The Nautical Archaeology Program at Texas A&M University and the Centre for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation are pleased to welcome you to this site. This web page is designed as a point of departure for information on nautical archaeology activities at Texas A&M University (TAMU).

The Nautical Archaeology Program (NAP) is the academic degree-granting graduate program at TAMU. Information on the program and the eight laboratories operated by the Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation (CMAC) is provided in the web pages below, which are maintained by the faculty/staff.

The Institute of Nautical Archaeology (INA) is a non-profit private research institute affiliated with TAMU and works with the Nautical Archaeology Program. The web pages maintained by INA present the array of research conducted by INA, CMAC, and NAP. We hope you will find the information contained here useful, informative, and interesting. To offer any comments or suggestions about this site, please feel free to contact the site administrator,

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Nautical Archaeology Program
Department of Anthropology
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4352 USA
Donny Hamilton, Program Coordinator
Center for Maritime Archaeology and Conservation
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77841-5137 USA
Kevin Crisman, Director
Conservation Research Laboratory
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4352 USA
Phone: (979) 862-7791
Fax: (979) 845-6399
Donny L. Hamilton, Director
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In association with:
Institute of Nautical Archaeology
P.O. Drawer HG
College Station, TX 77841-5137
Phone: (979) 845-6694
Fax: (979) 847-9260
Debbie Carlson, President
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