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Digital terrain modeling

Naser El-Sheimy

Digital terrain modeling

acquisition, manipulation, and applications

by Naser El-Sheimy

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Published by Artech House in Boston, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNaser El-Sheimy, Caterina Valeo, Ayman Habib.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGA
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 257 p. :
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22629491M
ISBN 101580539211

Li (geo-informatics, Hong Kong Polytechnic U.), Zhu (information engineering, Wuhan U.), and Gold's (computing, U. of Glamorgan) textbook is a greatly rewritten work derived from Li and Zhu's earlier Chinese postgraduate textbook, Digital Elevation Model (Wuhan Technical U. of Surveying and Mapping Press (now Wuhan U. Press), ). Includes Data Colector File Import, COGO, Contours, DTM, Road Design, Sections and Profiles. low-cost alternative to otherwise high priced Land survey, coordinate geometry, digital terrain modeling, and corridor design software including working directly with AutoCAD DWG files.

digital terrain modeling [see Hengl and Reuter (), Li et al. (), Wilson and Gallant (a), and Zhou et al. () for examples of recent books that exemplify this view]. Modern geomorphometry focuses on the extraction of measures (land surface parameters) and spatial features (land surface objects) from digital Size: 1MB. Digital terrain model data were used as inputs to a TIN model, and to create the CAPCO TIN used to validate my work in three-dimensional terrain modeling. As a result of this project and course, I have gained a great deal of respect for photogrammetrists and the work they perform.

Digital Elevation and Terrain ModelsDigital Elevation and Terrain Models A Digital Terrain Model (DTM) is a quantified representation of terrain made from a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) Examples of terrain variables derived from a DEM: Terrain elevation Slope steepness Slope length & slope form SRTM West coast Sri Lanka Colour Hill-shadeFile Size: 3MB. Abstract. This chapter presents a review of available techniques for generating Digital Terrain Model (DTM). It starts by analyzing data capture methods and shows differences between them in terms of accuracy and precision of the derived DTM and of optimal strategies for capturing morphologic features of study by: 2.


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Digital terrain model (DTM) is a vector dataset which contains enhanced terrain data along with natural topographic features such as break lines and ridges. (Hirt ).Author: Christian Hirt. This book examines how the methods and data sources used to generate DEMs and calculate land surface parameters have changed over the past 25 years.

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Written by experts, Digital Terrain Modeling: Principles and Methodology provides comprehensive coverage of recent developments in the field. The topics include terrain analysis, sampling strategy, acquisition methodology, surface modeling principles, triangulation algorithms, interpolation techniques, on-line and off-line quality control in data acquisition, DTM accuracy 4/5(1).

To model a piece of terrain surface, first a set of data points needs to be acquired from the surface. Indeed, data acquisition is the primary (and perhaps the single most important) stage in digital terrain modeling.

For this, two stages are distinguished, that Author: Zhilin Li, Christopher Zhu, Chris Gold. of techniques for generation digital terrain models from contour lines. Internat. Journal of Geographical Information Science, 11, • Hutchinson, M.

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Digital Terrain Models (DTMs) are used, for instance, for orthophotos generation, 3-D city modeling Author: Gamal Seedahmed.

This book contains 15 chapters. Apart from the introduction, Chapters 2 and 3 are about sampling and data acquisition. Chapters 4 to 6 are about the theories, methods, and algorithms for digital terrain modeling.

Chapters 7 and 8 are on quality control and accuracy of digital terrain modeling.