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Understanding the conclusion of a comparative evaluation of two decompression procedures for technical diving using inflammatory responses: Compartmental versus Ratio Deco.

Understanding the conclusion of a comparative evaluation of two decompression procedures for technical diving using inflammatory responses: Compartmental versus Ratio Deco.

Update

Education is the main vehicle of change, give us knowledge of out surroundings so we can make informed decisions.

SSI News

CCR program development for the rVO units, this in accordance with The Rebreather Training Council (RTC). RTC is the body representing training agencies providing courses for divers using rebreathers. The RTC has just published its first training standard which indicates the minimum requirements for a level of training. This first standard is named the RTC Rebreather […]

Bill Hamilton

Bill Hamilton

An underwater physiologist with deep roots in the commercial and scientific diving industries, in the late 1980’s he suddenly found himself without a challenge. “They had pretty much learned how to do what they needed to and so weren’t doing much in the way of physiological studies,” says Hamilton.

My son enjoying the beach

Snorkeling

Diving has all the required elements to be a family activity. If you want to introduce your kids to diving, they can start doing snorkeling at an early age. My son’s first contact with the water was when he was 9 months old, doing a series of exercises that helped him later on to familiarize […]

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Rituals

Understanding nucleation as a process and what divers can do to mitigate it.

Wednesday letter What’s new: I added the following text on the physiology course: Divers have a generalized concept that decompression bubbles form with ascent and reduced its sizes with a decrease in ambient pressure but this isn’t completely accurate, tiny microbubbles are already present prior depressurization. Which means that two factors should be present for […]

Update, January 20, 2018

Hello world! Welcome to Wednesday Saturday Letter, a list of what I’m doing or pondering. What I’m reading — Michael is a wonderful and accomplished tech diver, under his belt have inspiring and delighting diving articles. Recently he published on FaceBook a list of them. Enjoy!   About Michael: I write, play music, make art, produce […]

Update, January 10, 2018

Hello world! Welcome to Wednesday letter, a list of what I’m doing or pondering. What I’m learning- it was a surprise to find this (https://youtu.be/JlX4yuP3XK0) wonderful channel on YouTube. The channel is promoted as a calisthenics learning project; which is, a very good description of it. But it is also about personal growth. I’m doing […]

World Record Rebreather Dive Oct 28th 2004 (Author: Dave Shaw)

If you’re frequent reader, you’d noticed that we review events occurred at the diving community. Because history should be studied and comprehend, for two main reasons: first, “learn from it” and secondly, “to know where we came from”. Without further ado, lets get into this wonderful article lost in time over the net (printed as […]

Update, Dec 6, 2017

Hello world!   Welcome to Wednesday Letter, a list of what I’m doing or pondering.    What I’m reading —   Although you may think that the diving research has stop, nothing is more far from the truth; the scientific diving community is working hard.   So to give you a glimpse of what is […]

Scuba_Diving

Ascent Rate, 60ft./min.?

Have you ever asked to your instructor how was calculated/ came-up-with the ascent rate of the tables or computer that you used? Do you think it reflects basic fact of human physiology? Well, the short answer is no. The selection was made by the USA NAVY based on a compromised between work and safety. At […]

Then and Now: How learning to dive has changed

Do you want to learn Scuba Diving, read this first: Today’s instructors are teaching in a different academic environment than past years. More than 25 years ago the diving community was led by oils companies, a handful of few small civil communities and Navy. The oil companies invested a lot in researched, in developing technical […]

UNESCO Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage

Understanding the importance of underwater archaeology

Understanding the importance of underwater archaeology: An abstract The sea level has influenced humans since the beginning. The action associated with the rise of body water (glacial- interglacial climatic cycle) changed the paleography of the continental shelf which means that one-time marine environments now can be populate it by human (even for prehistoric human occupation). […]

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