Office of Archaeological Research

3D Imaging and Photogrammetry Services

The University of Alabama Museums’ Office of Archaeological Research is an industry leader in 3D modeling. OAR provides accuracy and detail that real-world mapping demands. Virtual reality and 3D modeling are not just passing fads, but the future of cultural resource management. By broadening the use of 3D modeling in historic preservation and archaeological investigation, OAR creates unique business solutions for our clients.

For more information about 3D modeling and photogrammetry, please contact Jeramiah Stager at jlstager@ua.edu or by phone at (205) 371-8705.

Tools and Software

OAR’s qualified personnel utilize state-of-the-art tools and 3D modeling software, including:

  • Agisoft Photoscan
  • AutoCAD
  • SketchUp
  • ArcGIS
  • Adobe Products
  • Topcon
  • Lumion 3D

With recent advancement in computing power, 3D modeling is ideal for any situation:

  • Historic Structures
  • Modern Structures
  • Cemeteries
  • Artifacts
  • Landforms
  • People

Sample Projects

Early 19th Century Lime Kiln

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Early 20<sup>th</sup> Century Limestone Gravity Dam

Early 20th Century Limestone Gravity Dam

View Reconstructed 3D Model