Latest News for: Shipwreck projects


Forgotten fishery: ECU maritime students search Albemarle Sound for clues of fishing activity from a ...

Reflector 14 Nov 2022
Faculty and students from ECU’s maritime studies program, which was established in 1981, have pursued many projects around the world, including investigations of the USS Monitor, CSS Alabama, USS Tecumseh, USS Arizona, Maple Leaf, 16th century sites in Bermuda and Florida, and the Yorktown Shipwreck Archaeological Project.

Satellites protect wreck sites from looting

Pressat 04 Nov 2022
The project follows on from a previous wreck monitoring programme undertaken within the International Programme for Maritime Heritage of the RCE and executed by the MO in 2019, focusing on seven Dutch shipwrecks located in domestic waters and overseas in Belgium, UK, and Malaysia.

‘Headless: A Sleepy Hollow Story’: Felicia Day & Tom Lenk on Surprise Cameos, Finale Twists

The Bradford Era 01 Nov 2022
After 10 weeks, the saga of Headless — the web series from Shipwrecked Comedy based on the famous Legend of Sleepy Hollow story — has finally come to an end, with some tantalizing reveals in the form of plot twists, cliffhangers, and special surprise guest stars ... Shipwrecked Comedy ... Shipwrecked Comedy.

Underwater World

Flathead Beacon 26 Oct 2022
People usually think of shipwrecks when they think of underwater archeology, but there’s a lot of really cool structures and materials left behind underwater ... “It helps us get a bigger picture of the things that are out there,” said Kyle Stetler, a board member with BACC and volunteer with the Bigfork History Project.

WWII shipwreck is leaking pollutants, altering its environment

Yahoo Daily News 19 Oct 2022
The 80-year-old shipwreck is the V-1302 John Mahn, a fishing trawler that was used as a German patrol boat in WWII ... The V-1302 John Mahn research is part of an initiative called the North Sea Wrecks project, which is studying the seabeds around shipwrecks off the Belgian coast.
photo: AP / Martin Meissner
Climate Emission

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Gates: Developing nations must be allowed to build

The Hill 19 Oct 2022
Probing history. As part of the North Sea Wrecks Project, researchers from Belgium’s Ghent University explored how the V-1302 John Mahn shipwreck is affecting the surrounding microbiome and seabed.   The V-1302 John Mahn was a German fishing trawler that was repurposed during World War II to work as a patrol boat.  .

World War II shipwreck still pollutes the North Sea's ocean floor 80 years later

Henry Herald 18 Oct 2022
A group of researchers began studying the potential impact of the shipwreck as part of the North Sea Wrecks project ... "The research performed within this project will be used to develop a decision-making tool to asses the potential environmental risk a war time shipwreck poses on ...

WWII shipwreck has leaked many pollutants into the sea, changing the ocean floor around it

Phys Dot Org 18 Oct 2022
"Today, new shipwrecks are removed for this exact reason.". As part of the North Sea Wrecks project, Van Landuyt and her colleagues investigated how the World War II shipwreck V-1302 John Mahn in the Belgian part of the North Sea is impacting the microbiome and geochemistry in its surrounding seabed.

For 80 years, this World War II shipwreck leaked toxic pollutants into the sea, changing the ecosystem

Interesting Engineering 18 Oct 2022
Eighty years later, researchers have found that the shipwreck is leaking hazardous pollutants, such as explosives and heavy metals, into the North Sea ocean floor sediment, influencing the marine microbiology around it and changing the ocean floor ... "Today, new shipwrecks are removed for this exact reason.".

WWII Shipwreck Leaking Explosives For 80 Years Reveals How They Can Shape Ocean Ecosystems

IFL Science 18 Oct 2022
At IFLScience we love a good shipwreck, but while these fallen vessels can act like artificial reefs for a host of marine species (they went mad for Shackleton's Endurance), new research has uncovered the negative impact they can have on the environment ... The shipwreck is the V-1302 John Mahn vessel that sank in the Belgian part of the North Sea.

Shipwrecks are the 'forgotten polluters' of the sea: Nazi World War II ship that sank ...

The Daily Mail 18 Oct 2022
Eighty years on, experts from Ghent University have found that the shipwreck — 115ft deep — has damaged the surrounding sea floor ... 'The general public is often quite interested in shipwrecks because of their historical value, but the potential environmental impact of these wrecks is often overlooked ... The V-1302 John Mahn shipwreck.

WWII shipwreck still contaminating the North Sea: study

The Hill 18 Oct 2022
As part of the North Sea Wrecks Project, Van Landuyt and her colleagues explored how the V-1302 John Mahn shipwreck in the Belgian part of the North Sea is affecting the surrounding microbiome and seabed.  ...Today, new shipwrecks are removed for this exact reason,” she continued.

New details emerge about shipwreck near Boonville

Columbia Missourian 14 Oct 2022
Geological Survey (USGS) researchers sped down the river to revisit a recently discovered shipwreck site near Boonville early Thursday morning ... Elliott and Helmuth were conducting research for the Comprehensive Sturgeon Research Project when they detected the sunken steamboat with their sonar in June.

A Ship Tried To Warn The Titanic About The Iceberg. Over A Century Later, It's Been Found.

IFL Science 27 Sep 2022
In a recent project, researchers at Bangor University in Wales were able to identify the Mesaba's shipwreck and pinpoint her final resting place with the help of the Prince Madog research vessel, armed with state-of-the-art multibeam sonar ... Just as previous dives have shown, the shipwreck has seen better days.

Georgetown considers four-way stop at Wood and Front to precede new parking lot

The Post and Courier 17 Sep 2022
15 ... Georgetown Times. Director ... News ... 15 meeting, the project would include the painting of crosswalks. On Aug ... Georgetown Times. SC archaeologists search for early American shipwreck near Georgetown ... That project, valued at $360,933, would include two spaces considered accessible under the ADA, solar lighting and a charging station for electric vehicles. .

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