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Archaeology Underwater: The NAS Guide to Principles and by Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS), Amanda Bowens PDF

By Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS), Amanda Bowens

ISBN-10: 1405175915

ISBN-13: 9781405175913

ISBN-10: 1405175923

ISBN-13: 9781405175920

Underwater Archaeology: The NAS consultant to rules and perform presents a entire precis of the archaeological procedure as utilized in an underwater context.

  • Long awaited moment variation of what's popularly often called the NAS instruction manual
  • Provides a realistic consultant to underwater archaeology: the right way to get entangled, uncomplicated ideas, crucial strategies, venture making plans and execution, publishing and proposing
  • Fully illustrated with over a hundred drawings and new color snap shots
  • New chapters on geophysics, historic examine, images and video, tracking and upkeep and conservation

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The NAS organizes a range of maritime archaeological projects each year. These can be based in the UK or overseas, in lakes, rivers, the sea or on the foreshore and may include a training component. org). With a good grounding in the archaeological process and survey techniques (perhaps through NAS training), it is possible to organize an independent survey project on a local site. Once permission has been obtained from the site owners or managers and the relevant authorities, the survey project can be planned and carried out.

For those looking for hands-on involvement, it may be possible to join a training excavation. These are run by a variety of organizations worldwide and usually require at least a one-week commitment and a financial contribution. The NAS organizes a range of maritime archaeological projects each year. These can be based in the UK or overseas, in lakes, rivers, the sea or on the foreshore and may include a training component. org). With a good grounding in the archaeological process and survey techniques (perhaps through NAS training), it is possible to organize an independent survey project on a local site.

Information obtained can then be fed into local and national databases for archaeology and marine conservation, so that the information is available to all. To participate in an underwater archaeology project as an unpaid diver, a diving qualification equivalent to at least CMAS 2 Star (BSAC Sport Diver, PADI Rescue Diver, SAA Club Diver) is required. Due to conditions on site, many projects will ask for more experience than the AND FORESHORE ARCHAEOLOGY minimum requirement, so it is wise to aim for a higher qualification and as many appropriate dives as possible while training.

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