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Can Economic Concepts Be Used To More Effectively Raise Awareness And Value Of Underwater Cultural Heritage? (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Chris Underwood.

During the past twenty years, the UK among other countries has undergone a period of urban and social regeneration. As part of this process maritime environments including historic ships have been integrated into harbour and coastal redevelopments, with tourism and social wellbeing considered key components. But, has underwater cultural heritage (UCH) formed a part? The most obvious is the Mary Rose along with smaller collections housed in larger institutions. Acknowledging that innovative...

Raising Public Awareness Utilising the UK’s Designated Wrecks (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Chris Underwood.

The Protection of Wrecks Act 1973 was passed to protect the UK’s most significant wrecks. In 2013 more than sixty sites are designated under this legislation. Recreational divers continue to enjoy licensed access to them, with amateur archaeologists surveying and in some cases excavating under the direction of their nominated archaeologist, which also remains a voluntary activity. However the relationship between amateurs and the profession with respect to these sites has not always been an easy...