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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Catalog of Images

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Diver prepares to enter a shark cage.
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Coring into a coral reef to discover clues to past climate changes.
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Diver training with a full face mask and underwater communications.
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Diver sampling porewater from sands off North Carolina.
North Carolina
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Diver prepares herring collection nets next to submersible.
New England, Jeffries Ledge 1973 October
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Bongo nets deployed by divers to collect marine snow.
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Dye released to trace near bottom flow over a coral reef ecosystem.
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Diver descends through giant kelp bed.
California
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Bubbles frame diver cruising a coral reef.
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Coral reef chasm frames underwater photographer.
Caribbean
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Diver with scooter confronts a goosefish.
New England 1976 May
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Perry wet sub and mobile habitat (MOHAB) off Lee Stocking Island.
Bahama Islands, Lee Stocking Island
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French angelfish looks larger than observing diver.
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Diver deploys respiration bubbles over coral heads.
1970 September
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Diver with rebreather and heated dry suit prepares to descend into the ice.
Arctic
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Divers are able to collect rock cores from vertical walls on a coral reef.
Caribbean Sea
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Divers test rebreathers which are useful for extending bottom time.
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Diver with a full face mask and underwater radio observes large vase sponge.
Caribbean Sea
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Ending the dive-- ascending to the sunlight.
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Dick Rutkowski donning scuba gear. Project FLARE, the Florida Aquanaut Research Expedition.
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Dick Rutkowski preparing to dive. Project FLARE, the Florida Aquanaut Research Expedition.
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Dick Rutkowski preparing to dive. Project FLARE, the Florida Aquanaut Research Expedition.
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Dick Rutkowski entering water. Project FLARE, the Florida Aquanaut Research Expedition.
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L to R - Unidentified, Harris B. Stewart. Inspecting diver sled. Project FLARE, the Florida Aquanaut Research Expedition.
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L to R - Harris B. St, Monte Poindexter, Dick Rutkowski and unidentified. Inspecting diver sled. Project FLARE, the Florida Aquanaut Research Expedition.
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Diver sled being lowered for test during Project FLARE, the Florida Aquanaut Research Expedition.
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Harris B. Stewart and Dick Rutkowski during Project FLARE,
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Diver sled
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Monte Poindexter (L) and Harris B. Stewart (C) with unidentified man planning operations on Project FLARE, the Florida Aquanaut Research Expedition.
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Divers on sled during Project FLARE, the Florida Aquanaut Research Expedition.
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Surface supply delivers unlimited air to the divers, but keeps them on a leash.
1984 June
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Diving bell serves as a transport and refuge for divers.
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Dive bell equipped with compressed air allows divers to decompress underwater.
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Dive bells provide a stable mid-water station for air,and communications.
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Clear dome in this bell allows scientists to record observations in midwater.
Hawaii
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In the air-filled bell dome, divers can talk to each other and the surface.
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Stable on the pool bottom, a bell bobs when hanging from a pitching ship.
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NURC at UNCW's dive bell deployed from the R/V Seahawk.
1984 July
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A dive bell support ship must be in a multi-point mooring to avoid dragging.
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Surface supplied air is used in polluted water to avoid contact or ingest.
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Compared to old hard hat diver, Exo mask diver doesn't need lead boots.
1988 June
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A dome for talking to the surface and other divers. It is called a personal talk station or PTS.
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Early hard hats were heavy in air, but buoyant underwater.
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Surface-supply and dive bells greatly extend the time divers could stay down.
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NURP dive bell used in the 1980s-- scientists prefer the freedom.of scuba.
North Carolina 1984 July
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Umbilical diving through the ice provides a safety line back to the hole.
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J. Peress' 1-atm dive suit, Tritonia, explored the Lusitania wreck in 1935. Jim Jarrett was Peress's chief diver and made this dive to 312 feet. This suit was a precursor to the "Jim" suit, named for Jim Jarrett.
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New bubble helmets popular for TV-- speech is clear and face is visible.
Florida Keys 1996 May
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Pre-dive check list ensures safety of bell dive operations.
North Carolina
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Perry ROV uses a "garage" to hold its umbilical.

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