A WorldDEM image over Monterrey in Northeast Mexico, at the foothills of the Sierra Madre Oriental mountain range.
WorldDEM ™

The standard of global Elevation Models

Whatever your area of interest, wherever in the world, enjoy cost-effective access to WorldDEM .

The most accurate global satellite-based digital elevation model available today.

Being the first global homogeneous, single-source, high-resolution Digital Elevation Model (DEM), with unique data quality and level of detail, WorldDEM facilitates a wide range of applications such as line-of-sight-analysis, hydrological modelling, satellite imagery orthorectification and much more.

The elevation model will be refined according to the customer's needs.

Three WorldDEM products are available

  • WorldDEMcore: Unedited Digital Surface Model (DSM)
  • WorldDEM™: Edited Digital Surface Model (DSM) including editing of terrain features and with assured hydrological consistency
  • WorldDEM DTM: Derived from the WorldDEM™ Digital Surface Model (DSM) product by removing vegetation and man-made objects to show the bare terrain of the Earth’s surface.
    This high-quality Digital Terrain Model (DTM) provides a foundation layer for applications such as civil engineering (e.g. road design, Earth work calculation), the management of natural resources as well as planning and implementation of military operations (e.g. vehicle trafficability analysis, 3D terrain visualisation)

Key Features

  • Vertical accuracy: 2m (relative) / 2.5m (absolute)
  • Pixel spacing: 12m
  • Off-the-shelf availability with pole-to-pole coverage Homogeneous, standardised, seamless and consistent data set derived from single source
  • Digital Surface Models (DSM), Digital Terrain Models (DTM) and global thematic layers available
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Your advantages with WorldDEM™

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Standardised DEM for any spot on earth at the same quality

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Closes gaps in areas where no adequate DEM exists to date

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Improves the performance of today’s globally operating systems and applications for effective mission operation

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Global data base for easy and instant access


Task view and order geospatial data

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