Software and Data downloads.

The following downloads may be difficult to source elsewhere or are older packages that remain useful to the amateur.

GSHHS data

A Global Self-consistent, Hierarchical, High-resolution Shoreline Database

The shorelines come in five resolutions:

  • full resolution: Original data resolution. (57MB) Download
  • high resolution: About 80 % reduction. (14MB) Download
  • intermediate resolution: Another ~80 % reduction. (3.6MB) Download
  • low resolution: Another ~80 % reduction. (803KB) Download
  • crude resolution: Another ~80 % reduction. (123KB) Download

All Files (77.3MB)

This data can be used in some of David Taylor's software (MODIS L1 Viewer & MSG DataManager)

I would personally recommend the Intermediate data (Webmaster).

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