NOAA Diving Manual 6th Edition

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$116.00
Book Format

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Specifications

978-1-930536-88-3
Softcover
800
July 2017
Sixth

 

Books ordered during presale will ship starting the week of October 16. 

 

About the Book

All serious divers should have this comprehensive manual in their library. Dozens of the foremost diving scientists, educators, and other professionals in the field have contributed to and reviewed this important volume. 

The 6th edition is vastly more robust than previous editions, and the MSRP is 10% less than previous editions - giving the reader more value for a lower price. This sixth edition of the NOAA Diving Manual builds on earlier editions, combining new developments in equipment and cutting-edge methods and procedures to provide a reference text that is useful for not only scientists but also all divers.

New Chapters

  • Advanced Platform Support – diving with ROVs/AUVs, submersibles, and atmospheric diving systems 
  • Underwater Photography and Videography

Significantly revised and updated chapters include: Cover spread NOAA Diving Manual w

  • Diving Equipment
  • Procedures for Scientific Dives
  • Rebreathers
  • Polluted-Water Diving

This edition also includes the new NOAA nitrox tables.

Table of Contents

Foreword

Preface

Contributors and Reviewers 

Former Contributors and Reviewers

Acknowledgments

SECTION 1: DIVING BASICS
1 History of Diving
2 Diving Equipment
3 Diving Physics.
4 Diving Physiology
5 Air Diving and Decompression

SECTION 2: ADVANCED MODES OF DIVING

6 Nitrox Diving
7 Mixed-Gas Diving
8 Rebreathers
9 Surface-Supplied Diving
10 Advanced Platform Support
11 Saturation Diving

SECTION 3: DIVING PLANNING AND PROCEDURES
12 Dive Planning
13 Procedures for Scientific Dives
14 Procedures for Working Dives
15 Underwater Photography and Videography

SECTION 4: ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS
16 Hazardous Aquatic Animals
17 Diving Under Special Conditions
18 Polluted-Water Diving

SECTION 5: EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
19 Diver Location and Recovery
20 Diving Accident Management and Emergency Procedures
21 Emergency Medical Care
22 Hyperbaric Chambers and Support Equipment
Appendix A: Nitrox Dive Tables
Appendix B: Field Neurological Assessment
Appendix C: Flow Charts and Treatment Tables
Appendix D: U.S. Navy Air Decompression Tables
Appendix E: NOAA Air Diving Table
Appendix F: Rebreather Checklists
Appendix G: Recognition of Diving Maladies
Appendix H: Glossary of Diving Terms
Appendix I: References
Appendix J: Index

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