Erechtheion Project

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Erechtheion Project

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Surphaser was one of the instruments used to collect 3D data in the project “Development of Geographic Information Systems at the Acropolis of Athens” (Moullou & Mavromati, 2007). The goal of the project is the development of GIS with the associated databases for documentation, restoration management, and presentation of the monuments and surrounding walls and landscape, starting with the Erechtheion, which is so far the only fully restored monument on the Acropolis. More about this project can be read here:

Images courtesy of National Research Council of Canada, Visual Information Technology Group. This project is financed by the EU and Greece Government and supervised by the Acropolis Restoration Service (YSMA), Hellenic Ministry of Culture. Our partners included Elliniki Photogrammetriki Ltd. (Elpho), Athens, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology – ETH-Zurich, and Geotech O.E., Athens. Leica Geosystems, Switzerland and Basis Software Inc., USA, supplied the laser scanners. Innovmetric supplied the Polyworks Suite free of charge for the course of the project.
Copyright © 2007 NRC, all rights reserved. Images can not be used without express written permission from National Research Council of Canada.

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