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College of Arts & Sciences
Maritime Research Division


  • About The MRD The Maritime Research Division preserves and protects South Carolina's maritime archaeological heritage through research, management, & education and outreach. Read More

  • Get Licensed The Hobby Diver License is a state-mandated program created to manage the artifact and fossil collection by South Carolina's sport divers.Read More

  • New MRD Emblem Official Maritime Research Division gear features our new emblem! All proceeds help support our education and outreach efforts.Read More

Under the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, the Maritime Research Division preserves and protects South Carolina maritime archaeological heritage through research, management, and public education and outreach.