Acronym for triangulated irregular network. A vector data structure that partitions geographic space into contiguous, nonoverlapping triangles.

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How can I add features to a GRID raster dataset?

I am using a high resolution GRID, but unfortunatelly have realized I have portions of no data within it. As a solution I have decided to create and add the elevations myself for some of the areas. In ...
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Understand ramp color interpolation using QGIS 2.12

I try to understand the color ramp in TIN and IDW interpolation. I work with height points layer. The low value in 8 and the highest value is 584. With the interpolation plugin i create TIN raster ...
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Loading TIN files in Javascript and converting to OBJ file

I am absolutely new to GIS/TIN files. I have to load a "Triangulated Irregular Network (TIN) file and render it. I am looking for javascript libraries that can load the file and convert it to .OBJ ...
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Adding Z value(point layer) base on Tin (or DEM) height?

I have DTM (DWG). I use ArcScene tool called Create Tin to get this base layer. This base layer is polyline Tin layer(I think this calles DEM) Then I make point layer to 3d layer(original just 2D, ...
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Exporting ArcGIS TIN file to *.tin file?

How can I create a .tin file from a ArcGIS TIN file? I cant seem to find a export to .tin solution.
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3D Analyst tools (TIN)

I have created an elevation contour (topography) with TIN using a spreadsheet of coordinates and elevations of some points. now I want to find the elevation of a new point with these contours. how can ...
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Optimum Path finding (for Cross Country Movement) using TIN (Triangulated Irregular Network)

I am working on path finding algorithm (using A*) for cross country movement (not for road movement) on map using grid based approach. Algorithm supports path calculation considering slope of terrain. ...
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Tin created from raster have different profile graphs?

I have created a TIN file from a Raster one, but the profile graph from TIN is different from the Raster. Here I attach a image where in the left is a profile graph from the raster, and on the right ...
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Adding elevation features to existing TIN

I have generated a flood plain surface TIN using stream thalweg, banks and spot elevation data. I want to add additional elevation layers of bridges, roads and railway lines to existing TIN to ...
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Raster to TIN error

I have a big raster file (6,5gb) that I am trying to convert it to TIN format. What happens is that after 15-25 min of processing I get this error message Can someone tell me how can I fix this?
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QGIS estimate height of feature vertices from TIN

I have a TIN representing a digital terrain model, and another polygon layer representing features (e.g. building outlines) which is assumed to 'sit' on top of the DTM. How do I calculate the ...
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ARCscene Extruding between constant TIN's to calculate bed volume within oil window?

I don't seem to be able to extrude between two tins created from constant rasters. Will the extrusion tool not wort between Tins which are copied and pasted and altered in position by me after their ...
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How to remove white stripes in TIN generated in Arcgis?

I've generated TIN from DEM data using toolbox (3Danalyst/conversion/from raster/raster to tin) in arc-desktop 10.2. I'm getting these stripes, I tried altering toolbox parameter values but couldn't ...
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Extracting coordinates of a triangulation from DEM data

I'm working on the succinct representation of planar graphs and now I'm trying to obtain some datasets to test my results. I saw that Delaunay triangulations of elevation data can be a good source of ...
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Is there any publication about TIN MDE file formats like ESRI TIN or ITF?

I would like to cite in my thesis how GIS software deal with TINs both via files and in the memory during execution. Any scientific or technical publication about GIS file formats would be helpfull. ...
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Is it possible to create TIN layer and add to Data frame?

I have list of TIN. I basically want to add TIN using arcpy.mapping so that when I open .mxd, TIN is added. tin_list = arcpy.ListDatasets('', 'Tin') for tin in tin_list: arcpy....
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Generate TIN from elevation data in Python (no Arc)

I would like to generate a 3d terrain model of an area, and I am stuck on creating the TIN (which I will convert to an STL). I know there are plenty of ways to use ArcGIS, QGIS, 3DEM, and various ...
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Changes in TIN and Lattice between ARC/INFO Version 4.0 and ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop?

Our team surveys a sedimentation pond every year to assess change in storage volume (or dredged volume), and we've been doing the same survey for decades. We survey x,y,z points, create a TIN from ...
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How to identify Sliver triangles in a TIN surface and count them? [closed]

Is it possible to count slivers in a TIN? I generated a Delaunay triangulation surface model and i want to know how many slivers the TIN has.
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Modelling open water flow in TIN-model using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a TIN-model created from 1800 xyz-coordinates (that I also have). There is an pipe leading all the water in and on for all the water out. I would very much like to simulate movement of the ...
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Difference in contour lines derived from IDW and TIN in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to know the difference between contour lines derived from IDW and contour lines derived from TIN. I have collected GPS points, and I know the elevations are not accurate but it is within ...
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Contours from delaunay triangles

I have generated a delaunay polygon file that represents terrain data. Is there a way I can produce contours from the polygon file? I know I can convert the polygon to an Esri TIN, and then produce ...
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Converting raster to TIN in ArcMap 10.1 is causing crashes?

I have several tiles (~200) of Lidar 1m resolution data from Geomatics group and need to convert it to TIN format (currently in .asc) to develop a flood model. Is there a quicker way of doing this ...
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Out of Memory and TIN internal processing error ArcGIS

So i have been developing a python script to streamline the process from converting a raw XYZ file to a full blown terrain file. However, in the intermediate process, I am performing a surface ...
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Create TIN failing to execute using Python script (ArcGIS) [duplicate]

out_tin = output_folder + os.sep + file out_tin = out_tin.replace(file,river_mile) arcpy.CreateTin_3d(out_tin,sr,"pointfc_filenames Shape.Z masspoints <None>","DELAUNAY") ...
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Generating TIN, manually modified level curves?

Having trouble while generating a TIN on a manually modified topography file. I'm a newborn of ArcGis, but I intensively tried to fix this bug, with no result. As you can see, the bug deals about ...
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How do we change the TIN mesh so that new TIN has only triangles with slope less than some certain value?

Suppose TIN grid has a plane topology with terrain composed of slope B and slope A. How do we change the TIN so that plane topology has only terrain of slope B? Our problem nature is from bio-...
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ArcGIS Raster To Multipoint Mac/OSX alternative

Is there an alternative to the ArcGIS Raster To Multipoint tool for Macs? The VIP thinning method is particularly of use. A comparative point cloud thinning/simplification tool to this would just as ...
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How Can I Create a Tin from Elevation Points in QGIS

I have a shapefile of points with values that represent elevation at the given point. I know that I can create a TIN from these points, but the fields in the TIN do not represent the elevation. Rather,...
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Clipping TIN layers to pit shells

I have two TIN surfaces, one being a pit shell and a second being a horizontal layer which intersects the shell on all sides. I need to find out the volume between the intersection horizontal layer ...
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How to create “undulating terrain” for playground in ArcGIS?

How could I create undulating terrain in ArcGIS? I know I could create it by creating a TIN model but first I need to have "input data" - shapefile with Z (height in attribute). Is there any way I can ...
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Difference between “hard edge” and “soft edge” in Arc's Add TIN Line?

Is there a technical difference between "hard edge" and "soft edge" in Arc's Add TIN Line on the TIN Editing toolbar? In both you can specify the height of this constraint and they seem to be doing ...
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How to convert ASCII file to TIN where XY is YX in ArcGIS?

I have some ASCII files (you can download it from: http://analizasan.kvprojekty.pl/underwork/gisse/M3451Ca1.zip) that I would like to create TIN. First I used "ASCII3DToFeatureClass" tool to create ...
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Calculating minimum elevation surface between two (or many) surfaces

My input files are a series of layers with data points of values (numbers/doubles), either in a 25x25 meter grid, or with data points randomly strewn. Resolution and extents do not match up between ...
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Generating a TIN Model

I am having a problem creating a tin from a polyline shape file . The shape file was created by exporting from a .dwg polyline layer. The shape file has a field of elevation data . However, when i ...
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Surface Difference TIN Output in ArcGIS | Python Code

Why does the output TIN option does not work when executing it through a python script or a model builder simulation run? As you will see in the messages below, the surface difference successfully ...
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Creating TIN, Surface Difference python script with ArcPy?

I have been trying to develop a master script to go through a series of geoprocessing tools and executing them. I am trying to generate a TIN and contours from a raw xyz file. Below is a very simple ...
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TIN Interpolation in QGIS creates weird lines?

I am using TIN Interpolation to interpolate point features based on their cost attribute (value is between 0 and 5000). Graduated symbology creates something like this: However when I am using TIN ...
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Equivalent method to arcpy.Raster(), but for a TIN [closed]

I am creating a Python script in a toolbox in ArcGIS 10.0. When the input dataset is a raster, I can use: myRaster = arcpy.Raster('elevation') What should I do when the input dataset is a TIN? Is ...
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Clipping TIN in ArcGIS for Desktop?

How can i clip this TIN and form like the polygon.
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by 3d dxf to shp with field height

I have a question from a DXF file " topographic precision 3 cm " with 3d polylines to get one shp line with information 3d is possible?
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Creating TIN in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am upgrading from Arc View 3.1 to ArcMap 10.1 - I have multiple lidar (bare earth) .txt files (x,y,z) that I would like to use to create a "TIN" (or is it Terrain Dataset in 10.1) and then contours -...
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Want to intersect a polygon of a certain elevation with a tin surface

so I want to generate a flood plain for a river in ArcMap. Basically this means that I want to create polygons with certain elevations above the drainage point elevation (870 m). For instance I would ...
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Finding the slope of a polyline in QGIS 2.2 Valmiera

I am trying to find the average slope of a water course. I've drawn in the water course as a polyline over a large number of contour lines (the water course is long with a very large catchment area). ...
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Generating a Mesh from DTM

Are there any tools that can take a DTM, in asc or geotiff format and generate a mesh from this that can used in meshlab or similar software. I have asc DTM file that I need to convert to a ply mesh ...
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Creating Triangulated Irregular Network (TIN) in QGIS?

I want to create a TIN and view it in 3D in qgis. The tin am creating using interpolation plugin is a raster TIN but i want the normal TIN(vector TIN).
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TIN gets distorted when I use hard clip to edit it

I have two cross sections from which I have created a TIN as can be seen in the following image. For removing the extra outer portion of the TIN, I created a polygon from the cross-sections and edited ...
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Edges of Surface Difference tool output are invalid

See this image, an example output of the ArcGIS Surface Difference tool (gives cut/fill volumes): I have occasionally come across the illustrated problem where the output does not cover the full ...
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Using TIN - interpolation plugin - to calculate volume

I am having trouble calculating the volume of my TIN. I have attempted to create a TIN using the interpolation plugin in QGIS. Here are the steps that I followed. I added a Zvariable row in the ...
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TIN to Raster - specify raster's origin

How could I specify raster's origin, while using arcpy.TinRaster_3d?