[Freegis-list] DEM and road network for the alpine region
Thu, 10 Apr 2003 13:27:54 +0200
On Fri, Apr 04, 2003 at 05:32:18PM +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> As far as I know the GLOBE data (link to be found in FreeGIS Geodata
> category also on the current FreeGIS CDs) are 1km, but quality
> controled so they might at least be of some use for you.
> The American VMAP0 vector data sets will include some road data,
> but I don't know much about its quality.
> The GSHSS will possibly bring you political boundaries.
The GSHSS data are global shorelines.
Political boundaries are available from UNEP:
DEM data are partially available from ASTER satellite at 30m
resolution, but you will have to filter them first. Also
the geocoding of the "relative ASTER DEM"s is not very
For ASTER images and ASTER DEM, see
> On Wed, Apr 02, 2003 at 10:41:42AM -0800, Luigi Maiorano wrote:
> > I am looking for any possible sources of low cost (preferably
> > free) DEM and road network for the Alpine region (I am especially
> > interested in France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria). To be useful for
> > my project the DEM should have a pixel size of 100 meters (or
> > comparable). Any help will be extremely useful.