Estuarine, Coastal and Shallow Marine Environments
Archaeological investigation of these zones is a specialised field in archaeology requiring specialist expertise and unusual approaches to investigation.
UWLAS staff are experienced in work in these often hostile zones either leading or as part of multi-disciplinary teams investigating a range of situations in which archaeological material may occur. These range from diving on wreck sites as part of survey/excavation and remote study of wreck sites as part of archaeological management studies to the investigation of buried Prehistoric landscapes of Holocene or earlier date.
- Desk-top evaluations of buried and submerged landscapes
- Project management
- Development of project designs, post-excavation assessments and research designs with particular expertise on wrecks and ships
- Recovery of ship/boat finds, including dismantling, lifting, packaging and transportation
- On-site specialist support: specialist advice, staff training, in situ recording and sampling
- Production of specialist archive and publication reports
- On-site advice on sequence development and sampling
- Palaeoenvironmental analysis
- Borehole surveys
- Geophysical surveys and geotechnical investigations
For further information/advice or quotation in relation to these services, please contact: