Bringing the Ocean to Society
3 Oct 2018
New release of high resolution digital bathymetry for the European Seas
New EMODnet bathymetry data product with high resolution digital terrain model is now available.

EMODnet is proud to announce the release of an upgraded version of the EMODnet Bathymetry Digital Terrain Model (DTM) for the European Seas.

This bathymetry product now offers higher resolution, powerful 3D visualization functionality and extended coverage of Europe’s seas. It is available free of charge for viewing and downloading, and sharing by OGC web services from the EMODnet Bathymetry portal.

The EMODnet DTM is a important product for a whole range of applications in marine science, sustainable ocean governance, and blue economy activities. This new release will drastically improve the work of businesses, governments and scientists who rely on accessible and high quality bathymetric data.

The advanced EMODnet DTM offers many benefits to users:

  • A resolution increased from 1/8 * 1/8 arc minutes to 1/16 * 1/16 arc minutes;
  • A powerful 3D visualisation functionality;
  • A faster representation of the complexity of the map;
  • An extended coverage of Europe’s seas;
  • An increased number of bathymetric survey data sets and composite DTMs from 48 data providers;
  • The inclusion of Satellite Derived Bathymetry data products.

If you find this product useful, EMODnet would very much like to hear about it. Send your feedback to info@emodnet.eu. Become an EMODnet associated partner and/or provide information for a use case showing your application using EMODnet data and products!