Museum of Underwater Archaeology publishes sessions from APCONF2014

The Museum of Underwater Archaeology has just published the sessions from the 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage held in Honolulu, Hawaii from 12 – 16 May 2014. Session 7 on in situ preservation, co-chaired by AHSPP Principal Investigator Vicki Richards, included the following papers:

Tracking environmental and historical footprints on Clarence: Comparative XRD analysis of clay-rich sediment samples from a 19th century wreck site in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia, by Adele Zubrzycka, Anthony J. Barham and Ulrike Troitzsch.

The Australian Historic Shipwreck Preservation Project – interim progress report by Debra Shefi, Peter Veth, Cassandra Philippou, Jennifer Rodrigues, Vicki Richards and Peter Harvey.

The Australian Historic Shipwreck Preservation Project: In-situ preservation and long-term monitoring of the Clarence (1850) and James Matthews (1841)shipwreck sites, by Vicki Richards, Ian MacLeod and Peter Veth.

Head to our Publications and Presentations page to find PDFs of the papers and presentations. 

All the papers from the session can be viewed here: 

Session 7: Preservation and Conservation of Wet Archaeological Materials and Site Management Collection

A video interview with Vicki Richards and Jon Carpenter (conservator on the Clarence and James Matthews for the AHSPP) is also featured.