Digital Terrain Elevation Data Compact Disk-Read Only Memory Prototype Evaluation
NAVAL OCEAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS
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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.
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