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Relief visualization techniques using free and open source GIS tools

Published Online: 13 Aug 2018
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Journal Details
License
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Journal
eISSN
2450-6966
ISSN
0324-8321
First Published
30 Mar 2015
Publication timeframe
4 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

The aim of the article is to present different relief visualization techniques created using only free and open source GIS tools, such as QGIS and RVT. The criteria for selection of these techniques are that they should be, on the one hand, simple and fast for implementation and on the other suitable for multiple visualization purposes. Here we present several techniques which combine hillshade with other relief data layers derived from DEM and an assessment of advantages and disadvantages of their visualization.

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