Revealing Europe's submarine secrets - in 3D

Friday, 24 June, 2016
A chance conversation with a marine archaeologist friend led to Charalambos Poullis joining a dive in Cyprus. The experience revealed the difficulties faced by underwater archaeologists, and set in motion a thought process that would lead him to apply for EU research funding and subsequently develop software enabling archaeologists to reproduce underwater artefacts.

Ruins and sunken cities, ancient ports and shipwrecks – while these sound like the setting for a children’s novel, these various scenes do all exist off various European coasts. Although these hidden treasures have been preserved to some extent over the centuries, much would have been lost without the dedicated work of marine archaeologists.

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Project: 
3DUNDERWORLD
Project Acronym: 
RAPID SCANNING AND AUTOMATIC 3
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