A hillshade is a grayscale 3D model of the surface, with the sun's relative position taken into account for shading the image.

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Hillshade transparent for plain areas

Normally, when you use a hillshade as a layover in ArcGIS, you set the transparency at 80% or so (in the Layer Properties, display settings). As a result, the underlying layers, for example land use, ...
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How to average gdal_hillshades?

For some unknow reason, my average of 3 hillshades is very dark : gdaldem hillshade input.tif hillshades_C.tmp.tif -s 111120 -z 5 -az 315 -alt 60 -compute_edges gdaldem hillshade input.tif ...
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Wrong Coloramp function in ArcGIS 10.2.1

I want make elevation map use new method Learn a new method But i have problem with Coloramp function whatever the choice of color ramps. What's wrong?
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Smooth hillshade in all scales in ArcGIS Server 10.2.1

I publish relief map on server and view his on arcgis.com map. But in export i can change dpi from 96 to 300 and result smooth Any ideas how i can do so that the hillshade was smooth in all ...
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How to install mdenoise on linux?

It is suggested to install mdenoise via : wget http://www.cs.cf.ac.uk/meshfiltering/index_files/Doc/mdsource.zip unzip mdsource.zip cd mdenoise g++ -o mdenoise mdenoise.cpp triangle.c ln -s ...
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Make permanent layer in ArcMap, Image Analysis Functions to display hillshade

I use ArcGIS 10.2.2. I want to make relief map, so that it looked good at all scales. I use hillshade function but after Export data relief looks good only in one scale. I use this method Using ...
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How do you set sea level elevation to white in terrain analysis?

I have ASTER files I am working with to create a shaded relief background for some other vector shapefiles. In experimenting with different color-elevation options, I am unable to have the Terrain ...
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QGIS procedure for Multidirectional, oblique-weighted, shaded-relief?

Is QGIS capable of the multidirectional, oblique-weighted,shaded-relief method described at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1992/of92-422/of92-422.pdf ? If so, what are the steps necessary in QGIS to ...
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Improve gdaldem hillshade output (lighten up flat parts)

I have a hill-shading that I made using gdaldem hillshade which is already pretty good. I used the option -alt 60 to get nice contrast, but the problem is, that with lowering the light-source, also ...
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Trying to make one file out of many Hillshade files

I am trying to make a hilshade file for all of Colorado but when I download the DEM data for the state there are over 25 files. I have converted them all to hillsahde, but now I want to work with just ...
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QGIS - .vrt DEM layer only partially goes to hillshade

I am using QGIS 2.12 on Macbook Pro running on Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.5. I have six adjacent DEMs of the 7.5-minute quadrangle size (National Elevation Data or NED, I think). I loaded them into a ...
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What is the usefulness of the angle and direction of the sun parameters in hillshade?

These parameters refer to the angle as of elevation and direction of the sun hypothetically to the hillshade but why does that must have any importance?
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Applying color ramp/map to mosaic using ArcGIS for Desktop?

My goal is to create a bold, colorful hillshade following this tutorial from the ESRI website. Everything works great until I try to apply a color ramp or colormap. It somehow crunches the values and ...
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Mosaic hillshade function does not save statistics/histograms in ArcMap 10.2.1

I used ArcGIS 10.2.1. on Windows 8. I did hillshade function for DEM and Calculate statistics. Every time I go into ArcMap statistics strays: I try to add this function on mosaic but didn't worked. ...
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Strange black pixel on edge when generating with gdaldem -hillshade

I'm getting a strange result when I'm generating an hillshade with the gdaldem hillshade command. Here is my command (see the compute_edges parameter): ...
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Search for hillshade for Colorado

I'm looking for a hillshade for the state of Colorado...Prefer less than 10 meters. Prefer they come from either image server or arcgisonline.com that I can download to my computer. Prefer it be ...
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Add hillshade to naip imagery

I've been searching for quite a while now. Is there a way to merge a hillshade image with an aerial image with gdal? I'm just trying to create a hillshaded aerial image.
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Calclulate the shade from a DSM and from sun elevation and azimuth angle

I have a mosaic of about 5000 tiles of aerial orthophotgraphy taken at different dates and thus with different sun angles. Furthermore, I have a Digital Surface Model (1 m resolution). My goal is to ...
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Errors trying to use MDOW Hillshade Model (ArcMap 9.3) in ArcMap 10.2

I am attempting to use Hillshade Tools to generate hillshade from a DEM. I am using ArcMap 10.2.1, and it looks like the tool is made for 9.3. Anyway, I get this error 000875: "Output raster's ...