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Find Geospatial Raster Data

Get geospatial raster data over the Internet by downloading it or by accessing the Web Map Service (WMS) database.

Download Data

Find and download geospatial raster data using resources such as the ones in these tables. For information about supported file formats, see readgeoraster and worldfileread.

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Elevation

ResourceProviderExamples of Products and Data Sets
EarthExplorer

US Geological Survey (USGS)

DTED, GMTED2010, GTOPO30

The National Map Download Application

USGS

3DEP

Data.gov

US General Services Administration

DTED, 3DEP, GMTED2010

ETOPO1 Global Relief Model

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

ETOPO1 (use GeoTIFF format)

GMTED2010 Viewer

USGS

GMTED2010

The Global Land One-km Base Elevation Project

NOAA and NCEI

GLOBE

Global Topography

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Smith and Sandwell

Land Cover Classification

ResourceProviderExamples of Products and Data Sets
EarthExplorer

USGS

GLCC, AVHRR

Digital Coast Data Access Viewer

NOAA Office for Coastal Management

C-CAP Regional Land Cover and Change

Data.gov

US General Services Administration

GLCC, AVHRR

Imagery

ResourceProviderExamples of Products and Data Sets
EarthExplorer

USGS

Landsat

Digital Coast Data Access Viewer

NOAA Office for Coastal Management

High-Resolution Orthoimagery

Data.gov

US General Services Administration

Landsat

Use Web Map Service Data

Mapping Toolbox includes a built-in database of prequalified Web Map Service (WMS) servers and layers. Search the WMS database for layers using the wmsfind function. Read layers from the database using the wmsread function.

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