Threats of Climate Change on Coastal Archaeology. Case Study: Siraf, Iran

by Guy Entwistle This article looks to give a brief synopsis on a Masters Thesis produced this summer for the Maritime Archaeology programme at the University of Southampton. ‘Coasts are dynamic, but historic assets are fixed’ (Murphy 2009:9) Introduction  The thesis examined the threats posed by natural and anthropogenic climate …

Examining Oman’s cyclonic activity and its impact on maritime cultural heritage- Student Project

By Eva Perez Chirinos De Andres Introduction Oman’s Cyclone Activity Project is part of the Digital Archaeology Research Programme (Spring 2021) undertaken by students from the Institute of Archaeology at University College London. This programme collaborates with the MarEA Project in the collection and analysis of digital archaeological information. In …

Archaeology and Climate Change: New Challenges to Fieldwork in the Middle East

(ASOR 2020 Workshop) by Georgia Andreou MarEA has recently presented two papers at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Overseas Research. A paper was delivered in Cultural Heritage: Preservation, Presentation and Management session, examining capacity building in maritime archaeology in the Near East. A second paper was part …

Policy Brief- Marine Protected Areas and Cultural Heritage

By Colin Breen and Crystal Safadi Over the past two decades, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) have emerged as one of the primary legislative initiatives used to protect the marine environment. Additionally, they are recognised as being an integral management mechanism used to address Climate Change, and can be a driver …