The University of Connecticut has maintained a small but active research diving program at its Avery Point Campus. The university is an institutional member of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences. The program serves the research needs of the Dept. of Marine Sciences and the Northeast Underwater Research, Technology, and Education Center. We have a fully equipped dive locker and access to four research vessels. Training includes:
- Red Cross First Aid, CPR and CPR for the Professional Rescuer
- DAN Oxygen Administration
- Openwater Diver
- Scientific Diver
- Scientific Nitrox Diver
- Drysuit Diver
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Take a look at some of the work Marine Sciences Divers are doing and the environment in which they work. (Movie is in mpg format 17.8MB)
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