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Scientific Diving: A General Code of Practice

Handbook / Manual

Edited By: NC Flemming and MD Max

278 pages, Illus, tabs

UNESCO

Paperback | Dec 1996 | Edition: 2 | #81488 | ISBN: 923103250X
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NHBS Price: £28.99 $37/€32 approx

About this book

Invaluable handbook which provides information on: guidance on safe practice under varying experimental and environmental conditions; recommendations on administrative practices; insurance; medical and training standards; dive planning; safety with different breathing gases and systems (including hazardous equipment); and expedition planning. Among the diving conditions dealt with are: polar, cave, night, surf, open ocean and high-altitude diving.


Contents

International law and the sea; national legal aspects and administration; organization; training and medical exams; equipment maintenance; safety; diving systems other than self-compressed air; diving in special and extreme conditions; boats and support equipment; special equipment; decompression; situations not covered by this code of practice.

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