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making plot of aerosol subtypes

by atm.os_1 » Thu Oct 01, 2020 2:29 am America/New_York

how do i make a plot of aerosol subtypes using aerosol level 2 layer products?

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Re: making plot of aerosol subtypes

by ASDC - mcook » Thu Oct 01, 2020 12:18 pm America/New_York

Thank you for contacting us with an interest in aerosol data.
The CALIPSO CAL LID_L2_05kmAPro-Prov-V3-40 product is one of the products that provides aerosol layer data.

The software available for assistance in plotting this data can be obtained from:
HDFView, which is a free, easy-to-use program from the non-profit HDF Group:

http://www.hdfgroup.org/hdf-java-html/hdfview/

HDFView allows you to export data as a text (ASCII) file.
From the HDFGroup website:
"HDFView is a visual tool for browsing and editing HDF4 and HDF5 files.
The HDF group has examples of working with CALIPSO, CERES, MISR, MOPITT, and TES data
using several different languages such as: MATLAB, NCL, Python and IDL.

You can see these examples at their "zoo" area:
http://hdfeos.org/zoo/index_openLaRC_Examples.php

Also, for assistance contact helpdesk email support services:
https://support.hdfgroup.org/about/contact.html

Panoply: https://www.giss.nasa.gov/tools/panoply/
User's Guide for Panoply: https://www.google.com/search?client=fi ... or+Panoply

VOCAL - Visualization of CALIPSO: https://software.nasa.gov/software/LAR-18710-1

We hope this was helpful.

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