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Archaeological survey and computer modelling of the Skerries Maritime Landscape Co. Antrim.
Edward John David Pollard
Thesis (M Sc. (Maritime Archaeology)) - University of Ulster, 2000.
Maritime archaeology combines the principles and techniques applied to archaeological investigations on land with technological and methodological innovations that have enabled the comprehensive study of submerged and coastal sites. This relatively new and continuously evolving sub -discipline developed in . Journal of Maritime Archaeology is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles relating to maritime archaeology, both terrestrial and underwater, covering "all aspects of the human past in maritime environments both in historical times and remote prehistory." It is the major journal for theoretical contributions for maritime archaeology.
While the National Record of the Historic Environment (NRHE) in Scotland contains valuable information on more than , archaeological monuments, it is clear that this dataset is conditioned by the disposition of past survey and changing parameters of data collection strategies over many decades. This highlights the importance of creating systematic datasets, in which the standards to. Of particular importance to the archaeological process is the creation and deposition of archives from investigations. At present there are few available archives for maritime collections. We are contributing to addressing this through the recognition of the research potential of archives created during a range of investigations, and securing.
1. The History of Landscape Archaeology: Major Traditions and Approaches In t r o d u c t I o n This chapter aims at offering a wider context of the development of Landscape Archaeology within which the theoretical and methodological background of archaeological landscape research in the island of Crete can be viewed and understood. Archaeological survey has provided systematic and detailed information, which is valuable for site and landscape management and understanding of Scotland’s past, for relatively small areas of the country. For example, ﬁeld survey projects by the former Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical.
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Maritime cultural landscapes are collections of submerged archaeological sites, or combinations of terrestrial and submerged sites that reflect the relationship between humans and the water. These landscapes can range in size from a single beach to an entire coastline and can include areas of terrestrial sites now inundated as well as underwater sites that are now desiccated.
The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology is a survey of the field as seen through the eyes of nearly fifty scholars at a time when maritime archaeology has established itself as a mature branch of archaeology.
This volume draws on many of the distinct and universal aspects of maritime archaeology, bringing them together under four main themes: the research process, ships and. Books shelved as maritime-archaeology: Maritime Archaeology: A Technical Handbook by Jeremy Green, The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology by Alexis.
The Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology is a comprehensive survey of the field as seen through the eyes of nearly fifty scholars at a time when maritime archaeology has established itself as a mature branch of archaeology. This volume draws on many of the distinct and universal aspects of maritime archaeology, bringing them together under four main themes: the research.
Marine geophysical survey in archaeology developed by borrowing techniques used in military applications (in particular the hunt for mines and submarines), geological prospection (the search for oil, gas and mineral resources), offshore construction (most recently for offshore windfarms), deep-ocean exploration and seafloor mapping.
On 19 April, Royal Commission Investigator Dr Toby Driver accompanied an RSPB monitoring visit out to the Skerries, a small group of rocky islets off north-west Anglesey.
Archaeological aerial reconnaissance had identified unrecorded earthworks surviving on the southern side of the islet. The trip was also a long overdue chance to examine the wider archaeology and built heritage of this.
GIS and quantitative analysis are used to explore a series of simple but important issues in GIS-led survey. we draw on information collected during intensive archaeological field survey of the island of Kythera, Greece, and consider four questions: the relationship between terracing and enclosed field systems; the effect of vegetation on archaeological recovery; site definition and.
Maritime Archaeology Ltd works with many clients and heritage organisations, offering a comprehensive range of archaeological services in both the commercial and the private sector. We can provide you with archaeological solutions to your specific project challenges in an efficient and cost-effective way.
[Government of Bermuda] 3Centre for Maritime Archaeology [University of Ulster] and 4Fisheries and Oceans Canada The primary target for survey and sampling was the submerged lowstand shoreline, which corresponds approximately to the m bathymetric contour.
This is of importance to submerged archaeological landscape. Archaeological archives are the cumulative finds, records, and associated data that result from a piece of archaeological fieldwork.
This article deals almost entirely with the very specific circumstances of archives in the UK and primarily English museums. Archives should represent a prime research and heritage asset; and yet historically they have been under-resourced and underused.
Underwater. Nautical. Marine. Why maritime. In Keith Muckelroy argued for maritime archaeology over the others. Nautical refers to ships, but archaeologists also work on sunken cities.
Marine refers to the ocean, but we dive in lakes and rivers, too. Underwater seems fitting, but Vikings chiefs were buried in ships on land. Fortunately, Ireland has one of the largest seabed mapping programs in the world (INFOMAR; Dorschel et al. ), and the resulting data have already been used in submerged landscape investigation.
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During that period Australian researchers and underwater cultural heritage managers have conducted a significant number of important maritime archaeological. The original hardcover edition was published in It was reissued in paperback in when it was digitally printed. Unfortunately that process seems have ruined the quality of the photos so they look like high-quality xeroxes instead of photos, a bit washed s: 5.
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Early writers tell how an island off Skerries was used as a landing place for an invasion, which happened in the second century. This island was probably Red Island or maybe Shenick.
When the invaders landed they formed rank and at low tide marched to the mainland. They. The 'Old Skerries Society', founded inis now 'Skerries Historical Society' and promotes awareness of and conservation of local history, heritage and artefacts.
The Society is very grateful for the considerable support from Fingal Co. Council, which for a number of years, has provided grants towards the costs of projects, equipment and. The country's leading two maritime archaeologists explore the material evidence for maritime life and traditions of Ireland from BC to the present day.
About the Author Colin Breen has directed the Maritime Archaeological Survey of Ireland in Dublin and is Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology at the University of : O'Sullivan.
Description: Journal of Maritime Archaeology is the first international journal to address all aspects of maritime archaeology, both terrestrial and underwater. It encompasses theory and practice relating to landscape, structure, sites and issues of heritage management.
Journal of Maritime Archaeology provides a conduit for maritime approaches reaching across archaeology and related.National Archaeological Identification Survey (NAIS) methods were devised to explore how combined techniques can be used to address heritage protection across large areas.
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