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Searching by feel: A window into the world of forensic diving

Searching by feel: A window into the world of forensic diving | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A middle-aged swimmer paused at the end of the pool, between laps, and studied the man in the next lane fiddling with his goggles, who had just frog-kicked the length of the 100-foot-long pool, along the bottom, in one breath.
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The Underwater Armory: Millions of munitions found at the bottom of the sea - RT

The Underwater Armory: Millions of munitions found at the bottom of the sea - RT | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
RTThe Underwater Armory: Millions of munitions found at the bottom of the seaRTThe unexploded bombs – dumped there by the military – pose a continuing danger as energy companies drill for oil underwater.
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Environmental education at sanctuary - TheAlpenaNews.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Michigan, Community Information - The Alpena News

ALPENA — The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is opening its doors to provide local schools hands-on environmental educational programs through...
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Tiger Beach, Bahamas 2011 | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos

Tiger Beach, Bahamas 2011 | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Here is one for you if you love Lemon and Tiger Sharks up close. Frazier Nivens and Ocean Imaging recoded this at Tiger Beach, Bahamas. The video was orginally show with a RED CineX and then converted to H264 720HD. I would love to see the original video.

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Project will promote underwater sites statewide - Glens Falls Post-Star

Project will promote underwater sites statewide - Glens Falls Post-Star | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Project will promote underwater sites statewideGlens Falls Post-StarThe village of Lake George is the lead agency on a project with several other municipalities that would create an underwater “blueway” trail, which would promote shipwrecks in the...
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Female diver decries planned 'Man in the Sea' monument name - The News Journal

Female diver decries planned 'Man in the Sea' monument name - The News Journal | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Female diver decries planned 'Man in the Sea' monument nameThe News JournalBut a former Navy diver is taking issue with the tribute because she claims it misses one key point: women also don the diving mask.
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Scuba Obsessed Episode 132 – Severed Air, Finger Fish Food and Underwater – Scuba Obsessed

Scuba Obsessed Episode 132 – Severed Air, Finger Fish Food and Underwater – Scuba Obsessed | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Mac, Jim and Darrin have a jaunt through Scuba in the News. We get sidetracked by some crap about closing down a perfectly good dive spot. This week's topic was how to name a shipwreck.

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Deep Diving Technology Aids Coral Reef Exploration in ...

Deep Diving Technology Aids Coral Reef Exploration in ... | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Papahānaumokuākea courtesy of NOAA Members of a research expedition to Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument returned today after 25 days of.
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Atomic Aquatics Recalls Cobalt #Scuba Diving Computer

Atomic Aquatics Recalls Cobalt #Scuba Diving Computer | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The unit can leak and cause the lens of the computer to blow off suddenly. This could mean an impact or drowning injury should gas leak.

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Rena: Underwater cutting to begin - SunLive

SunLiveRena: Underwater cutting to beginSunLiveSalvage master for Resolve Salvage and Fire, Francis Leckey, says the positive helicopter progress now allows Resolve to focus on getting divers into the water to begin the next phase of the demanding...
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Divers in the Helford discover suspicious object - BBC News

Divers in the Helford discover suspicious object - BBC News | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
BBC NewsDivers in the Helford discover suspicious objectBBC NewsA group of local scuba divers found the device which they believe could be a World War II bomb at the mouth of the Helford river.
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Divers get close look at Mississippi River dam, fish - Post-Bulletin

Divers get close look at Mississippi River dam, fish - Post-Bulletin | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Divers get close look at Mississippi River dam, fishPost-BulletinRandy Piel, head of the diving program, said divers breathe through air pumped from the dive boat.
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Underwater War: Killing lake trout to save cutthroat in Yellowstone Park - Yellowstone Gate

Underwater War: Killing lake trout to save cutthroat in Yellowstone Park - Yellowstone Gate | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
WyoFileUnderwater War: Killing lake trout to save cutthroat in Yellowstone ParkYellowstone GateThe fall foliage in Yellowstone National Park is changing. Bright yellows mark aspen trees and burnt oranges transform brush.
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Diving in an alien world - National Geographic

Diving in an alien world - National Geographic | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Diving in an alien worldNational GeographicWe did the first three dives of our Gabon expedition. The oil company TOTAL kindly authorized us to dive on several of their oil rigs, and we were quick to jump in the water.
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PSAI - PSAI - Wuji Diver Team Explore an Ancient Cavern in Guangdong

PSAI - PSAI - Wuji Diver Team Explore an Ancient Cavern in Guangdong | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Wuji Diver Team Explore an Ancient Cavern in Guangdong...
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Diver survives 40 minutes in North Sea after air supply line is cut - Telegraph

Diver survives 40 minutes in North Sea after air supply line is cut - Telegraph | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A cool-headed oil rig diver survived nearly 40 minutes deep in the freezing North Sea after his air supply line was accidentally cut.
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Firearm Expert Andrew Tuohy Transforms Underwater Gun Shots Into Blooming ... - Huffington Post

Firearm Expert Andrew Tuohy Transforms Underwater Gun Shots Into Blooming ... - Huffington Post | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
TheBlaze.comFirearm Expert Andrew Tuohy Transforms Underwater Gun Shots Into Blooming ...Huffington PostEver wonder what happens when you combine firearm expertise, underwater experimentation and precious stone collecting?
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Skyfall Videoblog “Underwater” | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos

Skyfall Videoblog “Underwater” | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

This is a movie I am going to have to see in the theater! James Bond and Scuba Diving!!! It has been a long time since Thunderball. 

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Why Is There a Helium Shortage?

Why Is There a Helium Shortage? | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
A crucial ingredient in MRI machines, wafer manufacturing, welding, and more, helium is experiencing a shortage that’s driving up its price around the world.
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The underwater gold rush - High Country News (blog)

The underwater gold rush - High Country News (blog) | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
The underwater gold rushHigh Country News (blog)Here's how it works: a powerful under-water vacuum is mounted on a raft, and a scuba diver swims along the bottom of a river with a hose, sucking sediment and gravel into the vacuum.
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Costa Concordia Crew Given 'Seafarer' Award - Huffington Post

Costa Concordia Crew Given 'Seafarer' Award - Huffington Post | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Costa Concordia Crew Given 'Seafarer' AwardHuffington PostIn this underwater photo taken on Jan. 13 and released by the Italian Coast Guard Monday, Jan.
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Recon Marines wrap up final qualifications with dive in unique territory - DVIDS

Recon Marines wrap up final qualifications with dive in unique territory - DVIDS | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
Recon Marines wrap up final qualifications with dive in unique territoryDVIDSReconnaissance Marines with the 15th MEU swim to the USS Arizona during a qualification dive at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Sept.
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Underwater survey shows abundant life - This is Cornwall

Underwater survey shows abundant life - This is Cornwall | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it
This is CornwallUnderwater survey shows abundant lifeThis is CornwallA SURVEY of the River Fowey's underwater habitat has revealed a wealth of wildlife thriving in waters of high purity.
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Diver survives severed air supply line in North Sea

Commercial diver survives 40 minutes in North Sea after umbilical is cut...
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Explore the ocean with Google Maps | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos

Explore the ocean with Google Maps | Scuba Obsessed's Best and Favorite Dive Videos | ScubaObsessed | Scoop.it

Not quite a good as scuba diving but still pretty darn cool. Google streat view for the great Barrier reef. I would love to have something like this for Great Lake shipwrecks. Even a decent map of the Great Lakes would be good.

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Bringing the Ocean to you*