CEOS Instrument: ATmospheric LIDar

Agency: ESA
Missions: ESA Future Missions
Type:Atmospheric lidar
Description:Derivation of cloud and aerosol properties - Measurement of molecular and particle backscatter in Rayleigh, co-polar and cross-polar Mie channels
Spatial Resolution: 300 m horizontal (TBC)
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: Laser at 355 nm
Technology: Atmospheric lidar
Description: Lidar measuring the backscattering of atmospheric components such as clouds and aerosol. One or two wavelengths can be exploited, in UV or Vis or NIR. Nadir-only, resolution typically ~ 100 m both horizontal and vertical. Applicable only in LEO.

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CEOS Data Base Version: 17 - Created: 2012-01-18