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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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Understanding the Under water Behaviour of Scuba Divers in Hong Kong, Environmental Management, 51: 824-837.
With all of these primary duties requiring action, collateral duty SCUBA divers do not have the opportunity to dive as much as someone whose primary job is diving, leading to a lower overall proficiency level.
After seeking official permission to remove the fossil from the cave, Rosenberger returned to with the scuba divers to retrieve it in October of last year.
As a scuba diver, I have noticed a lack of natural reefs in the waters surrounding Bahrain, which fish tend to make their home for protection.
Callum, a player with Newsome Panthers amateur rugby league side and a promising scuba diver, was injured on his way home from a training session.
Rescue teams called in scuba divers as water from a nearby river flooded the 65ft-wide hole.
This illustrated reference for scuba divers details safety planning, rescue techniques, and planning related to special situations and environments such as freediving and dangerous marine life.
Since you've got a million new scuba divers [around the world] each year, it's going to be an uphill battle," Davenport says.
Seven scuba divers were rescued Monday morning nearly half a day after they were stranded at the base of a cliff after their boat ran aground in Tsuruga, Fukui Prefecture, coastguard officials said.
Grand Cayman happens to be a place for snorkelers, for serious scuba divers and for not-so-serious puddle-splashers like myself who discover the joys of bonding with friendly stingrays on a large sand bank out at sea called Stingray City.
Over the past 43 years the Blue Hole has claimed the lives of 120 scuba divers.
The ship, explored by the National Association of Black Scuba Divers, is considered the world's largest source of artifacts from the early Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and one of the most significant archeological discoveries of the 20th century.