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get more realistic landscape for 3D ArcGIS WebScene

Question asked by andrescastillo08 on Oct 25, 2019

Hi,

 

In my webscene, I am using the default Esri elevation layer:

 

WorldElevation3D/Terrain3D (ImageServer) 

 

 

Although the terrain does show variation in the land surface, trees and Buildings remain flat, as shown in the picture

 

 

 

 

 

I'd like to have at least the trees/bushes be more realistic without having to manually create multiple 3D features (which would be very impractical for showing scenes word-wide) in a Globe Scene to represent realistic terrain.

 

Also, I am using Portal for ArcGIS WebScenes, and I don't see a way to exaggerate the ground layer.

 

Is there imagery, or world-wide 3D data available to accomplish what I want?

 

 

 

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