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Terrain Tools is a plugin that makes possible to use the 2.5D tools

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Reproducing terrain ruggedness index from the original paper example [closed]

I am not able to reproduce the terrain ruggedness index for the example used in the original Riley et. al paper. The example is as follows: When I try to reproduce the numbers in MS Excel I get ...
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How to get elevation raster data at custom scales for a specific region?

I'm new to GIS and trying to obtain elevation data for a specific region, transformed to raster data with a custom cell size of 10 meters. My first attempt was to download a TBDEM dataset from USGS ...
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Converting DEM (TIFF) files to terrain files?

I want to create an app to show 3D using ol-cesium. In ol-cesium example it use cesium terrains, But I want to do it with my DEM files. How can I convert my DEM (TIFF) files to terrain files?
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How do I add elevation data to my layer

I have a layer showing elevation curves and I'm trying to create an elevation profile using the Terrain Profile plugin. However, I only get a flat line. My guess is that I need to add Z values to the ...
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City Engine: Align Terrain to Shapes - Purpose?

What is the purpose of aligning the terrain to shapes, if I have already aligned my shapes to the terrain? In my understanding, the terrain is a reference surface, and therefore I wouldn't want to ...
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Terrain profile error [closed]

I am using QGIS 2.4.0 Chugiak and am trying to create an elevation profile from a raster. When I click on the terrain profile icon I get an error message (see below). Has these problem been ...
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Calculating limits of visible horizon of location in QGIS?

I am an amateur at GIS. I installed QGIS Las Palmas version in Windows, I searched YouTube and also in Google but I didn't find this question. There is a website that one can input the coordinates of ...
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Esri Terrain-Tools v1.1 Sky Tool Cannot Save File

I am trying to use Esri Terrain-Tools v1.1 with ArcMap 10.5 to create a hillshade from either a 90 m SRTM DEM or 30 m DEM. I have tried saving this to a file geodatabase (FGDB) and .tif. In both cases ...
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