Home > Research > Publications & Outputs > Deep Mapping Tarn Hows

Electronic data

  • VH2018v2

    Rights statement: In order for your Article to be published in the Proceedings you grant EUROGRAPHICS an exclusive license to publish the above Article including the abstract in printed and electronic form, in all languages, and to administer subsidiary rights agreements with third parties for the full period of copyright and all renewals, extensions, revisions and revivals. The Article is deemed to include all material submitted for publication with the exception of Letters, and includes the text, figures, tables, author contact details and all supplementary material accompanying the Article.

    Accepted author manuscript, 3 MB, PDF document

    Available under license: CC BY-NC: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License

Links

Text available via DOI:

View graph of relations

Deep Mapping Tarn Hows: Automated Generation of 3D Historic Landscapes

Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNConference contribution/Paper

Published
Publication date2018
Host publicationEurographics Workshop on Graphics and Cultural Heritage
EditorsRobert Sablatnig, Michael Wimmer
PublisherThe Eurographics Association
ISBN (Print)9783038680574
Original languageEnglish
EventCongress Visual Heritage: Digitize: Research - Record - Reactivate - Reconstruct - City Hall, Vienna, Austria
Duration: 12/11/201815/11/2018
http://2018.visualheritage.org/

Conference

ConferenceCongress Visual Heritage
Abbreviated titleVisual Heritage
CountryAustria
CityVienna
Period12/11/1815/11/18
Internet address

Conference

ConferenceCongress Visual Heritage
Abbreviated titleVisual Heritage
CountryAustria
CityVienna
Period12/11/1815/11/18
Internet address

Abstract

Changing landscape presents a problem for both conservation and education at heritage sites. We consider the site of Tarn Hows in the English Lake District National Park, a site which has had significant landscape change over the past 200 years, from developing tree coverage, to the merging of three lakes into one. We created an automated process that combines an elevation map and a vegetation map to build a 3D representation of the landscape. We used this tool to create a 3D Deep Map of Tarn Hows, representing the site’s landscape at multiple periods over time, allowing them to be viewed side by side and explored in an interactive environment. This 3D Deep Map provides an exploratory resource for site authorities to educate the public about the historic environment, with embedded multimedia in the application to provide additional information to users that might be disruptive or impractical to display on site. The 3D Deep Map also provides a tool for conservators to plan site maintenance to best maintain the integrity of the historic landscape without negatively impacting visitors’ experience of the iconic site.