via Khaosod English, 08 March 2018: Last week we celebrated International Womens’ Day, and Khaosod English profile Jo Sankhaprasit, a female underwater archaeologist in Thailand.
Dive into the Gulf of Thailand with Pornnatcha “Jo” Sankhaprasit in search of the relics and secrets of a 700-year-old shipwreck.
Source: Go Deep With Thailand’s 1st Female Undersea Relic Hunter
via BBC The Conversation, 21 July 2017: An interview with Thai underwater archaeologist Pornnatcha Sankhaprasit and the perils on being the only female on board.
The unexpected problems of diving with the guys
Source: BBC World Service – The Conversation, Diving into the Past, My swimsuit dilemma
Divers from Southeast Asia are currently in Thailand undergoing training by Unesco to preserve underwater cultural treasures.
photo credit: ben.ramirez
Treasures of the deep gain protection
Bangkok Post, 23 November 2009
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Warang Petch writes in this feature for the Museum of Underwater Archaeology about students learning techniques to conduct archaeology underwater in Thailand.
Underwater Archaeology Training Project Hin Bush Shipwreck Site, Rayong, Thailand
Museum of Underwater Archaeology
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