Publicly-Available LiDAR Data Sources

Mar 25, 2021
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There is a growing collection of free LiDAR and other DEM/Elevation data resources online and available to the public. We are often asked by customers about availability for LiDAR (or DEM) data in their area of interest. So our Support Team has put together a little list


Open Topography:

A collection of LiDAR and LiDAR-derivative datasets from around the world.  The majority of its data sets are located in the United States, New Zealand.

Coverage: Mostly US, New Zealand
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U.S. Interagency Elevation Inventory

Coverage: mostly US
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Geospatial Data Extraction (Maps Canada)

Coverage: Canada
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Open.Canada.ca - High Resolution Digital Elevation Model (HRDEM) - CanElevation Series

Coverage: Canada
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ELVIS

Coverage: Australia (mostly SW)
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Arctic DEM Explorer

2m DEM covering latitudes greater than 60 degrees including parts of Canada, Russia, Greenland, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Norway, Finland, Sweden, USA)

Coverage: Latitudes greater than 60 degrees
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Forêt ouverte

Coverage: Quebec, Canada
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Canadian GIS Database

Coverage: a list of additional data sets from within Canada
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National Land Service of Finland

Coverage: Finland
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CNIG - Centro Nacional de Información Geográfica 

Coverage: Spain
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swissSURFACE3D

Coverage: Switzerland
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LINZ - Land Information New Zealand

Coverage: New Zealand
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Høydedata

Coverage: Norway
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Styrelsen for Dataforsyning og Effektivisering

Coverage: Denmark
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Open Topographic Data Viewer

Coverage: Ireland
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