Diver underwater above a shipwreck

Closing Out the Shipwreck Diving Season with Style and 3D Models

Chris Sabick Museum, Underwater Archaeology

By Chris Sabick, Director of Archaeology This month, our underwater archaeology team – including myself, archaeologist Cherilyn Gilligan, dive master Ron Adams, and occasionally Willa the dog – has been conducting end-of-season site inspections on the Vermont Underwater Historic Preserve sites. What is the Vermont Underwater Historic Preserve? Operated by the Vermont Division of Historic Preservation and managed by Lake …

Underwater with a Sci-Fi Octopus: Learning Photogrammetry with Kotaro Yamafune

lcmm General, Museum, Underwater Archaeology

By Cherilyn Gilligan, Archaeologist Editor’s note: This summer, we welcomed underwater photogrammetry expert Kotaro Yamafune (Kota, as he is referred to here) to lead courses on photogrammetry for our local diving community and join us as we put this technique to practice on some wrecks in Lake Champlain. Museum archaeologist Cherilyn Gilligan shares her experience and photos from a great …

image of digital mapping project

Fellowship Opportunity: Digital Mapping

lcmm Careers & Other Opportunities

FILLED Job Title: Digital Mapping Fellow Department: Maritime Research Institute (MRI) Supervisor: Patricia Reid, Collections Manager Full Time Seasonal Position Dates: ~ June 4 – August 10, 2018 Position Summary LCMM is launching a multi-year research and exhibit initiative that will produce a GIS-based map of the Champlain Valley. The map will have several layers that will show the archaeological …