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Calculate the height of vertical DEM areas

Question asked by annette.stephani on Feb 10, 2017
Latest reply on Feb 10, 2017 by Dan_Patterson

Hi,

is there a way to calculate the height of the vertical (or almost vertical) areas in a DEM?

I need it to determine the resistance of the terrain for the dispersal of tortoises. As tortoises are able to cope with some step heights but limited as soon as a certain value is reached, the vertical features can be crucial for the fragmentation of a terrain (from a tortoise point of view ).

 

Many thanks in advance for any ideas & inputs,

Annette

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