The 3-D Analyst is a software extension that’s designed to accomplish different types of analysis such as making the map appear real and making it easy to comprehend. To use the ArcGIS 3D Analyst, it must be installed. The main function of the 3-D Analyst is to create elevation data and display it in three dimensions. The 3-D analyst can also perform slope, aspect, hillshade, surface area, volume calculation and viewshed to determine visibility from any point on a surface.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Bajjali
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  1. 1.Department of Natural SciencesUniversity of Wisconsin — SuperiorSuperiorUSA

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