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Historic storms and shipwrecks in Ireland: A preliminary survey of severe synoptic conditions as a causal factor in underwater archaeology

Forsythe, Wes, Breen, Colin, Callaghan, C and McConkey, Rosemary (2000) Historic storms and shipwrecks in Ireland: A preliminary survey of severe synoptic conditions as a causal factor in underwater archaeology. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NAUTICAL ARCHAEOLOGY, 29 (2). pp. 247-259. [Journal article]

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Abstract

A number of authors have dealt with the historical reconstruction of synoptic conditions from shipping records during isolated incidents, notably naval events. The paper presents a broad survey of Irish shipwrecks that correlate with historic storms in an attempt to quantify the extent of these incidents, and relate the weather observations of the distressed vessels to those at meteorological stations, as well as those put forward by meteorologists reconstructing past conditions. Copyright 2000 The Nautical Archaeology Society

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Environmental Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Environmental Sciences Research Institute
Environmental Sciences Research Institute > Maritime Archaeology
ID Code:185
Deposited By: Dr Rory Quinn
Deposited On:03 Aug 2009 10:07
Last Modified:28 Mar 2012 14:53

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