Improvements to the CATS Cloud-Aerosol Data Products and Implications for the Space-Based Lidar Data Record

John E Yorks1, Matthew J McGill1, Edward P Nowottnick1, Stephen P Palm2, Dennis L Hlavka3, Patrick A Selmer4, Sharon D Rodier5, Mark Vaughan6 and Rebecca Pauly3, (1)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)Science Systems and Applications, Inc., NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Lanham, MD, United States, (3)Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Lanham, MD, United States, (4)SSAI/NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (5)LARC NASA, Hampton, VA, United States, (6)NASA, Hampton, VA, United States