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Recreational Scuba Diving

By Will Summitt

HISTORICAL PRACTICE
Early proof of breath-hold diving:

Diving for jewelry such as pearls and other precious metals Greek literature refers to early sponge divers Scylliis (500 B.C.) supposedly used hollow reeds to remain hidden beneath the surface

EARLY EQUIPMENT

1530 - First diving bell 1650 - First effective air pump 1690 - diving bell with replenishable air supply 1823 - surface supplied air helmet 1837 - first full body diving suit with metal

helmet

Who likes to travel?

DISTRIBUTION

Cayman Islands Turks and Caicos Islands Indonesia Malaysia Egypt Fiji Papua New Guinea Mexico French Polynesia Philippines Bahamas Australia New Zealand

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Belize Kenya Thailand Federal States of Micronesia Trinidad and Tobago Palau

Who can participate?

Who can participate?

Who can participate?

Connecting you with a multitude of people from all over the world

Scuba Skills
How to set up scuba gear Getting in and out of the water safely Information about pressure and oxygen toxicity How to clear your mask of water underwater Emergency skills o sharing oxygen o emergency surface o avoiding panic attacks

Why Life of PI?

What can divers do?


Specialties

Jobs

Deep Diver Wreck Diver or Cave Diver Emergency Oxygen Provider Night Diver Underwater Naturalist AWARE - fish identification Underwater Photographer

Divemaster/guide Cadaver diver Engineer diver Marine biologist Conservationist Navy seal Rescue diver

THE DIVE

Equipment check Dive overview

THE DIVE

Equipment check Dive overview Dive signals

THE DIVE

Equipment check Dive overview Dive signals

THE DIVE

Equipment check Dive overview Dive signals

THE DIVE

Equipment check Dive overview Dive signals

THE DIVE

Equipment check Dive overview Dive signals

THE DIVE

Equipment check Dive overview Dive signals

THE DIVE

Equipment check Dive overview Dive signals Debriefing

Quick preview

Reef Ecol Lab 2013: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOu39gyBVtA

WORKS CITED
1. DiveTheWorldVids. "Diving the Red Sea. Scuba video of Egypt's best dive sites with dolphins, whale sharks, mantas." YouTube. YouTube, 11 Mar. 2012. Web. 4 Nov. 2013. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aP4OdBRtJvs>. 2. 3. "Diving Hand Signals." Diving Hand Signals. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Nov. 2013. <http://www.learn-to-dive.lessons4all.co.uk/padi-diving-hand-signals.htm>. "Longadventure.com." Longadventure.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Nov. 2013. <http://www.longadventure.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=72:article-the-benefit-of-scubadiving&catid=13:news-events&Itemid=87>. 4. 5. 6. 7. "Scuba Certification F.A.Q." Scuba Certification F.A.Q. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Nov. 2013. <http://www.padi.com/scuba/scuba-diving-guide/start-scuba-diving/scuba-certification-faq/default.aspx>. "The Best Countries for Scuba Diving." Ranker. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Nov. 2013. <http://www.ranker.com/list/best-countries-for-scuba-diving/ranker-travel?format=SLIDESHOW&page=37>. "View All PADI Courses." View all PADI Courses. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Nov. 2013. <http://www.padi.com/scuba/padi-courses/diver-level-courses/view-all-padi-courses/default.aspx>. "Scuba Diving." MarineBio Home ~ Marine Biology, Ocean Life Conservation, Sea creatures, Biodiversity, Oceans research... . N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Nov. 2013. <http://marinebio.org/oceans/scuba/>.

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