Welcome to the Inland Seas Institute

ISI is an exceptional consortium of professional archaeologists, historians, engineers, and cultural resource managers who advise businesses, state and federal agencies, museums, historic sites and affiliated entities on the care and preservation of historic shipwrecks, artifact conservation, waterway surveys, and preservation plus management of marine archaeological finds.

Our professional staff have served as primary investigators on over 80 major archaeological projects and have more than 75 years of combined archaeological experience. Our unique expertise and services have been profiled by the History Channel's Deep Sea Detectives and National Public Radio's All Things Considered.

ISI stands prepared to assist you in preserving, managing or recording your organization's important cultural artifacts and heritage. For more information or immediate assistance, please call (252) 531-9226 to speak with one of our marine archaeology experts.