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History of Diving Museum Unveils Community Dive into Art Exhibit

The Florida Keys is home to some of the world’s most refined diving while boasting a diverse sea life and a population...

A Guide to Spotting Australasia’s Marine Wildlife Using Migration Patterns

If you are hoping to see a particular animal in their natural habitat on your next visit to the ocean, it is...

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary: Turning the Tide

Divers who enjoy the coral reefs and shipwrecks in Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary are encouraged to participate as NOAA conducts its first comprehensive review of the sanctuary’s management plan, boundary, regulations, and marine zones. In the Florida Keys, the marine ecosystem drives the economy and the local way of life, bringing visitors to enjoy world-class diving and fishing, year-round warm temperatures, fresh seafood, and a truly unique culture. Approximately 60 percent of the jobs in the Florida Keys are connected the water and the resources within.

REEF FEST 2019 CELEBRATES MARINE CONSERVATION – Florida Keys Community

October is a month that bridges the residual warmth from September and the chilly conditions brought on by November. For many scuba divers, depending on locality, it marks the end of thebusy dive season: transitioning into winter before the electrified energy of diving returns full swingin spring. Florida, with its consistently balmy and warm temperatures, both above and in the waters, is a lauded destination during these colder months. REEF Fest 2019 invites visitors of all ages to celebrate all things ocean from October 17 to 20, opening warm, watery worlds within southern Florida.

The 3Rs: Exploring SoCal’s Near-Shore Public Safety Program

Scuba diving is a thrilling sport that pushes participants past their limitations, unveiling a captivating environment few experience. Pursuing these submerged zeniths is not...

World’s First Scuba GS Troop Continues to Achieve

Last year, we at Scuba H2O Adventures Magazine covered Girl Scout Troop 40348 of Central Texas: the world’s first scuba diving girl scout troop....
A juvenile Porkfish

A Bridge (Not) Too Far: Diving Florida’s Blue Heron Bridge

The history of the Blue Heron Bridge is interesting, but not nearly as fascinating as the underwater ecosystem that thrives below it.
Manatees of Crystal River - by Mike Engiles

Florida’s Perfect Environmental Storm: The Complex Balance of Biodiversity and Sustainability – Part II:...

This article is the first part of a series covering a controversial subject with a number of differing positions on the cause, effect, and...

Wild Alaska: Diving Prince William Sound

“Hey, you guys need a lift?” By Eco-Photo Explorers Michael Salvarezza and Christopher P. Weaver Standing...

100th Anniversary of the Sinking of the cruiser USS San Diego : Findings of...

And now it can be told. An interdisciplinary team of ten US Federal agencies, the military, scientists and academicians collaborated on a two-year study of the wreck of USS San Diego on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of its sinking, to determine definitely what happened that day. The study was undertaken in memory of the six sailors killed in the sinking. New technologies were employed in the study, including finite-element engineering modeling of the flooding and sinking timeline based on loads aboard the ship and interior compartmentalization, high density/definition photogrammetry mapping and side scan sonar analysis of the wreck, and underwater unmanned probes (AUV’s and ROV’s – autonomous underwater vehicle and remote-operated vehicle) equipped with laser beams to measure the structure.
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