SRTM 90m Digital Elevation Data from the CHIAR Consortium for Spatial Information
Entry ID: CGIAR_SRTM_90

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Summary
Abstract: The CGIAR-CSI GeoPortal is able to provide SRTM 90m Digital Elevation Data for
the entire world. The SRTM digital elevation data, produced by NASA originally,
is a major breakthrough in digital mapping of the world, and provides a major
advance in the accessibility of high quality elevation data for large portions
of the tropics and other areas of the developing world. The SRTM digital
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Description: FTP access to SRTM data sets from CGIAR-CSI.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 60.0   S: -60.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NASA
Dataset Title: SRTM 90m Digital Elevation Data from the CGIAR-CSI Consortium for Spatial Information
Dataset Publisher: CGIAR Consortium for Spatial Information (CGIAR-CSI)
Online Resource: http://srtm.csi.cgiar.org/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-02-11
Stop Date: 2000-02-22
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 90m
Longitude Resolution: 90m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 30 meters - < 100 meters
Quality VERSION 4 IS NOW FINISHED, AND WILL BE AVAILABLE ONLINE BY JULY 2008. THIS NEW
VERSION IS A SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT. IT USES USGS FINISHED GRADE SRTM DATA,
WITH NEW HOLE-FILLING ALGORITHMS APPLIED THAT USE AUXILLARY DEMS IN THE
INTERPOLATION (INCLUDING HIGH RESOLUTIONS DEMS FROM THE USA, CANADA, MEXICO,
AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, EUROPE AND OTHER COUNTRIES), AND COASTLINE DATA.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online FTP
Distribution Format: ASCI, GeoTIFF
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: csi-info at cgiar.org
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-06-02
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