Webinar: Managing Cultural Resources on Submerged Lands

29th International Submerged Lands Management Conference
Webinar Series: September – December 2010

Hosted by: Florida DEP’s Office of Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas

Conference Purpose

Increase awareness of the management issues surrounding submerged lands within the U.S, Canada, and the Caribbean, and provide a forum for discussion about submerged lands issues.

Session on Managing Submerged Cultural Resources during the conference webinar series at 3:30 PM on November 18, 2010.  More specifically this session will cover issues surrounding the assessment of injury and damage to submerged cultural resources from oil or chemical spills, groundings, looting or any other man made impact. The speakers will discuss the various methodologies that are used to conduct these assessments, the presence or absence of laws at the federal or state levels, and the legal requirements for assessment data to be used in pursuing legal action.  It will feature four national experts in the field of cultural resource damage assessment, Mr. Martin McAllister, MA, RPS and Dr. Larry Murphy, RPA who are leading consulting archaeologists and trainers in the field of archaeological damage assessment; Mr. David Alberg, Superintendent of the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary and Ole Varmer, and International Law attorney with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.  Attached is a more detailed abstract and biographical information about the session and speakers.

If you are a public land manager, archaeologist, attorney or other cultural resources professional you will not want to miss this session.  It is free of charge and offers CEUs for attorneys.

The session is 3:00 to 4:30 PM on November 18th, 2010.  To register please follow the link below: