2m Digital Surface Model (DSM)


  • Digital Surface Model (DSM*) derived from 0.5m aerial photographs
  • Available for anywhere in South Africa 35cm mean vertical error
  • Forms part of Stellenbosch University Digital Elevation Model (SUDEM)
  • 1m resolution DSMs also available on request


  • Improved visualization of 2D geospatial data
  • Map production
  • GIS analyses and modelling
  • Ideal for infrastructure planning
  • Extract heights of terrain and surface features
  • CAD drawings and plans

* Digital Terrain Model (DTM) also available at 2m resolution

To download the latest SUDEM product description click here. 

For more information please contact: Doris Peters on (021) 808 3826 or email dpeters@sun.ac.za