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AD 2016 Q4

Alert Diver is the dive industry’s leading publication. Featuring DAN’s core content of dive safety, research, education and medical information, each issue is a must-read reference, archived and shared by passionate scuba enthusiasts. In addition, Alert Diver showcases fascinating dive destinations and marine environmental topics through images from the world’s greatest underwater photographers and stories from the most experienced and eloquent dive journalists in the business.


CONTENTS Fall 2016 DEPARTMENTS 12 From the Safety Stop 18 Dive Slate 32 Encounters 34 Dive Fitness 36 Local Diving 40 Life Aquatic 43 Research, Education and Medicine 44 DAN Was There for Me 46 Advanced Diving 50 Researcher Profile 54 Chamber Crisis 56 From the Medical Line 60 Safety 101 62 Skills in Action 64 Incident Insight 90 Imaging 92 Shooter 100 Photo Techniques 104 Water Planet 106 Member to Member 108 Gear 112 Parting Shot Freediver and light rays. Photo by Jason Bradley 8 | FALL 2016

YOUR DIVE SAFETY ASSOCIATION ® DIVE SAFELY. TRAIN CONFIDENTLY. LEAD WISELY. DAN’s exciting new programs for industry professionals directly support our dive safety mission. To learn more, email us at or visit the DAN booth, #7071, at DEMA. ■ NEW Professional Membership Program ■ NEW General and Professional Liability Plans ■ NEW Risk Mitigation Initiatives ■ NEW Prepared Diver Program ■ NEW Medical Expense Coverage for Students DAN.ORG