NCSU GIS/MEA582:
Geospatial Modeling and Analysis

6. Viewshed, solar energy potential analysis

Outline:
  • line of sight, viewshed and cumulative viewshed: principle and applications
  • solar radiation: components and dynamics
  • solar radiation in complex terrain, cast shadows
  • cumulative solar irradiation, solar energy potential

Lecture

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Assignment

Homework 6

Prepare a paper on the results of viewshed computation and solar irradiation mapping. Note that this is a single assignment paper.