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Title: The UAS-Based 3D Image Characterization of Mozarabic Church Ruins in Bobastro (Malaga), Spain
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Authors: Enriquez, Carlos
Jurado, Juan Manuel
Bailey, Juan
Callen, Alexandro
Collado, Danilo Jose
Espina, Maria
Marroquin, Gabriel
Oliva, Pablo
Osla, Erick
Ramos, Isabel
Sarceno, Maria
Feito, Francisco Ramon
Abstract: In recent years, the application of geomatics tools in archaeology has proved to be very useful to obtain meaningful knowledge of the 3D reconstruction of archaeological remains and semantic classification of the 3D surface. These techniques have proven to be an effective solution for the 3D modeling and the extraction of many spatial features on an archaeological site. However, novel methodologies as well as new data exploitation strategies are required to exploit these geospatial data for natural and cultural heritage documentation, monitoring, and preservation. In this paper, we have studied unique archaeological ruins, a Mozarab church in Al-Andalus, using high-resolution RGB images, which was taken by a drone. Thus, a 3D reconstruction of the ruins and the surrounding environment is carried out in order to characterize it on a dense point cloud. Then, a digital elevation model (DEM) was calculated in order to identify critical slope lines, which are significant to determine where the structure of the church was built. Our results can be used for the development of an architectural project and thus a virtual recreation of these archaeological ruins was performed
Keywords: remote sensing
archaeology
geomatics
3D reconstruction
UAS
Issue Date: 24-Jul-2020
metadata.dc.description.sponsorship: This research has been partially financed by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad and the European Union (via ERDF funds) through the research project TIN2017-84968-R.
Publisher: MDPI
Citation: Enríquez C, Jurado JM, Bailey A, Callén D, Collado MJ, Espina G, Marroquín P, Oliva E, Osla E, Ramos MI, et al. The UAS-Based 3D Image Characterization of Mozarabic Church Ruins in Bobastro (Malaga), Spain. Remote Sensing. 2020; 12(15):2377. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12152377
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