MEAN_V1.0
data format
(nprof ~ 20678, nbin=83)
variable name Datatype Dimensions
pr profile number 4byte int [nprof]
time time 4byte float [nprof]
lat latiude 4byte float [nprof]
lon longitude 4byte float [nprof]
alt altitude (midpoint) 4byte float [nbin]
elev surface elevation 2byte short [nprof]
ref reflectivity factor 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
ga gaseous attenuation (cumulative) 4byte float [nbin][nprof]

2. CAL-Lid

product name
Lidar Observables
ftp directory
CAL-Lid
file name (e.g.)
CS20152432105_LIDAR-AUX_MEAN_V1.0
data format
(nprof ~ 20678, nbin=83)
variable name Datatype Dimensions
pr profile number 4byte int [nprof]
time time 4byte float [nprof]
lat latiude 4byte float [nprof]
lon longitude 4byte float [nprof]
alt altitude (midpoint) 4byte float [nbin]
elev surface elevation 2byte short [nprof]
b532 backscattering coef. at 532 nm total 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
b532cr backscattering coef. at 532 nm crosspol 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
b1064 backscattering coef. at 1064 nm total 4byte float [nbin][nprof]

3. ECMWF

product name
ECMWF Ancillary Stmospheric State Product
ftp directory
ECMWF
file name (e.g.)
CS20152432105_ECMWF-AUX_VERTICAL-MEAN_V1.0
data format
(nprof ~ 20678, nbin=83)
variable name Datatype Dimensions
pr profile number 4byte int [nprof]
time time 4byte float [nprof]
lat latiude 4byte float [nprof]
lon longitude 4byte float [nprof]
alt altitude (midpoint) 4byte float [nbin]
P pressure 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
T temperature 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
WV water vapor density 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
TS skin temperature 4byte float [nprof]

4. CSCA-Cmask

product name
Radar/Lidar Clout Mask Product
ftp directory
CSCA-Cmask
file name (e.g.)
CS20152432105_Cmask_V1.0
data format
(nprof ~ 20678, nbin=83)
variable name Datatype Dimensions
pr profile number 4byte int [nprof]
time time 4byte float [nprof]
lat latiude 4byte float [nprof]
lon longitude 4byte float [nprof]
alt altitude (midpoint) 4byte float [nbin]
dn day/night flag (0=night/1=day) 1byte byte [nprof]
ls land/sea flag (0=water/1=coastal/2=desert/3=land) 1byte byte [nprof]
ro radar only (fractional) 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
lo lidar only (fractional) 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
ral radar and lidar 1byte byte [nbin][nprof]
rol radar or lidar 1byte byte [nbin][nprof]

5. CA-Ctype

product name
Lidar Cloud Particle Type Product
ftp directory
CA-Ctype
file name (e.g.)
CS20152432105_Ctype_V1.0
data format
(nprof ~ 20678, nbin=83)
variable name Datatype Dimensions
pr profile number 4byte int [nprof]
time time 4byte float [nprof]
lat latiude 4byte float [nprof]
lon longitude 4byte float [nprof]
alt altitude (midpoint) 4byte float [nbin]
ctype cloudtype (0=clr/1=wwtr/2=swtr/3=3dic/4=2dpl/5=mx3i2p/6=u1/7=u2) 1byte byte [nbin][nprof]

6. CSCA-Micro

product name
Radar/Lidar Cloud Microphysics Property Product
ftp directory
CSCA-Micro
file name (e.g.)
CS20152432105_c3_iwc_V1.0
data format
(nprof ~ 20678, nbin=83)
variable name Datatype Dimensions
pr profile number 4byte int [nprof]
time time 4byte float [nprof]
lat latiude 4byte float [nprof]
lon longitude 4byte float [nprof]
alt altitude (midpoint) 4byte float [nbin]
reff effective radius 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
iwc ice water content 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
logiwc log10 of iwc 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
tnn number concentration of ice 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
tau optical thickness of ice clouds 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
xdash mass mixing ratio of 2d-plate to the total ice 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
dep depolarrization ratio at 532nm 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
ext extinction coefficient at 532nm 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
logext log10 of extinction coefficient at 532nm 4byte float [nbin][nprof]

7. CA-Amask

product name
Lidar Aerosol Mask Product
ftp directory
CA-Amask
file name (e.g.)
CS20143652034_amask_X_V1.0
data format
(nprof ~ 20678, nbin=83)
variable name Datatype Dimensions
pr profile number 4byte int [nprof]
time time 4byte float [nprof]
lat latiude 4byte float [nprof]
lon longitude 4byte float [nprof]
alt altitude (midpoint) 4byte float [nbin]
elev surface elevation 2byte short [nprof]
sat_alt spacecraft altitude 4byte float [nprof]
ftype feature type (-9=un / 0=clr / 1=cld / 2=aerl / 3=subsurf / 4= no data) 1byte byte [nbin][nprof]
m_b532 masked bks coeff.(532nm)total 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
m_b532cr masked bks coeff.(532nm)cross pol 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
m_b1064 masked bks coeff.(1064nm)total 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
dep depolarizaion ratio(532nm:cr/co pol.) 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
cratio color ratio(1064nm/532nm) 4byte float [nbin][nprof]

8. CA-Aprop

product name
Lidar Aerosol Property Product
ftp directory
CA-Aprop
file name (e.g.)
CS20143652034_extinction_V1.0
data format
(nprof ~ 10588, nbin=83)
variable name Datatype Dimensions
pr profile number 4byte int [nprof]
time time 4byte float [nprof]
lat latiude 4byte float [nprof]
lon longitude 4byte float [nprof]
alt altitude (midpoint) 4byte float [nbin]
elev surface elevation 2byte short [nprof]
sat_alt spacecraft altitude 4byte float [nprof]
stat status number of estimation (0=3ch best, 1=3ch, 2=1ch, 3=1ch mis, 4=cld top, 5=cld or below cld, 20=ground, 21=clr, 90=no data) 1byte byte [nbin][nprof]
RH relative humidty (wvp/wvps*100) 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
etcWS extinction coeff. of Water Soluble 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
etcSS extinction coeff. of Sea Salt 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
etcDS extinction coeff. of Dust 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
etc1ch extinction coeff. of 1ch-method 4byte float [nbin][nprof]
etc3ch extinction coeff. of 3ch-method sum. 4byte float [nbin][nprof]

9. MOD-Micro

product name
Imager Cloud Property Product (day-time, water-cloud only)
ftp directory
MOD-Micro
file name (e.g.)
CS20143652352_CLFGCLPR_V1.0
data format
(nprof ~ 37081)
variable name Datatype Dimensions
pr profile number 4byte int [nprof]
time time 4byte float [nprof]
lat latiude 4byte float [nprof]
lon longitude 4byte float [nprof]
ccl clear confidence level (0.0=cloudy - 1.0=clear) 4byte float [nprof]
phase cloud phase (0:uncertain,1:water, 2:Ice, 3:mixed) 1byte byte [nprof]
efr16 cloud effective radius by 1.6um 4byte float [nprof]
efr21 cloud effective radius by 2.1um 4byte float [nprof]
efr37 cloud effective radius by 3.7um 4byte float [nprof]
cot cloud optical thickness 4byte float [nprof]
ctt cloud top temperature 4byte float [nprof]
cth cloud top height 4byte float [nprof]
ctp cloud top pressure 4byte float [nprof]