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.

Submerged Cultural Resources Workshop 2018

The next Submerged Cultural Resources Awareness Workshop will be held during the annual SHA Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 9 am to 5 pm. For more information download the workshop flyer: ACUAWorkshopFlyer2018. This workshop is certified by RPA and provides CPE credits.

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

Archaeological Photo & Video Competition 2018

It is that time of year again when thoughts turn to Fall and a change of seasons. What is there to look forward to? No, not football! It is the ACUA Annual Photo & Video Competition!

Dig through those project photos, select the best ones, and submit your entries! We had a record turnout last year and are excited to see your photos and videos in New Orleans!

Deadline for entries: December 15

New ACUA Board Member Ashley Lemke

Each year the ACUA elects three members to the Board of Directors. Dr. Ashley Lemke reflects on her path to underwater archaeology and interest in prehistoric archaeology. Check out her blog.

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