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Creating 3D trees

Question asked by Kaitlinjoneill on Jun 14, 2019
Latest reply on Jun 18, 2019 by Kaitlinjoneill

Hi all!

I'm trying to create 3D trees with known heights and canopy radiuses in ArcGIS Pro, but have been running into some issues. 

 

So far I have my 2D points plotted, height and radiuses in my data table, and buffered polygons based on my radius values. Someone suggested I convert the polygons to rasters to give them z values but I would ideally like to maintain the 3D tree symbology, as I am converting it to a global scene and it would be more representationally accurate. 

 

Surely there's an easier way to go about it, but I haven't been able to figure it out yet. Any help or advice is much appreciated!

 

Thanks!

Kaitlin

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