How to create a hillshade image with the RasterHillshader

Liz Sanderson
Liz Sanderson
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FME Version

  • FME 2016.x

Introduction

This tutorial will show you how to quickly create a hillshade image from a DEM using the RasterHillshader transformer.

 

Source Data

For this translation, we will be using a Canadian Digital Elevation Data (CDED) file.

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Step-by-step Instructions

  1. Generate a DEM (or CDED) to GeoTiff workspace.
  2. Insert a RasterHillshader transformer and open its parameters.
  3. Review the parameters. The default Azimuth and Altitude are recommended.
  4. Run the translation and inspect the output.

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Results

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