National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis
Unit 43: Using Derivative Surface Operators
- Author(s): Unit 43, CCTP
- Shortridge, Ashton
- Editor(s): Palladino, Steve
- et al.
This unit identifies the fundamentals of surface derivatives that those familiar with GIS should know. It describes some methods by which they are calculated and measured, introduces ways in which they are used in GIS analysis and identifies some challenges to using them.