Finding An Ideal Ski Resort Location. GIS Group Project: Meredith Faust Dana French Kalyna Malm. First things first:. In order to find an ideal ski resort location, we need elevation data. Digital Elevation Models.
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Finding An Ideal Ski Resort Location
GIS Group Project:
First things first:
In order to find an ideal ski resort location, we need elevation data
Types of DEMs
WINTERGREEN mountain has an elevation of 3,515 ft, with a vertical drop of 1,003 ft.
The longest run is 1.4 miles
VERTICAL DROP &
600 ft, 1 mi
1,072 ft, 1.75 mi
1,500 ft, 1.5 mi
Beech Mtn, NC
Sugar Mtn, NC
603 ft, 1.25 mi
830 ft, 1 mi
1,200 ft, 1.5 mi
Using the 3D Analyst in ArcScene to make the Data three dimensional
Using Neighborhood Analysis to determine the highest elevations
Now highlight the Neighborhood Statistic function under the Spatial Analyst arrow
Select your criteria for analysis. In our example, we used Maximum
The following map output has the maximum slope of our DEM shown in RED.
The most exciting potential ski areas are shown inside the blue circles.