Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Archaeologists meet in Orkney

Scientists and researchers from across northern Europe will gather in Orkney on Thursday to learn how the islands protect their rich archaeological resources from rising seas and winter storms.

Orkney is home to some of the most important archaeological sites in Europe and many of these lie beneath the surface of the sea. As a result, the islands have implemented pioneering techniques to ensure that this important heritage is protected from climate change and the harsh northern weather for future generations.

Click here to read this article from Medievalists.net