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Help & guidance Guides to Good Practice


Kieron Niven, with contributions from Tony Austin, Jonathan Bateman, Stuart Jeffrey, Jen Mitcham, Archaeology Data Service / Digital Antiquity, Guides to Good Practice

Archaeology Data Service (2008) VENUS Preservation Handbook. Archaeology Data Service.

Association for Geographic Information (2010) UK GEMINI Specification for Discovery Metadata for Geospatial Data Resources v2.1. Association for Geographic Information.

Austin, T. & Mitcham, J. (2006) Preservation and Management Strategies for Exceptionally Large Data Formats: ‘Big Data’ . Archaeology Data Service / English Heritage.

BMAPA & English Heritage (2003) Marine Aggregate Dredging and the Historic Environment: guidance note. British Marine Aggregate Producers Association and English Heritage, London

English Heritage (2010) Accessing England’s Protected Wreck Sites Guidance Notes for Divers and Archaeologists.

Historic Scotland (n.d) Towards a Strategy for Scotland’s Marine Historic Environment

International Hydrographic Organization (2008) IHO Standards for Hydrographic Surveys. 5th Edition, Special Publication No. 44. International Hydrographic Bureau.

International Hydrographic Organization (2009) Spatial Data Infrastructures “The Marine Dimension”. International Hydrographic Bureau.

Millard, K., Atkinson, R., Woolf, A., Lowry, R., Haaring, P., Hernandez, F., Hamre, T., Pillich, D., Bothien, H., Vanden Berghe, W., Johnson, I., Matthews, B., Dahlin, H., Flemming, N., Vladymyrov, V., Meckenzie, B., Edwards, A., van der Hoeven, W., Harphen, Q., Ross, G., (2005) Using XML Technology for Marine Data Exchange: A Position Paper of the MarineXML Initiative.

National Spatial Data Infrastructure (2005) Geospatial Positioning Accuracy Standards Part 5: Standards for Nautical Charting Hydrographic Surveys. FGDC Document Number FGDC-STD-007.5-2005. Federal Geographic Data Committee.

Ransley, J. & Satchell, J. (2007) Slipping Through the Net: Maritime Archaeological Archives in Policy and Practice. IfA Maritime Affairs Group Discussion Document.

Roberts P. & Trow, S. (2002) Taking to the Water: English Heritage’s Initial Policy for The Management of Maritime Archaeology in England. English Heritage.

Seeley, B., Parr, J., Evans, J., Lear, D. (2008) Establishing Best Practice for the Documentation and Dissemination of Marine Biological Data. Cowrie Ltd.

Seeley, B., Rapaport, J., Merritt, O., Charlesworth, M. (2009) Guidance notes for the production of discovery metadata for the Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN). MEDIN.