Dataset Information
Antarctic Peninsula 100 m Digital Elevation Model Derived from ASTER GDEM
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Cook, A. (2012) "Antarctic Peninsula 100 m Digital Elevation Model Derived from ASTER GDEM" U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP) Data Center. doi:
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This data set provides a 100 meter resolution surface topography Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of the Antarctic Peninsula. The DEM is based on Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) Global Digital Elevation Model (GDEM) data.
Cook, Allison
Date Created:
USAP-DC (current) - NSIDC (original)
Spatial Extent(s)
West: -70, East: -55, South: -70, North: -63
Temporal Extent(s)
Start: 2000-01-01 - End: 2009-12-31
  1. ASTER GDEM Validation Team, 2009: METI/ERSDAC, NASA/LPDAAC, USGS/EROS. In cooperation with NGA and other collaborators. ASTER GDEM Validation Summary Report, 2009. Available at:
  2. Cook, A. J., Murray, T., Luckman, A., Vaughan, D. G., and Barrand, N. E. A new 100-m Digital Elevation Model of the Antarctic Peninsula derived from ASTER Global DEM: methods and accuracy assessment, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 4, 129-142. (doi:10.5194/essd-4-129-2012)
  3. Cziferszky, A., Fleming, A., and Fox, A. 2010. An Assessment of ASTER Elevation Data ove Glaciated Terrain on Pourquoi Pas Island, Antarctic Peninsula, in: Elevation Models for Geoscience, edited by: Gibbs, S., Geological Society Special Publications. (doi:10.1144/SP345.4)
  4. Hutchinson, M. F. 1989. A new Procedure for Gridding Elevation and Stream Line Data with Automatic Removal of Spurious Pits, J. Hydrol., 106, 211-232, 10.1016/0022-1694(89)90073-5. (doi:10.1016/0022-1694(89)90073-5)
  5. Hvidegaard, S. M., Sorensen, L. S., and Forsberg, R. 2012. ASTER GDEM Validation Using LiDAR Data over Coastal Regions of Greenland, Remote Sens. Lett., 3, 85-91, 10.1080/01431161.2010.527389. (doi:10.1080/01431161.2010.527389)
  6. Kaab, A., Huggel, C., Paul, F., Wessels, R., Raup, B., Kieffer, H., and Kargel, J. S. 2002. Glacier Monitoring from ASTER Imagery: Accuracy and Applications, EARSeL eProceedings No.2, 43-53.
  7. Liu, H. X., Jezek, K. C., and Li, B. 1999. Development of Antarctic DEM by Integrating Cartographic and Remotely Sensed Data: A GIS-based Approach, Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 23199-23213. Rees, W. G.: Assessment of ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model Data for Arctic Research, Polar Rec., 48, 31-39, 10.1017/s0032247411000325, 2012.
  8. Reuter, H. I., Nelson, A., Strobl, P., Mehl, W., Jarvis, A., and Ieee. 2009. A First Assessment of ASTER GDEM Tiles for Absolute Accuracy, Relative Accuracy and Terrain Parameters, 2009. Ieee International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Vols 1-5, IEEE, New York, 3665-3668.
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