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Diving news and announcements.

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August 15, 2018
A diver holding a striped baton underwater over a portion of a shipwreck

In 2018, FKNMS partnered with the Florida Public Archaeology Network (FPAN) to train participants to become Submerged Heritage Monitoring Scouts (SHMS).

August 13, 2018
A child watched a diver inside an aquarium tank

Meet the new OMAO Deputy Line Office Diving Officer.

July 23, 2018
An underwater platform used to mount cameras

NOAA Divers in Connecticut are installing GoPro cameras to record fish activity around oyster cages.

June 27, 2018
Diving Safety Recall text and NOAA logo

Hollis and Oceanic diaphragm-style regulators purchased or serviced between October 1, 2017 and May 25, 2018 have been recalled by the manufacturer.

June 6, 2018
Diver swimming over the remains of a ship

From June 2-8, the Office of National Marine Sanctuaries is partnering with Diving With a Purpose to map a shipwreck at Molasses Reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (FKNMS). 

May 25, 2018
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In this issue: SEP Updates, NOAA Dive Log Goes Live, New UDS, Highlights from the NDCSB Annual Meeting  

May 22, 2018
Instructors and students from the graduating February 2018 NOAA Diver class

The NOAA Diving Center in Seattle, WA is looking for a Training Specialist to train divers, oversee diving activities, supervise hyperbaric operations, and maintain diving equipment. 

February 28, 2018
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In this issue: Regulator updates, DMS delays, Dive Log, NDCSB Annual Meeting, RDML Gallaudet, Chamber at IRC, Tech Diving, NDC Classes, NDP Featured, Next NDCSB Meeting, Snapshot from the Field.

January 24, 2018
A first stage from a scuba regulator showing corrosion

To prolong the life of your diving equipment there is one thing you can do that will make a huge difference: rinse it with freshwater!

January 9, 2018
Atomic SS1 air source for divers

NOAA Divers have reported problems with their Atomic SS1 inflation caps. This safety bulletin provides information and a list of required actions issued by the NDCSB.

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