[GRASSLIST:2613] Re: Intro and importing USGS SDTS DEMs

Eric G. Miller egm2 at jps.net
Tue Oct 30 22:10:24 EST 2001

On Tue, 30 Oct 2001 21:12:18 -0500, Ben Logan <blogan at newcreature.org> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I am a relatively new GRASS user, as well as being new to GIS in
> general.  From what I've seen of GRASS, however, it's quite nice.  Yet
> another Open Source success story. :)
> I'm using GRASS 5.0.0pre2 on an Intel box running Redhat Linux 7.1.
> My question is regarding the USGS SDTS DEMs available at
> http://www.gisdatadepot.com/dem/.  How do I import that data into
> GRASS?  I read how to at some point in the past, but that was with
> GRASS4.3, and I can't figure out where I read how to do it anyway.

r.in.gdal should handle those okay.  You can also use m.sdts.read to
interrogate the files for metadata (DEM lineage, etc...).

Eric G. Miller <egm2 at jps.net>

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