Latest Maritime archaeology Stories
By Tom Mooney In May, as a handful of local archaeologists watched from the gunwales of four research ships, warfare scientists for the Navy and federal oceanographers lowered several high-tech robots into Narragansett Bay's waters between Portsmouth and Jamestown.
By Aliana Ramos, The Sun News, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Aug. 1--Waccamaw High School rising junior Serena Nesmith, 16, had never walked on a salt marsh, never picked up a fish and didn't know much about hurricanes, even though she lives in an area where hurricanes occur.
By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID WASHINGTON - Undersea explorer Robert Ballard leans back and smiles at the screens arrayed above his desk. One displays a view of a remote operating vessel, another scans along a seafloor never before viewed by humans.
Boaters found its cargo of hundreds of amphoras in 2000 when their anchor got tangled with one of the two-handled jars.
By Richard C. Lewis NEWPORT, Rhode Island (Reuters) - Four ships from a British fleet used during the U.S.
By S. Radha Kumar HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - At least 800 people remained missing in southern India on Wednesday and hundreds of fishermen were unaccounted for in Bangladesh after a severe storm in the Bay of Bengal killed 50 people, officials said.
By S. Radha Kumar HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - At least 1,000 people were missing in southern India on Wednesday and hundreds of fishermen were unaccounted for in Bangladesh after a severe storm in the Bay of Bengal killed 50 people, officials said.
Being seasick is not a problem for scientists on a major expedition now under way in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. That's because most of the researchers investigating the eerie Lost City hydrothermal vent field are working "aboard" a landlocked science command center in Seattle.
The ship with all the gadgets and underwater rovers is in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, but for the first time, the team of scientists directing the expedition is not on board. They're sitting inside a room thousands of miles away.