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September 21, 2015
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A student in a hyperbaric chamber blows up a balloon while pressurized to 128 feet. As the pressure is decreased the balloon becomes bigger and bigger, until it pops when the depth inside the chamber reaches 40 feet. 00:00:...
A laptop screen showing a heart ultrasound image
September 21, 2015
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November 11, 2015
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A NOAA Diver using a Closed Circuit Rebreather during a decompression stop. He is performing light exercise by bending and extending his arms and legs. 
A laptop screen showing a heart ultrasound image
January 15, 2016
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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.

October 17, 2016 to October 28, 2016
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Oxygen first aid kit
September 16, 2015
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A NOAA Diver provides oxygen first aid to a mock victim during a rescue drill
December 15, 2015
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Students with snorkels swimming in Lake Washington
September 23, 2015
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Frequently Asked Question

What forms must I submit to be medically cleared to dive?

All NOAA Divers must submit:

You can view a comprehensive list of all required forms, training, and activities for NOAA Divers in the NDP diving page

Frequently Asked Question

What needs to be in an Oxygen Kit?

  • Bag-valve mask (with line)
  • Non-rebreather mask (with line)
  • Oxygen cylinders
  • Oxygen regulator with hose and demand valve
    • Regulator must be capable of delivering oxygen to two patients
    • Demand valve must be tested annually (32-48mm Hg)

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