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Diving for Citizen Science
AotB_Doug - 3 days 15 hours ago.
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Voco Riyadh - An IHG Hotel Voco Riyadh - An IHG Hotel
Mwakeel1 - 6 days 3 hours ago.
Voco Riyadh is located on King Fahad road, opposite to ministry of interior Riyadh. Voco is an IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) luxurious hotel in the very heart of Riyadh, 42 kilometers away from the King Khalid International Airport, 4 kilometers away from the National museum Riyadh and it takes about a 15-minute walk from the government offices and ministry of interior. Voco is located at such an ideal location that you can visit the historical places as they are all near the hotel. Voco R...
Diving for Citizen Science Diving for Citizen Science
AotB_Doug - 7/29/2022 4:03 PM
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Will Scuba Diving Hurt My Ears? Will Scuba Diving Hurt My Ears?
PhuketDiving - 5/20/2022 5:26 AM
Pressure Will Affect Your Ears When Scuba DivingWill scuba diving hurt my ears? is a question we frequently get asked. Anybody who’s tried diving down when snorkeling will have felt the effect of pressure on their ears. So it’s natural to assume it will only get worse when going deeper. That assumption would be 100% correct so that’s why you’re taught simple techniques to prevent pain or damage as part of the PADI Open Water Course. The techniques will quickly become habi...
Test Diving the LEFEET S1 Pro DPV Test Diving the LEFEET S1 Pro DPV
scubadivingnomad - 5/18/2022 6:21 AM
LEFEET S1 Pro Test Dive by the Scuba Diving Nomad I recently had the opportunity to test dive the new LEFEET S1 Pro on a recent scuba diving/ snorkeling vacation. I was very impressed with this lightweight Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV), and plan on making the scooter a standard accessory on future trips. General Summary Over the years I have used a number of different DPV. I had used the LEFEET S1 for a number of years and like it very much. The LEFEET S1 Pro has many of the same features that ...
How to Treat Jellyfish And Coral Stings How to Treat Jellyfish And Coral Stings
PhuketDiving - 5/03/2022 6:35 AM
Advice On How To Treat Jellyfish and Coral StingsJellyfish and coral stings are not a frequent occurrence in Phuket. The few cases we get are mild, only requiring some basic first aid immediately after the incident. Occasionally around the coast line, we sight box jellyfish and in low season we often have bluebottles wash up on the shore. However it’s incredibly rare to see either around our main Phuket dive sites. Still, the environment we choose to spend our spare time in is not risk fre...
Jacques Cousteau, Scuba Diving and Me Jacques Cousteau, Scuba Diving and Me
ArgonautScuba - 4/29/2022 9:49 PM
I was five years old when my mum turned on our brand new state-of-the-art Magnavox color television, to watch the debut episode of the ABC documentary series, “The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau”. The episode took place on the expeditionary diving ship Calypso, in the Red Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Gulf of Aden, in order to study shark behavior and to test methods of protecting shipwreck and air crash victims from shark attacks. From the very first moment of narrated dialogue, I was comp...
Casual, Core, or Committed? Casual, Core, or Committed?
Airworks - 4/21/2022 10:37 AM
The Sports and Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) has categorized two types of recreational divers. Individuals who dive 1 to 7 times a year are dubbed as "Casual", while those who get wet 8 + times a year are "Core" divers. There’s no doubt in my mind that the word “casual” definitely defines a group of individuals who approach scuba diving in much the same way they approach life. Numerous other activities are participated in with equal zeal and zest — occasional scuba diving being one of them...
Can someone tell me the value of a used wetsuit? Can someone tell me the value of a used wetsuit?
Quickdraw357 - 3/09/2022 9:36 PM
It’s a "Omersub Sporasub REEF CAMU SUIT 1.5MM ONE PIECE Size 6 mens" It was a gift from a co worker and it no longer fits me. Before I try to sell it I would like to know an approximate price to ask. Lol Any information would help. Thanks....
My Most Memorable Scuba Dives My Most Memorable Scuba Dives
scubadivingnomad - 2/04/2022 12:20 AM
I am sitting here thinking about some of my most memorable scuba dives. It has been a while since I have been diving, and it is frustrating. I had plans to spend a part of this winter in Mexico. However, the high COVID rates pushed those plans aside, just like they did last year. Hopefully, things will improve and I can take a late spring trip instead. Completing my rescue diver course this year and getting my Master Diver rating is goal for this year. I decided to finally do that 2 years ago, o...
Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Travel Show Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Travel Show
ScubaScout - 1/23/2022 4:29 PM
Looking for an amazing day full of adventure? The Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society Presents Its 22nd Annual Fundraiser: “Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Travel Show” (UMSAT) combines professional divers, shipwreck hunters, educators, and underwater photographers, videographers, and archaeologists in a fascinating day of unbelievable history and grand storytelling. A unique panel of guests will regale attendees with tales about shipwrecks in the Upper Great Lakes. The event will have ...
What Is A PADI Master Scuba Diver
PhuketDiving - 12/22/2021 7:13 AM
Sounds Awesome but what is a PADI Master Scuba Diver?A PADI Master Scuba Diver is certainly someone who takes their diving seriously. To achieve this awesome sounding certification you have to put in a lot of time and effort and show exemplary dive skills. You’ll need five PADI specialties to begin. There’s a lot specialties to choose from and your selection will depend on your location and your favoured dive environments. For most we would suggest that Enriched Air Nitrox and Deep a...
Ornate Ghost Pipefish Ornate Ghost Pipefish
PhuketDiving - 11/03/2021 6:42 AM
Where Do Ornate Ghost Pipefish Come From?Ornate Ghost pipefish seemingly appear from nowhere. After months of no sightings they suddenly show up, some years it’s just a few and some years it seems every crinoid has a pair. They spend the first part of their life as plankton, drifting along in ocean currents until the time is right to settle on one of our many reefs. How long they travel the ocean currents is not known but unlikely to be long. They disappear just as quickly as the appeared ...
What Is The Best Dive Site In The Similan Islands? What Is The Best Dive Site In The Similan Islands?
PhuketDiving - 10/21/2021 6:26 AM
Best Dive Site In The Similan IslandsThe Similan and Surin Islands offer many great dive sites and we’re fortunate to have dived at a vast majority of them. The best dive site in the Similan Islands is obviously very subjective but below is our top five and why. The liveaboard route around the Similan Island National Park will also include a fair percentage of dives inside the Surin Islands National Park so we have to include them. #5 – North Point So called because it’s the fu...
Snorkeling vs. SCUBA Diving | Under Pressure Divecast | Episode 013
SKubaSteve - 10/12/2021 6:59 PM
On the go? Check out the audio version! iTunes Spotify Google Play Amazon Music ...or your favorite podcatcher!   Snorkeling vs. SCUBA Diving What if I told you that there is a way to enjoy the reef when SCUBA diving isn’t an option or if you’re a diver traveling with non-divers? Snorkeling is an underestimated […]...
Avoid Running Out of Air SCUBA Diving | Under Pressure Divecast | Episode 012
SKubaSteve - 9/30/2021 6:09 PM
On the go? Check out the audio version! iTunes Spotify Google Play Amazon Music ...or your favorite podcatcher!   Avoid Running Out of Air SCUBA Diving One thing we can count on when we’re on land is that we don’t run out of air. When we’re diving though, this becomes a possibility with serious consequences. […]...
How to Be a Great Dive Buddy! | Under Pressure Divecast | Episode 011
SKubaSteve - 9/24/2021 12:28 AM
On the go? Check out the audio version! iTunes Spotify Google Play Amazon Music ...or your favorite podcatcher! What makes a Great Dive Buddy? If you’ve been diving for a while you’ve probably already been on a dive with a great dive buddy! You’ve also most likely been on a dive with a buddy that […]...
SCUBA Diving and Managing Motion Sickness | Under Pressure Divecast | Episode 010
SKubaSteve - 9/13/2021 7:29 PM
On the go? Check out the audio version! iTunes Spotify Google Play Amazon Music ...or your favorite podcatcher! SCUBA Diving and Managing Motion Sickness It’s definitely an ’uncomfortable’ topic but we’re going to talk about SCUBA diving and managing motion sickness. I started diving here in Colorado in 2002. I never had any trouble with […]...
Do you need a SCUBA skills Update? | Under Pressure Divecast | Episode 008
SKubaSteve - 8/30/2021 5:12 PM
Watch the Video Youtube On the go? Check out the audio version! iTunes Spotify Google Play Amazon Music ...or your favorite podcatcher! Do You Need a SCUBA Skills Update? You love SCUBA, but life happens and you haven’t been in the water for a while. How do you know when you need a SCUBA Skills […]...
Losing Your Mind on SCUBA | Under Pressure Divecast | Episode 007
SKubaSteve - 8/25/2021 1:39 AM
Watch the Video Youtube On the go? Check out the audio version! iTunes Spotify Google Play Amazon Music ...or your favorite podcatcher! Losing Your Mind on SCUBA Are you losing your mind... on SCUBA? Have you ever been completely ready for a dive, listened to the briefing and knew what you needed to do only […]...