Qld: AIMA / NAS Part 1 Course in Maritime Archaeology

Event Details

The Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology / Nautical Archaeology Society (AIMA/NAS) program is designed to give interested people an introduction to the discipline of maritime archaeology as well as some practical skills so that they can assist with fieldwork. Please note no diving is involved and non-divers are most welcome to attend.

This course consists of a number of lectures about underwater survey techniques, maritime archaeological law, history of maritime archaeology, conservation techniques, ship construction, and much more. Further details on the course can be found on the AIMA Website at: http://www.aima-underwater.org.au/parts-i-iv/

It also includes a practical survey exercise on land as a simulated diving exercise. The course will be taught by maritime archaeologists, who will familiarise you with the latest techniques and projects in Queensland.

The course is presented by the Department of Environment and Science in conjunction with the Museum of Tropical Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, and will be held at the Museum of Tropical Queensland in Townsville.

The course cost is $220 and full-time student concession is $150 – which includes one year’s membership to AIMA and light refreshment and lunch. Registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis and the maximum number of participants is 15. To secure yourself a place on the course, please fill out the registration form here: AIMA-NAS Registration Form NAW May 22-23 – Tville.

Payment of fees can be made via the AIMA website: http://www.aima-underwater.org.au/shop/aima-nas/

When paying please make sure that you select the AIMA/NAS Part 1 Course – 22 & 23 May 2018, NAW, Queensland.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Toni Massey on: toni.massey@des.qld.gov.au