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Two divers inside a large aquarium exhibit
June 30, 2016

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!

A Diver photographs a school of hammerhead sharks
June 24, 2016

Meet NOAA Diver Paula Ayotte and read her enthralling account of her encounter with a school of hammerhead sharks during a recent research trip.

A NOAA Diver lays reels out a measuring tape underwater
June 22, 2016

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).

A volunteer diver documents information at an underwater shipwreck site.
June 15, 2016

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.

A laptop screen showing a heart ultrasound image
January 15, 2016

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.

New Nitrox scuba diving bottles on a NOAA Diving Center cart
October 30, 2015

This PO2 level is currently the standard in the military and other federal, civilian and the vast majority of academic diving programs.

NOAA diver collecting a new species of sea horse and dragonet fish inside a plastic bag
October 22, 2015

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.

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