martedì 14 gennaio 2014

(26-29 MARCH 2014) 

The University of Naples "L'Orientale", with GAMA - General Association on Mediterranean Archaeology and DAN - Divers Alert Network organizes and promotes the 8th International Symposium on Underwater Research.

The Symposium is scheduled to be held on March 26-29, 2014 in the fascinating island of Procida (Gulf of Naples-Italy). It aims to foster interaction among all concerned academicians, practitioners and researchers from different disciplines working on underwater sciences and research. Furthermore, it is anticipated to provide a platform for exchange of scientific and technical information and experiences among participants. 

The main thematic areas and topics of the Symposium are:
1. History of the underwater archaeology and research;
2. Underwater and maritime archaeology;
3. Shipbuilding and ship constructions;
4. Museology and conservation of the underwater heritage;
5. Communication and media studies (education and careers in underwater technology, underwater documentation, etc.);
6. Photography (photography and visualization at underwater research, image interpretation, etc.); 
7. Ecology and environment (coral reefs, artificial reefs, marine pollution, etc.);
8. Geology and earth sciences (costal zone management, underwater marine mapping, navigation, etc.);
9. International and local law systems of protection the cultural and natural underwater heritage;
10. Technology (development in diving technology, equipments, undersea vehicles, etc.);
11. Medicine and first aid (diving safety, first aid, diving physiology, etc.);
12. Living resources (underwater visual census, behavior of organisms, etc.);
13. Engineering (platform and marine systems design, construction, installation, etc.);
14. Tourism (commercial diving, underwater games, recreation, ecotourism, tourist submersibles, marine aquariums, etc.)

The official CALL FOR PAPERS / POSTERS is open until 1 march 2014

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