We are proud to announce the release of elevation, our brand new open source python package providing easy access to global terrain digital elevation models SRTM 30m DEM and SRTM 90m DEM.

Global geographic elevation data made easy. elevation provides easy download, cache and access of the global datasets SRTMGL1 30m Global 1 arc second V003 elaborated by NASA and NGA and SRTM 90m Digital Elevation Database v4.1 elaborated by CGIAR-CSI.

For a 2 minutes hands-on overview jump to the Quickstart at: http://elevation.bopen.eu/en/stable/quickstart.html

If you have any feedback or you want to help out head over our main repository at: https://github.com/bopen/elevation