7. TIN Surface Models

  1. K. Heather Kennedy

Published Online: 24 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470548776.ch7

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) TIN Surface Models, in Introduction to 3D Data: Modeling with ArcGIS® 3D Analyst™ and Google Earth™, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470548776.ch7

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:

  • triangulated irregular network (TIN) surface models;
  • TIN - vector data structure;
  • Delaunay method generating vector triangles from sample points;
  • sample points used to create a TIN - “mass points”;
  • breaklines, representing surface formations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Exercise 7-1: Create a TIN from Vector Features

  • Exercise 7-2: Add Polygon Attribute Values to a TIN

  • Exercise 7-3: Change TIN Symbology and Classification

  • Challenge Exercise: Create a TIN of Elk Park