SRTM

The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission flew onboard NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavour STS-99 in 2000 and has generated a near global Digital Elevation Model at a resolution of 3 arc seconds (90 metres at the equator) between the latitude of 60N and 56S.

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A list of relevant publications is included here: Please tell us of other papers on SRTM validation and expliotation so that we can include additional publications in this list.
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Publications list

  • Hensley, S.; Rosen, P.; Gurrola, E., (2000). "The SRTM topographic mapping processor," Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2000. Proceedings. IGARSS 2000. IEEE 2000 International , vol.3, no.pp.1168-1170 vol.3, 2000
  • Gesch, D.; Williams, J.; Miller, W., (2001). "A comparison of US Geological Survey seamless elevation models with Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data," Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2001. IGARSS '01. IEEE 2001 International , vol.2, no.pp.754-756 vol.2, 2001
  • Koch, A.; Heipke, C. (2001). "Quality assessment of digital surface models derived from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)", Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2001. IGARSS '01. IEEE 2001 International , vol.6, no.pp.2863-2865 vol.6, 2001
  • Denker, S. (2004) Evaluation of SRTM3 and GTOPO30 terrain data in Germany. In: International Association of Geodest Symposia, Gravity, Geoid and Space Missions , V129, ed C. Jekeli et al., pp 218-223, Springer Verlag, Berlin.
  • Walker, W.S.; Pierce, L.E.; Kellndorfer, J.M.; Dobson, M.C.; Hunsaker, C.T.; Fites, J.A. (2004). "A comparison of forest canopy height estimates derived from SRTM and TOPSAR in the Sierra Nevada of California," Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 2004. IGARSS '04. Proceedings. 2004 IEEE International , vol.4, no.pp. 2336- 2339 vol.4, 20-24 Sept. 2004
  • Hall, O.; Falorni, G.; Bras, R.L., (2005). "Characterization and quantification of data voids in the shuttle Radar topography mission data," Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters, IEEE , vol.2, no.2pp. 177- 181, April 2005
  • Brown, C.G., Jr.; Sarabandi, K.; Pierce, L.E., (2005)."Validation of the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission height data", Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on , vol.43, no.8pp. 1707- 1715, Aug. 2005.
  • Kiamehr, R., Sjoberg, L.E. (2005). Effect of the SRTM Global DEM on the determination of a high resolution geoid model; a case study in Iran. Journal of Geodesy 79, No.9., p 532, December 2005.


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