Articles | Volume 11, issue 4
Research article
27 Apr 2018
Research article |  | 27 Apr 2018

CALIPSO IIR Version 2 Level 1b calibrated radiances: analysis and reduction of residual biases in the Northern Hemisphere

Anne Garnier, Thierry Trémas, Jacques Pelon, Kam-Pui Lee, Delphine Nobileau, Lydwine Gross-Colzy, Nicolas Pascal, Pascale Ferrage, and Noëlle A. Scott

Data sets

CALIPSO data management system data products catalog M. Vaughan, M. Pitts, C. Trepte, D. Winker, P. Detweiler, A. Garnier, B. Getzewitch, W. Hunt, J. Lambeth, K.-P. Lee, P. Lucker, T. Murray, S. Rodier, T. Trémas, A. Bazureau, and J. Pelon

Short summary
Residual calibration biases affecting CALIPSO IIR Version 1 calibrated radiances in the Northern Hemisphere are analyzed and reduced through in-depth analysis of the IIR internal calibration procedure in conjunction with observations such as statistical comparisons with similar MODIS/Aqua channels.