WorldDEM Neo

A high-resolution digital surface model with 5 m pixel spacing and global geographic coverage.


WorldDEM Neo is a satellite-based digital surface model (DSM) with worldwide availability. DSM represents the surface of the Earth with man-made objects and vegetation. The dataset is a processed result of TanDEM-X satellite imagery data acquired between 2017 and 2021.

An elevation model of Jinzhong (China)
An elevation model of Jinzhong (China)

Product information

Geographic coverage

The geographic coverage is global.

Technical specifications

Spatial resolution5 m
Image typeDSM
Vertical accuracyAbsolute: 2.5 m LE90
Relative: 2/4 m
Horizontal accuracyAbsolute: 6 m CE90
Relative: 4 m
File formatsGeoTIFF
Bit depth32-bit
Coordinate systemHorizontal reference datum: WGS84
Verical reference datum: EGM2008

Current limitations

LimitationsSize of the area of interest
Minimum order100 km2
Minimum width>1 km in any direction for DSM
Minimum priceAOIs smaller than 100 km2 will be charged the same price as for 100 km2.

UP42 data products

Data productIDNameImage formatBit depthCoordinate system
DSMec016f4c-332c-4190-b18b-13fb12519c40worlddem-neoGeoTIFF32-bitWGS84 (EGM2008)