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September 29, 2017

In this issue: TBNMS Hosts AAUS Symposium, Keeping Track of Regulations, NOAA Diver and Divemaster Classes, Website Tips, Next NDCSB Meeting, Stories from the Field.

Aerial view of a diving tank
September 29, 2017

Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary hosted the annual American Academy of Underwater Sciences symposium from September 12 to 16, 2017.

September 26, 2017

DAN has reported potential safety problems with new flexible braided hoses that are sometimes used with regulators. 

Regulator dust cap
September 26, 2017

It seems like a small thing, but dust caps are actually a necessary safety device.

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August 29, 2017

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. 

The head of a spotted moray
August 16, 2017

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.

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

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.

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

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

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July 28, 2017

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.

Pictured: (top row, left to right) Reciprocity Diver Adam Brynes, NOAA Diver Lt. Brian Elliot, (bottom, left to right) Reciproci
July 17, 2017

A team of NOAA divers from NOAA Ship Ronald H. Brown serviced a series of buoys at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

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