Diving news and announcements.
What do NOAA Divers do during their off time? NOAA Corps ENS Niki Norton and Phil Manougian, LCDR Sarah Duncan, and LT Zach Cress use their NOAA diving skills to volunteer!
Meet NOAA Diver Paula Ayotte and read her enthralling account of her encounter with a school of hammerhead sharks during a recent research trip.
On June 15, NOAA Divers concluded a research trip onboard the NOAA ship Hi’ialakai to the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) and the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM).
NOAA Divers undertake a field project with volunteer organization, Diving With a Purpose (DWP), to identify an undocumented shipwreck on Elbow Reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
Last September, the NOAA Diving Program conducted non-invasive research on bubble formation in the hearts of NOAA Divers diving to a maximum depth of 300 ft.
This PO2 level is currently the standard in the military and other federal, civilian and the vast majority of academic diving programs.
Last September, NOAA Divers dove to the deepest depths any NOAA Diver has yet reached, down to a maximum of 300 feet, to survey areas around the North Western Hawaiian Islands.