Tag Archives: Decompression

Evolution of Dive Planning

August 11, 2020

Evolution of Dive Planning

Plan the dive and dive the plan has long been the mantra employed in all areas of diving. Technical divers, in particular, spend more time planning their dives than many recreational divers. This is due []

Under The Pole III - Interview with Ghislain Bardout

October 30, 2019

Under The Pole III - Interview with Ghislain Bardout

Under The Pole is an ongoing series of expeditions using technical diving in pursuit of exploration, inspiration, and science.  In 2010 the team of Under The Pole I spent 45 days at the geographic north []

Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems in Indonesia

October 17, 2019

Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems in Indonesia

The Twilight Zone… No, it is neither the name of a fancy new Disneyland attraction, nor the sequel of a famous teenage vampire movie. It is actually the unscientific way of referring to a very []

Do Whales and Sea Turtles do Decompression?

July 29, 2019

Do Whales and Sea Turtles do Decompression?

Often, while I am diving on coral reefs I observe turtles resting on a ledge. It’s always around the 10m/30ft mark. Getting close to them usually reveals that the turtles are neither asleep nor foraging, []

Traveling to Russia in the middle of winter...worth it

May 30, 2019

Traveling to Russia in the middle of winter...worth it

“Hey dad do you want to go dive Orda Cave in Russia with me and Nick?” “Sure, when?” “December!” “What is wrong with you? No one goes to Russia in the middle of the freezing []

Adventure Awaits - Evolving into a Technical Diver

February 26, 2019

Adventure Awaits - Evolving into a Technical Diver

I never thought I’d become a technical diver let alone a technical diving instructor. I never thought I’d be ice diving in Antarctica, cave diving in Mexico or exploring 300 feet deep wrecks in []

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