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Create Flood Simulation Model in ArcScene

In this Tutorial, learn Flood Simulation Model on ArcGIS software, using ArcScene.

Before analysis Flood Modelling Download DEM data.

Open ArcMap and Add DEM (Digital Elevation Model) data.

Create Polygon Shapefile feature to use Water Surface. Cover the full DEM Map.

create water surface for flood simulation model

Now open ArcScene, and Add DEM data. Using  ArcScene to better view Flood Modelling and also create 3D Animation.

flood simulation model DEM Scene

Change the color to better 3D visualize. Click color ramp and choose any type of color combination to view beautiful.

flood simulation model using dem map

Add Water Surface Polygon Feature and see the result.

Now open Animation Tool. Right-click in the Toolbar blank area and select Animation.

open animation

Animation pane appears Dropdown Animation and opens Create Keyframe and Animation Manager one by one.

open keyframe & animation manager

In the Create Animation Keyframe window, Type -Layer > Source object – Water Surface. Destination Track > click NewLayer track 1 is created. Now click the Create button and show the result in the Animation Manager window.

You can create many numbers of Layer Keyframes, just click the Create button again and again. Complete create Layer Keyframes, click Close button.

create keyframe for flood simulation model

In the Animation Manager window, Input Elevation (Z) value in Translation Z column.

flood simulation model animation manager

In the Animation Toolbar, open Animation Controls.

open animation controls

Animation Controls pane appears, click Options button, play mode > choose Loop forward and reverse.

Finally, click the Play button and see the Flood Simulation.

flood simulation model animation controls

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