Fundamentals and Data Source.- 3D Visualization of Terrain Data.- Using the Camera.- Lighting.- Vegetation.- Atmosphere.- Water.- Rendering & Post Processing.- Interaction with 3D Data.- Practical Examples.
About the Author:
The author studied hydraulic engineering and has been engaged in CAD construction, 3D animation and image editing in a technical / scientific environment for over 15 years. He writes books about 3D visualization, and works as an engineer and lecturer in the field of technical and scientific visualization. As a senior project manager of the ViewTec Ltd., he is responsible for 3D visualization, the scientific depiction of results and everything to do with design and communication of visual problem solving.
After his studies in Germany and the USA from 1987 - 1996, the author progressed to occupational activity as a landscape architect in several offices (EDSA - Fort Lauderdale, Knoll - Sindelfingen, Kienast - Zürich) with the emphasis placed on IT implementation in free area design. In 1991 he was called as professor for technology in landscape architecture, department of landscape architecture, to HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil, Switzerland.