Archaeology

Ocean Exploration Careers

Professions in ocean exploration include careers in marine archaeology. Dive into some of those careers below or view all of our career profiles to learn about opportunities to explore the ocean.

Please note that all Ocean Exploration Career content was current at the time that interviews were recorded; however, profiles are not being updated to reflect subsequent career changes.

Dr. Beverly Goodman - Marine Geoarchaeologist

Dr. Beverly Goodman - Marine Geoarchaeologist

Dr. Goodman reconstructs past environments to determine whether they were impacted by disasters such as tsunamis and hurricanes.

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Dr. Chuck Meide - Maritime Archaeologist

Dr. Chuck Meide - Maritime Archaeologist

Dr. Meide serves as the Director of the Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program.

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Dr. Roy Cullimore - Microbiologist

Dr. Roy Cullimore - Microbiologist

Dr. Cullimore studies biological challenges of sunken ships created through the activities of rusticles and other microbial events like corrosion.

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Dr. Robert Ballard - Oceanographer

Dr. Robert Ballard - Oceanographer

Dr. Robert (Bob) Ballard is perhaps best known for his investigations of the Titanic shipwreck, Bob Ballard is a visionary oceanographer who is continually extending our reach and understanding of the underwater world. Read the full text of Bob's interview below to learn more about his job.

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The above items are only a selection of the educational materials highlighting marine archaeology on our website.

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