The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission

@article{Farr2000TheSR,
  title={The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission},
  author={Tom G. Farr and Paul A. Rosen and Edward R. Caro and Robert Crippen and Riley M. Duren and Scott Hensley and Michael Kobrick and Mimi Paller and Ernesto Rodr{\'i}guez and Ladislav Roth and David A. Seal and Scott J. Shaffer and Joanne Shimada and Jeffrey W. Umland and Marian Werner and Michael E. Oskin and Douglas W. Burbank and Douglas E. Alsdorf},
  journal={Reviews of Geophysics},
  year={2000},
  volume={45}
}
The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission produced the most complete, highest‐resolution digital elevation model of the Earth. The project was a joint endeavor of NASA, the National Geospatial‐Intelligence Agency, and the German and Italian Space Agencies and flew in February 2000. It used dual radar antennas to acquire interferometric radar data, processed to digital topographic data at 1 arc sec resolution. Details of the development, flight operations, data processing, and products are provided… 

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