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. SRTM consisted of a specially modified radar system that flew onboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour during an 11-day mission ...

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gdaldem output file size explodes

I want to create a color-relief and a hillshade with gdaldem and use them with mapnik. System: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server, gdal-bin 1.10. Here are my steps: Download all SRTM tiles from ...
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how use height tag data in Project-OSRM

I am using Project-OSRM in my project . All is works . But I need use elevation data. Downloaded osmosis master . And SRTM plugin added to osmosis. Also this worked fine . SRTM plugin started and I ...
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NASA SRTM: precipitous contour lines in TileMill

I was trying to make a nice looking print map of Bali (Indonesia) in TileMill. After creating a terrain layer (using this walkthrough) I noticed that the island's coastline was precipitous. Is ...
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Distributing processed SRTM data legally?

I'm working on different maps, based on SRTM data. The goal is to lay out the maps at a park entrance against a little money for the printing and my personal costs. The SRTM 4 data from CGIAR I ...
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SRTM elevation data question

I have a question concerning the SRTM elevation data (http://srtm.usgs.gov/). As a little thought experiment, assume I want to build a 3D model of the earth's surface as a point cloud. The earth's ...
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How to best intersect vector data with raster data?

I have Open Street Map [OSM] data imported so that I can access the geometry of buildings. I have also loaded SRTM digital height data from NASA from a GeoTIFF raster. I have projected the raster into ...
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How to convert DTED Level 1 into SRTM DTED

We have a GIS tool that handles only SRTM DTED level 1 terrain files. SRTM level 1 terrain files are limited to 60 deg lat. So I need to fill up the gap from 60 lat up to 90 deg lat. I have DTED ...
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SRTM NASA hillshade grainy appearance

I'm trying to create a hillshade surface from SRTM files downloaded form Earth Explorer, but the appearance is not the expected. It has a grainy surface that I would like eliminate to have a ...
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Where can I programmatically download SRTM_V4.1 data?

SRTM v4 is an effort by the folks at CIAT-CSI to scrub, polish, and remove gaps in the raw SRTM data released by NASA (SRTM 3). One userfriendly interface : http://dwtkns.com/srtm/ provides ...
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How to use SRTM DEM files for shaded relief in ArcMap?

I would like to create a nice shaded relief for France using SRTM3 data. Most of the threads on the subject are from awhile ago, when ArcMap was not able to import these without changing the file ...
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Using SRTM data, how to get the coordinates of the peaks visible from a location?

Using SRTM data and a coordinate-altitude database of the peaks, I want to get the coordinates of the visible peaks from my location. I want to make an application similar to this. How is this ...
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Issues with getting the height from SRTM gdalwarp WGS84(EPSG:4326) to Mercator(EPSG:3857)

I am trying to use the SRTM .hgt file to obtain the height of a location. My issue is that I wish to reproject the SRTM file from WGS84 to Mercator but the height returned is not consistent after ...
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How to effectively merge SRTM 1 arc data?

We have around 1800 1 arc-second SRTM tiles (Geotiff). How to effectively merge all the tiles into one single file ? We are thinking about splitting 100 files per folder and merge them together using ...
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Need to extract coordinate information from SRTM 3 files

From this link here - http://www2.mmm.ucar.edu/wrf/users/docs/user_guide_V3/users_guide_chap3.htm#_Writing_Static_Data I wrote code in java to transform SRTM3 data into WRF geogrid data. I read the ...
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Problem with SRTM 30 m data while creating watershed

I have used SRTM 90 m in many of my hydrology projects for creating watershed and so far it has proven its worthiness. But, I haven't had any luck with its newer and high resolution SRTM 30 m ...
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SRTM vs Google Earth Pro elevation data

I am working on elevation data for an area in Sudan. Between Google Earth Pro and SRTM elevation data, which one is more reliable?
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DEM error when trying to do topographic correction in GRASS

I'm new to GRASS gis and I'm trying to do a topographic correction (i.topo.corr) of 9 ASTER bands using SRTM dem. I keep getting this error message: ERROR: Illumination model is of CELL type Is ...
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How do you convert SRTM HGT elevations from WGS84 into meters above sea level?

I am building a JavaScript script that reads binary HGT files - as generated by the SRTM - and converts the data into bitmaps viewable in your browser. You can try out the script and view the source ...
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How to: script convertion from SRTM to 3D printable file?

Given a STRM3.tiff file as input. How to convert this STRM.tiff file into a 3D printable file ? which I may load into most 3D printers' sofwares. My objective is to print some terran, lunar, or ...
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How to distinguish SRTM from DTED using C#?

Does anyone know how to easily distinguish between SRTM vs DTED programmatically without opening file metadata header? both are .dt1 or .dt2 extensions.
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How can I recalculate an attribute based on overlap with another layer?

I have 2 layers: The first one is a point Layer (converted from SRTM) with height information. The second one is a polygon layer (shows the forest). I want to reduce the height value - let's say ...
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Using Latitude and Longitude with SRTM3 DEM file

I am new to working with DEM files but have a need to be able to work with SRTM3 DEM files to calculate elevation given a Lat,lon coordinates. I understand from reading the documentation that the ...
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SRTM 30m hillshade output low resolution

I am trying to hillshade 30m SRTM geotiff. The result is terrible. I know that these rasters normally come with geographical coordinates and i have to reproject it before i apply hillshade because ...
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Ideal minimal area for watershed automatic delineation using DEM SRTM

I need to do a bunch of analysis on a city using for that, watersheds . As smaller the watersheds are, better are quality of my work. Due to the vertical accuracy of SRTM DEM, I know there are some ...
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How get latitude, longitude and altitude from SRTM SWBD and .hgt files in one table

I know this question may seem repetitive but I am not able find a solution hence I am asking this question . 1)I have downloaded OSDM data, SRTM SWBD data and also the corresponding .HGT file ...
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Why the SRTM drainage crossing the Contour line (elevation) in toposheet. how to reduse this error

Drainage layer extracted from srtm data in ArcGIS. when comparing to toposheet field checking the drainage stopped before the (elevation)contour. but SRTM drainage crossing the Contour line how to ...
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How to get a multi-attributes vector from an SRTM raster in QGIS?

I split an SRTM raster into 3 different raster files representing the altitude, the slope and the exposure, using QGIS DEM analysis tools. How can I output a single vector file with the 3 attributes ...
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Generating continuous aspect surfaces from DEM with QGIS

I'm trying to extract aspect surfaces from different DEM sources at different resolutions in QGIS. I've had success working with SRTM-derived grids (3-arcseconds) and am trying to perform the same ...
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Swapping bytes for SRTM 16-bit binary format in ArcMap?

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2. I have two .hgt files in 16-bit signed integer data. All I have done so far is to mosaic them together (Mosaic to new raster). Since the DEM data are provided in Motorola ...
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Displaying contour lines calculated from SRTM in Google Earth?

I'm relatively inexperienced in GIS, but would like to display contour lines calculated from SRTM data in Google Earth. It doesn't matter whether they are actual linestrings or just an image ...
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SRTM 1arcsec transformation in ArcMap?

I downloaded SRTM data from http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/ (tile n49 e019 - North Slovakia and Poland). I need to project data into another coordinate system and projection, but I still have an 999999 ...
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How to align ASTER GDEM with Google Maps?

I'm using ASTER GDEM V2 to pick heights at lon-lat coordinates obtained from Google Maps but I found that at some locations - particularly San Francisco: https://goo.gl/maps/w7p1K - the DEM seem to be ...
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Calculating position in SRTM grid

I'm actually trying to calculate a grid point position in a SRTM grid by row and column count. So I got a position by lat/lon, then calculating the row and column in my hgt-file (this post helped me) ...
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Resampling methodology when projecting a raster

When projecting an SRTM raster with "Project Raster" tool in ArcGIS10.2, what is the best resampling methodology, bilinear ot cubic convolution?
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How to obtain elevation value from given SRTM data on mouse click in web browser? [on hold]

I need JavaScript code for obtaining elevation data from SRTM tiff image. I have used Google APIs, but I need for downloaded SRTM tiff image. (SRTM file is being loaded on a base layer, and both ...
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Using gdalwarp with multiple elevation models

I'm trying to use gdal_warp to slice and convert some SRTM data. The data I'm interested in are in S30E152.hgt and S30E153.hgt. What I'd like to do is: Convert these DEM files from EPSG:4326 to ...
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Converting DEM data to height information in meters using QGIS? [duplicate]

I'm relatively new with QGIS and currently I'm working with ASTER and SRTM DEMs. The goal is to create vector heightcontours with labeling in meter. Can you tell me how I can convert the grayband ...
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Efficient computation of path profile with Numpy and GDAL

I have numpy array with SRTM elevation data and I need calculate path profiles - vectors with elevation data from one point (transmitter) to every points of my map. Here's my current solution: def ...
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What is most suitable DEM to delineate watershed (from spot height, ASTER and SRTM)?

I have three DEMs of our country which are spot height DEM, SRTM DEM and ASTER DEM. SRTM has 90m resolution and ASTER has 30m resolution. My supervisor told me to delineate watershed using these ...
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Elevation value (in meters) from SRTM [closed]

How do I determine elevetion/terrain height value from SRTM data?
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cut square from geotiff

i want to make a 3d modell out of the mount everest and some other mountains. what i need therefore is a 14km² square around the peak from the mountain. so basically i use qgis to extract the area ...
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Where can I find SRTM DSMs (digital surface model)?

I'm interested in finding a 30 meter DSM (digital surface model that includes canopy) from SRTM with the hope of creating a 30 meter canopy height model. I know that it can be done because the ...
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How can I convert SRTM data to DEM or DTED?

i am working on a project which is not commercial and i need some digital elevation data for visualization. in net i have found a link and i have downloaded .asc data from following link.. SRTM Data ...
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How to transform a DEM to a cartesian coordinate system?

I am using the script r.inund.fluv. I run the script with all the required parameters and it produced a lot or errors. I emailed the author of the script and he said that "I think you are not ...
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gdalbuildvrt error when mosaicking SRTM data with different NoData values

I'm attempting to mosaic together 9 SRTM tiles downloaded from CGIAR to produce a DEM of Borneo. I'm using: gdalbuildvrt Borneo.vrt BorneoSRTM/*.tif where BorneoSRTM contains the 9 tif files to be ...
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Why is this SRTM TIFF not visible in GRASS GIS 6.4.3?

I want to use interpolated SRTM data for Germany to generate an STL terrain map for use in a CFD application. My SRTM data comes from the OpenDEM project. SRTM data normally has voids, but this data ...
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Which points in projected raster corresponds to certain latitude,longitude location?

What I have is a SRTM 3 arc-second raster file in WGS84 geographic coordinate system (here is that file). I then project it to the Azimuthal Equidistant projection with GDAL: gdalwarp -s_srs ...
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SRTM data to 7.5 min DEM or 1-deg DEM

I have an issue. I have SRTM data from here (http://www.webgis.com/srtm3.html) which is approximately 90 m / 3 arc-second. I want to convert it to 7.5' DEM or 1-deg DEM. Is it possible? Or is there ...
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building artificial dam in a canyon [duplicate]

I want to calculate the water volume dammed by a dam in a canyon. I managed to calculate the water volume but I actually need a dam in a certain place of the gorge so I can pursuit my calculations. I ...
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Cannot change an SRTM raster rendering with single band pseudocolour [duplicate]

I'm trying to colorize a SRTM raster in QGIS 2.10 following a tutorial found on the Ireland QGIS User Group Blog. My problem is that when I try to set the render type as single band pseudocolour in ...