Geospatial Technologies

Making visibility visible

October 28, 2021

Elevation data is information about how the height of the terrain changes over a certain geographical area, and it is often used when creating map presentations. This data can be visualised in several ways: by using different colours at different elevation levels, by using isolines at different elevation intervals, by shading different slope directions to simulate the effects of sunlight or by using a combination of these methods, read the article.