VALUE OF SHIPWRECK DATA IN DATABASES

Jennifer Craig

Abstract


Shipwrecks are valuable archaeological sites that can contribute enormous amounts of information to Social/Natural Sciences and Humanities. This paper discusses how data from shipwreck sites can expand a multidisciplinary database. Their value is highlighted with examples of shipwrecks in Southeast Asia and their contribution to an ongoing database project at McGill University’s Indian Ocean World Center. 


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7152/jipa.v36i0.14915

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