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Ballard Team Has High Hopes for Deep-Water ROV

Ballard Team has high hopes for deep-water ROV
trefwoorden: onderwater archeologie - Zwarte Zee - opgraving
Undersea explorer Robert Ballard has likened the ocean floor to a vast museum holding an unrivaled archaeological record of human history.
This summer, as Ballard and a team of scientists embark on a 40-day expedtion to the Black Sea and Mediterranean, they will bring an exciting new tool for exploring this underwater realm.
Hercules, a groundbreaking underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) equipped with mechanical arms, fingers, and a variety of tools, will enable Ballard and his team to conduct the first archaeological excavations of shipwrecks and archaeological sites in the deep sea.

Lees verder bij National Geographic News(16 juli 2003)