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Profiles in Curvage

Here we look at creating elevation profile plots from high resolution LiDAR data. In a previous post we looked at some elevation profiles using LiDAR data, like this one: On the map we have a hillshade layer from a 1 m resolution DEM derived from LiDAR .  The blue line was drawn from north to…

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Ngā Pūrākau o Te Whenua – Kaitorete Spit

Satellite images, DEMs and hillshades are used to help tell the story of Kaitorete Spit and Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere.  Thanks to Lloyd Carpenter for guidance on this post’s title, roughly translating to “A Landscape Story”.  Ngā mihi e hoa! Oh great…  Yet another featureless, boring Canterbury vista…(nice day, though) You could certainly be forgiven for thinking this!  We’re…

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