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Alert Diver | Don’t Ignore Your Medical History

Alert Diver | Don’t Ignore Your Medical History | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
The diver 

The diver was a healthy female in her 20s who was diving as part of her job. She was a scientific diver participating in training exercises with her team.

 

The dives 

Several divers were in the water practicing survey techniques and learning to use new equipment in depths between 20 and 30 feet. Most dives lasted less than 20 minutes, and divers were in communication with topside support staff at all times. After each training scenario they would surface for a debriefing and learn about the next scenario. The group had some newer members, so divers switched buddies regularly to allow everyone to interact with each other. It was summer, and temperatures were in the 90s (°F). - See more at: http://www.alertdiver.com/History?sf26142335=1#sthash.esSc1LFT.dpuf

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Warming Up After a Cold Dive

Warming Up After a Cold Dive | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it

Most dry suit and ice-diving courses will teach you how to combine dry suits and undergarments for optimum insulation during the dive. But once you reach the dive boat or the shore significant heat loss sets in, and you’ll need to get out of your dive gear and into normal clothes as quickly as possible.

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What it Takes to Dive Russia's White Sea

What it Takes to Dive Russia's White Sea | All about water, the oceans, environmental issues | Scoop.it
Do you have what it takes to dive under the ice in Russia's White Sea? Our experts give an expanded list of the necessary scuba diving skills and training to complete this challenging technical dive, as well as the diving gear you'll need. Hint: A fantastic drysuit and dry gloves are No. 1 on the list!
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