WG II/8: Data Acquisition and Processing in Cultural Heritage

Our Mission

ISPRS Working Group II/8 aims to promote the integration of data and measurement techniques supporting metric, remote sensing, and monitoring survey requirements for archaeological, architectural, urban and natural landscape, conservation, restoration and archiving communities.

To facilitate these aims the WG participates within and/or organizes workshops to exchange the latest developments in metric and remote sensing documentation of cultural heritage assets.

Furthermore the WG provides best practice protocols and the promotion of low-cost, rapid, innovative, automated, commercial and open-source approaches for documentation, metric and remote sensing survey of heritage assets.

Finally, the WG will continue to work closely with related disciplines, national/international groups (e.g. CIPA) and other ISPRS working groups.

 

Working Group Officers:



Chair  

Fulvio RinaudoFulvio Rinaudo
Department of Architecture & Design
Politecnico di Torino
Viale A. Mattioli, 39
Torino
Italy
+39 331 6714787

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Co-Chair  

Diego Gonzalez-AguileraDiego Gonzalez-Aguilera
TIDOP Research Unit
Higher Polytechnic School of Avila
University of Salamanca
Avila
Spain
+34 920 353500

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Co-Chair  

Geert VerhoevenGeert Verhoeven
LBI ArchPro
Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft GmbH
Franz-Klein-Gasse 1/III
Wien
Austria
+43 699 1520 6509

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Secretary  

Francesco FassiFrancesco Fassi
3DsurveyGroup
ABC Department
Politecnico di Milano
Milano
Italy
+39 02 2399 6532

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Terms of Reference:

  • Development and promotion of data acquisition strategies, data processing techniques and data management solutions (such as the spatial information systems GIS and BIM) applicable to all subjects that can be categorized as cultural heritage.
  • Integration of data and measurement techniques supporting metric and remote sensing surveys, and monitoring actions for the valorization, conservation, restoration and archiving of archeological, architectural, urban and natural landscape heritage.
  • Development and dissemination of best practice protocols to aid appropriate application across related cultural heritage fields.
  • Development and promotion of low-cost, rapid, innovative, automated, commercial and open-source approaches for metric and remote sensing survey of heritage assets.
  • Development of both virtual and augmented reality as well as online applications and advanced visualization systems to promote the dissemination and the correct use of 3D metric surveys.
  • Close co-operation with related disciplines, national / international groups (e.g. CIPA, EAA, ICOMOS etc.) and other ISPRS working groups