New code of ethics strikes balance between archaeology and salvage

Walsh, Don
October 1999
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Oct99, Vol. 125 Issue 10, p88
Conference Proceeding
Reports the development of the code of ethics to provide balance between commercial salvage and historical underwater artifacts in the United States. Reference of marine archaeologists to commercial salvors as treasure hunters; Profits derived from the sale of artifacts; Establishment of the Professional Shipwreck Explorers Association.


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