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To respond to growing needs for high-quality elevation data, the goal of 3DEP is to complete acquisition of nationwide lidar (IfSAR in AK) to provide the first-ever national baseline of consistent high-resolution topographic elevation data – both bare earth and 3D point clouds.
All 3DEP products are available free of charge and without use restrictions.
A listing of web map services, viewers, applications and tools
The BAA provides detailed information on how to partner with the USGS and other Federal agencies to acquire high-quality 3D Elevation data.
►3DEP is the elevation component of the National Map.
The National Geospatial Program (NGP) provides foundational topographic digital geospatial data through the National Map.