14 notecards = 4 pages (4 cards per page)
What are digital elevation models, and why are they used so often in spatial analyses?
How are digital elevation data created?
Write the definition of slope and aspect, and the mathematical formulas used to derive them from digital elevation data
11.4 - 11.9 page 511
Plot a graph of slope in degrees (on x axis) against slope in percent (y axis). Which is usually larger, slope as degrees, or slope expressed as percent?
What is an elevation contour?
11.2 - 11.13
What is the formula to calculate a contour height from two measured elevation points?
11.15 - 11.19
What are plan curvature and profile curvature, and how do they differ?
Define the following: solar zenith angle, solar azimuth angle, and solar incidence angle
draw a diagram illustrating the solar incidence angle, and identify what site/terrain factors affect the solar incidence angle
what are viewsheds, when are they used and how are they calculated?
What is a shaded relief map, also known as a hillshade surface? How are the values for each cell of the hillshade surface calculated?