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December 22, 2017
Type: Media: Document

This document provides important information to help registered students prepare for the NOAA Diver class. 

Topside Newsletter Title Header
October 31, 2017
Type: Media: Article

In this Issue: Air Quality Standards, Winter classes, Annual Report Timeline, Availability of Hyperbaric Treatments, Interim UDS at Stellwagen, DUSA checklist, Next NDCSB Meeting, Photos and Stories.

chart showing allowed air components
October 5, 2017
Type: Media: Image

NOAA air standards approved by the NOAA Diving Control and Safety Board during their October 2017 meeting.

three students standing on a pier haul a diver from the water using a rope
January 24, 2017
Type: Media: Image

Students conducting training in Key West, Florida, during the January 2017 NOAA Diver and Divemaster classes.

divers pose underwater with a remotely operated vehicle
December 7, 2016
Type: Media: Image

NOAA divers pose with a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) near the Southern California coastline while conducting comparison surveys using open circuit SCUBA, closed circuit rebreathers, and the ROV. The divers were surveying endandered abalone. 

A diver with a surface supplied helmet on her head
October 20, 2017
Type: Media: Image

The new Diving Medical Officer for the NOAA Ship Hi'ialakai, Lt. Cmdr. Kathy Demers, gets hatted with a surface supplied diving helmet during the Physicians Training in Diving Medicine course. The Physicians course is a collaboration between NOAA and the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. 

Five divers on a boat
September 12, 2017
Type: Media: Image

Divers aboard the Research Vessel Storm during the task loading workshop at the 2017 American Academy of Underwater Sciences. From left to right: NOAA Diver Ray Boland, Live Wheeler (University of Hawai'i's Assistant Diving Safety Officer), NOAA Diver John Bright, National Park Service Diver Allison Holdhusen, and Eric Castillo (University of Southern California's Diving Safety Officer).

Aerial view of a diving tank
September 13, 2017
Type: Media: Image

The diving tank at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary during the 2017 American Academy of Underwater Sciences Symposium.

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September 29, 2017
Type: Media: Article

In this issue: TBNMS Hosts AAUS Symposium, Keeping Track of Regulations, NOAA Diver and Divemaster Classes, Website Tips, Next NDCSB Meeting, Stories from the Field.

Screen shot of the About page
September 29, 2017
Type: Media: Image

Where to find commonly needed links on the NOAA Diving Program website.

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