NOAA Diving Manual

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James T. Joiner
Best Publishing Company, 2001 - Science - 668 pages
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Contents

HISTORY OF DIVING AND NOAA CONTRIBUTIONS CHAPTER 2 PHYSICS OF DIVING
DIVING PHYSIOLOGY CHAPTER 4 AIR DIVING AND DECOMPRESSION
DIVER AND DIVING SUPPORT EQUIPMENT
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air embolism air supply allow altitude Altitude Diving alveoli anesthetic argon arterial gas embolism ascent aseptic bone necrosis atmospheric pressure barotrauma blood blood vessels boat body bottom Boyle's Law breathing gas buoyancy compensator carbon dioxide carbon monoxide carboxyhemoglobin cave diving cave-diving chamber commercial diving compressed compressor decompression illness Decompression Limits decompression schedule decompression sickness decompression stops decompression tables defibrillator demand regulator demand valve depth depth gauge device dive computer Dive Tables diver Divers Alert Network diving activities diving bell diving equipment diving helmet diving operations Diving Regulations dry suit emergency emphysema equipment equivalent air depth exposure feet FIGURE fish gas cylinders gases gauge habitat heliox helium helmet hemoglobin high-pressure hookah hose However hydrostatic test hyperbaric hyperbaric chamber hyperventilation hypothermia hypoxia increase inert gas jellyfish kelp lift bag limits lungs mask maximum maximum operating depth middle ear minutes mixture Navy Dive Tables nematocysts neoprene nitrogen narcosis nitrox No-Decompression NOAA NOAA Diving non-rebreather mask normal oxygen oxygen toxicity partial pressure plankton pneumothorax pressure gauge procedures psia psig rebreather recompression chamber regulator repetitive dive Repetitive Group Repetitive Group Designation rescuer residual nitrogen rip current safety safety harness saturation saturation diving scfm scuba cylinders scuba diving sea level seawater snorkel stop submersible supply Surface Interval surface-supplied swim symptoms technical diving techniques temperature thermocline tion tissues toxicity Treatment Table trimix U.S. Navy Dive umbilical underwater underwater habitats valve victim weight weight belt wet suit

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