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A complete methodology from the extraction of Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data to the solar irradiation analysis of urban models and the visualization of results is presented. The use of a hybrid approach from raw LiDAR data and vectorial digital maps (GIS data) of building footprints for the interpolation of a 2.5-D urban surface model allows to process and compute irradiation values for facades and roofs separately.


credits: Luis Borges Quina, Claudio Carneiro, Gilles Desthieux, Eugenio Morello


publications

Carneiro C., Morello E., Desthieux G., 2009, "Assessment of solar irradiance on the urban fabric for the production of renewable energy using LIDAR data and image processing techniques", in Sester M., Bernard L., Paelke V. (editors), Advances in GIScience, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Springer, Berlin.

Desthieux G., Carneiro C., Morello E., Gallinelli P., Camponovo R., 2009, "GIS-based assessment of solar irradiance on the urban fabric and potential for active solar technology", Proceedings of the International Conference CISBAT 2009, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, pp. 525-530.

Carneiro C., Morello E., Ratti C., Golay F., 2008, "Solar radiation over the urban texture: LIDAR data and image processing techniques for environmental analysis at city scale", in Lee J., Zlatanova S. (editors), 3D Geo-information Sciences, Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography, Springer, Berlin.



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