3D Data Products and Web-GIS for Mars Rover Mission for Seamless Visualisation from Orbit to Ground-level
- 1Mullard Space Science Laboratory, University College London, Holmbury St Mary, Dorking, Surrey, RH56NT, UK
- 2Department for Geodesy and Geoinformation Science, Planetary Geodesy, Technische Universität Berlin, 10623 Berlin, Germany
- 3Nottingham Geospatial Institude, Triumph Road, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG72TU, UK
- 4VRVis Zentrum für Virtual Reality und Visualisierung Forschungs-GmbH, Donau-City-Strasse, Wien, Austria
- 5JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH, Steyrergasse 17 8010 Graz, Austria
Keywords: HRSC, CTX, HiRISE, MER, MSL, ORI, DTM, co-registration, wide baseline stereo reconstruction, ground-to-orbit fusion, web-GIS, 3D visualisation
Abstract. This paper presents a wide range of research and processing results in the area of multi-resolution orbital data co-registration, multiresolution ground 3D reconstruction, and orbit-to-ground data fusion, achieved within the EU-FP7 PRoVisG and PRoViDE project. We focus on three NASA rover missions, MER-A, MER-B, and MSL, to provide examples of automated methods for producing coregistered, multi-resolution 3D products. We highlight the mis-registration discovered between current HiRISE to HRSC datasets, CTX to HRSC and HiRISE to CTX co- results, wide baseline stereo reconstruction results of rover imagery, ground-to-orbit coregistration, i.e. reconstructed wide baseline ground ORI and HiRISE ORI co-registration, and extensive exploitation of the coregistered datasets in visualisation and interactive web-GIS.