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scuba diving

[′skü·bə ‚dīv·iŋ]
(engineering)
Any of various diving techniques using self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.
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The idea came while he was scuba diving off the coast of Brazil and learned that the noble gas argon is used as an insulator for deep-sea diving. He immediately thought the process could be used for outdoor sporting gear.
He was a leader in deep-sea diving. It has been a great opportunity to work with Carl."
As close as you can get to the feel of deep-sea diving without risking decompression sickness, this superbly mounted item from veteran underwater helmer Howard Hall and his team should score with viewers of all ages.
He outlines the various models of psychological debriefing and explains the details of Emotional Decompression, which he describes in terms of coming up from deep-sea diving. He also covers defusing, recovery from PTSD, and the training of debriefers.
She stresses that, once filming is finished at the end of October, Pitt will return to the dentist to have his teeth restored for his next role in Smuggler's Moo n, the story of reaife drug smugglers who used their deep-sea diving company as a front.
If deep-sea diving makes you yawn, why not try a museum visit on the sea floor?
Eternal Glory pits super-competitive ex-sports people against each other, with challenges including deep-sea diving and high-wire walking set to test their stamina, strength and mental endurance.
Because of its depth, it is used by divers training for deep-sea diving but its extremely cold waters and lack of first-aid facilities nearby have raised fears of its safety.
Cameron, who is a deep-sea diving pioneer, spent more than three hours exploring underwater and took soil samples from the bottom of the lake as part of the organization's ongoing conservation work.
When I told the instructor that I wished to go deep-sea diving, he said he is PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) accredited and would also teach me snorkelling in the last lesson.
Lloyd, aged 48, a former professional goalkeeper best known for completing the London Marathon in a deep-sea diving suit, is raising money for the Teenage Cancer Trust.