SEMINARS AND COLLOQUIA
A series of seminars and colloquia intended to bring together a diverse group to discuss archaeology in deep water. DeepArch seminars are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Please contact Claire Calcagno for details.
Coming up - [title tba] - Henrik Schmidt, MIT Department of Ocean Engineering.
February 19, 2004 - "Precision Navigation in the Black Sea" - David Mindell, MIT STS Program / Dibner Institute.
December 2, 2003 - "USS Queenfish (SSN-651) North Pole Expedition and Historic First Oceanographic Survey of the Entire Siberian Continental Shelf" - Capt. Alfred McLaren, USN (ret.)
November 18, 2003 - "Preliminary Results of the 2003 Season at Skerki Bank" - Brendan Foley, McCann Taggart Postdoctoral Fellow, WHOI
April 2, 2003 - "A
Deep Sea Archaeology Saga, Act I: Hercules Meets Elissa" - Sarah
Webster, WHOI Deep Submergence Lab, and Todd Gregory, Institute for Exploration
February 27, 2003 - "Quantitative imaging from Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (with an emphasis on Archaeology)" - Hanu Singh, WHOI Deep Submergence Lab
February 12, 2003 - "Benedict Arnold, Lake Champlain and Other Stories" - Art Cohn, Maritime Research Institute, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
December 12, 2002 - "HERCULES and other mythological underwater vehicles: Engineering for IFE's 2003 Missions in the Black Sea and Mediterranean" - Jim Newman, Institute for Exploration/Woods Hole Marine Systems, Inc.
November 5, 2002 - "Edgerton's application of side scan and penetrating sonar in the service of archaeological exploration off the coast of Israel" - Elisha Linder, Director, Center for Maritime Studies, University of Haifa, Israel
October 16, 2002 - "Stone Circles, Three Canoes, a Lost Steamship, and a Piano: Managing Underwater Archaeology in Massachusetts Waters" - Victor Mastone, Director, Massachusetts Board of Underwater Archaeological Resources
December 13, 2001 - "Experimental Test-Bed for Multi-Vehicle Control, Navigation and Communication" - Dr. Ralf Bachmayer, Princeton University
November 28, 2001 - "IFE's Side-scan Sonar and Subbottom Profiler Survey in the Western Black Sea, August 2001" - Dwight Coleman, Institute For Exploration
October 24, 2001 - "Subbottom Sonar Investigation of the USS Monitor Turret" - Brian Bingham and Prof. David Mindell, MIT
May 2, 2001 - "Archaeology of the Italian Coast" - Dr. Anna Marguerite McCann & Dr. Aaron Brody, Boston University
March 13, 2001 - "A New Era of Exploration" - Michael Kelly, NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration, and Katherine Croff, MIT and NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration
February 15, 2001 - "Black Sea 2000 Deep Water Archaeology Project" - Dr. Robert Ballard, Institute For Exploration
May 4, 2000 - "Deepwater Remote Excavation for Archaeology" - Sarah Webster, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
April 12, 2000 - "Remote Sensing for Marine Archaeology" - Dr. Martin Klein
March 1, 2000 - "The Market Economy of Ancient Rome (a research proposal)" - Prof. Peter Temin, MIT Department of Economics
February 9, 2000 - "Discovery of the Ancient Coastline in the Black Sea" - Dr. Robert Ballard, Institute For Exploration
November 10, 1999 - "Results of the 1999 Ashkelon Deep Water Archaeology Project" - Professor Lawrence Stager, Harvard University
October 30, 1998 - "An Abrupt Drowning of the Black Sea Shelf" - Prof. Walter Pitman & Prof. William Ryan, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
September 16, 1998 - "1998 Sinop Remote Sensing Survey Results" - Prof. David Mindell & Brendan Foley, MIT
March 4, 1998 - "Deep Water Archaeology: Issues and Logistics" - Prof. David Mindell, MIT
February 11, 1998 - "Sinop Land Survey" - Alex Gantos, BU; "Side Scan Sonar Surveying" - David Mindell, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
December 30, 1997 - "Beginnings" - Prof. David Mindell, MIT