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The Cryosphere, 15, 4421–4443, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-4421-2021
The Cryosphere, 15, 4421–4443, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-15-4421-2021

Research article 13 Sep 2021

Research article | 13 Sep 2021

High-resolution topography of the Antarctic Peninsula combining the TanDEM-X DEM and Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica (REMA) mosaic

Yuting Dong et al.

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We generated a consistent, gapless and high-resolution (12 m) topography product of the Antarctic Peninsula by combining the complementary advantages of the two most recent high-resolution digital elevation model (DEM) products: the TanDEM-X DEM and the Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica. The generated DEM maintains the characteristics of the TanDEM-X DEM, has a better quality due to the correction of the residual height errors in the non-edited TanDEM-X DEM and will be freely available.