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Englands Shipping

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Englands Shipping was a pioneering project that researched ways of mapping evidence of historic shipping in UK waters in order to improve the incorporation of such evidence into the assessment of archaeological potential of the seabed. For the project, information has been collated about t...

Englands Historic Seascapes: Liverpool Bay Pilot Area

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Englands Historic Seascapes is a programme of pilot projects developing a methodology for mapping the historic character of our coastal and marine environment. The programmes initial project, the Liverpool Bay Pilot Area, was undertaken by Wessex Archaeology and funded by the Aggregate Lev...

Marine Class Description and principles of selection for aggregate producing areas

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Wessex Archaeology was commissioned by English Heritage to carry out Phase I of a project on a means of selecting sites that are sufficiently important in archaeological terms to warrant special measures if they are implicated in proposed marine aggregate dredging. Such special measures co...

Contract for Services in Relation to the Protection of Wrecks Act (1973): Diving investigations on the wreck of the Invincible.

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The project involved archaeological survey and recording on the wreck of the Invincible, a 3rd Rate 74 gun warship which was lost in 1758. The work was carried out for English Heritage by Wessex Archaeology. The project involved archaeological recording of the Invincible supplemented b...

Aircraft Crash Sites at Sea

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The project was a scoping study to identify current gaps in data and understanding relating to aircraft crash sites at sea. The study arose partly out of the discovery of aircraft parts and associated human remains as a result of marine aggregate dredging.

On the Importance of Shipwrecks

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

On the Importance of Shipwrecks is An Aggregates Levy Sustainability Project (ALSF) as rebursed by English Heritage. The project has developed a framework and methodology for evaluating the importance of physical remains of wrecks on the seabed in the context of the Environmental Impact As...

Wrecks on the Seabed R2: Assessing Evaluating and Recording (Unknown)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The project comprised the development and testing of a number of methodologies for the rapid assessment, evaluation and recording of wreck sites. The main aim of the project was to provide industry, regulators and contractors with a framework for the incremental, decision-oriented investig...

Wrecks Ecology

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The project develops an increased understanding of the environmental interactions of wreck sites and the (potentially cumulative) impacts on wreck sites from aggregate extraction. As a part of the project an assessment of the usefulness and potential of ecological data collected as part of...

BMAPA Protocol for reporting finds of archaeological interest

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The BMAPA ALSF funded project archive comprises Protocol documentation distributed to wharves and vessels operated by BMAPA companies. The documentation includes the full text of the Protocol, and Notes for site champios. The documentation also includes a poster (PDF).

Wrecks on the Seabed / Multibeam Sonar

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Wrecks on the Seabed project tests ways of assessing and evaluating wreck sites to assist with understanding the effects of marine aggregate dredging on shipwrecks. The project has continued through two rounds of the ALSF funding running from 2002 to 2006.