I completed this project a long time ago and have not blogged on it in over a year. None-the-less, I realized that I hadn’t posted any final images for the viewshed analysis with Povray.
So here is the summer viewshed analysis. This is rendered with about (I think) 150,000 trees, each with 100,000+ leaves. The cell tower here is in red. The landscape colored in cyan where the tower can be seen from. A property boundary shows up in green:
And here is the same viewshed but a winter scene. Since this is a very flat wetland landscape, it’s important to understand the visual penetration of the cell tower with the vegetation, with and without leaves: