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# Questions tagged [profile]

A representation of the values attained by a surface along a line (or path).

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### Elevation profile 10 km each side of a line

How can I get an elevation profile for a band of terrain? The highest elevation within 10 km (on each side of the defined line) should be taken into account. I hope my question is clear. Thank you ...
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### Calculating elevation profile along line from a DEM?

Given a DEM (Digital Elevation Model) and a line (x1,y1) --> (x2,y2) (paired coordinates (x,y)), how can one calculate the elevation profile or cross-section projected on that line? I am looking for ...
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### Calculating elevation profile for a polyline in ArcGIS 10?

My elevation data is a floating point tif. I have a road for which I need to calculate the elevation profile, but I can't see the tools to do this. Can I do this with ArcGIS, with spatial analyst/3D ...
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### Replicate elevation profile extraction (3D Analyst toolbar) in ArcPy

How can I replicate in ArcPy the 3D Analyst Toolbar operations which extract an elevation profile from a transect line drawn atop an elevation layer? This will be incorporated into an automated ...
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### Generating series of cross sections (profiles) along line using QGIS?

I have a set of points (xyz) along an axis. Is there any way in QGIS to generate cross profiles along this axis each 10 meters with, for example, +-15 meters right and left from the axis?
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### Displaying elevation profile and storing DEM elevation back to KML line using QGIS?

When I draw a track in Google Earth, for example along a road, I can right-click it to "Show elevation profile", and it displays a 2D plot of distance vs elevation. However, if I save the KML, the ...
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### Creating DEM Contour files from shapefile line data in QGIS

There are many question occurring on this forum regarding this issue, however the issue I am facing has not been answered in Generating DEM from contour Shapefile using QGIS?, which is that I have ...
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### Recording height profile from raster along a polyline shapefile?

I'm looking for the easiest way to record a series of raster values along a 400 meter transect in ArcGIS 10.3.1. I'm working with a LiDAR canopy height model with 3mx3m cells where each cell ...
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### Cross section profile distance not providing accurate distances?

I have created a DEM file, which I am using to draw a cross section along a line to see the variation of height from point A to point B along land seen below. When it use the Profile tool on the ...