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Wednesday, November 6 • 9:00am - 9:30am
Cartographic Techniques for Mapping Mountains Using Terrain Tools

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There are a number of techniques which cartographers use to give terrain, such as mountain ranges, a three-dimensional effect on a two-dimensional map. This presentation will highlight a number of these techniques that can be implemented with Terrain Tools, an Esri toolbox of geoprocessing tools. Some of these techniques, such as illuminated contours, recreate historical cartographic methods. Others, such as sky models, are advanced methods of hill-shading that precisely accounts for the distribution of light across the visible sky. Come see this presentation if you are interested in taking your terrain maps to a new level!

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Pat Kennelly

GIS Program Director, Central Oregon Community College
Pat Kennelly is excited to assume the role of GIS Program Director at Central Oregon Community College, happily returning to Oregon 22 years after earning his PhD from Oregon State University. He replaces Art Benefiel, who built and guided the program at COCC to such success over... Read More →


Wednesday November 6, 2019 9:00am - 9:30am
Cascade E