Cosmos Archaeology is a respected consultancy company, specialising in maritime and underwater cultural heritage.
We are one of the few Australian-based heritage consultancies with ADAS-certified (diving) maritime archaeologists permanently on staff.
We provide innovative, timely solutions for a diverse range of major infrastructure projects, nationally and internationally. Since 1997, Cosmos Archaeology has successfully completed more than 500 projects involving research, identification, and preservation of cultural heritage, both on land and underwater. Our unique and highly skilled team undertake surveys, monitoring programs, excavations, desktop studies, heritage assessments, conservation management plans and statements of heritage impact.
Our archaeologists are strong and efficient communicators, who have the expertise to manage a wide range of terrestrial and underwater projects across varying jurisdictions. We provide a flexible and adaptable service utilising best practice techniques and the latest technologies, combined with a thorough understanding of state, national and international statutory heritage guidelines. This process ensures we deliver thorough and reliable cultural heritage guidance to our clients.
Cosmos Archaeology work alongside a network of specialised associates who can provide archaeology-specific GIS and heritage mapping, remote sensing interpretation, surveys and built heritage management and conservation plans as well as technical heritage and legislative advice.
Employees of Cosmos Archaeology travelled to Adelaide recently to attend the 2022 Australasian Institute of Maritime Archaeology conference. This year’s conference was a celebration and reflection on the growth of our discipline, with 2022 marking 40 years of AIMA as an organisation and contributor to Australasian maritime archaeology. It was […]