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Under the Ice in Antarctica

NSF Polar Programs Diving Safety Officer prepares for a dive on the Poseidon Se7en rebreather under the ice in Antarctica. Wearing a dry suit with heated undergarments and dry gloves keeps the divers warm (enough) to do their work in the -1.8C water.

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Working in a Blue Water Environment

Scientific divers often work in remote areas, and sometimes far offshore.

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