University Student Warang Petch has given the MUA its first post from Thailand. Ms Petch describes how students in Thailand gain underwater archaeological training in a country that has no formal university programs in underwater archaeology. You can read about her experiences at the Hin Bush wreck site in Thailand by visiting the “In The Field” section of the MUA here: http://www.uri.edu/mua
In other news…
Flinders University in Australia has completed their 2008 field school. Underwater Archaeologist Mark Staniforth has posted a wrap up entry for their project Journal. Select the entry dated February 24th from the left menu here: http://www.uri.edu/artsci/his/mua/project_journals/flinders08/flinders08_intro.shtml
This spring is shaping up to be a busy one for the MUA with projects coming in from around the world. Don’t forget to check back for future posts.