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Greetings - I'd like to take this opportunity to summarize where various types of mapping data are available for Earth rendering. Here are some examples:

Topography: USGS 900 meter (30 second - global)
USGS 30 meter (1 second - U.S.)
SRTM processed data 90 meter (3 second - global)

Spectral Albedo: Derived from Next Generation Blue Marble RGB imagery - 500 meter resolution

Land Surface Type: USGS 900 meter (30 second - global)

Night Lights: VIIRS 700 meter resolution (supplied as 300-900nm broadband radiance)
these are my bookmarks and things

my colored viirs 65536x32768 map
238 meg compressed 6 GIG opened

virrs downloads

the 8 bit nightly viirs folders

earth topography
-- there are many

GMTED2010 Global Grids ( what i am using , replaced the old strm1 data)

STRM 2.1

the old bluemarble topo folder

earth textures

the NASA BlueMarble2 500M
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