Copernicus Digital Elevation Model (DEM) as Open Data on Amazon AWS and Sentinel-Hub

European Space Agency (ESA) has recently made available two global Digital Surface Models:

  • GLO-30: the 30-m spatial resolution DSM,
  • GLO-90: the 90-m spatial resolution DSM,

Both are available for download from on a free basis for the general public under the terms and conditions of the Licence found here.

A copy of the GLO-30 and GLO-90 is now also available as Cloud Optimized GeoTIFFs from the Amazon AWS public data repository. The visualization shown above is from the

To learn more about the GLO-30 and it’s accuracy and production, refer to this article.


  • "International Society for Geomorphometry (ISG) is a non-commercial, nongovernmental association of researchers and experts that are open for free exchange of knowledge and opinions about various aspects of DEM processing and Digital Terrain Modeling."

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