Are you interested in ships and seafaring, history, early man, and archaeology? Covering nearly 3/4 of the Earth’s surface, water is the source of all life on our planet. Beneath the surface of our oceans, lakes, rivers, and wetlands lies a physical record of humankind preserved in prehistoric and historic shorelines, shipwrecks, inundated cities, harbors, and other traces of our past.
Dive into our web site and discover for yourself the many facets of underwater archaeology and the people and projects worldwide that are involved in this fascinating field.
The 50th anniversary of the ACUA passed last year, and the new ACUA Chair Kim Faulk has asked a number of individuals, including several past ACUA Chairs, to contribute blogs to the Deep Thoughts series to celebrate this milestone and to reflect on what the ACUA has meant, and continues to mean, to each of us. Past chair Dr. Matthew Russell reflects on “The More We Change the More We Stay the Same” in this first blog in our series of anniversary blogs.
ACUA blogs are intended for a general audience and provide readers an opportunity to learn more about topics ranging from site research and preservation, to current events and general trends in underwater archaeology. Got a topic you want to know more about? Then send us an email and you may see it covered in a future blog post.
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This issue features tips on preparing to give your presentation at a conference, a student project on a sawmill in Florida, world-wide perspectives via the Museum of Underwater Archaeology (MUA) and an interview with an ACUA board member. Visit the ACUA website ACUA Student page to make sure you have the latest edition!