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Articles | Volume XLII-4/W15
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-4/W15, 105–110, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-4-W15-105-2019
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-4/W15, 105–110, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-4-W15-105-2019

  23 Sep 2019

23 Sep 2019

PRODUCING AND VISUALIZING A COUNTRY-WIDE 3D DATA REPOSITORY IN FINLAND

H. Visuri1, J. Jokela2, N. Mesterton3, P. Latvala1, and T. Aarnio1 H. Visuri et al.
  • 1National Land Survey of Finland, Department of SDI Services, Finland
  • 2National Land Survey of Finland, Department of Topographic Data, Finland
  • 3National Land Survey of Finland, Department of Application Services, Finland

Keywords: 3D SDI, 3D Data Production, 3D Visualization, Spatial Data Harmonization, Spatial Data Quality

Abstract. The amount and the quality of 3D spatial data are growing constantly, but the data is collected and stored in a distributed fashion by various data collecting organizations. This may lead to problems regarding interoperability, usability and availability of the data. Traditionally, national spatial data infrastructures have focused on 2D data, but recently there has been great progress towards introducing also 3D spatial data in governmental services. This paper studies the process of creating a country-wide 3D data repository in Finland and visualizing it for the public by using an open source map application. The 3D spatial data is collected and stored into one national topographic database that provides information for the whole society. The data quality control process is executed with an automated data quality module as a part of the import process to the database. The 3D spatial data is served from the database for the visualization via 3D service and the visualization is piloted in the National Geoportal.