Airbus is coming in hot this month with new satellites and new products. Along with the 30-centimeter resolution Pléiades Neo optical constellation , Airbus updated their 12-meter (m) resolution WorldDEM product. The new version, called WorldDEM Neo, has improved 5-m resolution and is also derived from TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X radar stereo pairs. However, the radar pairs used to create this 5-m elevation dataset are more recent than its predecessor, and were collected from 2017 to 2021. Currently, WorldDEM Neo is only available as a digital surface model (DSM) – we expect digital terrain model (DTM) sales to start in early 2022.
You can search for WorldDEM Neo now on Image Hunter.
To get updated DEM price list which includes 5-m WorldDEM Neo DSM, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the meantime, check out these key specifications for 5-m WorldDEM Neo:
- Resolution: 5-meter pixel spacing
- Absolute Vertical Accuracy: < 4 m Linear Error 90% (LE90)
- Absolute Horizontal Accuracy: < 6-meter (90% circular error)
- Geographic Coverage: nearly pole to pole, same as 12-m WorldDEM
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