January 20, 2022 - ATTENTION:
The CALIPSO payload was powered off on January 20th at 14UTC due to significant solar activity.
No data will be collected and processed during at this time. There will be an attempt to power on the
payload Tuesday January 25th depending on the proton levels.
May 04, 2020 - ATTENTION:
Due to errors seen in the Level 0 data from the WFC starting on April 11th, 2020
CALIPSO has suspended processing and distribution of the Level 1 standard and expedited WFC products.
IIR Level 2 processing scripts have been modified to ignore the loss of the WFC data stream
with minimal impact to the data. Browse images will continue to be generated without the
June 20, 2018 - ATTENTION: ONGOING
CALIOP is experiencing an elevated frequency of low energy laser shots within and
near the South Atlantic Anomaly (SAA) region which has degraded the science
quality of affected profiles since September 2016.
Please see the
Low Laser Energy Advisory
page for further information and guidance for identifying affected profiles.