The ASTER GDEM was created with two NIR cameras on the ASTER satellite.  One looks down at nadir, and the other is inclined in the along track direction.  After a short delay, the two image provide overlapping stereo imagery that allows creation of a photogrammetric DEM.

ASTER GDEM Geotiff Available from:

 GDEM files must be opened via GDAL.

ASTER references


Other Global DEMs

Last revision 4/25/2021