Tag: Elevation

Arctic Elevation updated with new, high-resolution data

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With the largest release of data to date, the Polar Geospatial Center (PGC) has significantly expanded the high-resolution coverage of the Arctic Elevation dataset. The new data is available to ArcGIS users as a part of Esri’s ready-to-use Arctic Elevation … Continue reading

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Interesting and Absurd Uses of Digital Elevation Models

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At the 2017 Esri User Conference, Ken Field will dazzle you with an array of beautiful techniques and examples of Relief Representation. I’ll be there, too, as the peanut gallery, tossing in strange, maybe useful, sometimes ridiculous, examples of Digital … Continue reading

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Global Elevation Analysis Services Enhanced with Higher Resolution Data

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The ArcGIS Online global elevation analysis services were updated last week to include 10 meter resolution elevation data for Norway, Finland, Denmark, Austria, and Spain. The updated services include Viewshed, Profile, and Summarize Elevation. Previously, elevation data for these areas … Continue reading

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Hacking a DEM Sunrise

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|This post can alternatively be read as a Cascade story map| You can wield the mighty mighty powers of the Digital Elevation Model (DEM) to create all sorts of practical, and impractical, or just fun, topographic effects. Why? Making interesting … Continue reading

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How To: Fake Plastic Maps

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Existential Introduction This post will show you how to make realistic-looking fake maps by faking realism over something real, in order to make it look realistically fake. Got it? Let’s do this! I’m a big fan of using transparency-laden color … Continue reading

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Spain’s high-resolution elevation in Esri World Elevation Services

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We are excited to integrate Spain’s lidar derived elevation from Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN) into Esri’s World Elevation services (Terrain and TopoBathy). At 5 meters resolution (cell size), this update brings 6 times more details to Spain and a huge quality improvement over SRTM 1 arc sec … Continue reading

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Creating and Using Elevation Layers in ArcGIS Online & ArcGIS Pro

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What is an Elevation Layer? Elevation layers can help with 3D visualizations by creating relief in your 3D scene. Elevation layers are composed of data coming from LIDAR, photogrammetry, spot, or contour sources. The raster elevation model you create from … Continue reading

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August 2016 Living Atlas Community Webinar Recording Available

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The August 2016 Living Atlas Community Webinar is now available! In this webinar, Vector Tiles and Elevation in the Living Atlas, Andrew Green and Wesley Jones from Esri’s ArcGIS Content Team described the new vector tile layer basemaps, which include community … Continue reading

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FREE Webinar! Vector Tiles and Elevation in the Living Atlas

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Please join us August 4th for a free webinar to learn about how vector tiles and elevation data are included in the Living Atlas. Andrew Green and Wesley Jones from Esri’s ArcGIS Content Team will describe the new vector tile … Continue reading

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England & Wales high resolution elevation in Esri World Elevation Services

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Recently, an extensive collection of Lidar data of England and Wales was made available by Environment agency of England and Natural Resources Wales respectively.  At 2 meters resolution (cell size), the lidar derived DTM (bare earth) covers nearly three quarters (~70%) of England and Wales. The … Continue reading

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