Further services

Further products can be derived from the height models . This allows to cover both common as well as specific customer requirements.

Below some examples:

Hill shading

Terrain display as a shaded relief

- Digital relief shading in outline form 

- Lighting from the northwest at an angle of
   45 degrees 

- Different resolutions

Calculation of terrain contours

Example of a contour data set calculated from a terrain model

- Minimal equidistance 1m

- Delivery formats: Shapefile or DXF/DWG

Visibility maps

A section of a visibility map shows which areas can be observed from a single observation point

- Representations in print quality 

- Indication of the topographical extreme points 

- Topographic base map assures optimal
   orientation

Visibility studies

A visibility study shows which portions of a line-of-sight from A to B is visible and which portions behind hill crests are hidden

- Is point B visible from point A? 

- Different documents 

- Restrictions: vegetation and buildings not
   included


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P.O. Box
3084 Wabern
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Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern

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