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Semiautomatic preparation of a 3D terrain model based on hand-drawn topographical maps
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Paper Abstract

Our aim is to build a digital elevation model (DEM) for the basin of Rega River, a tributary of the Baltic Sea, on a 0.5 x 0.5 m grid. It is based on hand-drawn topographical maps in 1:10,000 scale scanned with 508 dpi accuracy. Then a digital terrain model (DTM) results from integration of DEM with remotely sensed data (space and airborne images) and detailed geodata. In this paper, we describe algorithms for noise removal, thinning and continuing contour lines, and interpolation of elevation data used to process the topographical maps.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 January 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4170, Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing VI, (19 January 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.413905
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Jacek Pniewski, Warsaw Univ. (Poland)
Bogdan Rosa, Warsaw Univ. (Poland)
Tomasz Szoplik, Warsaw Univ. (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4170:
Image and Signal Processing for Remote Sensing VI
Sebastiano Bruno Serpico, Editor(s)

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