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  1.  Double click the DSM layer in the Layers Panel to access the Layer Properties, then select the Style properties:

    1. Under Band rendering change the Render type to Singleband pseudocolor, change the Color to BrBG, pseudocolor and click Classify:

    2. Click Apply, then OK:

      The elevation values are displayed on the Layers Panel.


  1. Search for "profile" in the Plugins menu, and select Profile tool. If the plugin is not installed, install it. 

  2. Select Plugins → Profile Tool → Terrain profile:

  3. Draw a line or a path, then click Add Layer, and the elevation profile for that line/path will be displayed:

Contour Lines

  1. Select Processing → Toolbar:
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  2. In the Processing Toolbox select GDAL/OGR [48 geoalgorithms] → [GDAL] Conversion → Polygonize (raster to vector):
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  3. Click Run:
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  4. The result displays the contour lines (vector) of the DSM model:
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