[GRASS5] New USGS DEM data format

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Wed Aug 1 22:44:34 EDT 2001

On Wed, 1 Aug 2001, Roger S. Miller wrote:

> Actually, as I read the article it appears that the format change
> they're talking about isn't a change *in* the SDTS format, but the (now
> old news) change *to* the SDTS format.  The article is talking about the
> differences between the old DEM format (which I think was mostly phased
> out more than a year ago) and the SDTS format.


  I don't know. My friend, Bill Thoen, told me that the GS made a subtle
change to the SDTS format. Since I've not followed that for almost a decade,
I cannot comment with any intelligence.

  Yes, they are moving all data from DLG to SDTS, but otherwise I'm just a


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