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Diving Program

Lessons Learned

This section includes case studies of diving related incidents at NOAA and other comparable agencies.

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November 7, 2016

An experienced NOAA Diver describes the events that led to his recent out of air incident and discusses ways to prevent another incident. 

July 19, 2016

During a multi-day, high tempo mission, a diver ran out of air and was assisted to the surface by his dive buddies. 

July 19, 2016

A habitat evaluation dive was interrupted by the unexpected appearance of a tug. 

July 19, 2016

A recent incident involved two divers that had surfaced from a dive, remaining afloat on the surface and undetected by topside support for 55 minutes. 

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