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An Archaeology Of Artificial Life, Underwater

Stefan Helmreich, Sophia Roosth, and Michele Friedner

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how scientists working on Artificial Life have understood their practices as situated historically. It first considers the practice of finding genealogies for Artificial Life, ... More


Underwater Music: Tuning Composition to the Sounds of Science

Stefan Helmreich, Sophia Roosth, and Michele Friedner

in Sounding the Limits of Life: Essays in the Anthropology of Biology and Beyond

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164809
eISBN:
9781400873869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164809.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines water and seawater as media for modernist and experimental music, representing the ocean as a site of life sublime and endangered. More specifically, it considers the ways that ... More


Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast

James S. Dunbar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062686
eISBN:
9780813051673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062686.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book details important study contexts in southeastern Paleoindian archaeology. The chapter 1 overview of paradigm-based approaches to Paleoindian archaeology on both national and regional levels ... More


The Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage: Article 303 and the UNESCO Convention

Tullio Scovazzi

in The Law of the Sea: Progress and Prospects

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199299614
eISBN:
9780191714887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299614.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

On November 6, 2001, the Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage (CPUCH) was signed in Paris, France, with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural ... More


Ship Construction Materials

Jun Kimura

in Archaeology of East Asian Shipbuilding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813061184
eISBN:
9780813051161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061184.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The chapter demonstrates the scientific examination of hull construction materials of the 13th–14th century’s East Asian ships. Ship fastenings and timbers are highlighted by looking at specimens ... More


Ships' Graveyards: Abandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process

Nathan Richards

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032573
eISBN:
9780813039541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032573.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This is a theoretical study that avoids the single-site bias prevalent in most underwater archaeology research. It also eschews the traditional examination of shipwreck sites as the core component of ... More


Rumors of a Wreck: The Archaeologist

Russell K. Skowronek

in HMS Fowey Lost and Found: Being the Discovery, Excavation, and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost off the Cape of Florida in 1748

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033204
eISBN:
9780813039596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033204.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter examines the career of George Fischer, an underwater archaeologist who identified the HMS Fowey. Fischer worked at the Southeast Archaeological Center of the National Park Service (NPS) ... More


Finding the “4th of July Wreck,” 1980

Russell K. Skowronek

in HMS Fowey Lost and Found: Being the Discovery, Excavation, and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost off the Cape of Florida in 1748

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033204
eISBN:
9780813039596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033204.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

This chapter examines the finding of the shipwreck at the Legare Anchorage in Florida on July 4, 1980. When treasure hunter Gerald Klein filed the claim in the admiralty court for title to a certain ... More


Hearing in Aquatic Mammals

Sirpa Nummela

in Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the structure and function of the auditory system in aquatic mammals. It also examines the evolutionary changes of the ear and presents a comparative analysis of hearing in ... More


Techniques to extend the body and its senses

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Chapter Three begins by examining the importance of boats as technologies for living and working at sea - in contrast to a great deal of literature about the sea and fishing that focusses on ... More


The Robert J. Walker Shipwreck Project

James P. Delgado and Stephen D. Nagiewicz

in Robert J. Walker: The History and Archaeology of a U.S. Coast Survey Steamship

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066431
eISBN:
9780813058641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066431.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The origins, politics, organization, planning, and work done in the field as a partnership of wreck divers and NOAA’s archaeological team to extensively study, map, and document the wreck using ... More


Submarine Telegraphy: A Study in Technical Stagnation

Bernard Finn

in Communications Under the Seas: The Evolving Cable Network and Its Implications

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012867
eISBN:
9780262255059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012867.003.0014
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the innovation of submarine telegraphy, and discusses the history of the development of underwater cables, first proposed by John and Jacob Brett in 1845, and how they ... More


Under the Sea

Gary Westfahl

in Arthur C. Clarke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041938
eISBN:
9780252050633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041938.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes how Clarke’s fascination with the oceans predates his skin diving career, as early stories convey that humans are drawn to and inspired by the sea, which played a key role in ... More


Preservation of Space Heritage Using Models from the Sea and Antarctica

Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O’Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson

in The Final Mission: Preserving NASA's Apollo Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062464
eISBN:
9780813053004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062464.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

“Preservation of Space Heritage using Models from the Sea and Antarctica” turns to existing precedents set by the concepts of international waters and lands, like Underwater Heritage for the sea and ... More


Le Film surnaturel: Cocteau's Immersive Writing

Christophe Wall-Romana

in Cinepoetry: Imaginary Cinemas in French Poetry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245482
eISBN:
9780823252527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245482.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Contrary to accepted ideas, Cocteau was not a poet who later turned to cinema: he was a cinepoet from the start. This chapter examines the experience of the film apparatus and embodied spectatorial ... More


Sense of Sight: Photoreception

A. Peter Klimley

in The Biology of Sharks and Rays

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226442495
eISBN:
9780226923086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923086.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter discusses the underwater photic environment, the anatomy of the eye, the spectral sensitivities of visual pigments, and the visual capabilities of the different cartilaginous fishes. All ... More


Hunting an Underwater Mammoth: A Re-evaluation of the First Submerged Prehistoric Site Excavated in the Americas

James S. Dunbar

in New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400738
eISBN:
9781683400875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400738.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Following on the rich preceding chapter, Smith revisits the Guest Mammoth site (8MR130). In 1973, Dr. Charles Hoffman planned and executed a comprehensive and precise underwater investigation at the ... More


Emerging Remote Sensing Methods in Underwater Archaeology

Timothy S. de Smet

in New Directions in the Search for the First Floridians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781683400738
eISBN:
9781683400875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400738.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

As a critical first step in underwater research, the authors stress the importance of using geophysics for detecting, locating, and determining the extent of archaeological deposits. Magnetometry, ... More


Prewar Postings, 1913—1917

David J. Bettez

in Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813144573
eISBN:
9780813145143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144573.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

In the new Advanced Base Force, Feland serves as captain of the underwater mining company. He takes part in more Caribbean expeditions, including a major practice exercise at Culebra, Puerto Rico, ... More


Clandestine Pursuits: Public Defiance of the Rules

Rebecca Yamin and Donna J. Seifert

in The Archaeology of Prostitution and Clandestine Pursuits

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056456
eISBN:
9780813058252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056456.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Prostitution and the reasons for turning to it are contrasted with other clandestine activities done for other reasons. The chapter is organized around several subjects: resistance in the nineteenth ... More


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