Posts made in October, 2014

Job: Maritime Archaeologist, Office of Environment and Heritage, Sydney, Australia

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in News

Maritime Archaeologist OEH 341-14 To apply visit the job site here. Office of Environment and Heritage Location: Parramatta Job Grade/Classification: Ongoing Full-Time Employment Status: Ongoing Full-Time Vacancy Ref: OEH 341-14 Applications Close: Sunday, 26 October 2014 The primary objective of the position holder is to be a part of the Heritage Division Maritime Archaeology Team and to assist in the implementation of NSW Government Maritime Archaeology Program, the...

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Shipwreck in Haiti Not the Santa Maria; much later vessel

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in News

Shipwreck in Haiti Not the Santa Maria; much later vessel

The shipwreck claimed by Barry Clifford to be the Santa Maria is actually a much later vessel, UNESCO team finds. The presence of bronze or copper fasteners suggests a vessel from several centuries later. From the AP: “A report from the U.N. cultural agency released Monday concludes that a shipwreck found off northern Haiti could not be the Santa Maria, the lost flagship from Christopher Columbus’ first voyage to the Western Hemisphere, as a U.S. explorer had...

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Illyrian Coastal Exploration Program Field Schools

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in Field Schools

Illyrian Coastal Exploration Program Field Schools

The Illyrian Coastal Exploration Program offers scientific diving courses and research field work experiences throughout the Balkan region in Croatia, Montenegro and Albania. We bring together a diverse team of instructors from around the world who are experts in fields such as underwater archaeology, coastal ecology, marine geology, remote sensing technology, and artifact conservation. We also provide our students with the best in dive safety and scientific diving...

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