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Global 30 Meter SRTM Elevation Data Release

Global 30 Meter SRTM Elevation Data Release

Elevation data plays a crucial role in the work we do here at Ag-Informatics. One dataset that we often turn to is the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) digital elevation model (DEM). Some background on the mission:

SRTM flew aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in February 2000, mapping Earth’s topography between 56 degrees south and 60 degrees north of the equator.