* Declaring underwater archaeological sites as national protected reserves.
* Participation in the preparation of state-wide master plans for development, tourism and transportation in Israel's coastal and territorial waters.
* Surveying and excavating areas intended for coastal development.
* Research and publication of antiquities which are recovered during surveys, inspection and excavations.
Initiating educational activities aimed at raising public awareness (lectures, symposiums, museum exhibitions, educational posters, documentary films etc.)