Exploring Ways of Using SRTM Data

The Integrity Logic blog looks at some of the things that can be done with elevation data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM); it gets particularly interesting when the SRTM data picks up artificial structures like skyscrapers and landfills. Via Slashdot (where, being Slashdot, commenters noted the potential for computer gaming).

Previously: New Digital Elevation Model Covers 99 Percent of the Earth; New, Free Physical Map of the United States; Eurasian SRTM Data.