Scuba Diving Essay Examples

  • Coral Reefs

    2699 words - 11 pages

    RESEARCH PAPER Step One Coral reefs are one of the most spectacular and fragile of underwater environments, covering less than one percent of the ocean floor but supporting an estimated 25 percent of all marine life. Even though they are located in the tropics, coral reefs benefit people and the natural world far beyond their boundaries. We are destroying a habitat that is home to more than 1 million diverse aquatic species, including thousands of fish species. Quoted from a recent scientific journal: “We are destroying the economy by ruining a worldwide form of income with results in

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    Tourism In Maldives

    739 words - 3 pages

    Tourism Industry in Maldives Tourism as a whole is regarded in Sharply n Telfer, 2002 as, ‘Tourism, frequently referred to as ‘the world’s largest industry’, is big business.’ The Republic of Maldives or Dhivehi Rajje’, (the land of the Dhivehi people) is a nation of islands looping the equator, at the centre of the Indian Ocean. It is a natural paradise, a world of intensely simple beauty, a place that will captivate the mind and rest the human spirit. The Maldives is that sort of place fascinating for some, frustrating for others. When the very first airport was made in “Hulhule”

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    Water Rescue

    862 words - 4 pages

    E.C.T. Water Rescue Research Paper U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard is a national organization responsible for various services at sea. Some of the responsibilities of the Coast Guard are maritime/sea rescue, enforcement of maritime law, maintenance of seamarks, and border patrol. The U.S. Coast Guard has 5 basic missions which are maritime safety, maritime mobility, maritime security, national defense, and protection of natural resources. Rescue swimmers hoist or free-fall from a helicopter into dangerous seas to perform daring rescues. Rescue swimmers training school h

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    Letter

    1146 words - 5 pages

    What are Coral Reefs? Coral reefs are often hailed as the rainforests of the sea and for anyone, who doesn't have much knowledge or awareness about zoology or biology subjects, coral reefs can be termed as a type of living, marine organisms which secrete calcium carbonate, over a long period of time, to form a hard outer skeletal covering. Did you get it? No? Well, many people assume coral reefs to be plants or rocks, however they are the polyps who grow along in large groups and in large areas. Now, if you know something about zoology, then you'll understand that polyps are tiny, cylindric

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    Bouyancy

    6009 words - 25 pages

    BOUYANCY CONTROL This is first of a series of two articles on buoyancy control. This first article explains what buoyancy control is, and why it is so important to us. The second article will investigate the techniques and tricks we can use to develop proficient buoyancy control. Let's start with a definition. Scuba diving is a constant balance. We're balancing the elements that are trying to send us to the bottom - those negatively buoyant pieces of equipment such as weights, backplate, torch and pretty much every other bit of metal we take with us, with the elements that are trying to send

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    Diving In

    799 words - 4 pages

    Illustration essay Jared Saldate ENGWR 300 Final Draft A Painful Art Four, Three, Two, one, theses are the sounds that he hears as he takes the memorized steps to the end of the board. In one fluid motion his arms swing around and go up helping repel his body upwards, for the short time he was suspended in the air, next thing he knows is he is coming down. Feeling the bend of the board he knows that is approach was good. The next emotion felt is that of falling, but a controlled fall. Going head over heals several times seeing blue in the sky and blue bellow he opens up as straight as a

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    The Study Of The Belize Barrier Reef

    2101 words - 9 pages

    Running head: Study of the Belize Barrier Reef Study of the Belize Barrier Reef Study of the Belize Barrier Reef The Belize Barrier Reef along with its submarine shelf is the world’s largest barrier reef system in the Atlantic-Caribbean area. The reef system is of tremendous biological variation, which offers much insight and scientific value to marine biologists as well as scientists studying medicine. This area provides a habitat for many species that have become a growing concern. Two examples are the manatee (a magnificent creature) and sea turtles that have been a major con

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    The Aqua Lung

    536 words - 3 pages

    The term "aqualung" as far as is known first appeared in print on page 3 of Jacques-Yves Cousteau's first book, The Silent World in 1953. Aqualung was the original name for the first open-circuit free-swimming underwater breathing sets; the type most familiar at the time was the twin-hose open-circuit scuba. A twin-hose open-circuit scuba is basically a long name for the first scuba that was used modernly. They often had two cylinders. This is different from the scubas that you see today. They have a diving regulator which helps reduce pressure and only one cylinder. Engineer Emile Gagnan inve

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    Coral Divers Resort

    1410 words - 6 pages

    CORAL DIVERS RESORT CASE STUDY 1.List Coral Divers’ resources and capabilities, and assess  if they are a strength or a weakness.   | |Resource |Capability |Function |Strength |Weakness | |Tangible |Location | |Physical |x | | |Intangible |Shady, open area for |Build a playground to comply |Physical |x | | | |playground |with Rascals qualificat

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    Amazing Race Project Vietnam

    361 words - 2 pages

    After the pit stop, teams will depart to their next destination-Male’ Atoll. They will travel 410 miles by air. Male’ Atoll is an island of the Maldives, which is one of the few islands with an airport. This is one of the natural atolls of the Maldives. This atoll contains two separate parts, the North Male Atoll and the South Male Atoll. It is also called Kaafu Atoll, which is its administrative name. People use major currencies such as the Euro, British Pond Sterling, Canadian Dollars, Australian Dollars, yen, Swiss francs but the Maldivian Rufiyaa is not accepted. Players will receive a

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    Hawaiian

    428 words - 2 pages

    HAWAIIAN SPECIALS White Sands Charters Sail on the Pacific Pride and visit out-of-the-way bays popalated by some of Hawaii’s most colorful residents. Naturalist guides help you spot humpback whales during the winter and spring seasons. Depending on weather, marine conditions, and access, your guides will also introduce you to the delightful denizens of Molokini Crater or other premier snorkeling spots. The Pacific Pride departs at 7:00 a.m. and returns at 1:00 p.m. Voyages to Molokini depart at 8:00 a.m. and return at 12:00 noon. Air Adventures For an adventure that will last a lif

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    Jnknkj

    475 words - 2 pages

    HAWAIIAN SPECIALS White Sands Charters Sail on the spectacular Pacific Pride and visit out-of-the-way bays populated by some of Hawaii’s most colorful residents. Naturalist guides help you spot humpback whales during the winter and spring seasons. Guides will also introduce you to the delightful denizens of Molokini Crater or other premier snorkeling spots. The Pacific Pride departs at 7:00 a.m. and returns at 1:00 p.m. Voyages to Molokini depart at 8:00 a.m. and return at 12:00 noon. Air Adventures Experience beautiful coastlines and magnificent waterfalls, and fly inside an activ

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    Memorable Experience

    729 words - 3 pages

    There have been numerous experiences throughout my life that have had significant and profound impact on the development of my character. One such experience that stands out among the rest is my family dive trip to Sipadan Island, Malaysia. The amazing adventure truly opened my eyes to a whole other world that I never knew existed. The serene setting, amiability of the locals and magnificent marine life left me breathless. The family bond was strengthen as a result of sharing these experiences half a world away. All these things combined made this once in a lifetime excursion essentially magic

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    Barrier Reef

    484 words - 2 pages

    BELIZE BARRIER REEF RESERVE SYSTEM What is the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System? * One of the biggest and most diverse ecosystems in the world. * Extends about 185 miles running alongside the coast of Belize. * Consists of 7 locations: a) Bacalar Chico National Park and Marine Reserve b) Laughing Bird Caye National Park c) Half Moon Caye Natural Monument d) Blue Hole Natural Monuments e) Glover’s Reef Marine Reserve f) Sapodilla Cays Marine Reserve g) South Water Caye Marine Reserve What are the different forms of life in the Barrier Reef? * Ther

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