Diving news and announcements.
Suunto announced a recall of its wireless tank pressure transmitters and tank PODs.
NOAA recently completed a two-week sampling mission from June 12-23, 2017 in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
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.
The NOAA Diving Center has five functioning hyperbaric chambers on site.
In this Issue: Report from the NDCSB Annual Meeting, NDC upcoming classes, NDP T-Shirt Design Contest open to NOAA Divers (you could win one!), wanted: NOAA Diver photos and stories.
In April, the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary (CINMS) Dive Team and NPS divers conducted a series of survey dives to search for an invasive algae, Undaria pinnatifida.
On April 3, 2017, Robert Schwemmer, NOAA Diver and West Coast Regional Maritime Heritage Coordinator, joined NPS rangers to recover a recently discovered archaeological artifact.
The NOAA Diving Program participated in the first Rebreathers and Scientific Diving Workshop in 2015 to improve safety practices for scientific divers. A follow-up meeting will take place this summer.
NOAA Divers at the Pacific Operations Branch of the tides and Currents office took part in a dive to assist the NOAA Western Regional Center with an oil boom last Thursday.