Underwater Archaeology

The NAS Guide to Principles and Practice
Author: Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS)
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444358316
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 240
View: 9930
Underwater Archaeology: The NAS Guide to Principles and Practice provides a comprehensive summary of the archaeological process as applied in an underwater context. Long awaited second edition of what is popularly referred to as the NAS Handbook Provides a practical guide to underwater archaeology: how to get involved, basic principles, essential techniques, project planning and execution, publishing and presenting Fully illustrated with over 100 drawings and new colour graphics New chapters on geophysics, historical research, photography and video, monitoring and maintenance and conservation

Underwater Archaeology

The NAS Guide to Principles and Practice
Author: Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS)
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 1444302884
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 240
View: 4953
Underwater Archaeology: The NAS Guide to Principles and Practice provides a comprehensive summary of the archaeological process as applied in an underwater context. Long awaited second edition of what is popularly referred to as the NAS Handbook Provides a practical guide to underwater archaeology: how to get involved, basic principles, essential techniques, project planning and execution, publishing and presenting Fully illustrated with over 100 drawings and new colour graphics New chapters on geophysics, historical research, photography and video, monitoring and maintenance and conservation

Archaeology Underwater

The Nas Guide to Principles and Practice
Author: Martin Dean
Publisher: Archetype Publications
Category: Social Science
Page: 336
View: 6054

The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology

Author: Alexis Catsambis,Ben Ford,Donny L. Hamilton
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199336008
Category: Social Science
Page: 1203
View: 6931
The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology is a comprehensive survey of the field at a time when maritime archaeology has established itself as a mature branch of archaeology. This volume draws on the expertise of nearly fifty international scholars who examine the many distinct and universal aspects of the discipline.

Archaeology and the Social History of Ships

Author: Richard A. Gould
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139498169
Category: Social Science
Page: N.A
View: 1771
Maritime archaeology deals with shipwrecks and is carried out by divers rather than diggers. It embraces maritime history and analyses changes in shipbuilding, navigation and seamanship and offers fresh perspectives on the cultures and societies that produced the ships and sailors. Drawing on detailed past and recent case studies, Richard A. Gould provides an up-to-date review of the field that includes dramatic new findings arising from improved undersea technologies. This second edition of Archaeology and the Social History of Ships has been updated throughout to reflect new findings and new interpretations of old sites. The new edition explores advances in undersea technology in archaeology, especially remotely operated vehicles. The book reviews many of the major recent shipwreck findings, including the Vasa in Stockholm, the Viking wrecks at Roskilde Fjord and the Titanic.

International Handbook of Underwater Archaeology

Author: Carol V. Ruppe,Jane F. Barstad
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461505356
Category: Social Science
Page: 881
View: 5748
Although underwater archaeology has assumed its rightful place as an important subdiscipline in the field, the published literature has not kept pace with the rapid increase in the number of both prehistoric and historic underwater sites. The editors have assembled an internationally distinguished roster of contributors to fill this gap. The book presents geographical and topical approaches, and focuses on technology, law, public and private institutional roles and goals, and the research and development of future technologies and public programs.

Submerged: Adventures of America's Most Elite Underwater Archeology Team

Author: Daniel Lenihan
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458780856
Category: Social Science
Page: 538
View: 7797
Adventure writing at its best, Submerged is the first book on the remarkable story of America's elite underwater archeology team. Daniel Lenihan recounts experiences from his 25 years as founder and head of the award-winning Submerged Cultural Resources Unit (SCRU) team of the U.S. National Park Service, world-class divers - talented archeologists, historians, and photographers&$151;charged with the mission of surveying, mapping, investigating, and protecting shipwrecks and sites that constitute America's sunken heritage. In Submerged, Lenihan takes the reader on a kaleidoscope of the team's underwater experiences from 1975 to the present - from Florida caves to ancient ruins covered by reservoirs in the desert southwest; to a WWII Japanese submarine off the Alaskan coast; to the lower rings of hell to retrieve the bodies of drowned divers; to gripping accounts of personal survival in underwater caves, ships, and submerged buildings. Displaying a passion for extreme diving combined with disciplined professionalism as park ranger-archeologists, the SCRU team tackles astonishing, often harrowing assignments, including; The Isle Royale shipwrecks; Surveying ten large ships sunk from the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries in the middle of the frigid and deep Lake Superior. The USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor; Executing the largest mapping project ever conducted underwater, and his personal impressions as the first deep diver to explore and video the entire ship in 1983 Excavating the hull of the HL Hunley, the first submarine in history to sink an enemy ship, in Charleston Harbor during the Civil War Resurveying of the ships sunk by atomic bombs at Bikini Atoll, including the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga and Japanese battleship Nagato With an aggressive preservation ethic, the team discovers and documents shipwrecks from Florida to Alaska, and even studies the haunts of pirates and prehistoric cultures in Micronesia. This engaging book, written with a mixture of wonder, intensity, pathos and humor, records for the first time the historic and social significance of the underwater research programs conducted by this fascinating unit of the U.S. National Park Service. Sure to delight anyone interested in diving, archeology, American history, adventure, and rescure missions, this fast-paced volume brings an entirely new perspective to the marvels of America's underwater treasures.

Ships and Shipwrecks of the Americas

A History Based on Underwater Archaeology
Author: George Fletcher Bass
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
ISBN: 9780500278925
Category: History
Page: 272
View: 1499
The rich maritime history of the New World is the focus of this work, bringing together essays by leading nautical archaeologists. The narrative is enhanced by paintings, charts, diagrams and maps.

Manual for Activities Directed at Underwater Cultural Heritage

Guidelines to the Annex of the UNESCO 2001 Convention
Author: Thijs J. Maarleveld,Ulrike Guérin,Barbara Egger
Publisher: UNESCO
ISBN: 9230011223
Category: Cultural property
Page: 346
View: 5233

Wooden Ship Building and the Interpretation of Shipwrecks

Author: J. Richard Steffy
Publisher: TAMU Press
ISBN: 9781603445207
Category: Social Science
Page: 314
View: 6993
This comprehensive volume details the complex art of wooden shipbuilding in ancient and early modern times. The text includes discussion of ancient, medieval, and post-medieval shipwrecks, which represent a cross section of technology as seen through a select group of archaeological finds.

Dangerous Places

Health, Safety, and Archaeology
Author: David A. Poirier,Kenneth L. Feder
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780897898010
Category: Social Science
Page: 264
View: 562
Over the last decade, North American archaeologists have become increasingly aware that numerous biological and man-made hazards pose significant health risks for field researchers. The present collection is the first descriptive and analytical volume on the health safety issues that confront Americas archaeological community.

Maritime Archaeology

A Technical Handbook, Second Edition
Author: Jeremy Green
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315424878
Category: Social Science
Page: 490
View: 8296
Jeremy Green's systematic overview of maritime archaeology offers a step-by-step description of this fast-growing field. With new information about the use of computers and Global Positioning Systems, the second edition of this handbook shows how to extract as much information as possible from a site, how to record and document the data, and how to act ethically and responsibly with the artifacts. Treating underwater archaeology as a discipline, the book demonstrates how archaeologists, "looters," academics, and governments interact and how the market for archaeological artifacts creates obstacles and opportunities for these groups. Well illustrated and comprehensive in its approach to the subject, this book provides an essential foundation for everybody interested in underwater environments, submerged land structures, and conditions created by sea level changes.

Pieces of Eight

More Archaeology of Piracy
Author: Charles R. Ewen,Russell K. Skowronek
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780813061580
Category: History
Page: 318
View: 6089
Going back to the "Queen Anne's Revenge," La Salles's "La Belle," and adding the newest finds from Captain Kidd's "Cara Merchant of Quedagh" and Captain Henry Morgan's encampments, this volume reveals new discoveries and new ways of looking at the archaeology of pirates.

Wooden Ship-Building

Author: Charles Desmond
Publisher: Vestal Press
ISBN: 1461694272
Category: Transportation
Page: 224
View: 5516
First published in 1919, this reprint helps you relive the glory days of sailing.

Best Practices of Geoinformatic Technologies for the Mapping of Archaeolandscapes

Author: Apostolos Sarris
Publisher: Archaeopress Archaeology
ISBN: 9781784911621
Page: 274
View: 3172
Twenty-five papers from the Institute for Mediterranean Studies in Crete provide a best practice guide for the use of geophysical, geoarchaeological, geochemical and surveying techniques to study ancient landscapes.

Mapping the Chinese and Islamic Worlds

Cross-Cultural Exchange in Pre-Modern Asia
Author: Hyunhee Park
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107018684
Category: History
Page: 276
View: 8455
This book documents the relationship and wisdom of Asian cartographers in the Islamic and Chinese worlds before the Europeans arrived.


An Introduction
Author: Kevin Greene,Tom Moore
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136860290
Category: Social Science
Page: 416
View: 4303
Archaeology: An Introduction looks behind the popular aspects of archaeology such as the discovery and excavation of sites, the study of human remains and animal bones, radiocarbon dating, museums and 'heritage' displays, and reveals the methods used by archaeologists. It also explains how the subject emerged from an amateur pursuit in the eighteenth century into a serious discipline, and explores changing fashions in interpretation in recent decades. This fifth edition has been updated by a new co-author, Tom Moore, and continues to include key references and guidance to help new readers find their way through the ever expanding range of archaeological publications. It conveys the excitement of new archaeological discoveries that appear on television or in newspapers while helping readers to evaluate them by explaining the methods and theories that lie behind them. Above all, while serving as a lucid textbook, it remains a very accessible account that will interest a wide readership. In addition to drawing upon examples and case studies from many regions of the world and periods of the past, it incorporates the authors' own fieldwork, research and teaching and features a new four-colour text design and colour illustrations plus an additional 50 topic boxes. The comprehensive glossary and bibliography are complemented by a support website hosted by Routledge to assist further study and wider learning. It includes chapter overviews, a testbank of questions, powerpoint discussion questions, web-links to support material for every chapter plus an online glossary and image bank. New to the fifth edition: inclusion of the latest survey techniques updated material on the development in dating, DNA analysis, isotopes and population movement coverage of new themes such as identity and personhood how different societies are defined from an anthropological point of view and the implications of this for archaeological interpretation the impact of climate change and sustainability on heritage management more on the history of archaeology Visit the companion website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/greene for additional resources, including: chapter overviews a testbank of questions PowerPoint discussion questions links to support material for every chapter an online glossary and image bank

Public, Professionals and Preservation

In Situ Conservation of Cultural Heritage
Author: Vicki Richards,Jennifer McKinnon
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1427644365
Category: Cultural property
Page: 85
View: 1557

Marine geophysics

Author: E. J. W. Jones
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780471986935
Category: Science
Page: 466
View: 6717
Provides a comprehensive review of techniques used to explore the oceans and examines what geophysical observations reveal about the structure and tectonics of the seabed and the Earth's interior.Exploration of the oceans using geophysical methods has had a profound effect on the way we view the structure of the earth and its behaviour through geological time. Geophysics has also played a vital role in the search for petroleum and other natural resources lying beneath the seabed. This volume looks at:* the means of locating observations accurately and determining in detail the morphology of the sea floor* the powerful seismic techniques for imaging the Earth's interior from shallow coastal areas to deep-sea trenches* the gravity and magnetic fields over the oceans, heat flow, electrical and radiometric methods and measurements in offshore boreholes* geophysical observations on the development of the modern oceans, the structure of their deep basins, and the nature of their aseismic and seismically active margins.This book will be of interest to marine scientists and advanced undergraduates and postgraduates following courses on, or undertaking research in, geophysics, marine geology, oceanography, physical sciences, remote sensing, marine surveying and offshore engineering.

Ancient Nets and Fishing Gear

Proceedings of the International Workshop on "Nets and Fishing Gear in Classical Antiquity: A First Approach", Cádiz, November 15-17, 2007
Author: Tønnes Bekker-Nielsen,Darío Bernal Casasola
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788498283020
Category: Education
Page: 441
View: 2494
The fishing technology of the Classical world has so far received little systematic attention, neither from historians nor from archaeologists. In this volume, the reader will find a series of studies offering a wide range of approaches to the topic of ancient fishing technology, based on detailed studies of the available literary, archaeological, pictorial and icthyological evidence as well as on diachronic comparisons with fishing techniques of the Early Medieval and Modern periods. The articles included in the present volume are based on the authors' presentations at an international, interdisciplinary workshop in Cadiz, covering the history of fishing from Pre-history to the present day, with a special emphasis on the Roman period.