2005 Images

PERSIAN WAR SHIPWRECK SURVEY

 

2005 Season
 
 
 
 

Interviewing the local inhabitants to gather information from oral tradition

Members of the team discuss possible target
areas prior to the start of the survey

Members of the team aboard the R/V Aegaeo
deciding on areas to survey

     
 
   
         
 
Hydrophone used to communicate with the submersible Thetis
The submersible Thetis on the surface, just before descending
Diver aiding in the recovery of the submersible Thetis
             
   
 
Diver aiding in the recovery of the submersible Thetis after an evening dive
Sunset as seen from the stern of the R/V Aegaeo
View of the ROV Max Rover, the submersible Thetis and the line leading to the side scan towfish (not visible in image)
     
 
       
Side Scan Tow fish as it is being launched from the stern of the R/V Aegaeo
The ROV Max Rover
The ROV Max Rover

Sidescan sonar image of target 4,
Artemision channel (100kHz, 125msec rate)
3.5kHz sub-bottom profile of the area of
target 4, indicating thick sediments (no rock substrate) below the seabed
Sidescan sonar image of target 6, Artemision channel (100kHz, 125msec rate) - the
target was right below the tow-fish
3.5kHz sub-bottom profile of the area of
target 6, indicating thick sediments
(no rock substrate) below the seabed -
t he target corresponds to the small hill
shown on the profile

The towfish of the 3.5kHz sub-bottom profiler

Acquisition and post-processing of sidescan
sonar data in the computer laboratory of the
R/V Aegaeo

The 'Hollows' of Euboea
The submersible Thetis off the island of Arapis

Anchor found off Cavo Doro

 

Anchor found off Cavo Doro

Anchor found off Cavo Doro

Dan Davis after the discovery of submerged
marble blocks near the SE coast of Euboea

     

View of marble block from site off the
SE coast of Euboea

View of marble blocks from site off the
SE coast of Euboea

View of marble blocks from site off the
SE coast of Euboea

View of marble blocks from site off the
SE coast of Euboea

Dr. John Hale on a visit to Teos, Turkey,
examining the local marble quarries

View of marble blocks at Teos

 

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2006