Underwater Archaeology Branch
About The Underwater Archaeology Branch
North Carolina has a long and rich maritime history. UAB was established to identify, protect, and preserve the many underwater archaeology resources throughout the state.Learn More
The Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is also authorized to establish a professional staff for the purpose of conducting and/or supervising the surveillance, protection, preservation, survey and systematic underwater archaeological recovery of underwater materials as defined in G.S. 121-122 hereof.