MAHS Now Meets Bi-Monthly - You're invited!
Maryland State Underwater Archaeologist
Maryland Historical Trust
Dr. Langley will present two documentary films. The first, The Ancient Mariners, is an examination of the evolution of early ship construction techniques in the Mediterranean. The second film, Pirate Gold, is a discussion of archaeology and treasure hunting and provides an examination of laws and ethics regarding underwater cultural heritage.
Join us Tuesday, April 8, at 7:30 PM at McLean High School.
The public is invited.
NOAA's 2014 Okeanos Explorer Project Field Schools in Florida MAHS P.O. Box 44382, L'Enfant Plaza, Washington, D.C 20026, (301) 419-8222
Live video from NOAA's 2014 Okeanos Explorer Project in the Gulf of Mexico can be accessed here.
The video stream will include biological as well as archaeological surveys. The first dive with ROV Deep Discoverer (D2) is scheduled for April 12 to explore a potential gas seep site approximately 960m deep. The archaeological surveys are currently scheduled for Tues/Wed, April 15/16.
MAHS held two field schools in underwater archaeology in June of 2013 in the Florida Keys. One was conducted in John Pennekamp State Park in Key Largo on June 21-22, the other on Pickles Reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on June 28-29. See a slide show from the Pennekamp field school here, and a news story about the Pickles Reef field school in the Miami Herald.
Field Schools in Florida
MAHS P.O. Box 44382, L'Enfant Plaza, Washington, D.C 20026, (301) 419-8222