[GRASSLIST:7908] Re: Hutchinson's Adaptive Alogrithm for sound DEMs?

Tyler Mitchell tjm at timberline.ca
Mon Aug 15 12:08:45 EDT 2005

Dylan Beaudette wrote:
>>I'd like to make more use of GRASS for this, but have found it slow &
>>cumbersome to the point of being unuseable when compared with GMT for
>>generating DEM's from point data (say 20 million points).
> Brent how does the gridding procedure in GMT compare to v.surf.rst ? is speed 
> being gained over loss in accuracy or flexibility?

And I am wondering does GMT actually output the grid to a non-GMT 
readable format - or does it just use it in the rendering process and 
toss it away.


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