Research Diver

Research Diver

Tuition: Group of two or more $125 / Private $300
Includes: Training and certification card.
Duration: Personal study time; 2 open water checkout dives.
Needed: Training materials; all scuba equipment; Slate; Measuring device; 1 Meter/Yard square grid; responsible for own transportation and lodging at open water site.
Pre-requisites: Open Water Diver
Min. Age: 15 yrs

The SDI Research Diver course will acquaint the open water diver with the fascinating topic of Research Diving. After the completion of this course, you will be better able to discover, explore, and appreciate the underwater environment by using research techniques and better preserve and protect the underwater environment. Some of the topics your SDI Instructor will cover include:

  • Ecology
  • Food chain
  • Data collection
  • Survey techniques
  • Mapping
  • Basic oceanography

Please contact us for further information or to sign up for this class.