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3D spatial information infrastructure: The case of Port Rotterdam
1 GIS Technology, OTB, Delft University of Technology, PO Box 5030, 2600 GA, Delft, The Netherlands
2 Design Systems, Faculty of Architecture, Eindhoven University of Technology, Postbus 513, 5600 MB Eindhoven, The Netherlands
The development and maintenance of the infrastructure, facilities, logistics and other assets of the Port of Rotterdam requires a broad spectrum of heterogeneous information. This information concerns features, which are spatially distributed above ground, underground, in the air and in the water. The data are managed in a variety of data models with varying levels of dimensionality, granularity, accuracy and up-to-dateness. Additionally increasing number of 3D design models is becoming available. This complexity of tasks and diversity of information challenges the Port authority to look for more advanced 3D solutions. This paper presents research in progress related to developing a 3D SII in support of information and process management within the Port of Rotterdam.
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