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Scuba Diving


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Scuba Diving

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.


Chapter 1. Diving Into Scuba
Chapter 2. Diving Science
Chapter 3. Diving Adjustments
Chapter 4. Diving Equipment
Chapter 5. Diving Environment
Chapter 6. Diving Skills
Chapter 7. Dive Planning
Chapter 8. Diving Opportunities

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