Dataset

Shuttle Radar Topography Mission Elevation Data

Added By Infochimps
  1. Description

From :

> … The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) obtained elevation data on a near-global scale to generate the most complete high-resolution digital topographic database of Earth.
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> SRTM is an international project spearheaded by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Detailed info on data products at . It lists:

  • Level-2 Terrain Height Data Sets (Digital Topographic Maps)
  • Random Height Error Data Sets
  • Strip Orthorectified Image Data Sets
  • Systematic Height Error Model
  • Final Verification Report & Global Height Error Model
  1. Openness: OPEN
  • Provided by US Government Federal Agency so is public domain.
  • Access: see tags.