Glossary for Geospatial Science

  Technical vocabulary defined by MicroImages

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3D surface modeling:  Rendering a 3D surface from raster objects.  Either a single object can be used to control both the height and the graytone in the display, or an elevation raster can be matched with a set of color image rasters for a real-world 3D image.  (See also: solid modeling.)