MERIT

MERIT DEM: Multi-Error-Removed Improved-Terrain DEM

Short title: 
MERIT DEM

Dai Yamazaki from the University of Tokyo and colleagues have released in 2017 a new global 90 m resolution DEM based on the two existing global DEMs: SRTM3 and AW3D. The data can be downloaded (for research and education purposes) from the iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp institute page.

Input layers:

  • NASA SRTM3 DEM v2.1
  • JAXA AW3-3m DEM v1
  • Viewfinder Panoramas' DEM

Location

Institute of Industrial Sciences, The University of Tokyo Tokyo
Japan
Available layers: 
  • Global evelation
Grid definition: 

cellsize: 90 m

proj4: 
+proj=longlat +ellps=WGS84 +datum=WGS84 +no_defs
Data owner: 
Dai Yamazaki: yamadai [at] rainbow.iis.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Location: 
Institute of Industrial Sciences, The University of Tokyo Tokyo
Japan