ALOS Egypt Mosaic Digital Surface Model (1 arcsec)

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has proceeded since 2014 the project to develop the precise global digital 3D map “ALOS World 3D” (AW3D) covering the global land areas through the use of 3 million scene archives acquired by the PRISM panchromatic stereo mapping sensor on the Advanced Land Observing Satellite “DAICHI” (ALOS) operated from 2006 to 2011

JAXA released “ALOS World 3D-30m (AW3D30)”, the global DSM dataset with a horizontal resolution of approx. 30-meter mesh (1 arcsecond in latitude and longitude) converted from the AW3D DSM dataset (5-meter mesh), free of charge since May 2015 . Any of the commercial and non-commercial purposes can be used under the conditions of “Terms of Use”.

Read more about datasets & format:

We collect and mosaic 104 scenes covered Egypt in 1 mosaic with following specifications:

  • Mosaic format: GeoTiff
  • Projection: Geographic lat & long / WGS1984 datum
  • Spatial resolution: 1 Arcsecond = about 30 meter / pixel
  • Size on disk: 890 MB

Direct download link:

For more information about ALOS Global Digital Surface Model “ALOS World 3D – 30m (AW3D30)

World Data map viewer:

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