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Tue, 27/08/2013
Photo: Is Druridge Bay evidence that Britain was cut off from the Continent by a tsunami? Photo: Northumberland Wildlife Trust The excavation of a Bronze Age burial mound which is sliding off the...
Tue, 27/08/2013
Photo: Enjoying a previous NAS Conference This year’s annual NAS Conference will bring together professional and amateur archaeologists to discuss and share ideas on maritime and nautical archaeology...
Mon, 12/08/2013
Photo: Hundreds of ships have met their end on America’s Great Lakes Shipwreck enthusiasts claim to have discovered what they say is the oldest documented commercial shipwreck ever discovered in...
Mon, 12/08/2013
Photo: What other treasures will be discovered at Phaselis? Turkey’s ancient port city of Phaselis in Antalya, some of which is underwater,  is about to play host to a new archaeological survey to...
Mon, 12/08/2013
Photo: The search has resumed for HMS Erebus and HMS Terror The Canadian government has announced that underwater archaeologists will once again resume the search for the HMS Erebus and HMS Terror –...
Thu, 08/08/2013
Photo: Last year’s winner – ‘Like father like son’ by Jose Manuel Mates Luque Are you a budding marine archaeology photographer? If so, how about entering the NAS Calendar Photo Competition 2013. At...
Thu, 08/08/2013
Photo: The Sanyo Maru wreck is now protected Photo: Northern Territory Government, Department of Lands, Planning and the Environment The shipwreck of the only known Japanese pearling mother ship in...
Mon, 05/08/2013
CENTRO DI FORMAZIONE PER LA DOCUMENTAZIONE SUBACQUEA - Underwater Survey Training Center. Powered by Reitia -Documentazione per l’Archeologia  Parco Archeologico Didattico del Livelet –Laghi di...
Thu, 01/08/2013
Photo: The Tower Hill foreshore needs to be carefully monitored for erosion The Tower Hill foreshore saw a flurry of activity recently as the Thames Discovery Programme (TDP) performed their annual...
Thu, 01/08/2013
Photo: The “Monterrey Wreck” has a copper clad wooden hull Photo: NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program Marine archaeologists working on a well preserved shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico have discovered two...
Thu, 01/08/2013
Photo: The Dampier Archipelago is known for its prehistoric rock art New research says that the Dampier Archipelago in western Australia may well be the best location for discovering submerged...
Fri, 26/07/2013
Join the NAS on Sunday 18th August at Dapdune Wharf in Guildford for fun nautical archaeology related activities for all the family. We would love to see all your budding little Shipwreck Explorers...
Tue, 23/07/2013
Duration: 3 Days                                                            Time: 9.00 am to 5.00/6.30 pm Venue: Maritime Studies Department, Stromness, Churchill Barriers Dates: 30, 31 August 2013,...
Tue, 23/07/2013
Photo: NAS ELearners get down and dirty on the Thames foreshore July saw the first Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) Fieldschool take place in conjunction with the Thames Discovery Programme (TDP)...
Thu, 04/07/2013
Photo:  A woodcut of La Salle's Griffon - lost on the great lakes Archaeologists say that a wooden beam found in Lake Michigan, although not attached to the stern of a sunken vessel, could still be...
Thu, 04/07/2013
Photo: 15 cannon have been recovered from the site so far Photo: Flickr/ncculture Archaeologists have succeeded in raising another two cannons from Blackbeard’s flagship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge (...
Thu, 04/07/2013
Photo: The Festival for Archaeology aims to bring archaeology to everyone Photo: Council for British Archaeology This year’s Festival of Archaeology is fast approaching and it will give members of...
Thu, 04/07/2013
Professor Mick Aston, of Time Team fame and Emeritus Professor of Landscape Archaeology at the University of Bristol, passed away recently, which has been described as a huge loss to archaeology....
Thu, 04/07/2013
English Heritage has been awarded £80m by the Government to establish a new charity to care for its National Heritage Collection of historic properties. The new charity, to be known as The National...
Thu, 04/07/2013
Chris Underwood is a Researcher at the National Institute of Anthropology, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Here he presents his research on issues of heritage protection, preservation, and access, and seeks...

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Northwestern Michigan College - NAS Fieldschool 2014 Video of the NMC / NAS International field-school in underwater archaeology held in 2014 at Grand Traverse Bay. Filmed by Christine Williams....