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Global Land One-km Base Elevation Project (GLOBE) image
A 30-arc-second (1-km) gridded, quality-controlled global Digital Elevation Model (DEM).

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The Global Land One-km Base Elevation Project (GLOBE) Task Team was established by the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites. It was part of Focus I of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme - Data and Information System. For more information, please see the GLOBE project report.

How to cite the Global Land One-km Base Elevation Project (GLOBE) database:

GLOBE Task Team and others (Hastings, David A., Paula K. Dunbar, Gerald M. Elphingstone, Mark Bootz, Hiroshi Murakami, Hiroshi Maruyama, Hiroshi Masaharu, Peter Holland, John Payne, Nevin A. Bryant, Thomas L. Logan, J.-P. Muller, Gunter Schreier, and John S. MacDonald), eds., 1999. The Global Land One-kilometer Base Elevation (GLOBE) Digital Elevation Model, Version 1.0. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Geophysical Data Center, 325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3328, U.S.A. Digital data base on the World Wide Web (URL: and CD-ROMs.

These project web pages were created by and are hosted by the World Data Service for Geophysics, Boulder.