COARS will be hosting a three day training event at the National Oceanography Centre Southampton between the 13th and 15th January 2015. The event will focus on providing knowledge, skills and practical experience in marine geoarchaeology, in relation to offshore geotechnical investigations, to national and local curators, and those working in, and engaging with, the… Read More Marine Geotechnical Investigations and Maritime Archaeology Continuing Professional Development Course
Once every four years Quaternary researchers from all over the world meet at the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) Congress to exchange the latest research results and develop agendas for the years to come. In 2015 the Congress will take place in Nagoya, Japan. COARS are very proud to announce that they will be convening… Read More COARS to convene a session on “Geoarchaeology of submerged and deeply buried landscapes” at the 2015 INQUA Congress in Nagoya, Japan
In recent years extensive geotechnical and environmental sampling survey programs have been conducted in support of numerous coastal and marine development projects. The data generated from these surveys can play a key role in understanding the historic marine environment. However, to properly engage with this resource, it is important that the data collected, the types… Read More Marine Geo-Archaeological Skills Shortage Assessment
Dr Michael Grant, COARS, is lead author on a new paper published in the international journal Environmental Archaeology, entitled “A palaeoenvironmental context for Terminal Upper Palaeolithic and Mesolithic activity in the Colne Valley: Offsite records contemporary with occupation at Three Ways Wharf, Uxbridge.” The paper documents multi-proxy analyses from floodplain deposits in the Colne Valley,… Read More Dr Michael Grant publishes article on the important Palaeolithic site of Three Ways Wharf, Uxbridge.