High Mountain Asia 8-meter DEMs Derived from Cross-track Optical Imagery, Version 1 (HMA_DEM8m_CT)
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HMA_DEM8m_CT
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Version Summary
Initial release

Overview

This data set contains 8-meter Digital Elevation Model (DEM) mosaics of high mountain Asia glacier and snow regions generated from from very-high-resolution commercial stereo satellite imagery.
Data Contributor(s):
  • David
    Shean
Parameter(s):
DIGITAL ELEVATION/TERRAIN MODEL (DEM)
Platform(s):
GEOEYE-1, QUICKBIRD-2, WORLDVIEW-1, WORLDVIEW-2, WORLDVIEW-3
Sensor(s):
CAMERAS, QUICKBIRD/BHRC-60
Data Format(s):
PNG, GeoTIFF
Temporal Coverage:
28 January 2002 to 24 November 2016
Temporal Resolution:
Varies
Spatial Resolution:
8 m
8 m
Spatial Coverage:
N:
46
S:
26
E:
103
W:
67

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HMA DEMs cover portions of eleven countries. The products are created from DigitalGlobe Inc. satellite imagery and have a relatively small footprint, especially compared to NASA missions