Queen Elizabeth Park Community Planting 29th July 2018

Aerial Photographs of Plantation area

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Aerial photographs overlooking QEP plantation areas. Aerial photographs and recordings provide useful information on surveyed areas.

All images were obtained from the Kapiti Aeromodellers Club site and did not encroach on public plantation areas.


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The map layer was created from multiple images stitched together to create a 2D map layer. Maps such as these are tremendously useful when evaluating a topographic area, as they provide a current-state satellite view of the site. Image collection can be repeated from the exact same positions over a period of months or years to create a time-lapse record of changes and growth.

The annotated green box indicates the area in which aerial images were collected from.


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Through the collection of images taken, a mesh can be generated to visually represent the change in elevation of the park. This makes it easier to evaluate and plan land areas.

Plant Health

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When all the photographic data is analysed by the system, a map layer indicating Plant Health is created using algorithms such as NDVI (Normalized Difference Vegetation Index). This enables users to assess plant health and crop variability.

Views within the 3D Model

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The ability to visualise land areas and buildings in a 3D model allows one a greater understanding of depth and size that can be explored virtually.

At Kapiti3D we also have the ability to turn digital 3D Models and 3D Scans into physical models that you can hold in your hand thanks to the groundbreaking power of 3D Printing.


If you’d like to get in contact with us for more details or further aerial analysis, please use the contact form below or email info@kapiti3d.com