Posted on February 5th, 2019

Significant Price Reduction on 12-meter WorldDEM: A Global DEM Solution

A comparison of 30-m SRTM and 12-m WorldDEM elevation data over Arkansas, USA.

Effectively immediately we are happy to announce significant (and permanent) reductions of up to 50% off 2018 pricing on Airbus’ 12-meter (m) global digital elevation model (DEM), WorldDEM. With minimum order sizes remaining the same, this is a deep-discount that any user of elevation data should be excited about! Send us an email at [email protected] for a revised price list that includes the recent 12-m WorldDEM pricing changes.

12-m WorldDEM Specifications

The key product specifications of Airbus’ WorldDEM are as follows:

  • Resolution: 12-m
  • Coverage: entire landmass of the Earth, ~150 million square kilometers (sq km)
  • Absolute Vertical Accuracy: < 4-m Linear Error 90% (LE90)
  • Relative Vertical Accuracy: < 2-m LE90 (slopes ≤ 20%), < 4-m LE90 (slopes > 20%)
  • Absolute Horizontal Accuracy: < 10-m Circular Error 90% (CE90)
  • Vintage: 2013 to 2016
  • Source: interferometry from synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellites TerraSAR-X & TanDEM-X
  • Minimum Order: 100 sq km per polygon
  • File Format: GeoTIFF
  • Projection: geographic WGS84 (EGM2008, vertical datum), meter vertical unit
  • Product Line Options:
    • WorldDEMcore – unedited digital surface model (DSM), includes spikes, wells and voids
    • WorldDEM – a DSM with removal of artifacts and water body flattening
    • WorldDEM DTM – artifacts and surface features removed, i.e. a digital terrain model (DTM)

12-m WorldDEM Samples

You can download four 12-m WorldDEM samples here:

For more information about 12-m WorldDEM data, including pricing and availability, please send us an email at [email protected] or check out our website here.

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4 responses to “Significant Price Reduction on 12-meter WorldDEM: A Global DEM Solution”

  1. Pankaj Thapa says:

    Please let me know about the cost of 12m DEM for Bhutan (Aprox. 39,000 and if you have any discount for educational institution.

  2. N.E. Cornejo says:

    Hi I would like to know the price for a 12m DEM over El Salvador (approx 21,000

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