[GRASS5] STDS(DEM)2ASC and Possible Bug

Eric G . Miller egm2 at jps.net
Wed Jan 17 00:04:52 EST 2001

On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 11:08:51PM -0500, Kevin Atkinson wrote:
> Attached which will convert STDS DEM files to a format suitable for
> reading with r.in.ascii.  It is a modified version of STDS2ARC based on the
> information presented at
> http://www.baylor.edu/~grass/faq/importing_usgs_7_5min.html. It used the
> Grass 5 "null:" field to set the null value.
> Also, I think I found a bug 5.0beta10:  When I import the file GRASS
> draws two random dots in the upper left corner of the grid file being
> imported.  In particular when I converted and imported the Savage, MD grid
> I got a dot of value 0 in the corner and a dot of value 107 on the
> left edge a little farther down.  Those values are not in the grid file.
> I suggest you update the above mentioned page to use my utility instead and
> also change the title to "USGS 7.5min STDS DEM data" as I originally
> overlooked it when trying to figure out how to make use of the STDS DEM
> files as it only said "USGS 7.5min DEM data".
> I do not plan to farther enhance this utility other then to fix obvious
> bugs as I am have a gazillion other projects which are higher on priority
> list.  I also have no plans on becoming a grass developer.
> I am not subscribed to the list so please CC me.

Sourcecode?  A single executable is not generally useful.

Eric G. Miller <egm2 at jps.net>

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