CANCELED: Nautical Archaeology Training Workshop

Category: Misc. & Special Interest

Event Date:

Saturday, April 25 - April 26, 2020

Location:

National Museum of the Great Lakes
1701 Front Street
Toledo, OH 43605

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GENERAL EVENT NOTICE: Due to recent concern over the spread of the corona virus, Toledo.com suggests confirming with the actual organizers that this event is still proceeding as planned.

Event Details:

Over the course of three days, our Basic Workshop will teach students the basics of surveying a shipwreck. We will cover: Ship Terms, Laws and Ethics, Research, Survey Tools, and Trilateration (the technique we use to measure shipwrecks) as well as much more. The workshop is designed for divers and non-divers. The work is also appropriate for novice divers. At the completion of the class, all students will become members of MAST and invited to take part in field work. The cost of the class is $175 and covers all materials needed, breakfast and lunch in April, as well as the dinner program on April 25. Please note: this is a three day class - a full weekend in April with classroom and dry run practicals. Then one of two days in May for in-water practice (May 16 or 17).


Have you already taken the Basic Training? Take your training a step further and learn how to identify and catalog a cultural site. Topics on advanced techniques include Survey Logistics, Preliminary Documentation, the Great Anchor Project, and other special topics. This class is limited to MAST members who have completed the basic class, 15 students maximum . The cost of the class is $175 and covers all materials needed, breakfast and lunch in April, as well as the dinner program April 25.


If you prefer, you can find a registration form to mail in here: https://nmgl.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/2020-Nautical-Archaeology-Workshop-Flyer-sm.pdf


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