Questions tagged [breaklines]

A line in a TIN that represents a distinct interruption in the slope of a surface, such as a ridge, road, or stream.

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How to extract breaklines from a given DEM?

Breaklines are very useful for describing a terrain - for example to build an exact TIN. My question is, how to extract these breaklines from a given DEM? I calculated the curvature (vertical) - ...
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River boundary (bank) extraction from LiDAR

Is there any way to extract a river boundary (bank) from LiDAR data and its products (DEM, intensity image and slope) automatically? Digitizing is very time consuming.
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Breakline detection algorithms for LiDAR dataset?

I'm searching for algorithms or open source tools I could use to detect breaklines from a LiDAR dataset; more specifically, from the terrain points of the dataset. At the moment the only thing I've ...
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Spatial interpolation with breaklines in R

I have a dataset consisting of irregularly-spaced points (x,y,value) that represent an area of ocean that contains some land. I need to interpolate these to a regular grid, ensuring that the ...
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Breaklines in QGIS interpolation plugin

How can I prepare data to generate a DTM using points and breaklines, but where every breakline has nodes at different heights. For example, a river valley, which regularly falls, or a dorsal line, ...
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Breaking closed line when intersecting with polygon using SAGA GIS?

I have a number of polygons (in lines shape) which represent the new condition of an area and a numder of polygons (in polygon shape) which represent the old condition of the same area. How can I ...
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How to include 3D break lines in QGIS raster interpolation

I wish to add a break line to an interpolation of a set of survey points to simulate an elevated ridge in the survey area. Using QGIS 2.6 on Windows 7. I have created a polyline shapefile with a ...
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Generate breaklines

For a research project I'm working on a sound model. For the sound model I need the breaklines of the landscape. The breaklines describe a change in the behaviour of the surface. I added a picture of ...
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Points on the opposing side of a breakline

If you have a breakline or even a single line segment within a DEM, how can you tell if two points lie on the opposing side of that breakline or line segment? From a computational geometry standpoint ...
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Importing .geotiffs and wavelet denoise plug-in - GIMP

I am trying to run the wavelet denoise plug-in tool on GIMP to smooth a .geotiff. Unfortunately when I import the .tiff, the spatial refernece is lost and the image appears black. My goal was to ...
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Projecting 2D (poly)lines and polygons on point cloud or (tri)mesh (TIN)?

I'm searching a way to project 2D (break)lines and polygons (they are in an Esri shapefile but I can translate them to something different if needed, like geojson for example) on a point cloud (seems ...