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Application of an ASV for Coastal Underwater Archaeology

Antonio Vasiljević
Đula Nađ
Nikola Stilinović
Nikola Mišković
Zoran Vukić ; University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing

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APA 6th Edition
Vasiljević, A., Nađ, Đ., Stilinović, N., Mišković, N. & Vukić, Z. (2016). Application of an ASV for Coastal Underwater Archaeology. Pomorski zbornik, Special edition (1), 179-186.
MLA 8th Edition
Vasiljević, Antonio, et al. "Application of an ASV for Coastal Underwater Archaeology." Pomorski zbornik, vol. Special edition, no. 1, 2016, pp. 179-186. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Vasiljević, Antonio, Đula Nađ, Nikola Stilinović, Nikola Mišković and Zoran Vukić. "Application of an ASV for Coastal Underwater Archaeology." Pomorski zbornik Special edition, no. 1 (2016): 179-186.
Vasiljević, A., et al. (2016). 'Application of an ASV for Coastal Underwater Archaeology', Pomorski zbornik, Special edition(1), pp. 179-186.
Vasiljević A, Nađ Đ, Stilinović N, Mišković N, Vukić Z. Application of an ASV for Coastal Underwater Archaeology. Pomorski zbornik [Internet]. 2016 [cited 2021 January 18];Special edition(1):179-186.
A. Vasiljević, Đ. Nađ, N. Stilinović, N. Mišković and Z. Vukić, "Application of an ASV for Coastal Underwater Archaeology", Pomorski zbornik, vol.Special edition, no. 1, pp. 179-186, 2016. [Online].

Coastal underwater archaeological sites are by nature dynamic, and often subject to disturbance from the action of waves, currents, sediment, and human activity. The need to document such sites
comprehensively, accurately, and quickly has been the driving force behind technological advances in predisturbance site mapping since the 1960s. Certain challenges remain constant: the need for
technology to be affordable and robust, with efficient post-processing as well as data acquisition times. Non-engineers must be able to interpret the results and publish them according to archaeological
conventions. Large ancient shallow water port sites, submerged settlements, and landscape surveys present additional difficulties because of the volume of data generated. In this paper we present results of two expeditions to map the submerged Herodian structures at Caesarea Maritima, Israel, using a robotic vehicle, the Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV) Pladypos, which was developed to address
these challenges. This vehicle carries high-resolution imaging and remote-sensing tools to produce photomosaics and microbathymetry maps of the seafloor, as well as performing precise geo-referencing.
The results were later integrated into a GIS.

coastal underwater archaeology; Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV); remote sensing; geo-referencing

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