8. Terrain Surface Models

  1. K. Heather Kennedy

Published Online: 24 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470548776.ch8

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) Terrain 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.ch8

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:

  • terrain surface models;
  • terrain - multi-level TIN created from hundreds of thousands of mass points;
  • terrains, making use of LiDAR and SONAR;
  • terrain, providing elevation values;
  • feature dataset, providing common coordinate system

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Exercise 8-1: Create a Terrain Dataset

  • Exercise 8-2: Rasterize a Terrain Dataset and View it in ArcGlobe