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A very successful week with Mote!

A very successful week with Mote!

How awesome is this message from Erich Bartels (Staff Scientist/Program Manager/Dive Safety Officer for Mote Marine Laboratory)? Check out how many coral colonies were planted on the reef and created in the nursery! “CWVC/SCUBAnauts - I just wanted to take a moment,...

SCUBA Challenge 2019: Day One – Checkout and Recreational Dives

SCUBA Challenge 2019: Day One – Checkout and Recreational Dives

Once everyone was comfortable in their gear, had their weights set, and had eaten lunch, we headed to the boats!  Everyone had a great time getting used to diving again.  Why do we go out on recreational dives before doing research? The research team needs...

SCUBA Challenge 2019: Day One – Pool Gear Check

SCUBA Challenge 2019: Day One – Pool Gear Check

Here we go! Most of our combat wounded and injured team arrived on Sunday to get situated in their rooms, get their gear assigned to them, and attend the briefing explaining our objectives and mission.  There are a lot of moving parts, so keeping everyone on...

SCUBA Challenge: Day 1

SCUBA Challenge: Day 1

Day one is always a slow stream of participants flowing into the facility we use for our challenge. People were getting checked-in, unpacked, saying hi to old friends, and meeting new ones. Our first scheduled "event" was dinner at Geiger Marina. After traveling all...