Diving for Science webinar

Event Archaeology Cultural Routes Intangible heritage Landscape/Nature
Online event
28 September 2024
28 Sep 2024

Welcome to Diving for Science webinar on Saturday, September 28th. from 9AM to 4:30PM CET

Main focus of the webinar is the biology, archaeology and sustainability of rivers, lakes and inland water routes in Finland. 

The Programme

  • Welcome and Introduction - Rupert Simon, Finnish Divers Federation 
  • Underwater Cultural Heritage in the Lithuanian Inland Waters: Archaeological Survey and Research - Elena Pranckėnaitė, Institute of Baltic region History and Archaeology, Klaipėda University 
  • Voyaging inland: A citizen science approach to the archaeology of Finland''''s waterways - David Cleasby, Finnish Maritime Archaeological Society 
  • Professional scientific diving as a consultant: Why and how we dive in rivers - Jouni Leinikki, Finnish Scientific Diving Panel 
  • Rivers as Cultural Heritage and Landscape  - Sallamaria Tikkanen, Finnish Heritage Agency 
  • Inland water sites and their challenges - Niko Miilus, Finnish Divers Federation 
  • Polar Scientific Diving Training at Kilpisjärvi 2024 - Edward Stockdale, Finnish Scientific Diving Academy
  • Cousteau Divers: Citizen Science for recreational scuba diving - Pierre-Yves Cousteau, Cousteau Divers
  • Best practices of diving in rivers and streams - Mika Rautiainen, Finnish Divers Federation

 Changes to the programme are possible.

The webinar will be recorded, and the recording published in the Finnish Divers Federation Youtube-channel.

Please register latest on Sunday, September 15th. Participation is free of charge. Registration: https://forms.office.com/e/XGnH9fTpbi

The participation link will be sent on Friday, September 27th.