Category: General Scuba posts

  • DIVING INSTRUCTOR CLEARED IN ‘SAFETY-STOP’ DEATH CASE

    DIVING INSTRUCTOR CLEARED IN ‘SAFETY-STOP’ DEATH CASE

    Are you an instructor? This article is a must read. We still need much to learn in our sport. Not always the problems aroused are easy to identify. Being an instructor is a huge responsibility, sometimes, the general public do not comprehend. Divernet: Diving instructor cleared in ‘safety-stop’ death case. Check the article here: 👇https://divernet.com/scuba-diving/diving-instructor-cleared-in-safety-stop-death-case/

  • Problem reaching your valves and isolator on your twins/ doubles?

    Problem reaching your valves and isolator on your twins/ doubles?

    Do the following exercises to improve your movements and possible fix this issue. The world’s population is aging and becoming healthier; therefore, we see more elderly people doing more outdoor activities. Diving is no exception; much of the technical diving community has a middle-age demographic structure. Other factors that contribute to the age range in […]

  • Rebreather Setting Leads to Dangerous Equipment Failure

    Rebreather Setting Leads to Dangerous Equipment Failure

    that gear is used for. Servicing for regulators varies on the brand and type of equipment, so making sure the technician knows if it will be used on a close-circuit rebreather could have prevented an irregular pressure setting. It is always best before diving to double check your apparatus and check your line pressures to make sure they are compatible with your brand of equipment.

  • Joe Porter will be missed

    Joe Porter will be missed

    “Wherever you fare till your eyries receive you at the journey’s end!”

  • Mermaids are real- culture

    Mermaids are real- culture

    Ancient sailors claimed to witness in deep oceans creatures’ part-human and part-animal. Maps are strewn with strange creatures likes mermaids and mermen.

  • The Recreational Decompression Diving

    The Recreational Decompression Diving

    SSI new diving program, 2021. Versión en español This year SSI comes with a new course: Decompression Diving. On my view; this course is aim to the recreational market. Is an effort for bringing safety to divers who tends to stay longer, deeper and generally made “deco” with their dive computer with a single cylinder. […]

  • Argonaut Kraken

    Argonaut Kraken

    I came across this website: Vintage Double Hose and it’s fascinating what I learned about scuba vintage equipment. Actually, I still use my US Aquarius and Conshelf regulators and, believed me, I didn’t know those were considered vintage. The site was created by Bryan in 2004 and accoriding from what I read, he was frustrated […]

  • Mike Anghera, Diving Safety Officer

    Mike Anghera, Diving Safety Officer

    Mike Anghera Interview The UCLA Scientific Diving Program provides training, logistics and support for faculty, staff and student reseachers at UCLA. All diving policies and procedures are based on the diving standards set forth by the UC Los Angeles Diving Control Board and the American Association of Underwater Scientists. All research diving projects and divers diving under the auspices of UCLA must be qualified and authorized according to the UCLA/AAUS Standards and abide with the current version of the UCLA Diving Safety Manual.

  • The value of snorkeling with your kid

    The value of snorkeling with your kid

    Sorkeling will develop in your child not only motor-skills but also will help in the cognitive process that will serve him in the future.

  • Resources and tools

    Resources and tools

    Library- Repository: Documents, softwares, scientific publications, etc.

  • Andy Fritz

    Andy Fritz

    A bold and humble person, highly intelligent with strategic thinking. No doubt that his actions inspire others to dream, learn more and become more… Feed RSS feed on the newsletter Andy Fritz started modifying Russian military rebreathers back in 1997 initially for personal use, but soon enough divers would travel to Thailand to get their rebreathers modernized […]

  • Joints Mobility

    Joints Mobility

    Why nobody teaches mobility in scuba? As divers we use a lot of equipment and, swim large distances underwater, plus need to handle situations like maneuvering the manifold, valves, cameras, etc. People tend to think that what they needs is a lot of muscles, but generally divers forgot about mobility. Joint Mobility refers to as […]

  • Michael Menduno: The Journalist within

    Michael Menduno: The Journalist within

    Michael is a wild- Mustang. He has a resilient attitude and the curiosity of a child. Scientist and journalist never grew up in their curiosity 1, these kinds of characters maintain ignited the flame in their eyes. When you talk to Michael, you can perceive it. Michael has an inquisitive mind, like to explore, investigate, and […]

  • Bill Stewart

    Bill Stewart

    Bill is an enhancer; he understands what needs to be done in the current state of the underwater-world. His love for the Philippines and for the western Pacific Ocean is well known. His passion for photography pushes him to travel the world, not only as an explorer of the underwater world, but also as an explorer […]

  • John B. Griffith Jr.

    John B. Griffith Jr.

    A Conversation with a Veteran and a Wiseman It’s difficult to describe John, he is the embodiment of a hero, at the same time a Wiseman and a gentleman. He is veteran, writer and author. He travel the world engagement different cultures and absorbing them. He is an enthusiastic person with a lot to share… please enjoy. Click […]

  • Vacante de presión parcial y el modelo metabólico estático- II parte

    Vacante de presión parcial y el modelo metabólico estático- II parte

    Vacante de presión parcial del oxígeno y el modelo metabólico estático- II parte

  • El metabolismo es estúpido: un nuevo modelo sobre la formación de burbuja.

    El metabolismo es estúpido: un nuevo modelo sobre la formación de burbuja.

    05 Feb 2020 | Michael Menduno Traducción: Carlos Lander El artículo esta dividido en dos partes, sin embargo, el original no. La existencia y cantidad de burbujas a nivel vascular esta asociada al síndrome de descompresión o embolia gaseosa (EG). Se teoriza que durante la inmersión, las burbujas se desarrollan a partir de pequeños núcleos […]

  • Inflammatory responses: Compartmental versus Ratio Deco.

    Inflammatory  responses:  Compartmental  versus Ratio Deco.

    Understanding the conclusion of a comparative evaluation of two decompression procedures for technical diving using inflammatory responses: Compartmental versus Ratio Deco.