Accession Number:

ADA218545

Title:

Digital Terrain Elevation Data Compact Disk-Read Only Memory Prototype Evaluation

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS

Report Date:

1989-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

55.0

Abstract:

This report presents the Navys evaluation of the Defense Mapping Agencys prototype Digital Terrain Elevation Data DTED on Compact Disk-Read Only Memory CD-ROM. The CD-ROM medium offers large savings in cost and in storage space, and is an appropriate on-line digital data base for mini-and micro-computers. A brief description of the CD-ROM technology is presented along with directions for reading the DTED data. Sample applications and results are described, and the evaluation teams recommendations are presented.

Subject Categories:

  • Geology, Geochemistry and Mineralogy
  • Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE