Some thoughts on hillshade models for Lidar analysis

Hillshade modelling is a standard form of terrain representation in cartography. The idea is to simulate lighting of a terrain from a certain direction (or multiple directions). The method is well known and constantly improved in GIS – as means of cartographic representation. It seems, indeed, difficult to imagine spatial analysis on shadows. However, hillshading … Continue reading Some thoughts on hillshade models for Lidar analysis