General Information About Minnesota Elevation Data


Inventories: Find Existing or Planned Data

  • Statewide Elevation and Imagery Inventory (SEII) (MnGeo)
    Search and share information about elevation data and digital air photos in and around Minnesota. Browse or search the dataset descriptions, or submit a description of planned or existing data.
     
  • NDEP Project Tracking (USGS)
    Use interactive map of U.S. to search and input information on federal elevation projects by location, progress, agency, time period, surface mapped, and collection method.

Committees and Programs

  • Minnesota's Digital Elevation Committee
    This committee works to promote the creation of statewide digital elevation data that is consistently accurate and available to the public.
     
  • National Digital Elevation Program (NDEP) (various federal agencies)
    The National Digital Elevation Program (NDEP) was established to promote the exchange of accurate digital land elevation data among government, private, and non-profit sectors and the academic community and to establish standards and guidance that will benefit all users. This website includes an FAQ, Fact Sheet, Glossary and a Project Tracking interactive mapping application.
 

Standards

 

Information Source Abbreviations:

    IWI: International Water Institute
    MnGeo: Minnesota Geospatial Information Office
    USGS: United States Geological Survey

Geographic Data Clearinghouse