[UW-GIS-L] On the topic of DEMs (Pakistan)
hgreen at u.washington.edu
Mon Mar 29 12:00:04 PDT 2010
I am around most of the time from 10-6:30 daily, though I have a meeting
at 3 today, and I may be in late tomorrow.
Josef Eckert wrote:
> Thanks, Harvey! Let me grub together the actual lat/longs from this
> ancient map and I'll get back with you. What's your availability like?
> Harvey Greenberg wrote:
>> Yes, that 1" (~30m) DEM is the finest world dataset. Although it
>> shows fine detail, there is a distracting nubbiness, and I usually
>> use the 3" (~90m) SRTM data, especially the HydroSHEDS version. If
>> you don't want to download and mosaic it yourself, I have much of
>> Asia as a (conditioned) 3" DEM and a hillshade. The hillshade has
>> bilinear pyramids, which is the only decent way to display
>> high-resolution hillshades. You can arrange to come by my office and
>> clip out what you want. If you want to start at a lower resolution,
>> the HydroSHEDS site has that too.
>> Matthew Parsons wrote:
>>> You might want to consider the ASTER global DEM available via NASA.
>>> Press release info:
>>> Josef Eckert wrote:
>>>> I'm hunting for DEMs of Pakistan and India, and I'm unable to
>>>> obtain funds for a paid solution. I was wondering if anyone had
>>>> recommendations on where to pick up these for free? I'll only be
>>>> using them as a hillshade, so resolution isn't terribly important.
>>>> Joe Eckert
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