Where can I find HGT files?

HGT files can be opened with VTBuilder, ArcGIS Pro, and Safe Software’s FME Desktop. DG Terrain Viewer works, too, for both Windows and Linux. You can also import it into Blender with the blender-osm addon.

What is NASA’s SRTM?

The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) obtained elevation data on a near-global scale to generate the most complete high-resolution digital topographic database of Earth. SRTM consisted of a specially modified radar system that flew onboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour during an 11-day mission in February of 2000.

Where can I buy digital elevation models?

5 Free Global DEM Data Sources – Digital Elevation Models

  • Space Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
  • ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model.
  • JAXA’s Global ALOS 3D World.
  • Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR)
  • Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA)

What is SRTM used for?

USGS EROS Archive – Digital Elevation – Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) Non-Void Filled. Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data were used to generate digital elevation data with a resolution of 1 arc-second for the United States and 3 arc-seconds for global coverage.

What are DEMs used for?

Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) are raster files with elevation data for each raster cell. DEMs are popular for calculations, manipulations and further analysis of an area, and more specifically analysis based on the elevation.

Where is SRTM data located?

SRTM V2 Released The data may be obtained through this URL: http://dds.cr.usgs.gov/srtm/ and go to the directory where both version 1 and version 2 directories may be found.

How do I download digital elevation model?

Where can you download the SRTM data? SRTM DEM data is being housed on the USGS Earth Explorer. To download, select your area of interest. Under the data sets tab, select Digital Elevation > SRTM > SRTM 1-ArcSecond Global .


SRTM represents a reflight of the basic SIR-C/X-SAR payload instruments on the SRL-1 (STS-59, April 9 – 20, 1994) and SRL-2 (STS-68, Sept, 30 to Oct. 11, 1994) missions. However, the SRTM configuration considers only two independent SAR systems, one in C-band (JPL instrument), the other in X-band (DLR/ASI).

What DEMs means?

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