The University System of Georgia Scientific Diving Program currently offers two couses for undergraduate stdents. The courses are available through the Marine Sciences Department at the University of Georgia. Use the buttons to learn more about the courses and to download the syllabus.
The credentials listed on the pdf documents are required of all University System of Georgia divers. The required training courses are also listed below.
The credentials listed are required of all University System of Georgia divers. For specifics, see the diving manual “Standards for Scientific Diving Certification and Operation of Scientific Diving Program” manual.
Scientific divers require periodic scuba diving medical examinations to assess their fitness to engage in diving with self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba).
The 2013 USG AAUS Diving Regulation Manual contains the standards for scientific diving certification and operation of scientific diving programs.
After completing this training you will be able to describe general medical procedures and identify hazardous marine creatures.
This module provides an overview of how the human body responds to the varied conditions associated with diving.
The University System of Georgia Scientific Diving Program currently consists of divers from Georgia State University, Georgia Southern University, The University of Georgia, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Valdosta State University. The Scientific Diving Program is open to all state educational institutions in the state of Georgia.
We are dedicated to excellence in underwater research, while also promoting safe diving practices. Contact Scott Noakes for more information.
Address: 120 Riverbend Road Athens, Georgia 30602
Phone: (706) 542-6134