Measuring Elevation Profile

Delivering an understanding of elevation and landforms, an elevation profile in the description of a two-dimensional cross-sectional landscape view. It provides a side view of a terrain elevation along a line drawn between locations on the map.

1. Click on the line string tool from the toolbox on the right side of the map. Draw a line across any part of the map for which you would like to check the cross-section elevation.

2. Click on the line drawn and select 'Elevation Profile' from the toolbox.

3. In the elevation profile dialog box, set the parameters. Choose the method as 'Line' and interval as '1m' or lower. Set the layer as 'DSM' and click on 'Calculate Elevation'.