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A diver with a surface supplied helmet on her head
October 20, 2017
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The new Diving Medical Officer for the NOAA Ship Hi'ialakai, Lt. Cmdr. Kathy Demers, gets hatted with a surface supplied diving helmet during the Physicians Training in Diving Medicine course. The Physicians course is a collaboration between NOAA and the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society. 

Five divers on a boat
September 12, 2017
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Divers aboard the Research Vessel Storm during the task loading workshop at the 2017 American Academy of Underwater Sciences. From left to right: NOAA Diver Ray Boland, Live Wheeler (University of Hawai'i's Assistant Diving Safety Officer), NOAA Diver John Bright, National Park Service Diver Allison Holdhusen, and Eric Castillo (University of Southern California's Diving Safety Officer).

Aerial view of a diving tank
September 13, 2017
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The diving tank at Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary during the 2017 American Academy of Underwater Sciences Symposium.

Topside Newsletter Title Header
September 29, 2017
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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.

Screen shot of the About page
September 29, 2017
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Where to find commonly needed links on the NOAA Diving Program website.

screen shot of the locate submenu
September 29, 2017
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A screen shot of the locate submenu.

a screenshot of the NOAA Diving regulations webpage
September 29, 2017
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How changes are listed in the Regulations webpage.

divers at the surface of tank overseeing a Lake basin
September 18, 2017
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​NOAA Diver students conducted check out dives in the training tower at the NOAA Diving Center (NDC). The flamingo was recently adopted by NDC after it was found adrift in the NDC basin.

A diver examines a massive anchor underwater
May 10, 2017
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NOAA Unit Diving Supervisor Jason Leonard examines a massive anchor that was discovered during a survey at Midway Atoll in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument. The anchor might have belonged to a mid-19th century whaling ship.

A diver takes photos of a shipwreck
September 29, 2017
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NOAA Diver Phil Hartmeyer uses a Catlin Seaview Survey camera system to document the wreck of the City of Alpena at Thunderbay National Marine Sanctuary. 

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