Shaded relief

nvkelso edited this page Mar 29, 2013 · 4 revisions


Set of utilities for processing DEM (digital elevation models, digital terrain models) and shading that to indicate the shape of mountains and other relief features.

  • DEM-Tools - Set of utilities for preparing elevation data from US government sources. We use it for Terrain, and it takes us a few days to prepare zoom=15 elevation data tiles for the whole US in a render-ready format. Read more »

  • Relief Methodology in Park Tiles - From Tom Patterson, master of shaded relief!