Historic Shipwreck Management: Meeting of Experts
23 pp., 1992, $3.00 WHOI-W-92-001
There has been spectacular growth in the demand for and resource value of submerged cultural resources such as historic shipwrecks. The pace at which technology is providing access to submerged cultural resources appears to have outstripped institutional abilities to ensure resource conservation. These events present a dilemma for marine scientists and engineers who develop advanced marine technologies and who may be involved in value conflicts over the conservation of historic shipwrecks.