REMA Reference Elevation Map of Antarctica

Version 1.03 (2.34 MB) by Chad Greene
Data loading and interpolation functions for the 1km and 200 m versions of REMA.
Updated 13 Jun 2019

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This is a plugin for Antarctic Mapping Tools for Matlab. Check out the Examples tab to see how the functions work.

Note: you'll need to download the 1km and/or 200m data, as described in the Examples tab.

If you use these functions, please cite the following:
Howat, Ian; Morin, Paul; Porter, Claire; Noh, Myong-Jong, 2018, “The Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica”,, Harvard Dataverse, V1

Chad A. Greene, David E. Gwyther, and Donald D. Blankenship. Antarctic Mapping Tools for Matlab. Computers & Geosciences. 104 (2017) pp. 151-157

Cite As

Chad Greene (2024). REMA Reference Elevation Map of Antarctica (, MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2018b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

Inspired by: Antarctic geoid conversions, Antarctic Mapping Tools

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Version Published Release Notes

Updated live scripts


Added live scripts


Fixed a typo in the documentation. Thanks to Mark Brandon for pointing out the error.