Available with 3D Analyst license.
Terrain dataset analysis
A variety of analytic operations can be performed on terrain datasets. Interactive tools provide the ability to explore the terrain surface. Geoprocessing tools enable batch-like functionality.
ArcGIS 3D Analyst extension ArcMap interactive tools
All the interactive tools on the 3D Analyst toolbar in ArcMap can be used with terrain datasets, as well as rasters and TINs:
- Create Contours
- Create Steepest Path
- Create Line Of Sight
- Interpolate Point, Line, And Polygon
- Create Profile Graph
For a summary of the 3D Analyst interactive tools for terrain datasets, see: Interactive tools for terrain datasets.
Geoprocessing tools that interact with terrain datasets are kept within the 3D Analyst toolset.
For a summary of the geoprocessing tools that work with terrain datasets, see: Geoprocessing tools for terrain datasets.