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Wednesday 19 April 2017
by  Jean-Pierre FERAL

European Scientific Diving Panel

European Scientific Diving Panel

Monday 6 August 2018
by  Jean-Pierre FERAL

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Monday 25 February 2013
by  Jean-Pierre FERAL

Scientific Diving purpose (Operational definition)

The purpose of Scientific diving is the undertaking and delivery of underwater science.
Definition and rationale for Scientific Diving
Scientific Diving is diving that is science‐led and is needed to support professional research and education and for the protection, conservation and (...)

Saturday 29 April 2017
by  Jean-Pierre FERAL

Useful definitions

Scientific Diving (SD): The purpose of SD is the undertaking and delivery of underwater science. It is needed: • to support research and education; • for the protection and conservation of the natural and cultural heritage environment. It is neither recreational nor commercial diving. SD exists (...)

Saturday 29 April 2017
by  Jean-Pierre FERAL

Brief history of the ESDP

The requirement to establish standard competencies throughout Europe was foreseen, and in the late 1980s scientists who used diving in their research sought to initiate the harmonization of the rules and procedures for scientific diving in Europe (European Scientific Diving ad hoc committee). (...)


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