Terrain Data Analysis

Digital terrain and elevation model analysis functions, including profile, gradient, line-of-sight, and viewshed calculations

Functions

gradientmCalculate gradient, slope, and aspect of data grid
los2Line-of-sight visibility between two points in terrain
viewshedAreas visible from point on terrain elevation grid

Topics

Determine and Visualize Visibility Across Terrain

You can use regular data grids of elevation data to answer questions about the mutual visibility of locations on a surface (intervisibility).