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2,LATITUDE.INSTRUMENT,CONSTANT,deg,REAL,Inst. geolocation (+ for north; - for south),x
2,LONGITUDE.INSTRUMENT,CONSTANT,deg,REAL,Inst. geolocation; (+ for east; - for west) ,x
2,ALTITUDE.INSTRUMENT,CONSTANT,m,REAL,Inst. geolocation,x
2,DATETIME,DATETIME,MJD2K,DOUBLE,weighted mean meas. Time,x
2,DATETIME.START,DATETIME,MJD2K,DOUBLE,Meas. start,x
2,DATETIME.STOP,DATETIME,MJD2K,DOUBLE,Meas. stop,x
2,INTEGRATION.TIME,DATETIME,h,REAL,Actual integration time (could be smaller than DATETIME.STOP - DATETIME.START e.g. due to breaks; clouds ...),x
2,WAVELENGTH_EMISSION,[CONSTANT|INDEPENDENT],nm,REAL,Wavelength(s) of the transmitted laser pulse,x
2,WAVELENGTH_DETECTION,[CONSTANT|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION],nm,REAL,Detection wavelength(s) (may or may not be the same as emission),x
2,ANGLE.VIEW_ZENITH,[CONSTANT|DATETIME|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION],deg,REAL,pointing of lidar beam(s) e.g. 10 degrees off zenith to avoid specular reflection from cirrus clouds,x
2,ACCUMULATED.LASER.SHOTS,[CONSTANT|DATETIME|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION],1,REAL,Total number of laser shots,o
2,ALTITUDE,ALTITUDE,m,REAL,Actual measurement altitude grid (increasing),x
2,AEROSOL.RETRIEVAL.METHOD,[CONSTANT|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION],[empty],STRING,Use NDACC standards TBD,x
2,AEROSOL.RETRIEVAL.PRODUCT.TYPE,[CONSTANT|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION],[empty],STRING,Use EARLINET standards: entries can be e0355 b0355 e0351 b0351 e0532 b0532 e1064 b1064 b0253 b0313 b0335 b0510 b0694 b0817,o
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_BACKSCATTER,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Backcatter ratio at corresponding wavelength,x
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_BACKSCATTER_UNCERTAINTY.COMBINED.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Combined Uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition usually mean square root of random and systematic uncertainty,x
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_BACKSCATTER_UNCERTAINTY.RANDOM.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Random uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition,x
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_BACKSCATTER_UNCERTAINTY.SYSTEMATIC.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Systematic uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition,x
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_BACKSCATTER_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.IMPULSE.RESPONSE.FWHM,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m,REAL,Vertical resolution: Full-width at half-maximum (FWHM) of delta impulse response; NDACC-lidar-standardized,x
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_BACKSCATTER_UNCERTAINTY.ORIGINATOR,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Uncertainty: non-NDACC standardized definition provided by data originator,o
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_BACKSCATTER_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.ORIGINATOR,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m,REAL,Vertical resolution: non-NDACC standardized definition provided by data originator,o
2,RANGE_INDEPENDENT_NORMALIZATION,INDEPENDENT,m,REAL,Bottom and top altitudes of the normalization layer (a 2 element vector: [zbot;ztop]),x
2,AEROSOL.TYPE_DERIVED,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],[empty],STRING,text describing the aerosol at the different altitudes e.g. cloud; cirrus; volcanic; PSC; PSC type1; PSC type2; .,o
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m-1 sr-1,REAL,Backscatter coefficient derived from measured backscatter ratio,x
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.COMBINED.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m-1 sr-1,REAL,Combined Uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition usually mean square root of random and systematic uncertainty,x
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.RANDOM.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m-1 sr-1,REAL,Random uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition,x
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.SYSTEMATIC.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m-1 sr-1,REAL,Systematic uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition,x
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.IMPULSE.RESPONSE.FWHM,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m,REAL,Vertical resolution: Full-width at half-maximum (FWHM) of delta impulse response; NDACC-lidar-standardized,x
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.ORIGINATOR,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m-1 sr-1,REAL,Uncertainty: non-NDACC standardized definition provided by data originator,o
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.ORIGINATOR,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m,REAL,Vertical resolution: non-NDACC standardized definition provided by data originator,o
2,NUMBER.DENSITY_INDEPENDENT,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],molec m-3,REAL,Air number density profile used for normalization,o
2,PRESSURE_INDEPENDENT,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],hPa,REAL,Pressure profile used for initialization,o
2,TEMPERATURE_INDEPENDENT,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],K,REAL,Temperature profile used for initialization,o
2,NUMBER.DENSITY_INDEPENDENT_SOURCE,[CONSTANT|ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],[empty],STRING,Air number density profile source (e.g. Lidar; NCEP; Sonde; ECMWF etc.),x if NUMBER_DENSITY_INDEPENDENT is provided
2,PRESSURE_INDEPENDENT_SOURCE,[CONSTANT|ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],[empty],STRING,Pressure profile source (e.g. Lidar; NCEP; Sonde; ECMWF etc.),x if PRESSURE_INDEPENDENT is provided
2,TEMPERATURE_INDEPENDENT_SOURCE,[CONSTANT|ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],[empty],STRING,Temperature profile source (e.g. Lidar; NCEP; Sonde; ECMWF etc.),x if TEMPERATURE_INDEPENDENT is provided
2,AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m-1,REAL,aerosol extinction coefficient e.g. derived from backscatter coefficient and lidar ratio or derived from Raman return signal ,o
2,AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.COMBINED.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m-1,REAL,Combined Uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition usually mean square root of random and systematic uncertainty,x if AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT is provided
2,AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.RANDOM.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m-1,REAL,Random uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition,x if AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT is provided
2,AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.SYSTEMATIC.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m-1,REAL,Systematic uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition,x if AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT is provided
2,AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.IMPULSE.RESPONSE.FWHM,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m,REAL,Vertical resolution: Full-width at half-maximum (FWHM) of delta impulse response; NDACC-lidar-standardized,x if AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT is provided
2,AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.ORIGINATOR,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m-1 sr-1,REAL,Uncertainty: non-NDACC standardized definition provided by data originator,o
2,AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.ORIGINATOR,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m,REAL,Vertical resolution: non-NDACC standardized definition provided by data originator,o
2,AEROSOL.LIDAR.RATIO_INDEPENDENT,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],sr,REAL,Aerosol extinction-to-backscatter ratio,x
2,AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COLOR.EXPONENT_INDEPENDENT,[CONSTANT|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION],1,REAL,exponent e in wavelength to the e power law used to convert aerosol extinction from one wavelenght to another,o
2,AEROSOL.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,derived depolarization ratio for aerosol scattering,o
2,AEROSOL.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.COMBINED.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Combined Uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition usually mean square root of random and systematic uncertainty,x if AEROSOL.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED is provided
2,AEROSOL.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.RANDOM.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Random uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition,x if AEROSOL.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED is provided
2,AEROSOL.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.SYSTEMATIC.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Systematic uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition see also Freudenthaler; V.: Atmos. Meas. Tech. doi:10.5194/9-4181-2016; 2016. ,x if AEROSOL.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED is provided
2,AEROSOL.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.IMPULSE.RESPONSE.FWHM,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],m,REAL,Vertical resolution: Full-width at half-maximum (FWHM) of delta impulse response; NDACC-lidar-standardized,x if AEROSOL.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED is provided
2,AEROSOL.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED_UNCERTAINTY.ORIGINATOR,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Systematic uncertainty: non-NDACC standardized definition provided by data originator,o
2,AEROSOL.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.ORIGINATOR,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],m,REAL,Vertical resolution: non-NDACC standardized definition provided by data originator,o
2,VOLUME.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,measured Volume depolarization ratio arising from Rayleigh(+ rotational Raman) scattering and aerosol scattering,o
2,VOLUME.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_UNCERTAINTY.COMBINED.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Combined Uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition usually mean square root of random and systematic uncertainty,x if VOLUME.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO is provided
2,VOLUME.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_UNCERTAINTY.RANDOM.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Random uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition,x if VOLUME.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO is provided
2,VOLUME.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_UNCERTAINTY.SYSTEMATIC.STANDARD,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Systematic uncertainty: NDACC-lidar-standardized definition,x if VOLUME.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO is provided
2,VOLUME.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.IMPULSE.RESPONSE.FWHM,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],m,REAL,Vertical resolution: Full-width at half-maximum (FWHM) of delta impulse response; NDACC-lidar-standardized,x if VOLUME.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO is provided
2,VOLUME.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_UNCERTAINTY.ORIGINATOR,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],1,REAL,Uncertainty: non-NDACC standardized definition provided by data originator,o
2,VOLUME.LINEAR.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.ORIGINATOR,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE],m,REAL,Vertical resolution: non-NDACC standardized definition provided by data originator,o
2,ALTITUDE_DUST.LAYER_DERIVED,[CONSTANT|DATETIME],m,REAL,Top of dust layer above sea level,o
2,ALTITUDE_MIXING.LAYER_DERIVED,[CONSTANT|DATETIME],m,REAL,Top of mixing layer above sea level,o
2,ALTITUDE.TROPOPAUSE_INDEPENDENT,[CONSTANT|DATETIME],m,REAL,Tropopause height,o
2,ALTITUDE.TROPOPAUSE_INDEPENDENT_SOURCE,[CONSTANT|DATETIME],1,STRING,Tropopause height source e.g. radiosonde; MERRA,x if ALTITUDE.TROPOPAUSE_INDEPENDENT is provided
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.NORMALIZED.FREQUENCY,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.NORMALIZED.FREQUENCY,1,DOUBLE,Normalized frequency grid to use with the Transfer Functions in bins to the power of -1 (Nyquist=0.5),o
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.TRANSFER.FUNCTION,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.NORMALIZED.FREQUENCY;ALTITUDE,1,DOUBLE,Transfer Function of Digital Filter used,o
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.CUTOFF,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m,DOUBLE,Vertical resolution: NDACC-lidar-standardized = digital filter cut-off frequency,o
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.IMPULSE.RESPONSE,[ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE],1,DOUBLE,Vertical resolution: impulse response matrix,o
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.TRANSFER.FUNCTION,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.NORMALIZED.FREQUENCY;ALTITUDE,1,DOUBLE,Transfer Function of Digital Filter used,o
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.CUTOFF,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m,DOUBLE,Vertical resolution: NDACC-lidar-standardized = digital filter cut-off frequency,o
2,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.IMPULSE.RESPONSE,[ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE],1,DOUBLE,Vertical resolution: impulse response matrix,o
2,AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.TRANSFER.FUNCTION,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.NORMALIZED.FREQUENCY;ALTITUDE,1,DOUBLE,Transfer Function of Digital Filter used,o
2,AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.CUTOFF,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m,DOUBLE,Vertical resolution: NDACC-lidar-standardized = digital filter cut-off frequency,o
2,AEROSOL.EXTINCTION.COEFFICIENT_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.IMPULSE.RESPONSE,[ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE],1,DOUBLE,Vertical resolution: impulse response matrix,o
2,AEROSOL.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.TRANSFER.FUNCTION,AEROSOL.BACKSCATTER.RATIO_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.NORMALIZED.FREQUENCY;ALTITUDE,1,DOUBLE,Transfer Function of Digital Filter used,o
2,AEROSOL.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.DF.CUTOFF,[ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE],m,DOUBLE,Vertical resolution: NDACC-lidar-standardized = digital filter cut-off frequency,o
2,AEROSOL.DEPOLARIZATION.RATIO_DERIVED_RESOLUTION.ALTITUDE.IMPULSE.RESPONSE,[ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE|DATETIME;WAVELENGTH_DETECTION;ALTITUDE;ALTITUDE],1,DOUBLE,Vertical resolution: impulse response matrix,o
2,SOURCE.PRODUCT,INDEPENDENT,[empty],STRING,Information relevant to the source history of the Metadata and Data,o
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