3D Cartographic Model And Animation of As-built Educational Landuse of UNIBEN, Nigeria

Authors(2) :-Innocent E. Bello, ISI A. Ikhuoria

The study focuses on 3-Dimensional (3D) cartographic modelling of built facility. A shift from 2-Dimensional (2D) to 3D cartographic animation recently emerged to solve problems of geodata perception and analysis. As a proof of concept, 3D of UNIBEN educational landuse was modelled from Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission (SRTM) Digital Elevation Model (DEM) data draped on GeoEye satellite image to give a 3D impression using ArcScene 10.1 Software. The height of each building was extruded from digitized footprint. From the 2D and 3D image maps produced, a campus navigation simulation and animation are geovisualized. Results of the study show that, besides the open land area of the university campus, staff residential quarters had the highest land use, followed by academic (lecture theatres and staff offices) and students’ hostels respectively. The Faculty of Arts/Social Sciences had the highest building height of 16m and 5 floors respectively. The structural query of the 372 mapped building structures reveals 29 of them were 13m high. From the 3D as-built model, spatial information on each building (name, number of floor, height, use and spatial references) are obtained. From flight simulation, the 3D geovisualization of different perspective views of the campus revealed the huge beauty and spatial organisation hitherto unavailable in a traditional 2D map. The study is recommended for the implementation of a campus-wide efficient sustainable spatial planning and electronic street guide.

Authors and Affiliations

Innocent E. Bello
National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), Abuja, Nigeria
ISI A. Ikhuoria
University of Benin (UNIBEN), Benin City, Nigeria

3D Animation, As-Built Mapping, Facility Management, Geovisualization, Spatial Analysis

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 5 | November-December 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 204-212
Manuscript Number : IJSRST151540
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Innocent E. Bello, ISI A. Ikhuoria, " 3D Cartographic Model And Animation of As-built Educational Landuse of UNIBEN, Nigeria", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 5, pp.204-212, November-December-2015.
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