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Depolarization and Backscatter Unattended Lidar dataset (10 Second Averages) [Intrieri, J. and B. McCarty]


The Depolarization and Backscatter - Unattended Lidar (DABUL) is a pulsed laser-radar operating at 523 nm wavelength. Range resolution is 30 m, and time resolution is as short as 1 s. This dataset contains two final products: Lidar returned-power netcdf data files, and Linear depolarization ratio netcdf data files. All of the final products have been averaged for 10 seconds.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

  • 1.0 (2007-11-02)
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Spatial Type multiple
Frequency < 1 minute
Language English
ISO Topic Categories
  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-11-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1998-08-07 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 80.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 70.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -170.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -130.00

Primary point of contact information

Janet Intrieri <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Intrieri, J., McCarty, B. 2007. Depolarization and Backscatter Unattended Lidar dataset (10 Second Averages). Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 26 Nov 2020.

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