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A Divemaster student performs a neurological exam on a student diver wearing an oxygen mask
September 29, 2015
Type: Media: Image

A Divesmaster candidate practices performing a neurological exam during a rescue drill. 

New Nitrox scuba diving bottles on a NOAA Diving Center cart
August 10, 2015
Type: Media: Image

New Nitrox bottles at the NOAA Diving Center. 

New Nitrox scuba diving bottles on a NOAA Diving Center cart
October 30, 2015
Type: Media: Article

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

Students practice line tending on the low pier at the NOAA Diving Center
September 22, 2014
Type: Media: Image

Students taking the NOAA Diver course practice their newly acquired line tending skills at the NOAA Diving Center (NDC).

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

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.

NOAA diver collecting a new species of sea horse and dragonet fish inside a plastic bag
September 27, 2015
Type: Media: Image

NOAA Diver Randy Kosaki collects new species of sea horse and dragonet fish during a closed circuit rebreather (CCR) dive down to a maximum depth of 300 feet in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. 

NOAA Diver assembling an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) underwater
June 12, 2014
Type: Media: Image

NOAA Diver and Unit Diving Supervisor Brian Degan attaches an acoustic Doppler Velocimeter (ADV) arm to a tripod mount for an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) near Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. The data collected will be used to fine tune models that forecast how long corals take to recover from injuries caused by large scale disturbances. 

NOAA diver using a diver operated stereo video camera
June 17, 2015
Type: Media: Image

NOAA Diver Ray Boland operating a stereo video system to measure fish sizes in the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM). The system captures two synchronized images that measure moving objects with a high degree of accuracy. 

NOAA Diver with a sea floor sensor
September 11, 2011
Type: Media: Image

A NOAA diver with a sea floor sensor.

A new species of dragonet fish
September 25, 2015
Type: Media: Image

A new species of dragonet fish collected by NOAA Divers at a depth of 300 feet, Pioneer Bank, Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (PMNM). This was the deepest depth reached by NOAA Divers at the time of collection (September 2015). 

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