Latest Blog entries

This CITiZAN blog is written by you, the CITiZANs, and by our staff. We encourage everyone involved in the project to contribute, whether you're on site monitoring, in a library researching, or conducting oral history projects. If you would like to submit a blog, email the CITiZAN Archaeologist for Outreach in your regional office your text and up to five images.

The scourge of the seas: A WW1 German U-boat

06/12/2016   |   Oliver Hutchinson

The CITiZAN team have been working to record certain sites around the coast using photogrammetry to create 3D models. These models can then be explored and investigated with sub-centimetre accuracy safely out of reach of the tides. Photogrammetry has proven useful as part of CITIZAN's rapid recording methodology and we expect to cover a wider range of sites and features next year.

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Canvey Island: Thames Delta

02/12/2016   |   Lara Band

A blog exploring Canvey Island, often overlooked but archaeologically and historically interesting - and well worth a visit.

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The south west: the coast with the most

14/10/2016   |   Alex B and Lauren T

The south west team hosted the annual CITiZAN Turn the Tide conference on the SS Great Britain in Bristol on Saturday 8th October. Find out about the day and see some wonderful pictures.

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Turn the Tide 2016: A virtual visit to the second CITiZAN conference

10/10/2016   |   Lara Band

We've Storified our conference so you can visit - or revist - virtually!

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Outreach at Blyth

16/09/2016   |   Angus Stephenson (Citizan volunteer)

A blog written by one of our volunteers, Angus, after he visited the outreach event at Blyth in Northumberland.

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