Vincenzo Barrile

Vincenzo Barrile
Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria | UNIRC · Department of Civil, Energy, Environment and Materials Engineering

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Introduction
Vincenzo Barrile currently works at the Department of Civil, Energy, Environment and Materials Engineering, Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria. Vincenzo does research in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering and Cartography . Their current project is 'Georadar'.

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Nowadays, a great interest in historical installations like museographic devices in international museological studies (capable of giving space form during user communication) is largely attributable to new techniques of immediate communication. Tools and libraries for virtual, augmented, and mixed reality content have recently become increasingly...
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In this paper, we want to propose an investigation and a re-reading of the “Conventazzo” of San Pietro di Deca in Torrenova (ME), through the use of geomatics techniques (laser scanner, UAV—Unmanned Aerial Vehicle-photogrammetry and BIM—Building Information Modeling) and a reconstruction and representation of different morpho-typological phases tha...
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In the National Archaeological Museum of Reggio Calabria (Southern Italy) are located two full-size bronzes cast around the 5th century BC: The “Bronzi di Riace”. Thanks to their outstanding manufacture, they truly represent significant sculptural masterpieces of Greek art in the world. This paper describes the methodology used by the Geomatics Lab...
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In the context of the monitoring and control of the Italian transport infrastructure heritage, both with regards to existing network and infrastructure works, an experiment has been developed: it combines geomatic and soft computing techniques in order to produce a system which aimed at both solving Early Warning problems and it is able to generate...
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There are several studies related to the cultural heritage digitization through HBIM (Heritage Building Information Modelling) techniques. Today, BIM (Building Information Modelling) software cannot represent old buildings with complex prominent and particularly detailed architecture perfectly, and multiple software are combined to obtain the build...
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Our society is heavily dependent on many interdependent and complex critical infrastructures. Deficiencies in the functionality of the transportation network (e.g., vehicular traffic interruptions or limitations) can cause enormous inconvenience to communities and people. The Italian transport infrastructure heritage and new infrastructure construc...
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Geodynamic phenomena monitoring is constantly evolving; however, earthquake prediction is still impossible. The acquired big data over time availability allows us to create specific models to simulate these phenomena. Generally, earthquakes happen in clusters, and major aftershocks are preceded by other small aftershocks. Applying mathematical mode...
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The application in question is aimed, in the study of deformations of mountain areas, as well as test the TLS applied to a hilly area in two different eras. For this purpose, it was also tested using the algorithm LS3D “Least square 3D surface matching” that allows both the registration of point clouds produced by scans carried out without using ta...
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In eastern countries the use of bamboo as sustainable and local material is becoming a standard. The integration of this environmentally friendly material in complex structure and buildings is appreciated also from an architectural point of view. In this paper a digitalization of a bamboo spatial truss structure using aerial photogrammetry and comp...
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Research aims to provide a strategy to start mitigate the over consumption of fossil energy in buildings and the inter connected over burning of energy fossil sources: methane; oil; coal. All this, through energy efficiency or “passivation” of all buildings in whole districts, quarters, cities using cork, a unique and very highly performing nature-...
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The purpose of the research carried out by the Laboratory of Geomatics of the University of Reggio Calabria is to revive firsthand through applications of virtual reality natural scenarios and/or underwater artifacts within the framework of underwater heritage.
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Nowadays, the law defines as “cultural heritage” a big number of artifacts, many of which are unfortunately in a state of decay. Their conservation and restoration are fundamental to preserve their history, and for this reason all the manufacts need to be kept in a good state maintaining their integrity and duration, without interrupting their acce...
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Today, tourism plays a key role in our country’s economy. With the advent of smart cities, there is a growing trend to introduce urban planning strategies aimed to optimize and innovate public services in order to relate the material infrastructure of cities “with the human, intellectual and social capital of those who live there”. The introduction...
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Come è noto, la metodologia di trilaterazione, solita-mente utilizzata dagli operatori umani durante i rilievi su-bacquei, implica l'utilizzo di un grande lasso di tempo a causa della sua complessità (difficoltà oggettiva del sot-tomarino nel mantenere una posizione stabile, errori, im-precisioni, tempi limitati disponibili in questi ambienti). Una...
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Fires continue to devour hundreds of thousands of hectares of forest even in 2020, generating gigantic damage to the ecosystem, if we think that we are in the midst of a climate crisis caused precisely by CO2 emissions into the atmosphere by man, due to burning of fossil fuels. The action to safeguard the territory and the fight against its progres...
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Road infrastructures systems are critical in many regions of Italy, counting thousands of bridges and viaducts that were built over several decades. A monitoring system is therefore necessary to monitor the health of these bridges and to indicate whether they need maintenance. Different parameters affect the health of an infrastructure, but it woul...
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After earthquakes, international and national organizations must overcome many challenges in rescue operations. Among these, the knowledge of the territory and of the roads is fundamental for international aid. The maps that volunteers make are a valuable asset, showing the roads in the area affected by the seismic events, a knowledge which is nece...
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Preventive safety analyses can help to indicate the presence of situations on a road track potentially at risk for circulation. The key objective of safety analysis is to provide a greater level of safety for all road users. In this paper the evaluation of the road degradation through image by UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) is presented. A commercia...
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BIM is a methodology applied to the realization of design models applied to new buildings. To date, however, most of the building interventions as it happens in the field of cultural heritage are developed in the existing. For this reason, scan to BIM procedures are improved and improved every day to make the use of BIM easier. This document will d...
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The proposed research activity is based on the study and development of advanced monitoring techniques for the inspection and mapping of road infrastructures. Data detection (initial and periodic) is one of the most important phases of the process to be followed for the knowledge of the current state of road infrastructure and this is fundamental f...
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The tourism sector is one of the major industries in Italy that has a high impact on local communities in terms of employment and economy. To show the results of a research project highlighting the use of new technology in the tourism sector, the Geomatics Laboratory of the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria has developed a mobile applicati...
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Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) allows us to have information about the structure under investigation and thus to create analytical models for the assessment of its state or structural behavior. Exceeded a predetermined danger threshold, the possibility of an early warning would allow us, on the one hand, to suspend risky activities and, on the...
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The Riace Bronzes are two full-size bronzes cast around the 5th century BC, located at the ‘Museo Archeologico Nazionale della Magna Grecia’ in Reggio Calabria; they truly represent significant sculptural masterpieces of Greek art in the world due to their outstanding manufacture. This paper describes the methodology for the achievement of a 3D mod...
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In this paper a workflow for bridges and viaducts aerial survey through Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) is presented.
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This note presents the experimental results deriving from the application of two innovative photogrammetric techniques (with particular reference to non-conventional photogrammetric applications) for the production of time-space 3D models of the marine surface. Moreover, the first method (automatic three images processing (ATIP)) proposes some easy...
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The renewed interest, in the context of international museological studies, for historical installations such as museographic devices (able to give shape to a space duly dialoguing with the user), is due today to their communicative immediacy. In recent years the availability of libraries and tools for the use of augmented reality (AR) content has...
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Relevant cultural heritage buildings have been subject to numerous maintenance interventions over the years. Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology is already part of the construction industry especially in the design phase and is considered as a very useful tool. From a survey with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), using photogrammetry...
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Modern surveying techniques, with the combined use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) with low-cost photographic sensors, and photogrammetric techniques, allows obtaining a precise virtual reconstruction of environment and object with centimetre accuracy. Recently, the diffusion of UAV allows the survey of extensive areas significantly reducing surv...
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On 21 and 22 August 1972, a young diver near the coast of Riace Marina (South Italy) found two bronze statues representing one of the highest moments of the sculptural production and the most important archaeological discovery of the last century: the Riace Bronzes. The Geomatics Laboratory of the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria sets a...
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The digital representation of hydraulic engineering works such as dykes or barriers is a sector that is becoming increasingly important. In general, however, the 3D relief of semi-submerged structures is still a problem. The Geomatics Laboratory in collaboration with CNR-IPCF of Messina as part of a broader project to analyze the variations of the...
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p>3D modelling of archaeological and historical structures is the new frontier in the field of conservation science. Similarly, the identification of buried finds, which enhances their multimedia diffusion and restoration, has gained relevance. As such sites often have a high level of structural complexity and complicated territorial geometries, ac...
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Early detection and measurement of the distresses are necessary to keep the pavement functions at an acceptable level and to pledge the safety users. The use of digital photography in order to record pavement images and, later, to identify the surface distresses has undergone continuous improvements during recent years. Image measurement methods ar...
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The local authorities that are responsible for the management of road infrastructures must have by law a Road Cadastre by realizing one from scratch or updating the existing one. The Italian road network is spread over 160,000 km of state and provincial roads, so in the face of an efficient solution in terms of costs/performance, a rapid timetable...
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The aim of road surface monitoring is to detect the distress on paved or unpaved road surfaces. Depending on the types of surface rupture, required parameters are measured on-site to determine the severity level of the road damage. Local infrastructure engineers and supervisors must therefore optimize their resources when monitoring road conditions...
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Regarding the current necessity to reduce energy consumption, and to redefine energy supply systems, the territorial and urban planning, opens up interesting new, development scenarios in GIS based on multi criteria analysis, with particular reference to the modelling and innovative implementation phase. The accurate knowledge of the territory with...
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Nowadays, the law define as "cultural heritage" a big amount of artifacts. It is immense and in continuous expansion.The need to know as much as possible about the goods and to maximize its duration while maintaining its integrity and its accessibility to the public, has led to the search for increasingly effective solutions to fulfill the purpose....
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For years, the Laboratory of Geomatics of the Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria has undertaken an interdisciplinary project for the recovery and dissemination of information regarding the cultural-artistic and archeological heritage of the metropolitan area. The combined use of geomatics technologies (laser scanners, GPS positioning, digi...
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The high congestion of airports, due to the increase in air traffic demand and the lack of significant infrastructure interventions, must be accompanied by a high level of security in airport areas. The risk related to interference between aircraft and vehicles during ground movements is still high and, for this reason, adequate distances must be e...
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The Riace Bronzes, called also Riace Warriors, are hosted in Reggio Calabria, at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale della Magna Grecia. The two statues are full-size bronzes cast about 5th century BC and were discovered in the coast of Riace (RC) in 1972. They represent one of the most important sculptural masterworks of the Greek art in the world, f...
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This paper deals with a test lead by Geomatics laboratory (DICEAM, Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria), concerning the application of UAV photogrammetry for survey, monitoring and checking. The study case relies with the surroundings of the Department of Agriculture Sciences. In the last years, such area was interested by landslides and sur...
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The degradation of buildings, or rather the decline of their initial performances following external agents both natural (cold-thaw, earthquake, salt, etc.) and artificial (industrial field, urban setting, etc.), in the years lead to the necessity of developing Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) intended to give useful information for an explanation of...
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In this study, using technologies such as laser scanner and GPR it was desired to see their potential in the cultural heritage. Also with regard to the processing part we are compared the results obtained by the various commercial software and algorithms developed and implemented in Matlab. Moreover, Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality allow inte...
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The paper describes and analyses the evolution of the shoreline in front of Reggio Calabria’s promenade through a time period of the last thirty years. To identify the shoreline through this time slice, satellite imagery was analyzed, together with cartography data, aerial photos, and data collected from a survey using an UAV. In addition, the wave...
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In 3D imaging and modeling, several applications require the definition of conceptual models, which imply the knowledge of the 3D topology. Working in 3D, as well known, is much more complex than in 2D. The combined study of topologic and geometric relations between primary elements and symmetries in the spaces in which the complex objects are loca...
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On the Waterfront Italo Falcomatà of Reggio Calabria you can admire the most extensive tract of the walls of the Hellenistic period of ancient city of Rhegion. The so-called Greek Walls are one of the most significant and visible traces of the past linked to the culture of Ancient Greece in the site of Reggio Calabria territory. Over the years this...
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As well known, Big Data is a term for data sets so large or complex that traditional data processing applications aren't sufficient to process them. The term "Big Data" is referred to using predictive analytics. It is often related to user behavior analytics, or other advanced data analytics methods which from data extract value, and rarely to a pa...
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More and more often, there is talk of autonomous cars or “intelligent guidance” that can detect and navigate without human intervention. The proposed system is a vehicle equipped for the Mobile Mapping System (MMS) with sensors that fathom the environment with radar techniques, LIDAR, GPS and cameras, capable of tracking paths, identify obstacles,...
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Main objective of this work is to suggest some easy procedures to solve typical non-linear problems of analytical photogrammetry, which are also frequent in digital photogrammetry. In particular, we propose a two-steps procedure based on two phases: Relative Orientation and Absolute Orientation, both characterized by non-linear functions. It is fir...
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Recent advances in the techniques of laser scanning and the increase in computing power in last years have enabled astonishing experiments of virtual reality. The three-dimensional digitizing of cultural heritage and its modeling are so becoming increasingly widespread. This work shows a comparison between the consolidated operating mode of the las...
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Several non-linear problems, typical of analytical photogrammetry and frequent in digital photogrammetry, can be solved with some easy procedures. In this work we propose a two-steps procedure based on two phases: Relative Orientation and Absolute Orientation, both characterized by non-linear functions. In the first step, it is firstly necessary to...
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On the Waterfront Italo Falcomatà of Reggio Calabria you can admire the most extensive tract of the walls of the Hellenistic period of ancient city of Rhegion. The so-called Greek Walls are one of the most significant and visible traces of the past linked to the culture of Ancient Greece in the site of Reggio Calabria territory. Over the years this...
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As well known, Big Data is a term for data sets so large or complex that traditional data processing applications aren’t sufficient to process them. The term “Big Data” is referred to using predictive analytics. It is often related to user behavior analytics, or other advanced data analytics methods which from data extract value, and rarely to a pa...
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In 3D imaging and modeling, several applications require the definition of conceptual models, which imply the knowledge of the 3D topology. Working in 3D, as well known, is much more complex than in 2D. The combined study of topologic and geometric relations between primary elements and symmetries in the spaces in which the complex objects are loca...
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The present paper proposes a new methodology to characterize the landslide susceptibility of Reggio Calabria territory. The values obtained were classified into five categories: very low, low, medium, high and very high, and were than exported into GIS environment to produce a landslide susceptibility map. The principal objective of the proposed st...
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This paper presents a methodology for building surveying and structural modeling of buildings of monumental interest. The complex geometry of these structures requires appropriate techniques to support the diagnosis, health monitoring and structural analysis phases for the validation of the expected performance under future earthquakes. This study...
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Aim of this paper is investigation of a possible use of the technique of LIDAR topographic survey for updating existing hydraulic models for the calculation of Hydraulic head for risk areas. Specifically, this study intends to assess the benefits to be gained from new methods of LIDAR detection comparing calculations and simulations of updated mode...
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The laser scanner is a detection technique essential for the 3D modeling of objects and it is well known its capability to acquire large amounts of data relatively in short times with a high degree of precision. In recent years also it is becoming more common some software-based algorithms "Structure from Motion" (SfM) which allow the graphic rende...
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Among the problems that national and international organizations often face in rescue operations following earthquakes there is the knowledge of the roads that allow aid to reach its destination. During the Haiti earthquake on 2010-01-12 and the Nepal earthquake on 2015-04-25 proved to be very useful the work of volunteers creating maps of the road...
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The development of new technologies surveying has allowed great strides to acquire spatial data for various applications. Among these, it the scanner technology is one of the methods That Allows for rapid and detailed acquisition of date. Particular and interesting application Concerns The Importance of cultural context as in the surveying of build...
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Intelligent vehicles – both automated and autonomous – have gained more and more importance due to the opportunity they offer to reduce congestion and particularly increase safety. As an example, accidents may occur when vehicle trajectories change and potentially cross, like in the case of overtaking manoeuvres. In this paper, the use of GPS and G...
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Monitoring the system of active faults in Castrovillari, carried out in time by the Geomatics of the University Mediterranean of Reggio Calabria, through GPS measurement onsite on test networks, created a database of crustal movements, useful for different studies and analysis of tectonic and deformation type. With the help of the powerful spatial...
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The present paper proposes a new methodology to characterize the landslide susceptibility of Reggio Calabria territory. The values obtained were classified into five categories: very low, low, medium, high and very high, and were than exported into GIS environment to produce a landslide susceptibility map. The principal objective of the proposed st...
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In the context of the dissemination of cultural heritage, the new technologies available to operators allow the integrated use of detection techniques of Geomatics in order to provide the user with the most information. The idea is to provide some sort of virtual guide useful to the localization, the disclosure of all the artistic and historical no...
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During the Haiti earthquake on 12.01.2010 and the Nepal earthquake on 25/04/2015 proved to be very useful the work of the volunteers that integrate the free Open Street Map (OSM) creating maps of the roads on site, useful in case of emergency, thus supporting the humanitarian organizations. Though away from the site of interest, with such crowdsour...
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In the field of the environmental protection, uncontrolled landfills are a hazard to the health and safety of residents strongly threatening the territory because of the heavy impact on the landscape and environment. As is known, the use of remote sensing can make a valuable contribution to the monitoring of the territory through the implementatio...
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In recent years 3D digitizing and modeling of cultural heritage has become increasingly common. This is due mainly to advances in laser-scanning techniques, to modeling techniques based on images, to increasing the computing power and to virtual reality. In this work we compared consolidated operating mode of the laser scanner with the techniques o...
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The laser scanner is a detection technique essential for the 3D modeling of objects and it is well known its capability to acquire large amounts of data relatively in short times with a high degree of precision. So it is widespreadly used in broader research's fields from engineering to medicine and to the study and protection of cultural heritage....
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Protection of the existing buildings of monumental interest requires appropriate techniques to support the diagnosis and structural analysis phases for the validation of the expected performance under future earthquakes. In this paper, to address the need of integrated techniques of building surveying and structural modeling the feasibility of some...
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This paper investigates a possible use of the technique of LIDAR topographic survey for updating existing hydraulic models for the calculation of Hydraulic head for risk areas. The study, in particular, tends to assess the benefits to be gained from new methods of LIDAR detection comparing calculations and simulations of updated models with those o...