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SAFARI 2000 Digital Elevation Model, 1-km (GLOBE)

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Data setSAFARI 2000 Digital Elevation Model, 1-km (GLOBE)
Release date2002-04-01
ProjectSouthern African Regional Science Initiative Project (SAFARI 2000)
Time period1999-01-01

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Downloads6302007-12-102017-03-161261 total files downloaded


This data set consists of a southern African subset of the Global Land One-Kilometer Base Elevation (GLOBE) digital elevation model (DEM) data in both ASCII GRID and binary image file formats.

Data set documentation


Hastings, D.A., P.K. Dunbar, G.M. Elphingstone, M. Bootz, H. Murakami, P. Holland, N.A. Bryant, T.L. Logan, J.-P. Muller, G. Schreier, and J.S. McDonald. 2002. SAFARI 2000 Digital Elevation Model, 1-km (GLOBE). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

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Data File (Granule)File SizeDatesCompanion file
so_africa_dem.dat.gz 16.7MB 1999-01-01 - 1999-06-01 14.3MB 1999-01-01 - 1999-06-01 so_africa_dem_subset.hdr

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Data set has 2 companion files.

  • so_africa_dem_readme.pdf
  • readme_new.txt