STANFORD SCIENTIFIC DIVER TRAINING
Offered twice per year: Spring Break 2014 (March 24-28); and Pre-Summer 2014 (June 16-20).
8:00am-5:00pm and one or two additional days by arrangement.
Upon acceptance to the training session:
Theoretical and practical diver training to qualify Stanford students to conduct underwater research. Topics include: Stanford Scientific Diving Program overview, dive planning and emergency management, diving first aid, diving physics and physiology, repetitive diving and dive computers, navigation, boat diving, and introduction to a variety of underwater research tools and techniques.
Stanford Scientific Diver and DAN Diving First Aid provider certification achieved through completion of online training modules, quizzes, and satisfactory performance of practical skills, and completion of a minimum of 12 supervised dives with a total bottom time no less than 6 hours. The balance of required dives not completed during the 5-day session to be made up during one or two additional days by arrangement.
This is an intensive training session which is very demanding in terms of time and energy. Participants should not dive during the weekend prior to the session, and should have adequate thermal protection to safely conduct at least two 40-minute or longer dives per day in cold water. Participants are to bring one full cylinder (at least 72cu ft); a second will be provided for each diver, along with daily air fills.
A materials fee of $50 per participant will be collected on the first day of the session.
Application for Spring Break 2014 (deadline January 24)
Application for Pre-Summer 2014 (deadline April 18)
For more information, contact the Diving Safety Officer:
Hopkins Marine Station, Pacific Grove CA 93950
Mon-Thurs (831)655-6245 firstname.lastname@example.org
For more details about the Stanford University Scientific Diving Program visit the diving start page