2. 3D Display in ArcScene

  1. K. Heather Kennedy

Published Online: 24 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470548776.ch2

Introduction to 3D Data: Modeling with ArcGIS® 3D Analyst™ and Google Earth™

Introduction to 3D Data: Modeling with ArcGIS® 3D Analyst™ and Google Earth™

How to Cite

Kennedy, K. H. (2009) 3D Display in ArcScene, in Introduction to 3D Data: Modeling with ArcGIS® 3D Analyst™ and Google Earth™, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470548776.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 JUN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470381243

Online ISBN: 9780470548776

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Keywords:

  • 3D display in ArcScene;
  • ArcScene placing default altitude at 30 degrees;
  • shading giving realistic appearance;
  • Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM);
  • ArcScene operating like ArcMap

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Exercise 2-1: Set Background Color and Illumination in ArcScene

  • Exercise 2-2: Set Vertical Exaggeration in ArcScene

  • Exercise 2-3: Apply a Coordinate System to a Scene

  • Exercise 2-4: Set 3D Layer Properties for an Elevation Raster

  • Exercise 2-5: Set 3D Layer Properties for a Raster Image

  • Exercise 2-6: Set Base Heights for a 2D Vector Layer

  • Exercise 2-7: Extrude 2D Vector Features

  • Challenge Exercise: View Regional Park Study Data in ArcScene