Characterization of Underground Cellars in the Duero Basin by GNSS, LIDAR and GPR Techniques

  • Miguel Angel Conejo-MartínEmail author
  • Tomás Ramón Herrero-TejedorEmail author
  • Enrique Pérez-MartínEmail author
  • Javier Lapazaran-IzargainEmail author
  • Jaime Otero-GarcíaEmail author
  • Juan Francisco Prieto-MorínEmail author
  • Jesús Velasco-GómezEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Earth System Sciences book series (LNESS)


The underground cellars of the Duero River basin are part of spread and damaged agricultural landscape which is in danger of disappearing. These architectural complexes are allocated next to small towns. Constructions are mostly dug in the ground with a gallery down or “barrel” strait through which you access the cave or cellar. This wider space is used to make and store wine. Observation and detection of the winery both on the outside and underground is essential to make an inventory of the rural heritage. Geodetection is a non-invasive technique, suitable to determinate with precision buried structures in the ground. The undertaken works include LIDAR survey techniques, GNSS and GPR obtained data. The results are used to identify with centimetric precision construction elements forming the winery. Graphic and cartographic obtained documents allow optimum visualization of the studied field and can be used in the reconstruction of the place.


Underground Cellars GNSS LIDAR GPR Heritage Graphic Documentation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Departamento de Ingeniería Cartográfica, Geodesia y Fotogrametría—Expresión Gráfica, EUIT Agrícola, Universidad Politécnica de MadridCiudad Universitaria S/NMadridSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Matemática Aplicada, ETSI de TelecomunicaciónUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  3. 3.Departamento de Ingeniería Topográfica y Cartografía, ETSI Topografía, Geodesia y CartografíaPolitécnica de Madrid, Campus SurMadridSpain

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