Monday, November 8, 2010

Special thanks to Ross Anderson and Ralph Pedersen for sending in news items.

1. Shipwreck finder gets honorary Order of Australia Medal [David Mearns]:
http://www.australiangeographic.com.au/journal/shipwreck-finder-gets-honorary-order-of-australia.htm

2. “That Deadman Dance” by Kim Scott (Oct 2010):
http://picadoraustralia.blogspot.com/2010/09/that-deadman-dance-by-kim-scott.html
http://blog.booktopia.com.au/2010/09/19/kim-scott-miles-franklin-award-winning-author-of-that-deadman-dance-answers-ten-terrifying%C2%A0questions/

3. Rare Champagne on Aussie menu [Commercial salvage: Melbourne restaurant “Number 8″]:
http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/lifestyle/a/-/lifestyle/8158642/rare-champagne-on-aussie-menu/

4. Treasure hunting to be banned in Nova Scotia waters:
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/nova-scotia/story/2010/11/02/ns-treasure-hunting-prohibited.html#ixzz14DZfl2T4

5. What marine archaeology in Nova Scotia needs:
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Opinion/1209996.html

6. Klondike shipwreck brought to life with 3D scans:

http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2010/11/05/aj-goddard-3d-images.html

http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/11/st_goddardwreck/
http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Drowned+voice+pristine+phonograph+found+Yukon+site+sunken+ship/3773239/story.html?id=3773239
http://www.cbc.ca/canada/north/story/2010/11/05/aj-goddard-3d-images.html

7. Monterey excavation reveals Chinese fishing village :
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2010/11/05/MNLG1G0M45.DTL

8. Archaeologists find relics of triangle trade beneath Faneuil Hall [Boston, USA]:
http://www.wbur.org/2010/11/04/faneuil-hall

9. Mystery, debate still surrounds sinking of “Edmund Fitzgerald”:
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2010-11-08-fitzgerald08_ST_N.htm?csp=34news
http://www.sootoday.com/content/news/full_story.asp?StoryNumber=49332
http://www.freep.com/article/20101106/NEWS06/311060005

http://www.freep.com/article/20101106/NEWS06/311060003/1007/news05/Ghostly-views-of-the-Edmund-Fitzgerald-shipwreck

10. Fascinating CT scans of a 300-year-old pocket watch:
http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101011/full/news.2010.529.html
http://www.nature.com/news/2010/101011/full/news.2010.529/slideshow/1.html?identifier=1
http://www.nature.com/nature/newsvideo/news.2010.529.mov

11. Fossils of extinct bear species found in Mexico [aquatic archaeology]:
http://news.softpedia.com/news/Fossils-of-Extinct-Bear-Found-in-Mexico-165122.shtml

12. Salvaging history [on underwater archaeology in India]:
http://www.hindustantimes.com/Salvaging-history/Article1-621040.aspx

13. Yenikapi dig to postpone opening of Istanbul Marmaray, academic says:
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/n.php?n=yenikapi-excavation-project-postpones-the-opening-of-marmaray-2010-10-29

14. A mathematician, an archaeologist and a zoologist walk into a comedy club [Joe Flatman]:
http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/standard/article-23893620-a-mathematician-an-archaeologist-and-a-zoologist-walk-into-a-comedy-club.do

15. Bridges that babble on: 15 amazing Roman aqueducts:
http://weburbanist.com/2010/09/26/bridges-that-babble-on-15-amazing-roman-aqueducts/

16. Canadian woman hit with securities sanctions [for salvage First and Second World War shipwrecks without the proper licensing]:
http://www.timescolonist.com/business/Victorian+with+securities+sanctions/3781566/story.html

17. Odyssey Marine Exploration reports continued growth in revenues for Third Quarter 2010 [commercial salvage]:
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/odyssey-marine-exploration-reports-continued-growth-in-revenues-for-third-quarter-2010-2010-11-04?reflink=MW_news_stmp
http://www.gurufocus.com/news.php?id=111914

18. Odyssey Marine Exploration granted hearing by the 11th circuit court of appeals [commercial salvage]:
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/odyssey-marine-exploration-granted-hearing-by-the-11th-circuit-court-of-appeals-2010-11-02?reflink=MW_news_stmp

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Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde