Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

3D visualisation of spatial information and environmental process model outputs for collaborative data exploration

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
O'Connor, A. ; Dept. of Geomatics, Melbourne Univ., Vic., Australia ; Bishop, I. ; Stock, C.

Increased access to consolidated digital spatial data via spatial data infrastructures (SDI) is advancing the potential for spatial analysis applications such as environmental process modelling. While a number of expert visualisation packages exist for environmental models, there is a lack of widely available interactive visualisation tools. To provide for greater community engagement, virtual environments that are online, collaborative and can run on low-cost PCs are required. This paper discusses the development of a tool which aims to provide both expert and non-experts with access to environmental process model outputs. Conversion from standard format GIS data, into a game engine has been achieved. A methodology for mapping the effects from environmental model outputs into the virtual environment has also been shaped. Development of a 3D object library, for vegetation and other matter, implementation of the tool on a network and specification of criteria for display and communication options in a multi-skilled environment are the current focus. Envisaged system use scenarios have been devised in collaboration with national and state agencies, who are the clients for this research.

Published in:

Information Visualisation, 2005. Proceedings. Ninth International Conference on

Date of Conference:

6-8 July 2005

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.