underwater archaeology

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Noun1.underwater archaeology - the archeology of underwater sitesunderwater archaeology - the archeology of underwater sites  
archaeology, archeology - the branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures
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Contract Awarded for Provide archaeology, underwater archaeology and historic architecture services across the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, and Central and South America.
For a scientific audience, it seems to be equivocal whether one refers to underwater archaeology, underwater cultural heritage, submerged sites, maritime heritage, marine scientific research, the maritime cultural landscape or the marine historic environment when discussing the context of a particular find or site; in government, however, the right or wrong jargon is of consequence.
Sinclair has given presentations at professional symposia ranging from the Society of Historical Archaeology, Underwater Intervention, Oceanology International to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)