Contemporary Underwater Archaeology in Portugal. New challenges, new ideas

05 Oct 2017
12:15 - 13:00
Hotel Adriatic - Lecture room

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.

Breaking the Surface