A detailed review of underwater channel characteristics, Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks investigates the fundamental aspects of underwater communication. Prominent researchers from around the world consider contemporary challenges in the development of underwater acoustic sensor networks (UW-ASNs) and introduce a cross-layer approach for effec
RESEARCH CHALLENGES AND CLUSTERING. Research Challenges in Communication Protocol Design for Underwater Sensor Networks. Optimal Clustering for Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks. TOPOLOGY CONTROL AND ROUTING. Topology Control of Three-Dimensional Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks. Multipath Virtual Sink Architecture for Underwater Sensor Networks. FAULT TOLERANCE AND TIME SYNCHRONIZATION. A Survey of Fault Tolerance in Ad-hoc Networks and Sensor Networks. Time Synchronization in Sensor Networks and Underwater Sensor Networks. MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL. MAC Protocol Design for Underwater Networks. Dynamic TDMA and MACA BASED Protocols for Distributed Topology Underwater Acoustic networks. Medium Access Control Layer for Underwater Sensor Networks. SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, AND CHANNEL MODELING. Software Driven Underwater Acoustic Sensor Networks. HW/SW Co-design of a Low-cost Underwater Sensor Node with Intelligent, Secure Acoustic Communication Capabilities. Channel Modeling for Underwater Acoustic.