In this 3-minute video, we follow the steps for conducting a view shed analysis in Global Mapper that allows us to see the visual impact of a project like a wind or solar farm. The tool highlights the clear line of sight of a project by using elevation data, the project’s location, height, and radius.
Export 3D Path Profile lines of a stream in Global Mapper by following this tutorial by Blue Marble Geographics.
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Finding obstructions using the Line of Sight and View Shed tools in Global Mapper.