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Virtual Excavations: Pacific Research Platform Enables Remote Collaboration on Underwater Archeological Dig in Israel

Supported by CENIC's 400-gigabit research network, the Pacific Research Platform has not only enabled researchers at UC San Diego and their partners at the University of Haifa in Israel to go ahead with their archeological dig despite the COVID-19 pandemic but also drastically accelerated data analysis times.

Visualising the story of Australia’s largest ever naval loss

An ambitious project is creating digital 3D reconstructions of shipwrecks for virtual underwater heritage museum experiences

Integrating amateur metal detectorists into the network of archaeological knowledge

In the past 30 years amateurs with metal detector have done wonders for archaeology. Some call it the most effective surveying method since the invention of the shovel.

Bringing high-speed internet to the birthplace of Zeus

Answering questions about the origins of Greek culture and athletics are at the heart of the Mt. Lykaion Excavation and Survey Project in Arcadia, Greece. Collaborative efforts within the R&E networking community have helped make the lives of the many archeologists in the field easier by bringing high-speed internet to the site.

Supercomputing at the trench edge

Danish archaeologists team up with experts in high performance computing to enable fast and intensive 3D recording for field archaeology.