SO482A--Historic Shipwrecks: Science, History, and Engineering

Spring 2010 Syllabus (2/26/2010)


 

Week Beginning

Lesson

Subject

Presenter(s)

1/12

1

Introduction

Prof. Peter Guth and Melissa Ryan

1/19

2

History 1: Navigation and Log Books in the Age of Sail

Peter Reaveley

1/26

3

Science 1: Geographic Information Systems and Oceanographic Modeling

Prof. Peter Guth

2/2

4

History 2:  The Bonhomme Richard and the Battle of Flamborough Head Dr. Scott Harmon

2/9

5

History 3: The Navy in the Revolution

Prof. Virginia Lunsford

2/16

6

Science 2:  Marine Geophysics

Prof. Peter Guth

2/23

7

Last Day of the Bonhomme Richard  

3/2

8

Science 3:  Underwater Survey Strategies

Alexis Catsambis
   

History 4:  Sailing Ships

Grant Walker

3/9

9

Science 4:  Underwater Archaeology

George Schwarz

3/23

10

Engineering 1: ROVs and AUVs

NA, OE

3/30

11

Engineering 2: Diving

NA, OE

4/6

12

Engineering 3: Recovery

NA, OE

4/13

13

Engineering 4: Case Study

 

4/20

14

Integrating Case Study

 

4/27

15

Conclusion:  The Search for the Bonhomme Richard

Melissa Ryan

 There will be 4 evening lectures

2/23 RI102, 1900-2000 Peter Reaveley The Last Day of the Bonhomme Richard
3/2 RI102, 1900-2000 CDR John McGrath The last cruise of NR1
3/9 RI102, 1900-2000 Prof. Larry Mayer of the University of New Hampshire and the Director of their Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping Providing the Third Dimension: High-Resolution Multibeam Sonar as a Tool for Archaeological Investigations - Examples from the D-Day Beaches of Normandy
4/13 RI102, 1900-2000 Dr. Robert Neyland, Head of the Underwater Archaeology Branch at the Naval History and Heritage Command Search and Recovery of the Confederate Submarine Hunley

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Last revision  2/26/2010