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Nadine Kopp

Nadine Kopp, MA

Partner and Senior Archaeologist

Nadine Kopp is a Senior Archaeologist with Matrix Heritage and a specialist in Ontario and Underwater archaeology. She has over 13 years of professional experience in terrestrial and underwater archaeology. During four years with the Cataraqui Archaeological Research Foundation she accumulated extensive experience excavating and processing material culture from early 19th century sites and directing the Foundation’s public archaeology and outreach programs. Through her 9-year career as Project Archaeologist at Paterson Group, she assisted in the development of the Archaeological Services Division and managed archaeological projects from initial planning, survey and excavation, to analyzing and integrating evidence for report writing.


As a trained underwater archaeologist, Nadine has worked on and directed various underwater surveys in different eras and underwater environments. These include non-disturbance shipwreck surveys, shoreline erosion surveys, Underwater Archaeological Assessments of submerged federal lands to be impacted due to proposed dam reconstruction projects, and remote sensing using side scan sonar, magnetometer, and Remotely Operated Vehicle equipment.



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  • M.A. 2012, Maritime History – Underwater Archaeology, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

  • B.A. (Hons) 2006, Archaeology and Anthropology with Co-op Option, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON


  • Professional Ontario Archaeological License

  • Association of Professional Archaeologists

  • Council for Northeast Historical Archaeology

  • Society for Historical Archaeology

  • Ontario Archaeological Society

  • Canadian Association of Heritage Professionals

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