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Publications tagged with [3D laser scanning]

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Three dimensional laser scanning, also known as Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) has quickly been expanding in its applications in the field of geological engineering due to its ability to rapidly acquire highly accurate three dimensional positional data. ...
Reference: A thesis submitted to the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering In conformity with the requirements for the degree of Master of Applied Science
Progressive rock-fall failures in natural rock slopes are common in many environments, but often elude detailed quantitative documentation and analysis. Here we present high-resolution photography, video, and laser scanning data that document spatial and temporal ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS Earth Surf. Process. Landforms (2011)
This case study deals with a rock face monitoring in urban areas using a Terrestrial Laser Scanner. The pilot study area is an almost vertical, fifty meter high cliff, on top of which the village of Castellfollit de la Roca is located. Rockfall activity is ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 829–841, 2011
Yosemite Valley poses significant rockfall hazard and related risk due to its glacially steepened walls and approximately 4 million visitors annually. To assess rockfall hazard, it is necessary to evaluate the geologic structure that contributes to the destabilization ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Pan Am GCS Geotechnical Conference 2011
This paper describes experience gained in the application of terrestrial digital photogrammetry and terrestrial laser scanning for the characterization of the structure of high mountain rock slopes and large landslides. A methodology allowing the creation ...
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 9, 267–287, 2009
<p>This paper describes the results of a study to characterize discontinuities of chalk quarry faces ""Monte Tondo"" in Riolo Terme (Italy) by means of 3D laser scanning and at the same time to compare survey techniques data traditionally.</p>
Reference: Vol. 13, Bundle H
Protection forest management requires reliable data on the structural characteristics of forest stands with high spatial resolution, which could be delivered by airborne laser scanning. We subtracted a digital surface model (DSM), derived from the last LiDAR ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Workshop on 3D Remote Sensing in Forestry, 14th-15th Feb 2006, Vienna
Population growth frequently causes expansion of urban populations and associated transportation facilities onto formerly uninhabited slopes, where naturally occurring and constructed rock faces present potential hazards from rock fall and rock face instability. ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: The 10th IAEG International Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, Paper number 404
Vall de Núria and the Ribes-Núria cog railway track are situated in a high mountain landscape that presents high sub vertical walls with unevenness of about 300 m and is subject to natural dynamics where geomorphologic destructive processes take place such ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: 4th ICA Mountain Cartography Workshop Vall de Núria, Catalonia, Spain. 30th September – 2nd October 2004