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UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGY. UNDERWATER WORKING METHODS
UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGY. UNDERWATER WORKING METHODS

Author(s): Laurentiu Marin Dobre
Subject(s): Archaeology
Published by: Ovidius University Press
Keywords: underwater archeology; underwater metal detector; the geyser pump; Long baseline acoustic positioning system; GPS intelligent buoy;

Summary/Abstract: Underwater archaeological investigations are undertaken by scientific and auxiliary personnel, qualified for working in hyperbaric environment and are performed with specific underwater methods of study. From the technical and current practice points of view, this article presents the devices for excavation/absorption, metal detection, communication, illumination, localization, photography, videography and positioning, used in the underwater archaeological site, reflected in the divers’ experience and scientific activities during the last years. This presentation aims to update the information regarding underwater archaeology, related to the local underwater sites.

  • Issue Year: 14/2018
  • Issue No: 1-2
  • Page Range: 207-228
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: English