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Spatial Data Structure and Functionalities for 3D Land Management System Implementation: Israel Case Study

Mapping and Geo-Information Engineering, The Technion, Haifa 3200003, Israel
GIS Technology, OTB—Research for the Built Environment, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Delft University of Technology, Julianalaan 134, 2628 BL Delft, The Netherlands
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ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2018, 7(1), 10;
Received: 31 August 2017 / Revised: 5 December 2017 / Accepted: 5 December 2017 / Published: 1 January 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Research and Development Progress in 3D Cadastral Systems)
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With the existence of mature technologies and modern urban planning necessities, there is a growing public demand to improve the efficiency and transparency of government administrations. This includes the formation of a comprehensive modern spatial land management (cadastre) system having the capacity to handle various types of data in a uniform way—above-terrain and below-terrain—enabling the utilization of land and space for various complex entities. To utilize existing knowledge and systems, an adaptive approach suggests extending and augmenting the existing 2D cadastre systems to facilitate 3D land management capabilities. Following a comprehensive examination of the Survey of Israel’s operative cadastral system that supports 2D land administration, it turned out that it is crucial to outline new concepts, modify existing terms and define specification guidelines. That is, to augment and provide full 3D support to the current operative cadastral system, and to create a common and uniform language for the various parties involved in the preparation of 2D and 3D mutation plans required for modern urban planning needs. This study refers to the legal and technical aspects of Survey of Israel’s CHANIT, which is the legal set of cadastral work processes specifications, focusing on database, data structure, functionality, and regulation gaps while emphasizing on 3D cadastral processes. The outcome is recommendations concerning data structure and functionalities needed to be addressed for the facilitation and implementation of an operative 3D land management system in Israel. View Full-Text
Keywords: 3D cadastre; land management; spatial data and functionalities; 3D volumetric parcel 3D cadastre; land management; spatial data and functionalities; 3D volumetric parcel

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Jaljolie, R.; Van Oosterom, P.; Dalyot, S. Spatial Data Structure and Functionalities for 3D Land Management System Implementation: Israel Case Study. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf. 2018, 7, 10.

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