Posts tagged: terrain
15 December 2017
Introducing Refill Terrain.
Using AWS Batch to Generate Mapzen Terrain Tiles
05 December 2017
How to use modern cloud technology to render billions of terrain tiles for the Mapzen Terrain Tiles dataset.
Terrain Tiles v1.1 Update
04 December 2017
The v1.1 Mapzen Terrain Tiles update adds more detailed data in more countries using modern cloud technology.
Made With Mapzen
13 January 2017
Some interesting things made by people using tools and data from Mapzen.
21 November 2016
Generalization blending is a way to solve two problems at once – terrain data contains small details which aren't necessary for understanding the shape and location of important features, but basic simplification methods such as blurring are applied everywhere indiscriminately.
Mapzen Terrain Tiles are 1.0 and ready to go
11 October 2016
Worldwide elevation data in all the places in your favorite formats.
13 September 2016
This view also reveals surface details which aren't easily visible even in a 3D model. By turning up the contrast on the data, it provides glimpses into the deep history of the landscape, hidden in small differences in the terrain.