Click on a path to show its properties or modify it.
Click to place each point on the path. Double click to place the last point.
Bind terrain edits
There are no edit sets to bind. Create one using the gear menu of an elevation layer.
Once bound, a workspace cannot be unbound. After binding, your edits will be committed only to that edit set. If you do not want to commit your changes to that edit set after binding, the only other option is to delete the workspace (and all your edits) and start over.
Commit terrain edits
Workspace is bound to the edit set:
Create a new edit set:
Or you can go back and bind to an edit set you've already created.
SCALGO Live Global
Water Flow: The terrain topography determines how surface
water is transported to the ocean. Explore how water flows on the
surface and forms flow networks, interactively choosing network detail.
Sea-Level Rise: The terrain contains barriers to rising sea water, once
water rises above these barriers there is a risk of flooding. Interactively
select any possible sea level rise and see the effects.
The surface of the Earth is our natural habitat. Its topography
determines many things about our lives; where rivers form and where the
sun shines, it decides what we can see and the routes we travel along.
At SCALGO we work on analyzing huge digital representations of the
Earth's surface — below and above sea level. We seek to extract
information that can inform decision making processes and improve the
understanding of our habitat. We do so by building on advanced
algorithm technology, initially developed within leading US and
European research institutions, and further developed and
commercialized within SCALGO.
We work closely with scientists, data providers and end users to
develop groundbreaking analysis methods, and state-of-the-art algorithms
that allow these methods to be applied on a regional, national or even
global scale. SCALGO Live Global is our way of sharing global analysis
with the community and the general public. This first version focuses
very much on water flow and flood risk. Depending on feedback, we will
be continuously adding new analysis and new innovative tools to SCALGO
This is made possible by the near-global digital elevation model SRTM,
which is made freely available by NASA, as well as the hydrological
modifications performed in the HydroSHEDS
project by the WWF. The resolution of these data sets is three arc-seconds,
or 90 meter at the equator.
SCALGO also does a large range of commercial projects on high resolution (submeter)
digital elevation models, even for very large areas (e.g. national scale).
These enable a more detailed and precise analysis.
Contact us or visit scalgo.com
to learn more about SCALGO Live or our other
Since the models have a resolution of 90 meter at the equator,
geographic objects with a surface extent smaller than 90 m might not be
captured in the data. This of course adversely influences the result of
any analysis performed on the data, especially flood risk analysis since
dikes and dams may not be captured in the model. This should be considered
before applying the analysis results available on SCALGO Live Global.
SCALGO cannot be held accountable for any damages that might occur as a
result of using the analysis available on SCALGO Live Global.