Would you like to know more about the principles and understanding behind the degradation and preservation of underwater cultural heritage? With climate change affecting the water characteristics and potentially the preservation of archaeology in the marine environment it this course will allow you to understand the degradation process involved and what can be done to mitigate the heritage degradation in the short/medium term. This course will explore physical, chemical, and biological aspects that should be considered in the degradation of wooden objects, such as ships or small artefacts in the marine environment.