The monitoring of the underwater cultural heritage is a priority of Public authorities (e.g. Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Institutions and local entities) that deal with conservation and restoration activities. These public bodies need cost effective, reliable and systematic survey techniques and means to accomplish their mission and everyday work.
|The ITACA (Innovation Technologies and Applications for Coastal Archaeological sites) project aims to prove a management system for underwater archaeological sites in coastal regions. The discovering and monitoring service uses innovative satellite remote sensing techniques combined with image processing algorithms. The project develops a set of applications integrated in a system that pursue the following objectives:
ITACA project is coordinated by Planetek Hellas E.P.E.
Figure 1. Ship wreck recorded using side-scan and processed