Exposure suits: a review of thermal protection for the recreational diver.

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Exposure suits: a review of thermal protection for the recreational diver.

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dc.contributor.author Williams, G
dc.contributor.author Acott, CJ
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-23T01:48:21Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-23T01:48:21Z
dc.date.issued 2003
dc.identifier.citation SPUMS 2003 Volume 33 Number 1. en
dc.identifier.issn 0813-1988
dc.identifier.uri http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/7764
dc.description Journal of the South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society. en
dc.description.abstract Some basic diving science on diver thermal protection is reviewed. The common methods of thermal protection used by recreational divers and the potential advantages and disadvantages of various forms of exposure protection are discussed. Diving suit related incidents in the Diving Incident Monitoring Study and fatalities in Project Stickybeak are reported. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher South Pacific Underwater Medicine Society en
dc.subject DIVING en
dc.subject DIVER EQUIPMENT en
dc.subject thermal protection en
dc.subject Exposure suits en
dc.subject recreational divers en
dc.subject skin en
dc.subject Lycra suits en
dc.subject wetsuits en
dc.subject semi-drysuits en
dc.subject drysuits en
dc.subject Drysuit insulation en
dc.subject argon en
dc.subject Diving Incident Monitor Study en
dc.subject DIMS en
dc.subject Project Stickybeak en
dc.subject incidents en
dc.subject MORBIDITY en
dc.subject fatalities en
dc.subject MORTALITY en
dc.subject buoyancy en
dc.title Exposure suits: a review of thermal protection for the recreational diver. en
dc.type Article en

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