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Robot archaeologists: taking the risks out of underwater fieldwork

Author: Euronews Knowledge

Main category: Social Sciences (Cultural studies)
Alternative category: Engineering (Mechanical engineering)

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Underwater archaeology is an exciting, but "sometimes risky field": http://www.newarchaeology.com/divedangers/ of studies. To eliminate those risks a European research project, "ARROWS": http://www.arrowsproject.eu, is working to develop robots that help humans in dangerous environments. Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe.


Further information:
Underwater archaeology is an exciting, but "sometimes risky field":http://www.newarchaeology.com/divedan... of studies. To eliminate those risks a European research project, "ARROWS":http://www.arrowsproject.eu, is working to develop robots that help humans in dangerous environments.

A now flooded Soviet-era quarry in Rummu, Estonia is one of the project's test sites. Buildings and machinery were submerged after it was abandoned in the 1990s and now it's a popular diving spot. The area is a…

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Further Reading: http://www.newarchaeology.com/divedangers/ http://www.arrowsproject.eu

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