SPLASHCOS News

Tuesday, 8th December 2020

Details of the conference programme and the link to register as a participant can be found at https://baltic.earth/EMS2/, The conference will take place from 13.00 to 18.00 Central European Time on 16th and 17th December.

Sunday, 6th December 2020

A new study has appeared in Antiquity journal by James Walker, Vince Gaffney and other members of the ERC-funded Lost Frontiers Project

Monday, 7th September 2020

SPLASHCOS received an honorary mention in the award of the annual European Archaeological Heritage Prize at the recent meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists

Thursday, 9th July 2020

New underwater sites have recently been discovered on the continental shelf offshore of the Dampier Archipelago in NW Australia.

Monday, 13th April 2020

Two volumes have now been published on the archaeological work arising from the SPLASHCOS initiative: The Archaeology of Europe's Drowned Landscapes, published by Springer as an open access volume, and Oceans of Archaeology, published by the Jutland Archaeological Society.

Wednesday, 27th November 2019

SPLASHCOS members were invited to a discussion workshop at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC on June 11–12, with USA archaeologists engaged in underwater research, representatives of Native tribal organisations, and Federal agencies.

Monday, 5th November 2018

The Australian Research Council (ARC) is funding a new three-year project (2017-2020), the Deep History of Sea Country, dedicated to mapping submerged landscapes and the search for underwater archaeology off the coast of Western Australia.

Monday, 7th August 2017

These volumes have now been published: Under the Sea: Archaeology and Palaeolandscapes of the Continental Shelf, Coastline Changes of the Baltic Sea from South to East (Springer International) and Submerged Landscapes of the European Continental Shelf (Wiley Blackwell)

Thursday, 2nd June 2016

The European Commission has recently issued a call for research proposals under the geology section of the EMODnet Program (European Marine Observation and Data network) for high-resolution mapping of submerged landscapes (multibeam and seismic survey and borings).

Monday, 7th March 2016

Two major grants involving SPLASHCOS members have recently been awarded for new research. Prof. Vince Gaffney, University of Bradford, has won €2.5 million as an ERC Advanced Grant, while Prof. Dr. Hauke Joens reports that the Lower Saxony Institute for Historical Coastal Research, has won €1.8 million from the Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture and the Volkswagen Foundation.

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