[UW-GIS-L] lidar data to hillshade
Robert A Norheim
norheim at u.washington.edu
Fri Aug 5 15:06:13 PDT 2011
As Chris said, you don't need the lat/long to just generate a hillshade.
However, if you want the hillshade to be *georeferenced* and able to be
shown on a map with other geospatial data layers, then use the
georeferencing toolbar in ArcMap.
On Fri, 5 Aug 2011, Chris Gardner wrote:
> If you have x,y, and z, then the x and y values will give you the
> horizontal positions in whatever coordinate system the data exists in. Do
> you then need to convert it to lat/long values? I?m confused-
> Sent: Friday, August 05, 2011 1:51 PM
> To: uw-gis-l at u.washington.edu
> Subject: [UW-GIS-L] lidar data to hillshade
> I have x,y,z coordinates (all in meters) that I want to convert to
> hillshade in Arcmap. I don't have any latitude and longitude data per se,
> although I do know the lat and long for a couple of points.
> Anyone know how to create a hillshade from this?
> Jennifer Diercksen
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