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Scuba diving

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Scuba diving

  1. 1. Vilson Piotrowski
  2. 2.  Context  Aqualung - Jack Cousteau
  3. 3.  Acronym  Applications  Where to practice
  4. 4.  Credential ◦ NAUI - National Association of Underwater Instructors ◦ CMAS - Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques ◦ PADI - Professional Association of Diving Instructors  Course  Rule #1
  5. 5.   Equipments Special Function: Mechanical and thermal protection
  6. 6.  Diver communications
  7. 7.  Hazards: Injuries due to changes in pressure Effects of breathing high pressure gas ◦ ◦ Decompression sickness    Decompression hyperbaric chamber Nitrogen narcosis ◦ Toxic air when in caverns and wrecks ◦ Boats traffic
  8. 8.  Log book
  9. 9.  Best places to practice (World): ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Barracuda Point, Sipadan Island, Malaysia Yongala, Queensland, Australia SS Thistlegorm, Red Sea, Egypt Blue Corner Wall, Palau, Micronesia Richelieu Rock, near the Surin Islands, Thailand Gordon Rocks, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador *Great Blue Hole, Belize
  10. 10.  Best places to practice (Brazil): ◦ TOP 5 - Challenge
  11. 11.  Best places to practice (Brazil): ◦ ARRAIAL DO CABO (RJ)
  12. 12.  Best places to practice (Brazil): ◦ BONITO (MS)
  13. 13.  Best places to practice (Brazil): ◦ ARVOREDO (SC)
  14. 14.  Best places to practice (Brazil): ◦ ABROLHOS (BA)
  15. 15.  Best places to practice (Brazil): ◦ FERNANDO DE NORONHA (PE)
  16. 16. Thank you!

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