ArcGIS 3D Analyst for Server

This extension gives your GIS server advanced 3D data analysis and surface generation capabilities via web services.

With this extension, you can

  • Deploy powerful 3D analysis tools for desktop, mobile, and Web applications without requiring the end user to install additional GIS software.
  • Provide sophisticated surface modelling capabilities to more people, including analysts, professional staff, and decision makers, regardless of their GIS knowledge or skills.

Why Use ArcGIS 3D Analyst for Server?

The 3D extension enhances the value of advanced tools and models created with ArcGIS 3D Analyst for Desktop by putting them to work in repeatable enterprise applications, improving productivity and increasing data analysis capacity for your organisation. You can deliver Web services to

  • Analyse terrain data to determine what can be seen from one or more observation points.
  • Model subsurface features like wells, mines, groundwater, and underground storage facilities.
  • Model atmospheric events and material dispersion.
  • Visualise optimum facility placement or resource location.
  • Utilise many other surface modelling techniques, such as calculating slope, aspect, and hillshade.

If you're a registered user of ArcGIS for Server, you can get a 60-day evaluation of the 3D extension for no cost. Talk to your local Esri representative for more details.


The 3D extension for ArcGIS for Server is included only with the ArcGIS for Server Advanced edition.