Scientific Diving Courses

FKCC Scientific Diver Course

Florida Keys Community College is offering a two-week intensive Scientific Diver course June 23- July 6 2014. The course will enable students in marine related fields a chance to earn AAUS Scientific Diver certification. For more information contact Dr. Alex Brylske at or 305-809-3148.

2014 FSU Scientific Diver Workshop

The Florida State University Coastal & Marine Laboratory will be conducting a two week intensive dive training workshop from August 2nd- 15th, 2014. This introduction to Scientific Diving workshop is designed for scientists or scientists in-training who plan to use SCUBA diving as a tool for under water research. Visit or contact Jon Schneiderman at or 850-697-2078 for more information.

SML Underwater Research Course

The Shoals Marine Laboratory (SML), operated by Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire, is offering an Underwater Research course July 28-August 11, 2014. The course will be held on Appledore Island. The focus of the course is to provide guidance and opportunities for students to conduct original research underwater. Lectures cover hypothesis testing and experimental design, theoretical and practical aspects of sampling, current ecological research in the Gulf of Maine, and advanced aspects of diving physics and physiology. Dive accident management, CPR, first aid, AED and oxygen administration training for divers is included. More information at