Belgium-Flemish Elevation Models

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Part of the 1m DTM for Flanders, Belgium. Credit: Contains elevation data from the Agency of Geographical Information Flanders (Agentschap voor Geografische Informatie Vlaanderen) - Digital Height Model Flanders 2013-2015

Introduction

The Belgium/Flanders 5m and 25m elevation models (Digitaal Hoogtemodel Vlaanderen II) are digital terrain models (DTM) produced by the Agency of Geographical Information Flanders (Agentschap voor Geografische Informatie Vlaanderen). The elevation data with windPRO is in either 5m x 5m grid or a 25m x 25m grid - and have a spatial coverage for the whole of the Flanders region. The DTM models were produced by LIDAR surveys in years 2013-2015 with 16 scanning points per square meter.

Acurracy for the LIDAR data is: Horizontal (XY): 0.10m and vertical (Z): 0.05m

Availability from within WindPRO

The data are available directly from within windPRO in 5m and 25-meter resolution. The data can be accessed from the online-services in the following objects:

  • Line Object (with purpose to height contour lines)
  • Elevation Grid Object

Usage Notes

Please consider the following, when using the data as contour-lines in windPRO:

  • You may need to digitize the coastline (0m - contour) - as the grid-cells in the sea/ocean may be attributed with a 'no-data' value

Reference System

The following reference systems were used in the original data:

  • Horizontal: Belgian Lambert 1972 (EPSG 31370)
  • Vertical: Second General Levelling (TAW, EPSG: 5710)

License and Attribution

The product belongs to the open data of the Region of Flanders. These open data are licensed under a national open license (Gratis open data licentie Vlaanderen) - see HERE. This license is compatible with other open licenses that contain a name listing as a condition, such as the English Open Government License, the French License Ouverte, the Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 or the Open Data Commons Attribution License 1.0.

Please accept the license and use the following attribution when using this dataset: Contains elevation data from the Agency of Geographical Information Flanders (Agentschap voor Geografische Informatie Vlaanderen) - Digital Height Model Flanders 2013-2015. Distribution through EMD and windPRO.

Acknowledgement

  • The Agency of Geographical Information Flanders (Agentschap voor Geografische Informatie Vlaanderen) are thanked for producing this digital elevation dataset – and disseminating it in the public domain and thus for aiding the development of renewable energy.
  • Integration of this dataset into EMD services - was co-supported through the InnoWind project (www.innowind.dk) - which is co-funded by the Danish Innovation Fund

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