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Gregory Cook

Assistant Professor

Dr. Gregory Cook, assistant professor, teaches shipwreck archaeology, maritime archaeological field methods and archaeological field survey.

Cook is a maritime archaeologist who uncovers buried clues that provide insights into historic shipwrecks.

As co-principal investigator of the Emanuel Point II shipwreck, he leads a team of students in surveying and conducting underwater excavations on the second vessel from the Tristan de Luna’s 1559 colonization fleet. Cook, who specializes in remote sensing techniques, utilizes advanced sonar equipment to map out the location of objects on the seafloor.

 

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This project is sponsored in part by the Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, and the State of Florida.