Complete Diving Manual

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McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, Sep 26, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 192 pages
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Explore the underwater world

From basic diving certification topics and techniques to advanced technical diving, Complete Diving Manual has everything you need—all in full, stunning color. Whether you're an experienced diver or haven't yet gotten your C-card, your passport to diving expeditions is here, including:

  • Choosing, using, maintaining, and storing equipment
  • Basic training, from pool to open water
  • Diving physiology, including buoyancy, behavior of gases, the bends, and hypothermia
  • Dive planning, including decompression dives
  • Safety and first aid
  • Diving reefs, wrecks, and caves; warm and cold water; boat diving, and more
  • Diving for marine biology, archaeology, photography, and videography
  • Prime locations for the best diving excursions worldwide

With the Complete Diving Manual, you can investigate every aspect of this great sport. Let the adventures begin.

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Getting started Buoyancy compensator devices
The science of diving Cutting instruments
The physiology of diving Enriched Air Nitrox fills and DNAx

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About the author (2005)

Jack Jackson is an advanced diver and an award-winning author and photographer who has dived hundreds of exotic locations around the world. His previous books include Diving with Sharks (0-658-01459-5) and Dive Atlas of the World.

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