NOAA’s Bathymetry website (http://ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/bathymetry/relief.html) has an integrated DEM and Topgraphy dataset at 10 meter resolution for download.
The Santa Monica quad (found via the NGDC bathymetry website) covers all the waters of LA County and is available in two different vertical datums:
http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/download/663 http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/dem/squareCellGrid/download/726 [...]
USGS CLICK site
This site is a valuable resource for downloading LIDAR and Elevation data, including recent hi-resolution LIDAR along the coastlines of the United States.
Click to go to the USGS Center for LIDAR Information Coordination and Knowledge (CLICK).
Digital Elevation Model (DEM) acquired as part of the Los Angeles Regional Imagery Acquisition Consortium in 2006. The DEM represents bare earth, whereas a related product (DSM) contains elevations and includes buildings, vegetation, and roads, as well as natural terrain features, whereas .
This dataset is one of a [...]