Rajinder Nagi

Rajinder has more than 15 years of experience in GIS and Remote Sensing. He came to Esri about 11 years ago and has worked with various teams in different capacities. In his current role, he leads the community elevation program at Esri and has wide experience in cartographic visualization, image processing, databases and geo-processing. By virtue of his strong research interest in terrain visualization, Rajinder has developed a multi-directional hillshade (esriurl.com/NextGenHillshade) algorithm to improve terrain visualization in Esri basemaps that is available as part of world elevation layers. He has also developed a fusion technique (esriurl.com/NAGIfusion) which maintains details and colors when integrating colored rasters with hillshades. Rajinder holds a Master of Science degree in Geoinformatics from the International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), The Netherlands, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Urban & Regional Planning from GND University, Amritsar, India.

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Airbus WorldDEM4Ortho in Esri 3D elevation services

Esri 3D elevation layers have been enhanced with Airbus WorldDEM4Ortho, bringing more realistic visualizations to urban areas.

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Airbus WorldDEM4Ortho in ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World

ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World provides foundation elevation layers to support your work in 2D and 3D. Over the last couple of years, E...

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Bathymetry updates in Esri World Elevation (TopoBathy) Service

Esri's World Elevation - TopoBathy Layer is enhanced with more detailed bathymetry datasets just in time for the Ocean GIS Forum. Let's...

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Spain’s high-resolution elevation in Esri World Elevation Services

We are excited to integrate Spain's lidar derived elevation from Instituto Geográfico Nacional (IGN) into Esri's World Elevation service...

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England & Wales high resolution elevation in Esri World Elevation Services

Recently, an extensive collection of Lidar data of England and Wales was made available by Environment agency of England and Natural R...

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Asia & Australia SRTM 30 m in Esri World Elevation Services

Esri World Elevation Layers  are enhanced with more detailed void-free 1 arc second (~ 30 meters) SRTM data for Asia and Australia. The ...

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AHN2 Netherlands in Esri World Elevation Services

In a country like Netherlands, where about half of its land is less than 1 meter (3.3 ft) above sea level, having detailed and precise e...

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South America & Western Europe SRTM 30 m in Esri World Elevation Services

Esri World Elevation Layers  are enhanced with more detailed void-free 1 arc-second (~ 30 meters) SRTM data (Version 3.0) from NASA for ...

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Enhanced Shuttle Land Elevation Data (SRTM 30 meters) now in Esri World Elevation Services

On September 23, 2014, the White House announced that the highest possible resolution elevation data generated from NASA's Shuttle Ra...

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