Heightfield Erode v3

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Heightfield Erode v3

Node Description and Purpose:
Heightfield Erode simulates the natural effects of weather and water flow. It creates a realistic weathered effect on a heightfieldA heightmap or heightfield is an array of height values, usually in a grid which describe the height at specific points in a defined area. Heightfields are used to represent real-world and virtual terrain in a specific, easily converted format. Most heightfields can be represented as simple image data in grayscale, with black being minimum height and white being maximum height., useful when enhanced realism is needed. The result is similar to many other erosion filters in dedicated heightfieldA heightmap or heightfield is an array of height values, usually in a grid which describe the height at specific points in a defined area. Heightfields are used to represent real-world and virtual terrain in a specific, easily converted format. Most heightfields can be represented as simple image data in grayscale, with black being minimum height and white being maximum height. editing applications. Controls are provided to customize the effect.


Node Type: Heightfield operator


Example Movies

Flow distance effect

ErodeFlowDistance.gif

Duration effect
Erodev3Duration.gif

Erode power effect
Erodev3ErodePower.gif

Deposition effect
ErodeDeposition.gif

Deposition rate effect
Erodev3DepositionRate.gif

Diffusion effect
Erodev3Diffusion.gif