Skip to main content

Landscape Visualization in Fieldwork

Buy Article:

$53.17 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

This paper presents a methodology for the use of 3D modelling and landscape visualization in the context of real-world experience. The techniques offer a framework for a qualitative 'ground truth' exercise to assess the nature and quality of digital geographic information within the context of fieldwork exercises. In view of the increasing use of such compelling images in a range of public contexts, the approach aims to encourage viewers of computer-generated landscape images to question the data and processing techniques which generated the digital models. The techniques are used to complement the physical geography components of fieldwork by augmenting real scenes with hidden (geological) and past (glaciated) landscapes. Ongoing developments in the use of mobile computing devices to further support these approaches are presented.

Keywords: Digital Surface Models; Landscape visualization; fieldwork; geographical information systems; representational fidelity

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03098260903034020

Affiliations: School of Geography, University of Nottingham, UK

Publication date: January 1, 2009

More about this publication?

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Partial Open Access Content
Partial Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more