other independent sites of interest
CGIAR-CSI SRTM 90m DEM Digital Elevation Database
Consortium for Spatial Information, information and downloads about SRTM
UN GEO Data Portal
The GEO Data Portal is the authoritative source for data sets used by UNEP and its partners in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report and other integrated environment assessments. National, sub-regional, regional and global statistics or as geospatial data sets (maps), covering themes like Freshwater, Population, Forests, Emissions, Climate, Disasters, Health and GDP.
Gridded Population of the World, version 3 (GPWv3)
UN GEO Grided Population of the world.
USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) GTOPO30
GTOPO30 is a global digital elevation model (DEM) resulting from a collaborative effort led by the U.S. Geological Survey.
EDINA: Global & Regional Mapping
EDINA is a academic resource for users in higher and further education. EDINA offers bibliographic databases, maps and mapping data, UK borders data, multimedia collections, and learning and teaching materials.
Digital Elevation Modeling & Mapping Digital Elevation Model
Digital elevation modelling and mapping techniques.
Knowledge Transfer: Dr Mark Mulligan: King's College London
Department of Geography at King's College London - links to simulation models and datasets.
Potential impact of sea-level rise on Bangladesh - Maps & Graphics at UNEP / GRID-Arendal
Digital terrain modelling techniques have been used to display the Bangladesh scenarios of sea level rise. A three dimensional view of the country has been overlaid with the current coastline and major rivers and potential future sea levels at 1.5 meters.
National Centre for Geographic Information & Analysis (NCGIA)
The National Centre for Geographic Information and Analysis is an independent research consortium dedicated to basic research and education in geographic information science and its related technologies, including geographic information systems.
Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D.
Sea level topography programme, based on the ETOPO5 data of 1988/90.
Flood mapping system using Google maps, based on the NASA Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data of 2000.
An open source 3D interactive world viewer, created by NASA's Learning Technologies.
Microsoft's Virtual Earth.