July 23, 2020
RICHMOND, British Columbia – July 23, 2020 – We are excited to announce the launch of a new Shearwater® dive computer, the PEREGRINE™, a simple and accessible, full colour, multi-gas dive computer that […]
July 9, 2020
Photos courtesy of Alex St. Jean
My name is Pepe Salcedo, and I currently live in Playa del Carmen, Mexico where I run Blackfin Freediving, a professional SSI […]
June 11, 2020
Your tanks are filled. Your regulators were just serviced. You head out on a boat or pull up to your favorite shore-diving spot only to discover there has been a major ecological disaster. An oil […]
June 9, 2020
Shearwater Firmware v18 for Teric is now available. This release is not a major feature release but is recommended for all users to address a few minor issues.
Version 18 includes the following changes:
May 7, 2020
Visual Signals of the Eastern Pacific Red Octopus (Octopus rubescens) During Conspecific Interactions
Historically, octopuses have been considered solitary, asocial individuals (Barbato et al., 2007; Hanlon and Messenger, 2018); however, recent studies suggest that octopuses use a unique and systematic arrangement of visual signals to communicate with […]
Diving Science and Technology
The following blog articles are a curated selection featuring work done by the scientific community relating to diving and decompression theory. We support evidence based decision making and the organizations that provide that evidence.
- What’s All the Fuss about CO2 in Breathing Gas?
- Hyperoxic Myopia: Information for Divers
- Shearwater and the CNS Oxygen Clock
- Should rebreather divers prebreathe test their rebreathers prior to a dive?
- Flying After Diving
- Why do you calibrate a CCR with pure Oxygen?
- Review of Deep Stops in Technical Diving
- Flexible Control of Decompression Stress
- Factors Affecting Battery Life on Shearwater Dive Computers
- What is DiveCAN® and why should I care?
- On The Edge
- Eliminating The Helium Penalty
- Oxygen Seizures at PO2 ≤ 1.6 Bar: How Rare?
- Control of O2 Levels in a Diver’s Rebreather
- Why UPTD Calculations Should Not Be Used
- The CO2 Scrubber in a Diver’s Rebreather
Upcoming Dive Shows
Shearwater Research will be at the following dive shows: