Underwater Explorers Inc.
to professional standards of ethics and practices in
research, teaching, reporting, and interactions with
all archaeological sites, artifacts and related information
as potentially significant cultural resources in accordance
with State, Federal, and International laws and the
principles and standards of contemporary archaeological
or disturb an archaeological site only for the purpose
of scientific research, conducted under the supervision
of a qualified archaeologist, in accordance with State,
Federal, and International laws.Artifacts shall not
be removed until their context and provenience have
been recorded, and only when the artifact and related
data have been designated for research or public display
in accordance with State, Federal, and International
shall not be taken, traded, sold, bought or bartered
as commercial goods.
and support the long-term preservation and effective
management of archaeological sites and collections
for the benefit of humanity.
education about archaeology, strive to engage the public
in the research process and publicly disseminate major
research findings, to the extent compatible with resource
protection and legal obligations.
these ethical standards and aid in securing observance
of these standards by fellow members and non-members.