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Staff of the project

The Maritime Museum of Finland

Ms Sallamaria Tikkanen, Project Leader of the MoSS, Management of the Project, Leader of the Investigation of the Wreck of the Vrouw Maria, The Safeguarding Theme of the MoSS

Tel. +358 9 4050 9057, fax +358 9 4050 9060,

Ms Sallamaria Tikkanen serves as a maritime archaeologist at the Maritime Museum of Finland. At the Museum she is responsible for the field of underwater archaeology and underwater cultural heritage in Finland generally. Her work includes, for example, general management and development work and future planning, supervising and consulting underwater archaeological fieldwork and projects in Finland, research work, and fund raising. She has also worked as a visiting teacher at the courses of maritime archaeology at the University of Helsinki.

Ms Tikkanen has been involved in the field of underwater archaeology in Finland since 1990, and she has been responsible for underwater archaeological fieldworks, such as the wreck sites of the early 17th century Mulan wreck and the late 18th century wreck of the Kronprins Gustav Adolf. Tikkanen took her postgraduate diploma in maritime studies at the Scottish Institute of Maritime Studies at the University of St Andrews in 1994 -1995. In 1993, she took her MA degree in ethnology at the University of Helsinki. Ms Tikkanen is a member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), The International Committee on Underwater Cultural Heritage, Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology Inc., and the Cultural Heritage in the Baltic Sea States and its sub-group on Underwater Cultural Heritage.

Tikkanen and her team at the Maritime Museum of Finland were responsible for designing and writing the MoSS application to the European Commission in the spring of 2001.

Ms Riikka Alvik, during August 2003 - July 2004 the Project Leader of the MoSS, Management of the Project

Tel. +358 9 4050 9057, fax +358 9 4050 9060,

Mrs Minna Leino, Researcher, Head of the Field Research at the Wreck of Vrouw Maria, Reports Concerning the Wreck of the Vrouw Maria, The Visualization Theme of the MoSS

Tel. +358 9 4050 9059, fax +358 9 4050 9060,

Minna Leino was born in Oulu in 1969. From 1991 to 1999 Leino studied at the University of Helsinki. She majored in archaeology and her minor subjects were museology, geology, and marine history. In 1999, Leino completed her master's thesis that dealt with underwater dwelling places from the Stone Age at the Lake Saimaa.

Leino is a certificated research diver. When she took the degree in 1995, she in fact became one of the first research divers in Finland.

From 1995 to 2000 Leino worked part-time at archaeological excavations that were subject to the archaeological unit of the National Board of Antiquities in Finland. The excavations took Leino to various places in Finland and introduced her to sites from different eras. Leino has participated in the fieldwork of the Maritime Museum of Finland since the year 1995. As a researcher of the Lahti City Museum, Leino took part in the rescue excavations of the wreck in the lake Kirkonlahti in Hollola in 1998. In the investigations of the wreck of the Vrouw Maria, Leino has worked as a researcher from the spring of 2000.

Mr Stefan Wessman, Researcher, Fieldwork and Documentation at the Wreck Site of the Vrouw Maria, 3D Reconstruction of the Vrouw Maria, The Visualization Theme of the MoSS

Tel. +358 9 4050 9053, fax +358 9 4050 9060,

Stefan Wessman has studied archaeology in Turku since 1994. In 1999 and 2000 he studied maritime archaeology at the University of Copenhagen. Mr Wessman has been involved in several fieldworks on land and waters since 1997. In 2001, Wessman was employed by the Centre for Maritime Archaeology at the National Museum of Denmark to participate in the excavation, documentation and conservation of the Kolding Cog, a shipwreck from the 13th century in Jutland, Denmark. While documenting the timbers of the wreck, Wessman used a Faro digitising arm, which is a new method of three-dimensional recording.

Since 2002, Wessman has worked as a researcher at the Maritime Museum of Finland. He is responsible for the documentation of the wreck site of the Vrouw Maria and especially for the 3D reconstruction of the Vrouw Maria.

Wessman is working on his final thesis for his MA degree. The thesis is about the Lille Kregme Cog, a 14th century shipwreck found in Roskildefjord, Denmark. The thesis is a part of a Scandinavian Cog Project run by the National Museum of Denmark's Centre for Maritime Archaeology. The results of the project will be published in a volume in the series called Ships and Boats of the North.

Ms Ulla Klemelä, Conservator, Conservation of Artifacts from the Wreck of Vrouw Maria, The Monitoring Theme of the MoSS

Tel. + 358 9 4050 9065, fax +358 9 4050 9060,

Ulla Klemelä serves as conservator at the Maritime Museum of Finland. She is responsible for the conservation of the objects in the museum's collections and especially for the conservation of marine archaeological finds.

In addition to this, Ms Klemelä has worked as a visiting teacher at the courses in maritime archaeology and museology at the University of Helsinki and at the courses in the conservation training programme of the Finnish EVTEK Institute of Art and Design.

Ms Klemelä has been involved in the field of conservation of waterlogged material since 1984. She has been responsible for the conservation of the objects of several wrecks, the wrecks of Vrouw Maria, St. Nikolai and St.Mikael, for example.

Ms Klemelä took her conservator diploma at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Conservation in 1984. She is a member of The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC) Nordic Group and The International Committee for Conservation (ICOM-CC).

Ms Maritta Sievi, Secretary of the MoSS Project

Tel. +358 9 4050 9054, fax +358 9 4050 9060,

The Mary Rose Archaeological Services Ltd.

Mark Jones BSc MSc PhD,

A leading conservation scientist involved with The Mary Rose Trust since 1983. Dr Jones devised the conservation methodology for the Mary Rose hull and is now responsible for all conservation and collections matters. Principal research interests lie in the structure and degradation of archaeological waterlogged wood; conservation interests include the stabilisation of large waterlogged wooden objects and storage of archaeological material.

He currently serves as Honorary Lecturer at the Universities of Portsmouth and Southampton.

In addition to authoring more than 30 publications, Dr Jones has presented numerous papers at national and international scientific meetings and organised national and international symposia. With regard to the Dover Bronze Age project, Dr Jones did the scientific analysis and was responsible for the freeze drying of the boat pieces at the Mary Rose conservation laboratories.

Paola Palma BA MA,

Graduated at Ca' Foscari University in Venice, gained MA in Maritime Archaeology at Southampton University.

First degree thesis was a research carried out on the investigation of the II Century Roman wreck in Genoa-Pegli.

For the MA research she investigated the cog-like type of vessel within the maritime and cultural transmission in Medieval Europe, comparing the Swedish cog of Jungfrusckar to information on cog-like vessels gathered from Italian medieval sources.

She has taken part in surveys and excavations in Italy as well as in other countries, mainly on Roman and Medieval sites.

Paola Palma is involved with the Nautical Archaeology Society both as a conference organiser and senior tutor. She has worked for the Mary Rose Trust since 2001, initially on the survey of the Fiskerton Logboat (circa 500 BC) and the organisation of Science Week.

She is currently Project Archaeological Officer for the MoSS Project.

Charles Barker BA [hons],

Graduated at Kings College Department of War Studies - London - in European Naval History, Charlie Barker worked in the publishing, advertising & marketing environment gaining a strong experience in PR. He joined voluntarily the Mary Rose Foundation advising on fundraising.

Became Managing Director of the Mary Rose Archaeological Services Ltd. [MRAS] in November 2001.

Since then, Charles Barker has been working to develop the archaeological services, selling expertise experience and all the Trust conservational and archaeological facilities and services all over the world.

As Managing Director, he is involved in the MoSS Project as financially responsible for the Monitoring Strategy.

1/10 College Rd, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, PO1 3LX, UK
+44 (0)23 9275 0521, +44 (0)23 9287 0588

The Netherlands Institute for Ship- and Underwater Archaeology

M.R. Manders, Project leader for The Netherlands. Senior maritime archaeologist; has worked for the NISA since 1990.

Tel. +31 0 320 269 700, mobile +31 0 625 028 263,
Fax +31 0 320 269

Martijn Manders did a free-doctoral study in underwater archaeology and maritime history at the University of Leiden finishing with a study on the casks of a sixteenth century trader excavated on the Texel Roads. He works since 1990 at the Netherlands Institute for Ship- and Underwater Archaeology, first in Alphen aan den Rijn and afterwards in Lelystad. Martijn is especially concerned with the work of the diving team of the NISA. He has specialised in the technique of excavating and the protection of shipwrecks. Concerning the contents of ship wrecks his special interest is in trade and cargo.

A.F.L. van Holk

Senior maritime archaeologist; has worked for the NISA since 1997.

fax +31 0 320 269

André van Holk studied human geography and prehistory at the state university of Groningen and has specialised in maritime archaeology from 1976 to 1986. After that he was involved in different maritime archaeological projects in the Netherlands. For three years he took part in the investigation of vernacular craft along the Danube and its tributaries performed by the German Maritime museum in Bremerhaven.

In 1996 he delivered his dissertation "Archaeology of inland craft. Life and work on board of inland ships between 1600 and 1900." Since 1997 he is employed as scientific researcher at the Netherlands Institute of Ship and Underwater Archaeology in Lelystad. Besides that he is reader in maritime archaeology at the university of Leiden.

R.O. Oosting

Employed by the NISA since 1981.

Nautical architect; currently works for the ROB's Department for Maritime Heritage.

(Phone and fax numbers, as well as email address are missing)

Robert Oosting finished his studies to become a naval architect at the HTS of Haarlem in 1979. Since August 1980 Robert was involved, as naval architect, in the shipwreck excavations in the Ijsselmeerpolders under the authority of the former "Rijksdienst voor de Ijsselmeerpolders"(RIJP) of the Ministry of Transport and Public Works. In the period 1992-2000 he was Head of the Ship archaeological Division of the Netherlands Institute for Ship and Underwater Archaeology (NISA). Since April 1992 the NISA is part of the National Service for Archaeological Heritage (ROB) of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Welfare (OC & W). From the end of 2000 until now Robert Oosting worked as civil servant by the Division of Maritime Heritage from the ROB/NISA and is involved in the physical and juridical protection of shipwrecks as well as in several ship archaeological research projects.

Oostvaardersdijk 01-04, 8242 PA Lelystad, THE NETHERLANDS
+31 (0)320 269 700

The Centre for Maritime Archaeology

Dr. David John Gregory,

Worked as an analytical chemist in the pharmaceutical industry for six years. Thereafter he studied for a Bachelors of Science in archaeology at Leicester University (1991). This was followed by a Masters degree in Maritime Studies at St. Andrews University (1992). He obtained his PhD from Leicester University in 1996 (Formation processes in underwater archaeology: A study of the deterioration of archaeological materials in the marine environment) during which time he qualified as a commercial diver (1993). Since 1996 he has been employed as a researcher at the National Museum of Denmark's Centre for Maritime Archaeology researching into the development of robust methods of managing archaeological sites on land and underwater in situ.

National Museum of Denmark
Department of Conservation (Archaeology)
Post Box 260
DK-2800 Lyngby
Tel.: + 45 33 47 35 22

Södertörns högskola

Carl-Olof Cederlund Ph. D., Professor at Södertörns högskola (University College), Project Leader in Sweden, Editor of the MoSS Newsletter, Internal Evaluator and Supervisor of the MoSS project, Chairman of the Internal Project Evaluation Board

Professor Cederlund's academic degrees and posts are the following:Filosofie kandidat. (archaeology, ethnology and ethnography) at Stockholm University College in 1961; Filosofie licentiat in Nordic and comparative ethnology at Stockholm University in 1967; Filosofie Doctor in archaeology, esp. Northeuropean, at Stockholm University in 1984; Docent (Associate Professor) in marine archaeology at Stockholm University in 1984; Senior Lecturer in marine archaeology at Södertörns högskola in 1997. Professor in marine archaeology at Södertörns högskola in 1999.

Carl Olof Cederlund's employments have been: Amanuensis at the Wasa Shipyard 1961-1965; Curator there 1965-1967; Senior Curator and head of the field research department (working with archaeology, marine archaeology and maritime ethnology) at the Swedish National Maritime Museum 1967-1983;1975-1983 responsible for teaching in marine archaeology at the department of archaeology at the university of Stockholm; 1983-1997 given a special assignment of the board of the Swedish National Maritime Museums (the National Maritime Museum and the Vasa Museum) to be responsible for marine archaeological research and university teaching, as a co-operation between the museums and the university; 1997-1999 Senior lecturer in and head of the program of marine archaeology at Södertörns högskola (University college); 1999 professor in marine archaeology at Södertörns högskola; Carl Olof Cederlund has lead and lectured at courses in marine archaeology at organisations for extramural education since the 1960s. He is a member of the Swedish Writers´ Union; Has up till today published around 260 works of science and popular science.

Södertörns högskola (University College), Box 4101, SE - 14189 Huddinge, SWEDEN
Tel. +46 8 608 4000, fax +46 8 608 4010

Archaeological State Museum of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

Dr. Friedrich Lüth, Archaeologist, organisation, Director of Archaeological Statemuseum of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

From 1976 to 1988 Friedrich Lüth studied prehistory, Asiatic archaeology and ethnology at the universities of Saarbrücken and Hamburg. At the Hamburg university he completed his studies with the dissertation topic: "Salzmünde - Walternienburg - Bernburg. Typological and Chronological studies to the Mid-aeneolithic Period in Central Germany". After that he was employed at the Helms-Museum for archaeology and history in Hamburg-Harburg, finishing as the head of the Department for Management of Archaeological Monuments and Sites. In 1992 Lüth became the director of the Archaeological Statemuseum/Department for Management of Archaeological Monuments and Sites of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

His scientific interest is in the prehistoric periods, especially in the Stone Age. Lüth is also interested in the maritime archaeology, especially in the development of medieval seafaring in the Baltic Sea area. He is also a member of the commission for underwater archaeology in the association of the state archaeologists of the Germany Federal Republic and a member of the organisation of the state archaeologists of Europe, Europae Archaeologiae Consilium (EAC). As the representative of Germany, Lüth is also involved in the processing of international standards for the protection and management of the cultural heritage under water.

Dr. Hauke Jöns, Archaeologist, organisation, reports, Head of the Department for Preservation of Archaeological Sites and Monuments

Hauke Jöns studied prehistory, anthropology and geology at the University of Kiel. At the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Science he submitted his dissertation in 1993 on the subject "Excavation in Osterroenfeld". The dissertation analysed an iron-age site from Northern Germany. From 1990 to 1994, at the Institute for Prehistory at Kiel, Jöns was responsible for an interdisciplinary research project concerning the beginning of the iron-production in Northern Germany. He summarised the results of the studies from the project in a habilitation-theses about "the development of the iron metallurgy in Northern Germany and southern Scandinavia". The thesis was accepted in 2001 at the University of Kiel. Since 1995 his fieldwork has concentrated on maritime archaeology and in particular on the research of the early medieval trade-system in the Baltic Sea area. The excavations of an 8th century trading centre near Groß Strömkendorf (reric) in the Wismar Bight was also managed by him. Since 2000 Hauke Jöns h

as been the leader of the Department for Management of Archaeological Monuments and Sites that is a part of the Archaeological State Museum of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Thomas Förster, Archaeologist (ALM), fieldwork, reports, Department for Preservation of Archaeological Sites and Monuments

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Kresse, Professor, photogrammetry, Fachhochschule Neubrandenburg, Fachbereich Bauingenieur- und Vermessungswesen.

Archaeological Statemuseum of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Schloss Wiligrad, 19069 Lübstorf, Germany,
Tel. +49 3867/7800, fax: +49 3867/8806

External Evaluator

Francisco Alves

Francisco [José Soares] Alves (b. 1942) studied sociology and archaeology in Paris in the late sixties and early seventies. In 1975, he returned to Portugal after eleven years of exile and in 1976 he was invited by a committee of representatives of several ministers to lead the first urban archaeological rescue in the town of Braga. The rescue was about the ruins of the Roman Bracara Augusta. The rescue allowed the creation of the first Portuguese professional archaeology team. From 1980 to 1996 Alves was the director of the National Museum of Archaeology in Lisbon. As an archaeologist and a certified diver since 1959, he developed a global project on underwater cultural heritage in the scope of the National Museum of Archaeology. Since 1995 Alves has been responsible for the research project of the mid 15th century shipwreck of Ria de Aveiro A. In 1996 he was invited to direct an underwater excavation project centred on an Indiaman carrack that was wrecked in 1606 in the Tagus mouth. The project was a part of the program of the Portuguese pavilion in the Universal Expo '98. Alves was the organiser of the International Symposium of Archaeology of Ships of Iberian-Atlantic Tradition, and he was the editor of the Proceedings of the symposium (2001). Alves has participated and presented papers in more than thirty scientific national and international meetings. He has published more than one hundred articles, among them scientific articles, bulletins, reports e monographic dossiers, lecture notes, editorials, divulgation and opinion articles, memories, some of them in five languages (Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, French and English). In 1993, Alves received the Franco Pap̣ Award at the National Italian Underwater Archaeology Conference, at Giardini Naxos, Sicily. Alves is a member of the International Committee on Underwater Cultural Heritage (ICUCH) of the ICOMOS, of the American Council on Underwater Archaeology (ACUA), of the Europae Archeologicae Consilium, and of the underwater archaeology net of the PACT group of Europe Council. He represented the IPA in the FEMAM project (Forum Euro-Mediterranean of Maritime Archaeology) of the EUROMED HERITAGE program of the European Community. He belongs to the Scientific Committee of the Portuguese edition of the National Geographic Magazine. He is a correspondent member of the Portuguese Academia de Marinha and of the German Institute of Archaeology.

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