QGIS in Maritime Archaeology

This online introductory course will provide an overview of features in QGIS – a freely available GIS software package commonly used by archaeologists. While the skills learned during this course are applicable to archaeology in general, there will be a focus on use of the programme for maritime archaeology.

Identifying Explosive and Environmental Hazards on Wrecks 2023

Learn how to safely dive on military wrecks and help to identify environmental and explosive hazards on wrecks. This course is a pre-requisite for NAS MOD diving projects. The next course is 7-9pm BST 5 and 8 June 2023. Book on our events page or contact nas@nauticalarchaeologysociety.org 


Cannon Research and Recording Course

£50 course fee, 5 credits for NAS members
Learn at your own pace about the history of cannon development and how to identify key features of cannon. Also, get tips from the professionals about how to record cannon above or below the water. While the course is online in delivery, you'll finish with practical skills in how to record cannon and use them to monitor and identify archaeological sites.

Course development has been supported by a grant from Historic England

Photography and Photogrammetry for Maritime Archaeology

£50 course fee, 5 credits for NAS members
This is a course for beginners on how to use the technique of photogrammetry to record artefacts, features and sites to create 3D models of them for use in maritime archaeology.
Anyone can complete this theory course, but to create the 3D models participants will require reasonably new computers with AMD or Nvidia graphics card. Note that MAC users will only be able to use one of the two recommended photogrammetry programmes in Module 6.

Course development has been supported by a grant from Historic England