Capanna Margherita Hut Georadar, Laser Scanner & Photogrammetric surveys

In 2019-2020 Imageo in collaboration with CAI (Club Alpino Italiano), the Earth Science Dept. of the University of Torino and the Polytechnic University of Milan, organized a Georadar, Laser Scanner and photogrammetric survey campaign to study the ice depth and the stability in the area surrounding Capanna Margherita Alpine Hut, the highest Alpine Hut in Europe (4554 masl).

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Laser scanner survery from the glacier
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Laser Scanner survey from Capanna Margherita balcony
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Ground Penetrating Radar survey of the highest area of the glacier
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Ground Penetrating Radar survey of the glacier plain

Primi Risultati

In the following frame it is possible to browse the raw photogrammetric point cloud produced during the 2019 helicopter survey:

 

 

This link directly connects to the point cloud share service:

Pointcloud – Capanna Margherita

Media

TGR Leonardo 12/12/2020 – News service on Capanna Margherita surveys:

University of Torino press release on Capanna Margherita surveys:

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