Contemporary Underwater Archaeology in Portugal. New challenges, new ideas
Within the research line of Maritime History, the CINAV created HistArC: a Research Program about Maritime History and Archaeology of the Conflicts, that aims the study Maritime study of the XX century, on its Military, Merchant and Fishing areas, in both dimensions: Archaeology and History, added of the Maritime Landscape approach, on a multidisplinary level, not only by consider different areas of human sciences, but also with sciences as biology, chemistry, geophysics and robotics. In this multidisplinary and multi-science approach we try to develop some different solutions to a series of new problems that this Contemporary period brings, as the verticality or the nature of the wrecks. Metal wrecks arise different problems and demand other solutions when being investigated.