St. Augustine Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program 2020 Field School

St. Augustine LAMP’s annual field school is gearing up to be a good one. Work will continue on the “Anniversary Wreck,” an historic vessel from the 1700s located just off the coast of St. Augustine. Additionally, students will undertake investigations a variety of other maritime archaeological sites in the waters and/or tidal zones around St. Augustine.

Students will be instructed in scientific diving procedures, archaeological recording and excavation, the use of hydraulic probes and induction dredges, marine remote sensing survey and analysis (magnetometer & sidescan sonar), artifact collection and documentation and basic conservation laboratory methodology. Additionally, the field school will host an evening lecture series with instructors and visiting professionals from various public, private and academic institutions throughout Florida. Housing and food is provided by the field school fees. Credit can be obtained via student’s home university or Plymouth State.

To find out more go to https://salh.wpengine.com/explore-learn/research-archaeology/maritime-archaeology-training-and-education/ or contact Allyson Ropp at lamp@staugustinelighthouse.org.