3d Viewshed analysis to get visible volume

Here is a link with a video on how to do a 3d viewshed analysis in arc scene. With this you can get the volume of the visible area, which would be one way to account for the vertical element (an issue we discussed in class).

Decent UTM zone map

Here\’s a pretty good UTM zone map I came across: http://www.dmap.co.uk/utmworld.htm

Email notification test

This is a test to see if the email notification plugin is working.  If you received this, it is because I added your email to the post notification list for the SARL User forum.  Each time a new post is created you will receive an email. This will make the forum more active and useful [...]

Sites for kite and balloon aerial photography

For those interested in the potential for mapping via kite or balloon, here is a new site, which includes links for related hardware and software: http://wiki.grassrootsmapping.org/show/HomePage

For more in-depth discussion of KAP (kite aerial photography), see http://www.arch.ced.berkeley.edu/kap/

Nathan Craig\’s lab at Penn State also has a lot of info on KAP for archaeology: http://www.personal.psu.edu/nmc15/blogs/anthspace/

Setting relative paths as the default for ArcMap docs

ANTH 312ers: Since you are moving data between drives a lot, you\’ll want to set the data sources in your ArcMap docs as relative links.  Make sure you map docs are saved that way by going to Map document properties (under File menu), check the box for relative links, and save it before moving the [...]