[OSM-legal-talk] SRTM data
openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Wed Sep 22 15:12:26 BST 2010
On 22 September 2010 14:48, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> AFAIK SRTM-data is licensed PD. OSMC
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSMC_Reitkarte is composed of (at
> least) 2 different layers, and I vaguely remember this was due to
> licensing issues OSM<->SRTM. The cyclemap on the other hand is using
> one layer with OSM and SRTM combined. I'd prefer the cyclemaps
> approach, as it loads faster and requires less computing power/memory
> on the client. Are there license issues which might come in play?
The NASA SRTM filled dataset is PD licensed. No issue.
The 3rd party void filled SRTM is often not PD licensed. Some sets are
The initial ASTER Global Digital Elevation Model is not very good and
I think there is still an issue with licensing.
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