Terrain Analysis

Terrain Analysis

This course will demonstrate how to perform various forms of terrain analysis

Course Overview

Terrain Analysis

Terrain analysis is a common set of analysis techniques used to model 3D digital elevation datasets. This course will demonstrate how to perform various forms of terrain analysis including measuring slope and aspect as well as generating hillshades and reliefs.

Experience Level:

Intermediate

Skills Covered:

  • Measure slope
  • Measure aspect
  • Generate a ruggedness index
  • Generate a hillshade
  • Generate a relief

This course was created using QGIS 2.4 for Boundless Desktop 1.0. Functionality may differ in other versions.

Lessons1 hr

  • Slope
  • Aspect
  • Ruggedness Index
  • Hillshade
  • Hillshade as a Backdrop
  • Relief
  • Course Survey

Course Overview

Terrain Analysis

Terrain analysis is a common set of analysis techniques used to model 3D digital elevation datasets. This course will demonstrate how to perform various forms of terrain analysis including measuring slope and aspect as well as generating hillshades and reliefs.

Experience Level:

Intermediate

Skills Covered:

  • Measure slope
  • Measure aspect
  • Generate a ruggedness index
  • Generate a hillshade
  • Generate a relief

This course was created using QGIS 2.4 for Boundless Desktop 1.0. Functionality may differ in other versions.

Lessons1 hr

  • Slope
  • Aspect
  • Ruggedness Index
  • Hillshade
  • Hillshade as a Backdrop
  • Relief
  • Course Survey