Remote Operating Vehicle (ROV)

  • Lawrence E. Babits
  • Hans Van Tilburg
Part of the The Springer Series in Underwater Archaeology book series (SSUA)


United States government and individual states mandate reporting on cultural resources in areas which are subject to development. The requirement that an archaeological survey is necessary to obtain permits for construction in the maritime environment has produced a huge number of reports. Unfortunately, these reports are not given widespread distribution and some were limited to fewer than twenty copies. This lack of distribution makes generalizations about areal studies difficult because, while the data have, in many cases, been collected, the information is not readily available. The best sources for obtaining information about areal studies along rivers and in coastal areas are the state archaeologists of the various states and the district offices of the US Army Corps of Engineers. Included in this section are some reports as well as materials related to survey such as geographical analysis and positioning systems.


Remote Sensing Army Corps Cultural Resource Remote Operating Vehicle Geographical Analysis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lawrence E. Babits
    • 1
  • Hans Van Tilburg
    • 2
  1. 1.East Carolina UniversityGreenvilleUSA
  2. 2.University of Hawaii at ManoaHonoluluUSA

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