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Adventures of a Maritime Archaeologist: What Is Maritime Archaeology?

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Maritime archaeology is a discipline within archaeology that specifically studies human interaction with oceans, lakes, and rivers through the study of artifacts. Researchers trace the historical aspects of human dependence and influences on bodies of water. Some areas of interest include harvested goods from the sea, fishing techniques, transportation, and water quality. Part of the "Adventures of a Maritime Archaeologist" series.

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Runtime: 1 minutes 27 seconds

Scuba diver swimming above a flat surface covered in ocean detritus. Caption: the oceans are a tremendous place to work.
Adventures of a Maritime Archaeologist
Episode 1
1 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Scuba diver swimming above a wooden ship submerged in shallow water. Caption: In the Baltic and Arctic, wooden ships are preserved.
Adventures of a Maritime Archaeologist
Episode 4
2 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Adventures of a Maritime Archaeologist: Sanctuaries--The Underwater Museum
Adventures of a Maritime Archaeologist
Episode 5
3 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12