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April 13th, 2013
Australian Researchers Develop 3D Mapping System to Protect Cultural Heritage Sites

Australian researchers developed a mobile laser 3D mapping system called Zebedee to preserve some of the country’s oldest and most culturally significant heritage sites, CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, announced on Saturday. According to a statement from CSIRO, this new joint research initiative between CSIRO and The University of Queensland aims to collect detailed 3D maps of historic sites of Moreton Bay. With the assistance of Queensland Parks and Wildlife Services, the research team has collected data from a number of heritage sites including the 19th century Brisbane River defences at Fort Lytton and Peel Island’s leper colony buildings. Read More