SMS 324: Introduction to Research Diving
Students will be instructed in advanced diving, dive rescue, oxygen administration, and underwater research techniques. Practical field diving activities will be a large focus of the course. The course will be taught by the UMaine Diving Safety Officer, selected UMaine faculty, and guest lecturers experienced in using scuba diving as a research tool. Following successful completion of course objectives, students will be eligible to participate in diving research projects as a scientific diver-in-training or scientific diver.
If you have a recreational certificate and hope to pursue scientific diving in your academic career, this is the class for you! Interested students should contact Chris at email@example.com for further details. 3 credits
Please visit the UMaine Scientific Diving website for information about the program.
- Instructor: Christopher Rigaud, UMaine Dive Safety Officer
- This SBS class meets on Thurdsays