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Scuba Diving - Dennis K. Graver

Paperback

Published: 3rd November 2009
For Ages: 18+ years old
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"Scuba Diving" provides a clear, thorough, and captivating learning experience for all who want to take the plunge. Packed with beautiful full-color photographs and detailed diving instruction, this updated edition is the preferred guide for recreational divers, diving instructors, and students around the globe.

Renowned diving instructor Dennis Graver sheds light on the undersea world and how to experience it safely with essential details on skills, techniques, and planning. In "Scuba Diving," you'll learn how to

-select, outfit, and care for diving equipment;

-equalize pressure in the ears, sinuses, and mask;

-use dive tables and diving profiles;

-follow boat-diving and buddy-check procedures for safe diving; and

-prevent or manage underwater emergencies and hazards.In this new edition, "Scuba Diving" demystifies the complex topics such as gas laws and the physics and physiology of diving. As an added bonus, you'll find recommendations on top diving sites around the world--sites ideal for divers at any level.

Whether you're a beginning or intermediate diver or diving instructor, make sure you have all the bases covered before you go underwater. "Scuba Diving" will ensure a safe, successful, and rewarding dive every time you take the plunge.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Diving Into Scuba
Diving Science
Diving Adjustments
Diving Equipment
Diving Environment
Diving Skills
Dive Planning
Diving Opportunities
Appendix: Associations and Periodicals
Glossary of Scuba Diving Terms
Bibliography
Index
About the Author
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780736079006
ISBN-10: 0736079009
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 3rd November 2009
Publisher: HUMAN KINETICS PUB INC
Dimensions (cm): 27.94 x 21.49  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.77
Edition Number: 4