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ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model V002

Abstract: The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) Global Digital Elevation Model (GDEM) was developed jointly by the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI).

ASTER is capable of collecting in-track stereo using nadir- and aft-looking near infrared cameras. Since 2001, these stereo pairs have ... View entire text

Purpose: Science Research
Related URL
Description: Data set landing page at the LP DAAC
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 82.0   S: -83.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Version: 002
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-12-18
Stop Date: 2011-02-28
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
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