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Decompression sickness

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Decompression sickness describes a condition arising from dissolved gases coming out of .... DCS is best known as a diving disorder that affects divers having breathed gas that is at a higher pressu...

Water and the Physical Laws That Affect All Divers - Lakeside Press

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Jun 11, 2008 ... Regardless of the air pressure, however, water molecules are much .... and commerce (ama divers of Japan and Korea, pearl divers of Hawaii, ...

Pearling in the Gulf Explored: The Life of a Pearl Diver

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Pearl diving and fishing, therefore, held an importance to the economy, but were ... Since the area was such a rich source of pearls, it increased the value of ...

One Dive, One Breath | Popular Science

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Jun 25, 2003 ... That's the essence of free diving, a sport defined by lung capacity and ... dates back to at least 4,500 B.C. and Mediterranean mother-of-pearl divers. ... Water pressure, they argued, reaches 65 pounds per square inch at that ...

Human (amphibious model): living in and on the water ...

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Feb 3, 2011 ... Veteran breath-hold divers, such as pearl divers and marine harvesters, ... One of the dangers of diving is, of course, the increased pressure.

A Brief History of Diving: Free Divers, Bells and Helmets | Dive ...

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Dec 11, 2002 ... So to try and compensate somewhat for the increasing pressure on the ... Even Columbus found a thriving pearl-diving industry on the coast of ...

Diving Deep into Danger by Nathaniel Rich | The New York Review ...

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Feb 7, 2013 ... This condition, nitrogen narcosis, is also known as the Martini Effect, ... They found that the chamber was losing pressure, but were unable to seal it. ..... died on his second day at work for Paspaley Pearls, while diving for wild ...

11 facts about pearl diving in the UAE - Khaleej Times

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Dec 2, 2015 ... They'd be side effects, nausea, sea sickness -attributed to the body ... Thalith spoke at the Majlis about the peer pressures of pearl diving, too.

This Is What Happens To Your Heart When You Dive Into The Sea

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Aug 22, 2014 ... The equivalent pressures of such a deep dive on land would kill or injure us, ... 100 feet, the Master Switch slowly reverses its effects: The heart rate ... Switch and employed them for centuries to harvest sponges, pearls, coral, ...

deep-sea diving Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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Make research projects and school reports about deep-sea diving easy with ... It is used in fishing for sponges, coral, and pearls; in work on the underwater parts of ... Caused by the narcotic effects of the air's nitrogen at high pressure, the ...

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What freediving does to the body - BBC News

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Jan 12, 2011 ... I only dive once I'm totally relaxed Bajau diver Sulbin ... At this depth, water pressure is almost three times what it is on the surface, squeezing ...

The Bends | Diving Physiology

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He suggested that increasing pressure at depth would compress the lungs and .... For example, reports of accidents in pearl divers from the Tuamotu Islands ...

Scuba Diving - MarineBio.org

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Their studies helped explain effects of water pressure on the body, and also define ... ama divers of Japan and Korea, pearl divers of the Tuamoto Archipelago).