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Elevation Models for Reproducible Evaluation of Terrain Representation – Archetypal Landforms – Great Sand Dunes ASCII

Kennelly, Patrick J.; Patterson, Tom; Jenny, Bernhard; Huffman, Daniel P.; Marston, Brooke E.; Bell, Sarah; Tait, Alexander M.

An elevation model of Great Sand Dunes, Colorado, USA

Landform features: active dune field, sand sheet, sabkha

Resolution: 3.3 meter, 5,300 x 5,300 height samples

File format: Esri ASCII grid

This is one model of a set of elevation models: Please cite the entire set of models.

Version 1.0.1 removes empty space characters from the file header, which prevented the file from being opened by some software.

When using this elevation model in an academic publication, please cite the following article, which describes the process and rationale for compiling elevation models:

Kennelly, P. J., Patterson, T., Jenny, B., Huffman, D. P., Marston, B. E., Bell, S. and Tait, A. M. (2021). Elevation models for reproducible evaluation of terrain representation. Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 48:1, 63–77. DOI: 10.1080/15230406.2020.1830856

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