Underwater Archeology

Underwater Archeology - Underwater Archeology In the 1960s,...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Underwater Archeology In the 1960s, with increased public interest in underwater archaeology, the National Park Service began a program to investigate and  protect significant shipwrecks and other submerged resources in the national park system. As the awareness of the richness and  importance of these submerged resources increased among park managers, this activity accelerated, culminating in the creation of a  formal program in 1972. The Southeast Archaeological Center (SEAC) was originally chosen to initiate the program due to its proximity  to coastal parks and because of its established partnership with  Florida State University's underwater archaeology program .   Today, SEAC continues to conduct shipwreck investigations in conjunction with FSU's underwater archaeology program. These  cooperating activities include field schools on sites such as  HMS Fowey  (lost in 1748), 
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 05/03/2010 for the course ENY 87767 taught by Professor N.lenon during the Spring '09 term at Northeastern.

Page1 / 2

Underwater Archeology - Underwater Archeology In the 1960s,...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online