Effects of a vegetation canopy on SRTM data

Effects of a vegetation canopy on SRTM data and the derived SRTM NED difference grid

Detailed Description

Illustration of the effects of a vegetation canopy on SRTM data and the derived SRTM NED difference grid for an area in southern Michigan. The large difference in the middle of the profile, ranging up to 15 meters, is due solely to the presence of trees. The profile length is about 3.8 kilometers.

See the Significant Topographic Changes in the United States project for more information. 

Details

Image Dimensions: 500 x 323

Location Taken: US