Lesvos, Greece

3D GeoHeritage Mapping

when 23 June 2023 - 30 June 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 EC

The identification, mapping, and documentation of elements of natural and cultural heritage can be used for the international recognition of areas by UNESCO (World Heritage Sites, World Geoparks, Biosphere Reserves). The aim of the Summer School entitled: 3DGeoHeritage2023 is to train undergraduate and/or postgraduate students as well as graduates in 3D mapping and 3D/4D visualization, at different geographical, cartographic and spatial scales (3D multiscale mapping) of areas of special interest in physics and cultural heritage (e.g. Geosites of the Lesvos Geopark). The Summer School is implemented within the e-Aegean CulTour project "Digital Transformation of the North Aegean in Culture and Tourism", Action 1.1 [3D GeoHeritageMap] Identification, Documentation and Monitoring with 3D mapping methods in the Management of Geological Heritage Monuments.

Course leader

Nikolaos Soulakellis

Target group

PhD Candidates

Course aim

The intended learning objectives of the 3D GeoHeritage mapping program are:
1. The implementation of flight plans for high-resolution photo collection with Unmanned Aircraft Systems
2. Image processing methods for 3D mapping of areas of particular geological interest.
3. The modern methods of geovisualization of cartographic results.
The participants of the Summer School will implement specific educational work in the Petrified Forest of Lesvos and then create individual Story maps that will include all the Geovisualizations

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