ASTER DEM

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

Documentation

Other Global DEMs


Last revision 4/25/2021