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2013-07-30 23:01:03

Fenstermaker's Underwater Acoustic specialists collaborate with the Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development to use advanced technologies and progressive methods in addressing America's failing infrastructure with a pioneer statewide underwater bridge inspection project. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 Summer is in full swing, but the grades posted in the 2013 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) are downright chilling....

2013-07-29 23:18:48

Impressions Holdings is a pioneering web marketing firm which spreads information about entire product categories as they launch new innovations and evolve within the marketplace. As Impressions releases their ‘Best Waterproof iPad Cases’ awards, the firm is also excited to announce the upcoming #ScubaHack hackathon for the top ranked product, the iDive Housing. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Over the last year, Impressions Holdings has been helping consumers make...

2013-07-24 23:00:37

Francisco Pipin Ferraras attempts to break two Extreme No Limits Diving World Records. Miami, FL (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Legendary free-diving master of the deep, Francisco Pipin Ferraras, announced today the launch of a $150,000 crowdfunding campaign on the FundAnything.com platform to raise money to film a 90-minute expedition documentary on the science and art of free-diving documenting Ferreras’ attempt to prepare for and break the No Limits Diving record at almost 700 feet. The...

Mission 31: Fabien Cousteau To Live Underwater For A Month
2013-07-12 08:48:05

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The grandson of late legendary diver Jacques Cousteau is looking to set a new record later this year doing what the Cousteau family has always done: exploring the underwater realms. Jacques Cousteau set a world record when he dove to the depths fifty years ago and kept himself submersed for 30 days. Using the newly developed "Aquarius" underwater laboratory, Fabien Cousteau is looking to break that record, spending 31 days living...

2013-07-08 23:22:31

The Life Support Technologies Group (LST) will offer four (4) accredited Hyperbaric Medicine training courses to physicians and allied health professionals in year 2014. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has mandated that health professionals be trained in accredited hyperbaric courses if they wish to be reimbursed by CMS for hyperbaric services. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 The Life Support Technologies Group (LST) will offer four (4) accredited Hyperbaric...

2013-07-02 23:22:58

The Zayak Sea Sled solves the Hygiene Issue in Snorkel Rental Equipment. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Snorkeling is one of the most popular water sports, enjoyed by millions each year. But the recent outbreaks of Norovirus in the Tropics has many people uncomfortable with renting snorkel equipment. Most providers of snorkel equipment are meticulous in their efforts to wash and rinse the snorkel equipment between rentals, but the general public either doesn't know this or...

Scuba Fishing Ban To Preserve Hawaii's Vulnerable Species
2013-07-01 10:57:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A contentious debate is stirring in the Aloha State between fishermen and those looking to preserve species living in the regions' coral reefs. Hawaii's Board of Land and Natural Resources recently voted to ban spear fishing with scuba gear off the west coast of the state's main island as well as the collection of 40 different species for aquariums. The regulations were approved 4-2 after six hours of hearings. According to...

2013-06-19 23:27:00

Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is offering great deals on hotels in southern Australia that will suit scuba divers who are seeking a bit of adventure. Singapore (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Agoda.com, Asia´s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is offering great deals on hotels in southern Australia that will suit scuba divers who are seeking a bit of adventure. Both...


Latest Underwater diving Reference Libraries

Surface Weather Map Features for July 5, 2012
2012-07-05 10:00:03

The morning weather map for July 5, shows us the current surface pressure readings. Surface Pressure is very important from a meteorological stand point. We use this to help us identify where our surface pressure centers are just like you see above. Our Low pressure area is over Northeast Colorado and also the High pressure over the Ontario area. Surface pressure is taken hourly from the stations and they are also mostly done on a 24hr basis, however some places will only submit their...

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2010-11-19 16:36:05

A wetsuit, worn by divers, windsurfers, and others engaged in water sports, is a garment, made of foamed neoprene that provides thermal insulation, abrasion resistance, and buoyancy. The suit provides insulation through bubbles of gas enclosed within the material which reduces its ability to conduct heat. These bubbles also provide buoyancy in water. Contrary to popular belief the layer of warm water trapped between the suit and the skin provides very little thermal insulation. Wetsuits...

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2010-09-23 15:29:32

A barometer is an instrument that measures atmospheric pressure. The barometer measures pressure exerted by the atmosphere using water, air, or mercury. Through measuring the pressure one can forecast short term weather changes. Evangelista Torricelli is credited with the invention of the barometer in 1643. However, Gasparo Berti unintentionally built a water barometer around the same time. Rene Descartes was also noted as describing an experiment to determine air pressure but there is no...

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Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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