Archeology & History

  • Chronology (timelines) — Create & vet the time sequence of events (x,y,z,t) irrespective of cause and effect
  • Archival drawings & permits — Search, acquire, archive, digitize, analyze, & retrieve historical documents regarding maps & engineering projects & place in single reference frame
  • Bathymetry & topography — Assemble historical bathymetry into a common reference frame
  • Singular events: floods, earthquakes, landslides, & volcanoes — Measure & analyze individual events of extraordinary impact
  • Monitoring: elevations, tides, seismology, earth movement, & volcanism — Measure continuously displacements, velocity, accelerations, and fluxes
  • Preservation (tapu) — Identify, characterize, & value natural or man-made resources that are so valuable or sensitive that action should be severely limited or prohibited
  • Indigenous traditions (korero tuku iho) — Acknowledge, acquire, & digitize verbal traditions of indigenous people & respect the lessons to be learned from all knowledge
  • Historical benchmarks — Identify, characterize, & establish events that can be fixed in time & place with small error
  • Shipwrecks — Discover, locate, & characterize ships & ship debris in waters shallower than 600ft
  • Historical artifacts — Identify & characterize underwater & buried assets of historical significance
  • Cultural artifacts — Identify & characterize underwater & buried assets of cultural significance
  • Video & animation —Create video content that combines scientific accuracy & good stories