Site-specific efficient management of soil resources using GIS and BIM technologies
Anna Bielska 2, A,D-F
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Department of Spatial Planning and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography, Warsaw University of Technology, Pl. Politechniki 1, 00-661, Warsaw, Poland
Department of Cadastre and Land Management, Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography, Warsaw University of Technology, Pl. Politechniki 1, 00-661, Warsaw, Poland
A - Research concept and design; B - Collection and/or assembly of data; C - Data analysis and interpretation; D - Writing the article; E - Critical revision of the article; F - Final approval of article
Submission date: 2023-12-18
Final revision date: 2024-04-25
Acceptance date: 2024-05-07
Publication date: 2024-06-04
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Department of Cadastre and Land Management, Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography, Warsaw University of Technology, Pl. Politechniki 1, 00-661, Warsaw, Poland
Reports on Geodesy and Geoinformatics 2024;117:89-98
The spatial data sets of soil resources are essential for the interpretation of the site-specific ecosystems, not only concerning process investigations, but also for sustainable soil management The objective of the study was to attempt identification of the primary parameters influencing the rational management of soils available without the necessity of carrying out time-consuming and costly field and laboratory research. The research was carried out in the Pawłów commune (north-eastern part of the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, Poland). The research included the application of different methods and interpretation of source materials, including (i) digital soil-agricultural map, (ii) annex to the soil-agricultural map at a scale of 1:5000, (iii) soil quality contours, (iv) digital terrain model, and (v) orthophotomaps. Obtaining data concerning soil type and/or agricultural usefulness complexes would require conducting a generalisation process. Publicly available ortophotomaps and cartographic materials in the form of topographic maps and a numerical terrain model were analysed to determine the extent of soils to be protected. The rational management of space and soil resources can be visualised and documented using BIM technology; however, relying on GIS data is not the most straightforward task due to the lack of integration on the BIM-GIS line. This paper presents the current state of the art and attempts to address selected problems in this area.
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