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Electronic Imaging & Signal Processing

Titanic is falling apart -- expedition to map wreck in 3D

National Geographic
20 August 2010

Scientists say the wreck of Titanic -- beset by metal-eating life-forms, powerful currents, and possibly even human negligence -- could be vanishing for good. A new expedition will survey the site and create a 3D map to preserve it for history.

Thousands of high-resolution photos and video will be combined with acoustic and sonar mapping data to form a 3-D replica of the site, allowing scientists and armchair explorers to probe it in detail.

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