Earth Science Informatics

, Volume 12, Issue 4, pp 465–474 | Cite as

3D geological modeling and visualization of above-ground and underground integration ——taking the Unicorn Island in Tianfu new area as an example

  • Ming HaoEmail author
  • Donghui Wang
  • Chao Deng
  • Zhengwei He
  • Jianlong Zhang
  • Dongjian Xue
  • Xiaoming Ling
Research Article


Since the development of underground space has the characteristics of “difficult to recover, one-off, and difficult to budget”, the planning of underground space is particularly important. Traditional two-dimensional planning technology is difficult to describe three-dimensional spatial information such as underground complex geological environment, and three-dimensional GIS technology can solve this problem better, which can greatly enrich the urban planning, construction, and management control methods. This paper uses a combination of GIS software to carry out the three-dimensional geological modeling of above-ground and underground integration in the study area, and puts forward application suggestions for the underground space planning of the area, providing support for decision-making support for the government and relevant departments. and provide a demonstration for other cities to carry out urban geological survey work.


Ground and underground integration 3D geological modeling Model analysis Tianfu new area 



This research was supported by the Geological Survey of the China Geological Survey of the Ministry of Natural Resources, “Chengdu Multi-element City Geological Survey”(DD20189210).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ming Hao
    • 1
    Email author
  • Donghui Wang
    • 1
  • Chao Deng
    • 2
  • Zhengwei He
    • 2
  • Jianlong Zhang
    • 1
  • Dongjian Xue
    • 2
  • Xiaoming Ling
    • 1
  1. 1.Chengdu Geological Survey Center, China Geological SurveyChengduChina
  2. 2.Chengdu University of TechnologyChengduChina

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