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Digital Terrain Elevation Data [DTED]

In support of military applications, the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) has developed standard digital datasets (Digital Terrain Elevation Data (DTED) which is a uniform matrix of terrain elevation values which provides basic quantitative data for systems and applications that require terrain elevation, slope, and/or surface roughness information.

Creator: 
Federation of American Scientists - FAS
Publisher: 
Federation of American Scientists - FAS
Scale: 
1:50000 & 1:250000 or
Data type: 
Require permission to use?: 
None
Require acknowledgement to use?: 
None
Cost for use: 
None
Medium: 
Web
Format: 
ARCINFO ASCII GRID
ARCINFO FLOAT GRID
HDF
TFW
TIF
VISTA PRO
Restrictions: 
Public
Open data: