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Analysis of relief of Chania using geographic information systems

Georgiopoulou Chrysanthi

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URI: http://purl.tuc.gr/dl/dias/8150A6DB-7EE4-4CEB-AB82-A302C6229D0C
Year 2017
Type of Item Diploma Work
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This thesis entitled “Analysis of Relief of Chania Using Geographic Information Systems” aims to analyze elevation, slope, aspect and hillshade of Chania and the visibility of specific observation points.Initially referring to Geographic Information Systems, and more specifically in ArcGIS that was used, their functions and their contribution to the relief analysis. After defined the study area and given general information about the geography, flora and fauna. Based on the contour lines (land lines all the points of each have the same elevation) created the Digital Elevation Model in TIN and raster format. Then presents the algorithms used to export slopes, aspects, hillshade and visibility in Chania. Finally presents the final maps for each municipality, and conclusions on the relief and how the visibility is affected.

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