General Information About Minnesota Elevation Data
Inventories: Find Existing or Planned Data
- NDEP Project Tracking
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 and
Research and Education Subcommittee
This committee and subcommittee work to promote the creation of statewide digital elevation
data that is consistently accurate and available to the public.
- 3D Elevation
Program Initiative (3DEP) (U.S. Geological Survey)
The primary goal of 3DEP is to systematically collect enhanced elevation
data over the United States and the U.S. territories.
- 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.
Information Source Abbreviations:
IWI: International Water Institute
MnGeo: Minnesota Geospatial Information Office
USGS: United States Geological Survey