Underwater Archaeology Field School in Bulgaria, Summer 2017


The project will provide education and training in underwater archaeology through participation in ongoing research projects with the goal to enrich the knowledge and the skills of the participants and to foster their career in Maritime Archaeology. The field school is suitable for beginners in this field and will introduce students to a range of underwater archaeological practices for research, recording, conservation, monitoring, etc. as: excavations of shipwreck, underwater photography, photogrammetry and 3D modeling, scale drawing, diving field surveys, marine geophysics and remote sensing (use of sub-bottom profiler, multibeam echosounder, side scan sonar, practicing with remote operated vehicle, GIS, etc.

Underwater Archaeology Conservation Practicum

Conservation Practicum

Adelaide, Australia

September 18-29 2017.  Flinders University


This topic is taught in intensive mode over one week and necessitates involvement and input from a range of maritime practitioners.  SCUBA diving qualifications are NOT necessary for participation.  The body of the topic will comprise lectures, a practical exercise and a tutorial.

This practicum topic will be taught at Flinders University by expert staff from the Department of Maritime Archaeology at the Western Australia Museum.


Flinders University, in Adelaide, South Australia.

All lectures and tutorials will be held on the Flinders University Campus at Bedford Park, in Rm 112HUM (the Archaeology Teaching Lab).


The precise field practical location will be discussed in class. Transport to the field will be provided using university vehicles and will leave from Rm 112HUM.



For overseas and interstate students

For further information

Dr Wendy van Duivenvoorde

Or visit the Conservation Practicum webpage

FKNMS Research Coordinator

The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Research Coordinator position with the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is now available for applications.

The position is posted on USAJOBS. (see below for specific links for the MAP and DE posting). This announcement is open November 21 through Monday, December, 5, 2016.

Please share with interested parties and refer to the following job announcement numbers:

Job Announcement # (MAP): NOS-NMSP-2017-0003


Job Announcement # (DE): NOS-NMSP-2017-0004


The Sanctuary Research Coordinator is primarily responsible for enhancing the understanding of ecosystem processes of a national marine sanctuary.  Duties include:

  • Develop, implement, facilitate, conduct, and coordinate characterization, monitoring, and research projects and activities designed to meet the research goals of the sanctuary;
  • Collaborate with federal and state agencies, non-government organizations, and the private sector to meet the characterization, monitoring and research goals of the sanctuary;
  • Draft or evaluate grant proposals, research publications, or other research-related documents;
  • Work with sanctuary education/outreach staff to ensure the public is informed about research/monitoring efforts and findings conducted by professional scientists in the sanctuary;
  • Support sanctuary administrative and operational program elements including submitting and executing annual operating plans and assisting in reporting on management plan implementation;
  • Collect and process marine-related field data; coordinate and manage access to data collected or managed by the sanctuary; and
  • Plan and execute SCUBA operations to collect field data.

Research Assistant/Associate iMARECULTURE

The Photogrammetric Vision Lab, Dept. of Civil Engineering and Geomatics, Faculty of Engineering, Cyprus University of Technology, is looking for a research assistant-associate for iMARECULTURE project, funded from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 727153. The researcher will be involved in several aspects of the project, including VR, 3D modelling, Web site and FTP server creation and maintenance, along with administrative support.

The ideal candidate must have at least:

  • Degree or MSc in Computer Science, Vision, Graphics disciplines
  • Very good knowledge in 3D modelling and VR/AR.
  • Very good computer programming skills
  • Excellent knowledge of English
  • Strong motivation and ability to work independently
  • Diving skills will be considered a plus

Salary depends on qualifications.

We encourage applications from different disciplines, provided applicants meet aforementioned requirements.

Underqualified applications will also be examined and filed.

Applications to be sent electronically to dimitrios.skarlatos@cut.ac.cy, titled ‘iMARCULTURE – research position application’. Applications should include full CV, 2 contacts for reference, and motivation letter.

Dr. Dimitrios Skarlatos
Assistant Professor
Tel. 00357 25 002360 (also fw to mobile)

Fax. 00357 25002806
SkypeID: d.skarlatos

Coordinator iMARECULTURE, a H2020 RIA funded project

Co-chair ISPRS WG II/9: Underwater Data Acquisition and Processing

Academic delegate EuroSDR


Florida Underwater Archaeologist

Conducts and completes research as a team member of the Underwater Archaeology Section. Increases the ability of the Bureau to survey, record and interpret known and unknown sites throughout the state. Improves public knowledge of submerged cultural resources through outreach products, workshops, and training programs. Improves public access to cultural resources through coordination with other agencies, groups and organizations. Reviews 1A-31 archaeological reports.

Closes November 24, 2016.


Master’s degree in Archaeology, Anthropology, Maritime Studies or related field.

Candidate must be a scientific diver (AAUS or equivalent) with the ability and willingness to dive in blackwater and low visibility conditions.

Candidates must have experience conducting underwater archaeological surveys including remote sensing data collection and processing, mapping, recording, excavation and report writing.

Candidate must have experience in public speaking and communicating with members of the public.

Candidate must have boat experience that includes launching, trailering and operating.

Candidate must have experience conducting submerged cultural resource surveys.


Knowledge of Florida’s cultural resource laws, policies and programs.

Knowledge of the types of distribution of Florida’s submerged archaeological sites.

Skills with personal computer applications including GIS, small boat handling and marine maintenance.

Ability to prepare professional reports, give public talks and instruct public workshops.


Experience with submerged prehistoric sites.

Experience with SonarWiz 5 software.

Full face mask diving certification.