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Are you interested in ships and seafaring, history, early man, and archaeology? Covering nearly 3/4 of the Earth’s surface, water is the source of all life on our planet. Beneath the surface of our oceans, lakes, rivers, and wetlands lies a physical record of humankind preserved in prehistoric and historic shorelines, shipwrecks, inundated cities, harbors, and other traces of our past.

Dive into our web site and discover for yourself the many facets of underwater archaeology and the people and projects worldwide that are involved in this fascinating field.

ACUA Graduate Student Associate Member

The Advisory Council on Underwater Archaeology (ACUA) is seeking candidates to fill one Graduate Student Associate Member position for the 2018-2019 term.  The Graduate Student Associate Member is a voluntary, two-year appointment to the board requiring attendance at the annual Historical and Underwater Archaeology Conference, participation in board meetings, and an annual report of accomplishments. For more information and how to apply, download the Graduate Student Associate Member Application 2018-2019 (pdf).

Deadline for applications: October 20, 2017 EXTENDED

Fall 2017 ACUA Student Newsletter

Our graduate student associate members, Arlice Marionneaux and Keilani Hernandez, have once again produced a great newsletter focusing on student research and field school projects. Check it out, Fall 2017: ACUAStudentNewsletterV5I3.Fall2017

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