Theme 2003: Underwater Cultural Heritage


THE ICOMOS INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE ON THE UNDERWATER CULTURAL HERITAGE


ICOMOS has established 21 International Scientific Committees on various themes and issues related to cultural heritage, Underwater Cultural Heritage being one of them. These committees undertake research, develop conservation theory, guidelines and charters, and foster training for better heritage conservation in their specialised field.

The ICOMOS International Committee on the Underwater Cultural Heritage (ICUCH) was founded in Australia in 1991 by ICOMOS Australia. The founding present was Graeme Henderson, director of the Western Australia Maritime Museum in Fremantle.

The birth of the committee was in reaction to the pressing needs brought to light by the discovery and subsequent exploitation of the remains of the Titanic : it was now evident that technologies capable of working at great depth threatened both known and unknown wrecks that, up until recently, had been protected by their inaccessibility. The concept of the committee composed international experts in underwater archaeology was thus born : this group of experts from eighteen countries had, as a goal, to assist ICOMOS International and UNESCO in promoting the protection and sound management of submerged cultural resources as an important part of humanity's heritage.


Members of ICUCH


President:

Robert GRENIER

CANADA
Chief, Underwater Archaeological Services
Parks Canada Agency
1600 Liverpool Court
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1A OM5
Tel: (1) 613-990-7103
Fax: (1) 613-952-1756
e-mail: robert.grenier@pc.gc.ca

Francisco J. S. ALVES
PORTUGAL
Director do Centro Nacional de Arqueologia Náutica e Subaquática
Instituto Português de Arqueologia
Avenida da Índia, 136
1300-300 Lisbon, Portugal
Tel: (351) 21 362 37 99
Fax: (351) 21 363 05 29
e-mail: cnans_portugal@hotmail.com
francisco_alves@hotmail.com

Shinsuke ARAKI
JAPAN
2-2-7 Toyotama-naka Nerima-ku
Tokyo 167, JAPAN
FAX 81-3-3993-3051
sssaaa36@hotmail.com araki@atomi.ac.jp

Adoté BLIVI
TOGO

Somasiri DEVENDRA
SRI LANKA
194/3 Quarry Road
Dehiwela, Sri Lanka
Tel: (94) 1 737180
Fax: (94) 1 696250
e-mail: devemari@slt.lk

Christopher DOBBS
UNITED KINGDOM
The Mary Rose Trust
Colledge Road, HM Naval Base
Portsmouth, Hampshire PO1 3LX
Tel: (0175) 750521
Fax: (0175) 870588
chris@dobbs.u-net.com

Javier F. GARCIA CANO
ARGENTINA
Fundación ALBENGA
Felipe Vallese 1061 PB 2°
(C1405CWO) Buenos Aires - Argentina
tel: (54-11) 4433-5910
fax: (54-11) 4312-0416
jgcano@fundacionalbenga.org.ar
jgcano@fibertel.com.ar

Dorrick GRAY
JAMAICA
dgray@uwimona.edu.jm

John GRIBBLE
SOUTH AFRICA
Maritime Archaeologist
South African Heritage Resources Agency
P O Box 4637
Cape Town 8000
South Africa
Tel: +27 (21) 462 4502
Fax +27 (21) 4624509
Cell 072 2474607
home : Tel: +27 (21) 797 2274
email: jgribble@sahra.org.za

Daniel LENIHAN
UNITED STATES of AMERICA
Chief, Sumerged Cultural Resources Unit (retired)
National Park Service
PO Box 728, Santa Fe
New Mexico 87505 USA
Tel: (1) 505 988 6750
Fax: (1) 505 988 6876
e-mail: chester6@ix.netcom.com

Peggy LESHIKAR-DENTON
BRITISH WEST INDIES
Cayman Islands National Museum
P.O. Box 2189 GT
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
British West Indies
Tel: (1) 345 949-2395
Fax: (1) 345 945-2786
e-mail: musmel@candw.ky
leshdent@candw.ky

Pilar LUNA ERREGUERENA
MEXICO
Subdirectora de Arqueología Subacuática
Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia
Seminario No. 8, Colonia Centro
C.P. 06060, México, D.F.
Tel/Fax (52) 55 55 22 73 64
home: Tel/Fax: (52 55) 5553.9510
Tel: (52 55) 5553.7553
acuatica@prodigy.net.mx
acuatica@gmx.net

Carsten LUND
DENMARK
Cultural Heritage Division
National Forest and Nature Agency
Haraldsgade 53
DK 2100 Copenhagen O
Denmark
Tel: (45) 39 47 26 67
Fax: (45) 39 47 26 90
e-mail: CLU@sns.dk

Thijs J. MAARLEVELD
NETHERLANDS
Rijksdienst voor het Oudheidkundig Bodemonderzoek
Nederlands Instituut voor Scheepsen onderwater- Archeologie / ROB (NISA)
Postbus 1600
NL-3800 BP Amersfoort
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 33 4227783
Fax: +31 6 53712836
e-mail: t.maarleveld@archis.nl

Jean-Luc MASSY
FRANCE
Conservateur général du Patrimoine
Chef du Département des recherches archéologiques subaquatiques et sous-marines
DRASSM
Fort Saint-Jean
13235 Marseille cédex 02
France
tel :(33) 04 91 14 28 00
Fax : (33) O4 91 14 28 14
Email : jean-luc.massy@culture.gouv.fr

Jasen MESI‚
CROATIA
Ministry of Culture, Republic of Croatia
Agency for the Protection of Cultural Heritage
Department for the Protection of Archaeological Heritage
Cvijete Zuzoriƒ 43
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
tel: 00385 1 6116848
fax: 00385 6116849
home: 00385 1 6683580
mesic_jasen@net.hr

Xavier NIETO PRIETO
SPAIN
Centre d'Arqueologia Subaquàtica de Catalunya - MAC.
Pedret, 95
17007- GIRONA
Spain
Tel: + (34) 972206631
+ (34) 607073991
FAX. +(34) 972210454
e-mail: xnieto@casc.mac.es

David NUTLEY
AUSTRALIA
Maritime Heritage Program
NSW Heritage Office
Locked Bag 5020, Parramatta, NSW, Australia
Tel: 61+2+9849 9574
Fax: 61+2+9891 4688
Email:nutleyd@heritage.nsw.gov.au

Iwona POMIAN
POLAND
Centralne Muzeum Morskie
UI. Szeroko 67/68
Gdansk
Poland
00-4858 3016938

Gilson Rambelli
BRAZIL
Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia da Universidade de São Paulo (MAE-USP)
Av. Prof. Almeida Prado, 1466 - Cidade Universitária -
São Paulo - CEP 05508-900 - Brazil
Tel/Fax: (55) 11 818-4977
Fax: (55) 11 818-5042
e-mail: rambelli@amhanet.com.br

Ricardo TEIXEIRA-DUARTE
MOZAMBIQUE
ricardomtd@hotmail.com

Salmaria TIKKANEN
Sallamaria.Tikkanen@nba.fi

Erbprem VATCHARANGKUL
THAILAND
Director, Underwater Archaeology Div.
Fine Arts Dept.,
Thailand
erbprem@hotmail.com

Tatiana VILLEGAS-ZAMORA
COLOMBIA
1, rue Claude Bernard
75005 Paris
France
Tel.: 33.1.43360590
Fax.: 33.1.45561340
e-mail:tatianavillegas@hotmail.com, / t.villegas@noos.fr

Secretariat

Marc-André Bernier
Underwater Archaeological Services
Parks Canada Agency
1600 Liverpool Court
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1A OM5
Tel: (1) 613-990-2119
Fax: (1) 613-952-1756
e-mail: marc-andre.bernier@pc.gc.ca

Ryan Harris
Underwater Archaeological Services
Parks Canada Agency
1600 Liverpool Court
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1A OM5
Tel: (1) 613-991-6153
Fax: (1) 613-952-1756
e-mail: ryan.harris@pc.gc.ca


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