DYNAMIC 3D MODELING OF A CANAL-TUNNEL USING PHOTOGRAMMETRIC AND BATHYMETRIC DATA
- 1Cerema Est, Laboratoire de Strasbourg, 11 rue Jean Mentelin, B.P. 9, 67035 Strasbourg, France
- 2ICube Laboratory UMR 7357, Photogrammetry and Geomatics Group, INSA Strasbourg, 24 Boulevard de la Victoire, 67084 Strasbourg, France
Keywords: 3D modeling, multibeam echosounder, photogrammetry, inspection, underwater
Abstract. This contribution introduces an original method for dynamically surveying the vault and underwater parts of a canal-tunnel for 3D modeling. The recording system, embedded on a barge, is composed of cameras that provide images of the above-water part of the tunnel, and a sonar that acquires underwater 3D profiles. In this contribution we propose to fully exploit the capacities of photogrammetry to deal with the issue of geo-referencing data in the absence of global positioning system (GPS) data. More specifically, we use it both for reconstructing the vault and side walls of the tunnel in 3D and for estimating the trajectory of the boat, which is necessary to rearrange sonar profiles to form the 3D model of the canal. We report on a first experimentation carried out inside a canal-tunnel and show promising preliminary results that illustrate the potentialities of the proposed approach.