Bare-Earth SRTM

The 'Bare-Earth' SRTM DEM dataset is divded into five degree by five degree tiles, with 72 columns and 24 rows. Column and Row numbers are consistent with the orginal SRTM naming convention. The naming convention for each tile is BEST_version number_column_row.tif (eg. BEST_v1_01_02.tif). BEST is an ancoynm for Bare-Earth Srtm Terrian. Each tile is georeferenced and compressed to the LZW standard. We kindly ask any users to cite this data in any published material produced using this data, and if possible link web pages to the CIAT-CSI SRTM website ( Citations should be made as follows: Jarvis A., H.I. Reuter, A. Nelson, E. Guevara, 2008, Hole-filled seamless SRTM data V4, International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), available from

Alternative title BEST_v1
Creator(s) Rodrigo Paiva, Fiachra O'Loughlin
Contributor(s) Douglas Alsdorf, Michael Durand, Paul Bates
Publication date 24 Mar 2015
Language eng
Publisher University of Bristol
Licence Non-Commercial Government Licence for public sector information
DOI 10.5523/bris.10tv0p32gizt01nh9edcjzd6wa
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Citation Rodrigo Paiva, Fiachra O'Loughlin (2015): Bare-Earth SRTM.
Total size 46.3 GiB


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