Digital Elevation Model (DEM) Download
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Best 6 Free Sources for Download DEM Data
1. USGS Earth Explore
How to Download DEM
1st step to Search Criteria in Earth Explore.
See the list of all data sets, click Footprint to show data area in the map section.
You must be logged in to USGS Earth Explore portal for download data.
Click the Download option for download Digital Elevation data.
Open Digital Elevation Model (OpenDEM) the Portal for sharing the 3rd Dimension.
Visit the OpenDEM portal, and select Download.
5 options are available in the download section;
- High Precision XYZ Data
- SRTM based Contour Lines
- OpenDEM Tacker Data
Select your required data and downloaded it.
3. Bhuvan NRSC
Bhuvan NRSC allows you to access a variety of content, IRS imagery, map and Terrain data.
Open the Bhuvan web portal, on the Home page select Open Data Archive.
[The Cartosat-1 Digital Elevation Model (CartoDEM) is a National DEM developed by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). It is derived from the Cartosat-1 stereo payload launched in May 2005]
Finally select your CartoDEM Version, now follow the process to download data
4. JPL – NASA (SRTM)
Visit JPL portal, select Data Products.
On the Data Products page, see the list of data files from different countries.
Select your required data, and downloaded it.
5. JPL – ASTER Global DEM
ASTER Global Digital Elevation Map (GDEM) Announcement the download World DEM map.
6. JAXA EORC ALOS
JAXA EORC ALOS (Advanced Land Observing Satellite) provides High Resolution Map/Data.
Visit ALOS portal, on the Dataset section select your data.
Download the data, first Register in ALOS portal.
Registration process is completed, now you have access download the data files.