A brief summary, with pictures, of all the posts in my 3DEM series.
Visualizing digital elevation model (DEM) data as colored, shaded terrain.
Combining DEM data with a flat map, to convert this:
Using 3DEM to show the effects of sea level rise on the coastline. For Manhattan today:
a rise in sea level of 8 meters due to storm flooding or sea level rise will result in this new coastline:
Overlaying maps or photos on top of terrain with 3DEM to create either static perspective views:
or animated rotating perspectives:
How to create interactive, 3D VRML worlds for terrain, with or without map/photo overlays:
Generating a terrain profile from a GPS track:
Creating an animated flyover of terrain, with or without map/photo overlays: