ADEDE & Search Archaeology team up


We are happy and proud to announce that SEARCH Archaeology and ADEDE Search & Recovery will team up on selected projects.

As a result of increasing development of energy and communications infrastructure in the subsoil and under the seabed in NW-Europe an increasing amount of WW1 and WW2 related finds are made. In order to provide a quick and correct assessment of these sites ADEDE has been in touch with SEARCH on a number of US related sites in recent months. The rising amount of sites under threat with a potential link to missing US service personnel has resulted in a structured cooperation covering the aforementioned sites but also mutual professional support in the field of (underwater) geophysics, local licences and certificates, and native speaking specialists.

SEARCH is a leading nationwide and global provider of cultural resources services to government and commercial customers in the Defense, Energy, Transportation, and Development markets. SEARCH is a full-service company, offering multidisciplinary integration of five divisions: Archaeology, Maritime Archaeology, Architectural History, History and Archives, and Heritage Design. SEARCH works from 15 offices nationwide, including Hawaii, Guam, and an 11,000-square-foot curation facility outside Washington, DC. Since 1993, SEARCH has conducted over 2600 projects across 38 US states, 6 US territories, and 24 countries in Oceania, Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and the West Indies. Read more at .

ADEDE will support SEARCH by means of rapid-response survey, excavation, and recovery services across NW Europe as well as providing the full range of UXO services globally. SEARCH will assist and support ADEDE in Maritime Archaeology projects across the globe.

Our combined knowledge, capabilities, reach and experience will open a new chapter in the care for and treatment of conflict related remains and history for all services, branches, and nations worldwide.


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