“Law Enforcement Applications for Underwater Archaeology Techniques and Technologies” Training Course Provided to Florida Sheriff’s Office
SEARCH Maritime Archaeologists have developed a training course on the use of remote sensing technology to locate, identify and recover submerged evidence. The one-day course features classroom and on-the-water instruction in side scan sonar equipment, data analysis, and underwater archaeology methodology. The training course was recently offered to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office Dive and Underwater Evidence Recovery Team. SEARCH Project Archaeologist and Instructor, Paul Sjordal said, “SEARCH is honored to work closely with law enforcement agencies and search and rescue teams. The same techniques that lead to the discovery of underwater archaeological material also apply to the recovery of submerged evidence.” For more information or to schedule a training, please contact the SEARCH North Gulf Coast office at: 850-607-2846.