Matthew Lawrence

Matthew Lawrence

Maritime Archaeologist

Matthew.Lawrence@noaa.gov

305-434-9384



Matthew is a maritime archaeologist based at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary’s Key Largo office. He has worked for the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries since 2002. Until his transfer to Florida Keys sanctuary in 2017, he served as an archaeologist and the maritime heritage coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary offshoreof Massachusetts. A graduate of East Carolina University’s program in Maritime Studies, Matthew’s professional research interests include remote sensing survey, 19th century steam navigation and the U.S. coasting trade. Matthew is an avid SCUBA diver who enjoys underwater photography.