Use of Tethered Scuba for Scientific Diving

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Use of Tethered Scuba for Scientific Diving

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dc.contributor.author Sheldrake, S en_US
dc.contributor.author Pedersen, R en_US
dc.contributor.author Schulze, C en_US
dc.contributor.author Donohue, S en_US
dc.contributor.author Humphrey, A en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-17T05:30:12Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-17T05:30:12Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier.citation In: Pollock NW, ed. Diving for Science 2011. Proceedings of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences 30th Symposium. Dauphin Island, AL: AAUS; 2011. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/10115
dc.description American Academy of Underwater Sciences (http://www.aaus.org/) en_US
dc.description.abstract Many scientific diving entities face logistical challenges in their data collection including high currents, low visibility, and high entanglement areas. We will discuss standard practices for use of tethered scuba for scientific applications to enhance both efficiency and safety of the scientific diver. We will examine relevant regulatory requirements and applicable standards of the federal dive community (e.g., NOAA, EPA) relative to the application to scientific diving. Finally, we will make recommendations to advance this diving mode within the scientific diving community. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) en_US
dc.subject scientific diving en_US
dc.subject contaminated water protocols en_US
dc.subject decontamination en_US
dc.subject methods en_US
dc.subject standard practices en_US
dc.subject safety en_US
dc.subject recommendations en_US
dc.subject EPA diving en_US
dc.subject federal dive programs en_US
dc.subject polluted water diving en_US
dc.subject tethered scuba en_US
dc.subject equipment en_US
dc.title Use of Tethered Scuba for Scientific Diving en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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