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Newbie guide to using gdal for hillshading/tinting

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Hi all,

After doing some work using gdal to create global hillshaded and tinted imagery for a client, I decided to write up the basic technique I used as a guide for those starting out with these opensource tools.

I realise there are some great resources already out there, but I couldn't find anything aimed at newbies.

Anyway, I'd appreciate anyone's thoughts about what would be useful to add/clarify etc. Feel free to comment on the blog or here.

Digital terrain mapping using gdal

Thanks !


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Great post!

I never had the possibility to use gdal, but I sure will find a way to look into it now!


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