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Monthly mat files from Caliop Data

To get these data, please click on the file name(s) that you have selected and save locally on your computer. The tar files contain either day (D) or night (N) mat files for each month for the indicated year.


Data Selection

Annual Tar Files (Day)

bbp.2006.D.mat.tar • 2006 Day data: ~ 631 MB
bbp.2007.D.mat.tar • 2007 Day data: ~ 1.5 GB
bbp.2008.D.mat.tar • 2008 Day data: ~ 1.3 GB
bbp.2009.D.mat.tar • 2009 Day data: ~ 1.3 GB
bbp.2010.D.mat.tar • 2010 Day data: ~ 1.3 GB
bbp.2011.D.mat.tar • 2011 Day data: ~ 1.3 GB
bbp.2012.D.mat.tar • 2012 Day data: ~ 1.4 GB
bbp.2013.D.mat.tar • 2013 Day data: ~ 1.3 GB
bbp.2014.D.mat.tar • 2014 Day data: ~ 1.3 GB
bbp.2015.D.mat.tar • 2015 Day data: ~ 840 MB

Annual Tar Files (Night)

bbp.2006.N.mat.tar • 2006 Night data: ~ 506 MB
bbp.2007.N.mat.tar • 2007 Night data: ~ 1.3 GB
bbp.2008.N.mat.tar • 2008 Night data: ~ 1.3 GB
bbp.2009.N.mat.tar • 2009 Night data: ~ 1.1 GB
bbp.2010.N.mat.tar • 2010 Night data: ~ 1.0 GB
bbp.2011.N.mat.tar • 2011 Night data: ~ 1.1 GB
bbp.2012.N.mat.tar • 2012 Night data: ~ 1.2 GB
bbp.2013.N.mat.tar • 2013 Night data: ~ 1.0 GB
bbp.2014.N.mat.tar • 2014 Night data: ~ 1.0 GB
bbp.2015.N.mat.tar • 2015 Night data: ~ 698 MB

lidar mat file naming convention

bbp_mysub_yyyy-mm_T.mat

bbp_mysub = particulate back scatter, subset of original processing
yyyy = year
mm = month of year
T = D (day) or N (night)
mat = matlab file type

For citation, please reference the Ocean Productivity site for the data. These data were used in the original lidar paper by Behrenfeld et al, 2016.


Last modified: 16 May 2017
by:  Robert O'Malley

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