IMPORTANT NOTICE: An upgrade of the ICARE network architecture is scheduled on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM CEST (UTC +2:00).
All ICARE data services will be unavailable during this operation. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.

DATA Access

DATA policy

All the DARDAR products are available for all ICARE registered users

However, any publication or presentation using the DARDAR-CLOUD product, requires that :
  • you have the author's acknowledgement (contact Dr Julien Delanoë)
  • you cite the publication : Delanoë, J., and R. J. Hogan, 2010: Combined CloudSat-CALIPSO-MODIS retrievals of the properties of ice clouds. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00H29, doi:10.1029/2009JD012346.

DATA access [Registration Required]


In addition to the request described in the "DATA policy" chapter, you need to be registered as "ICARE user" to access to these data ( via FTP or HTTP ). Please fill in the "User Registration" form.

Data Archive

Once your login is activated (and the access to restricted products authorized), you can immediately access to the data and the quicklooks by HTTP via the data archive browser and, a couple of days later, through the icare FTP server

In particular for the products mentionned here, they can be directly be found :