Ballard Team Has High Hopes for Deep-Water Robot

Brian Handwerk, National Geographic News

This National Geographic article describes Hercules, an innovative underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) equipped with mechanical arms, fingers, and a variety of tools. The robot will be used to conduct the first archaeological excavations of shipwrecks and archaeological sites in the deep seas of the Mediterranean and the Black Sea.

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Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Geography:Geospatial
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Earth System Topics: Time/Earth History, Human Dimensions
Topics: Ocean