Earth  ID: 20083

CALIPSO Science Objectives Animation

Scientists are eager to use CALIPSO data to study the nature of the atmosphere. Using lidar and a pair of infrared and visible imaging systems, CALIPSO promises to deliver new insights into how clouds and aerosols work to affect the atmosphere.

Animation Credits

Susan Twardy (HTSI): Lead Animator
Chris Meaney (HTSI): Animator
Sarah DeWitt (NASA/GSFC): Writer
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

Short URL to share this page:

DLESE >> Atmospheric science
SVS >> Climate
SVS >> Weather
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Atmosphere >> Clouds >> Cloud Liquid Water/Ice
NASA Science >> Earth

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version