PlanetDEM – Enhanced Global Digital Elevation Model
Rely on trusted elevation data for all your projects and solutions
All the Benefits of our Global Elevation Data
We offer a complete pole-to-pole coverage of all emerged land with a 30-meter grid spacing.
Seamless and reliable data
Benefit from totally enhanced, void-filled and corrected elevation data processed from publicly available sources for seamless and homogeneous coverage.
30m and 90m resolutions available off-the-shelf
PlanetDEM elevation data are available at 30 meters and 90 meters based on DTED standards (military standard), as a digital surface model (DSM) that includes natural and built features on the Earth’s surface.
Ready-to-use for all types of applications
Ideally suited for mapping projects in GIS environments, orthorectification processes, terrain modeling applications, and military simulation and training.
Focus on your business, we take care of the data
Choose your AOI
Get customized deliveries of your areas of interest, from a few square kilometers up to the global coverage.
Tailored to your needs
Depending on your needs, from the most simple to the most demanding, we offer elevation data based on your specifications, in terms of resolution, projection, file format and size.
Free testing service
Check before buying! Enjoy a free data testing service with sample delivery before purchase. Test the elevation data in your own software solutions to evaluate the quality and benefits that you will offer to your clients.
Test our Elevation Data for Free
Discover 4 use cases
Defense & Intelligence / Modeling & Simulation
Thales Optronique, France – PlanetDEM elevation data are embedded in land and ocean monitoring systems and solutions developed by Thales Optronique.
Aerospace / Orthorectification
European Space Agency (ESA) – As part of the Copernicus program, PlanetDEM elevation data are used to perform the orthorectification of Sentinel-2 satellite imagery data.
Graphics and Animation / Weather Graphic Systems
MetraWeather, New Zealand – Weatherscape weather & news graphics solution developed by MetraWeather integrates PlanetDEM elevation data to create highly realistic 3D landscapes used as weather information backgrounds.
Mapping / Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
CEA, France – This French research organisation operates in the areas of energy, defense and security, information and health technologies. They use PlanetDEM global elevation data for GIS mapping across various projects.
"We’re very happy with PlanetObserver satellite images. The standard products are easy to implement in our solutions and their team is very helpful for all our special requests. They provide constant support and very fast product deliveries for all our projects."
Hermin Aftahi & Florian Schröder
CEOs of Ask - Innovative Visualisierungslösungen GmbH
"The use of PlanetObserver global imagery and elevation data was perfect to upgrade Weatherscape XT maps. We get fully calibrated files for our system that can be updated on-demand. This solution gives us a lot of flexibility to provide customised data to our customers."
Product Owner for Weatherscape XT weather visualisation system, MetraWeather
"We’ve been working with PlanetObserver since Air Navigation Pro application was launched. We very much appreciate the responsiveness of the whole team. They regularly come up with new product suggestions that are totally consistent with our own developments."