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Diving news and announcements.

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August 29, 2017
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In this issue: Dr. J. Morgan Wells, SBP Summit, Safety Meeting, Changes to NDSSM, NDP Annual Report, Alpha Flags, Field Trainers, Regulator Maintenance, Next NDCSB Meeting, Stories from the Field. 

August 16, 2017
The head of a spotted moray

NOAA divers and their reciprocity partners recently completed another research mission in the U.S. Virgin Islands in support of the National Coral Reef Monitoring Program.

August 7, 2017
Two divers look at shipwreck covered in a swirl of fishes

NOAA Divers from Monitor National Marine Sanctuary (MNMS) and the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science are exploring shipwrecks in the proposed MNMS expansion area aboard NOAA Ship Nancy Foster.

August 3, 2017
Dr. Morgan Wells lecturing in front of students

Dr. Morgan Wells, a pioneer in the diving world and founding director of the NOAA Diving Program, passed away on July 28, 2017.

July 28, 2017
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In this issue: Annual Report, Divers Honored, Shore Recalls, Dive Log, O2 Certificates, Field Trainers, NDC Classes, PII, Non-NOAA Divers Using NOAA Vessels, T-Shirt Design Contest, Field Stories.

July 12, 2017
UH students with instructors on the way to an archaeological dive

Students from the University of Hawai'i (UH) received hands-on training for the the UH Marine Archaeology Surveying Techniques course. 

July 11, 2017
Diving Safety Recall text and NOAA logo

Suunto announced a recall of its wireless tank pressure transmitters and tank PODs.

July 5, 2017
Two dolphins swim in front of a diver.

NOAA recently completed a two-week sampling mission from June 12-23, 2017 in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

June 29, 2017
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In this issue: NDSSM, shore dive recalls?, Field Trainers, Tethered coms, new UDS, back-mounted BCD, ace your DUSA, hyperbaric chambers at NDC, next NDCSB meeting, T-Shirt contest, submit questions.

June 15, 2017
80 inch hyperbaric chamber

The NOAA Diving Center has five functioning hyperbaric chambers on site.

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