The CALIPSO Search and Subsetting web application enables a more sophisticated approach to selecting and ordering CALIPSO lidar data by date, time and geolocation.

We highly encourage that you send us your feedback using the URL at the bottom of the page; every bit of feedback will allow us to address issues and add enhancements in future releases.

This web application is a collaborative effort of the CALIPSO and ASDC Data Management Teams.

Minimum Requirements

Supported Web Browsers

This web application was developed and optimized for modern HTML4/JavaScript/CSS-enabled web browsers. The following browsers are known to work with this web application:

  • Safari 3+
  • Chrome 9+
  • Firefox 3.6+
    • Note: Due to an issue with earlier versions, the calendar date selection may not work properly for Firefox 20 or earlier. For full functionality, please upgrade to Firefox 21.
  • Opera 9.6+
  • iCab 4.8+
  • OmniWeb 5

Other HTML4 browsers with JavaScript and CSS may work, but cannot be guaranteed at this time. Please check this web site for future updates on improvements and revisions.

Account Login Required

Access to the application web site requires that users login with an EOSDIS Earthdata Login account. Please contact ASDC User Services ( if you need assistance.