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Diving related organizations

Cave diving Cave diving training organizations: CDAA – Cave Divers Association of Australia (http://www.cavedivers.com.au) CDG – Cave Diving Group (http://www.cavedivinggroup.org.uk/) GUE – Global Underwater Explorers (http://www.gue.com) ITDA – International Technical Diving Association (http://www.itdahq.org/) IANTD – International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers (http://www.iantd.com) NACD – National Association for Cave Diving (http://www.safecavediving.com/ ) NSS-CDS – National Speleological Society Cave Diving Section (http://www.nsscds.com/) PSAI – Professional Scuba Association International (http://www.psai.com/) UTD – Unified Team Diving (http://www.unifiedteamdiving.com/ ) TDI – Technical Diving International (http://www.tdisdi.com/ ) TSA – Trimix Scuba Association NAUI … Read entire article »

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Diving related Organizations

There are a number of scuba and related organizations around the world. Most of them have high standards and provide comprehensive diver training. Is there enough difference that it really matters which on you are certified through? The agencies around the world pretty much meet the same basic standard for open water scuba instruction. Open water courses include a syllabus of diving theory (physics, physiology, and so on) along with practical skills. Classroom or homework supports the student whether a rookie or experienced diver who is looking for more. Some agencies allow leave the number of lecture hours and pool sessions at the instructor’s discretion. Also, it is not uncommon to see some instructors exceed an agency’s minimum standards. In my humble opinion being restricted to teach just the minimum, no more, … Read entire article »

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Rip Current Awareness Week 2013

Would you know how to identify a Rip Current? How about how to assist someone if you observe them caught in one? Would you know what to do if you were caught in a Rip Current? Click on the link to watch a small video about Rip Current. It could save a life. The Grip of the Rip … Read entire article »

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DEMA Show 2013 – Orange County Convention Center – Orlando Florida

DEMA Show 2012 saw four fantastic show days with thousands of people flooding the aisles of the exhibit hall which features hundreds of exhibits all dedicated to the diving, action watersports and travel industries. Mark your calendars for DEMA Show 2013, November 6-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. DEMA Show has gone mobile!  Click here to view event details, the floor plan and show specials on your mobile device. ATTENDEE        EXHIBITOR    MEDIA     FLOOR PLAN     FEATURES   HOTELS    REGISTRATION   About DEMA Show                 About DEMA                    Join DEMA Sponsors                                Show Floor                       Seminars Register                                  Book Hotel                       Contact Us Produced by DEMA, The Diving Equipment & Marketing Association Toll Free: (800)-862-3483 Phone: (858)-616-6108 Fax: (858)-616-6495 Email: info@dema.com 313 South Patrick Street Alexandria, VA 22314 Managed by National Trade Productions (NTP) Toll Free: (800)-687-7469 Phone: (703)-683-8500 Fax: … Read entire article »

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Crime Scene Investigation: Medical and Legal Considerations

[singlepic id=918 w=320 h=240 float=center]   What: CSIDT (Crime Scene Investigator Diver Technologists) – International Conference Medical and Legal Considerations in Crime Scene Investigations Where: Hilton Long Beach & Executive Meeting Center 701W. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90831 March 29 & 30, 2013 Who: Mack S. House Jr. HU1-828-380-9955U Douglas Bannister U1-828-308-6670 Conference is in classroom setting, therefore seating is limited. Please register early. How Much: Standard Tuition: $ 225.00 U.S. Registration must be submitted no later than- March 22, 2013 Registration includes: Course Manual (includes … Read entire article »

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Submit news worthy event for 1000’s to see

So you believe you have something that is publishable? Are you privileged to new that is currently happening or worthy event occurring in your area that you would like to share? Send your story or news to story@divetalking.com Our Master Editor will review your submission. Candidates submissions of events and news are reviewed my the Master Editor and any submission chosen is then sent to the Chief Editor. If the Editor in Chief likes your submission, we may contact you for further details and publish your story/news on divetalking.com Subjects submitted should be related to ocean awareness, conservation or local events yet can be any subject if related to water, fresh or salt. For example: Diver finds lost ship, or whales found offshore, turtles begin breeding, and so on. They can be a long time … Read entire article »

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**** ALERT **** Must See and Comment

This is an island in the ocean about 2000 km from any other coast line. Nobody lives on it, only birds and yet ............... You will not believe your eyes!!!!!!! Post your comments below. What should we do? What should be done? … Read entire article »

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Understanding the Recreational Dive Planner, RDP

You are searching on the subject of the Recreational Dive Planner also known as the RDP. You found a good source for that information here at Divetalking. In this session, various ways to use the Diving Science & Technology Corp recreational dive tables supported by PADI will be displayed. From here on the Diving Science & Technology Corp recreational dive tables sanctioned by PADI will be called, RDP. Let us first understand that what you are about … Read entire article »

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