Cape Town, South Africa, 29 March 2007: ComputaMaps, manufacturer of 3D geographic databases, has announced the release of WorldBase250, consisting of the following layers:
Digital Terrain Model at 250m resolution, derived from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data collected by NASA .
Clutter (Classified Land Cover) at 250m resolution, derived from JRC Global Land Cover 2000.
Orthoimage at 125m resolution, resampled from ComputaMaps BrightEarth natural color satellite mosaic.
Map at 125m resolution, a mosaic of 1:1million scale Operational Nagigation Charts (by NGA, formerly NIMA) overlaid on a hill-shaded terrain model.
WorldBase250 is offered in tiles as zipped files in formats compatible with most RF planning and GIS software. The data is projected in UTM zones covering most of the world’s land areas.
ComputaMaps, founded in 1994, is a manufacturer of 3D geographic data solutions for the wireless telecommunications, flight safety and terrain visualisation industries. ComputaMaps has processed satellite and aerial imagery, and produced terrain models covering over 150 million sq. km of the Earth’s surface. ComputaMaps’ catalog of off-the-shelf data exceeds 1200 cities worldwide, ensuring quick delivery. For more info visit: www.computamaps.com