MMUP Updates Qatar National Digital Maps28 March 2016
The Center of Geographic Information Systems at Ministry of Municipality and Urban Planning (MMUP) has declared that it is implementing Qatar National Digital Maps Project 2016-2018. The project is regularly accomplished every 3 -5 years as the contract has already signed with the responsible company to conduct the aerial surveys last month. The purpose of the project is to update for the digital topographical data, digital dimensions model, production of vertical and inclined accurate aerial pictures, and 3D model for towns and updated satellite images if needed. The first project stage comprises, aerial surveys, extracting digital dimension's model through usage of (Lidar) technology that provides accurate measurements for heights and considered as main factor to extract 3D model for buildings and installations during the second phase of the project.