1998 NOAA Research Expedition to the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary.

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1998 NOAA Research Expedition to the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary.

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dc.contributor.author Dinsmore, DA
dc.contributor.author Broadwater, JD
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-08T17:42:08Z
dc.date.available 2011-01-08T17:42:08Z
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier.citation Dinsmore DA. And Broadwater JD. 1999. 1998 NOAA Research Expedition to the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary. In: Hamilton RW, Pence DF, Kesling DE, eds. Assessment and Feasibility of Technical Diving Operations for Scientific Exploration. Nahant, MA: American Academy of Underwater Sciences. en
dc.identifier.uri http://archive.rubicon-foundation.org/9000
dc.description American Academy of Underwater Sciences (http://www.aaus.org/) en
dc.description.abstract Prior to 1998, NOAA had conducted or co-sponsored five diving expeditions to the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary. During the first three expeditions, dives were performed from a lockout submersible using helium/oxygen-breathing gas supplied to the divers via an umbilical. The later two expeditions were conducted using both tethered and untethered surface-oriented scuba with trimix breathing mixtures. In 1998, NOAA conducted two separate expeditions to the Monitor; one by the US Navy's Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit Two, and another by a group of divers from NOAA, the National Undersea Research Center at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (NURC/UNCW), and the Cambrian Foundation (CF), collectively referred to as the "NOAA dive team." Although the diving techniques used by these two groups of divers varied greatly, they both contributed significantly to the overall success of the expedition. This paper describes the various steps involved in planning and conducting dives by the NOAA dive team under the auspices of the NOAA Diving Program, and compares and contrasts the diving techniques used by both groups of divers. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS) en
dc.subject scientific diving en
dc.subject Technical Diving en
dc.subject Archaeology en
dc.subject shipwreck en
dc.subject Monitor en
dc.subject Monitor National Marine Sanctuary en
dc.subject breathing gas en
dc.subject trimix en
dc.subject history en
dc.title 1998 NOAA Research Expedition to the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary. en
dc.type Article en

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