The tutorial for L2A V002 has a .csv waveform file for the location used to develop the Python script but not a guide as to the process. My question is what label/group will one use to extract waveforms in level 2A V002?
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Could you tell us more about what variables you are planning to work with in the GEDI L2A product? The GEDI L1A data product is the only product with waveform data while the L2A data products contains RH metrics. Getting waveform data for a GEDI shot is a bit involved and indeed requires one to have not just the shot_number, but also the associated rx_sample_count and rx_sample_start_index values. To get the RH metrics from the L2A product, one just needs the shot_number. The shot numbers should be the same between L1A, L2a, and L2B if they are from the same datetime/location.
While looking into this I did notice that our GEDI data resources (https://github.com/nasa/GEDI-Data-Resources) are not a consistent as they should be. We changed the shot number between tutorials, which is not correct. The shot number should be the same across all three GEDI tutorials. We'll make the update to the tutorials.