Latvian Elevation Model

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Coverage of Latvian DTM. Credits: Elevation data: Geospatial Information Agency of Latvia 05/2019
Latvian DTM at Wind Farm at Grobina, Latvia

Introduction

The Latvian elevation model in 20m grid resolution is a digital terrain model produced by the Geospatial Information Agency of Latvia (Latvijas Ģeotelpiskās Informācijas Aģentūras). The model was derived from LiDAR scans and stereo-orthophotos. Spatial coverage is for the whole of Latvia. The data available in windPRO was accessed during early 2019 – and holds data with source-date 2017.

Availability from within windPRO

The data are available directly from within windPRO in 20-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

Reference Systems

Raw data was delivered as ERSI gridded files – with coordinate-system data embedded (Transverse Mercator with central median 24 degree longitude).

License and Attribution

The product belongs to the open data of the Geospatial Information Agency of Latvia. The data have no specific open-data license attached – however these are released with the following open-data principles: free, online, machine-readable-formats. Read more about the policy here: “Publiskās pārvaldes datu pieejamība atvērtā veidā ir viens no e-pārvaldes politikas pamatprincipiem 2014–2020 gada attīstības plānošanas periodā”.

Link to pdf’s printed from the Latvian web-page and unofficial English translation of the conditions are available from these links <in latvian> and <in english>.

Contains elevation data from the Geospatial Information Agency of Latvia 05/2019. 
Distribution through EMD and windPRO. 

Acknowledgements

  • The Geospatial Information Agency of Latvia and the pubic of Latvia 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 (http://www.innowind.dk) - which is co-funded by the Danish Innovation Fund

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