Global Land Survey Digital Elevation Model (GLSDEM)
Entry ID: GLCF_glsdem

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Summary
Abstract: The Global Land Survey Digital Elevation Model (GLSDEM) is a spatial data collection crucial to new global imagery products from NASA and the USGS. In the late 1990s, the U.S. Congress set aside funding to stimulate the use of remotely sensed imagery and products through the Science Data Purchase (SDP) program. One of the SDP collections is GeoCover - a coordinated dataset of orthorectified ... View entire text
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Description: Global Land Survey Digital Elevation Model (GLSDEM)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USGS
Dataset Title: Global Land Survey Digital Elevation Model (GLSDEM)
Dataset Release Place: College Park, Maryland
Dataset Publisher: Global Land Cover Facility, University of Maryland
Online Resource: http://glcf.umd.edu/data/glsdem/
Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 90 m
Longitude Resolution: 90 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 30 meters - < 100 meters
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints Use is free to all; effectively held by USGS & NASA. The ultimate copyright and ownership of the product, however, is held by the citizens of the United States of America, the Republic of Germany, and the Dominion of Canada.

As a courtesy, please credit the Global Land Cover Facility (GLCF) as the source for this data set in some manner. Our suggestion: Source for this data set was the Global Land Cover Facility, www.landcover.org.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Global Land Cover Facility, University of Maryland Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://glcf.umd.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: GLOBAL LAND COVER FACILITY
Email: glcf at umd.edu
Contact Address:
Global Land Cover Facility
3166 A.V. Williams Bldg
University of Maryland
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online FTP
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: glcf at umd.edu
Contact Address:
Global Land Cover Facility
3166 A.V. Williams Bldg
University of Maryland
City: College Park
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20742
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-02-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-15
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