Category Archives: Scuba Equipment

50. PADI Equipment Specialist course, the Paris Agreement of 2015 and Where Will Your Next Dive Be?



The PADI Equipment Specialist course is a combination of electronic learning and classroom that can be either in person or virtual. This course is not a service technician course. Rather it is designed to give you the knowledge of how and why certain pieces of gear work. You will learn the benefits of owning your … Continue reading 50. PADI Equipment Specialist course, the Paris Agreement of 2015 and Where Will Your Next Dive Be?


49. Maintaining your BCD, Oceanographic Magazine and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive at the Point of No Return



One of the ways you can ensure that your buoyancy compensating device (BCD) is operating properly is to  make sure that you properly clean and inspect the BCD after diving. First you will want to clean out your bladder. If you’ve been diving in salt water it is important that you drain and rinse out … Continue reading 49. Maintaining your BCD, Oceanographic Magazine and Sea Hunt – It’s Still Alive at the Point of No Return


48. What is Geoengineering and how can it help with climate change, and another US original – DACOR



Geoengineering can be another weapon in the fight against climate change. Geoengineering refers to large-scale schemes for intervention in the earth’s ocean, soil and atmosphere with the aim of reducing the effects of climate change. There are two broad categories of geoengineering – Carbon Geoengineering focused on carbon dioxide removal (CDR) and Solar Geoengineering centered … Continue reading 48. What is Geoengineering and how can it help with climate change, and another US original – DACOR


47. Underwater Camera Practice, NOAA’s Coral Reef Strategic Plan and Your Next Dive is in Aruba



When is the last time you had your underwater camera system out. If it has been a while you might want to consider taking it out, making sure it was properly cleaned before you put it in storage, and that you do an inventory of all the components. Then familiarize yourself with how to put … Continue reading 47. Underwater Camera Practice, NOAA’s Coral Reef Strategic Plan and Your Next Dive is in Aruba


45. A discussion on tank valves, the Ocean-based Climate Solution Act of 2020 and Dick Anderson – a pioneer in scuba diving



Tank valves are sometimes taken for granted. Although seemingly simple there are a number of parts deep inside you valve that will deteriorate over time. Tank valves should be periodically overhauled. One recommendation is that you can have it overhauled every five years when you are having your tanks hydrostatic test. Listen for some details … Continue reading 45. A discussion on tank valves, the Ocean-based Climate Solution Act of 2020 and Dick Anderson – a pioneer in scuba diving