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Science Camp Science Camp
MonkeyDiver - 2/01/2011 2:06 PM
Marine Science Camp Below is a great opportunity for kids and parents, and I want to pass along this information to all the diving families here on Dive Buddy. Discover the Channel Islands: Marine Science Camp Live-aboard Dive Boat June 26-30, 2011 Students age 13-18 and parents (if it ’ s okay with the students) Offered by Get Inspired! and Ocean Gear Dive Center We will depart Long Beach, travel to Catalina Island , visit the Wrigley Marine Institute, take a dive in the chamber, dive the spect...
Kelp Usage Kelp Usage
MonkeyDiver - 6/08/2010 12:10 AM
The following is from a good friend and fellow giant kelp restoration diver Nancy Caruso. She is attempting to generate interest in using beached giant kelp for commercial applications in order to eliminate or minimize the kelp removal cost burden from the local communities while creating an opportunity for someone to make some money. Many non-divers and city authorities view washed up kelp as garbage that needs removal, and don’t see the benefit that healthy kelp forests have on the offshore ma...
Heart Attack & CPR Training
MonkeyDiver - 5/02/2008 6:47 PM
Hi Folks, Sadly, this morning my good neighbor, Jerry, of almost 30 years died of a heart attack. I was leaving the house to go running when I noticed another neighbor waving her arms to attract the paramedics that were just responding to a 911 call. Seeing that the professionals were on the scene, and not wanting to get in the way, I just sat in my yard to see what would happen. Shortly Jerry was transported out of the house while an EMT did chest compressions (not a good sign). Apparently he h...
New CPR Criteria New CPR Criteria
MonkeyDiver - 4/04/2008 2:36 PM
FYI, Wayne American Safety & Health Institute on Compression-Only CPR The American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) will be releasing new support materials for Instructors and students later this week to reflect recent changes in guidelines calling for compression-only CPR in the event of a witnessed adult collapse in an out-of-hospital setting. Earlier this week, the American Heart Association amended and clarified guidelines for bystanders who witness an adult out-of-hospital sudden cardiac ar...
Catalina Chamber Update from KH Catalina Chamber Update from KH
MonkeyDiver - 5/15/2007 12:00 AM
FYI. Wayne, I would like to thank all of you who expressed concerns about our safety during the fire. Even with the loss of line power and phone service we did not have to take the Chamber off-line. With our high pressure storage banks we can run at least one full treatment without electrical power to our compressors and our backup generator can power our lights and monitoring equipment. As most of you know, the fire was near Avalon, on the other end of the island from the lab and Chamber, and c...