Danish KU Forest Heights
Data Applicability and Availability within windPRO
The forest height data are used as input for the dedicated sub-models in windPRO which takes into account the forest impact on the wind flow. This is the displacement height calculator and the Objective Roughness Approach (ORA) tool. Both forest models are available from windPRO 3.2+. The forest data is accessed from the online-services from the ‘elevation grid object’ with data-type set to ‘Heights above terrain (a.g.l) for elements’.
- Dataformat: GeoTiff
- Coordinate System: UTM - Zone 32
- Pixel values: Canopy height 2014-2015 (m)
- Spatial Resolution in windPRO: Horizontal: 25m
The map is in the public domain. The Danish University of Copenhagen (Københavns Universitet, KU) - Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management has made the data available free of charge. We recommend using the following attribution when using the data:
Source: Forest height data from the Danish University of Copenhagen - Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management. Processing and distribution through EMD and windPRO.