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PROFESSIONAL SCUBA DIVING CENTER
6 E WASHINGTON STREET,
GLENS FALLS NY 12801

Altitude Diver



he SDI Altitude Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • Why we do this type of diving?
  • Dive tables as they relate to altitude diving
    • DCIEM tables
    • Bühlmann tables
    • Cross corrections to United States Navy (USN) tables
  • Computers
    • Computer’s capability and usage
  • Calculations based on cross corrections to USN tables
    • Usage
    • Examples of problems
    • Last dive and travel at higher altitudes
  • Correction of depth gauges and computers
    • Gauges designed for 1 atmosphere (ATM)
    • Capillary depth gauge will reflect the actual depth
    • If there is any doubt use measured down line
  • Hypoxia during altitude diving
  • Levels of altitude:
    • 300 metres/1000 feet SDI Instructor Manual
    • 1200 metres/4000 feet, etc


Skill Level: Intermediate
Skill Details: Upon successful completion of this course, graduates may engage in diving activities without direct supervision of the SDI Instructor* so long as the following limits are adhered to: The diving activities approximate those of training The areas of activities approximate those of training Environmental conditions approximate those of training *Note: Junior divers (ages 10-14) must participate in Altitude diving activities with a parent, guardian, or dive professional. Also, the SDI Altitude Diver certification counts towards a single specialty rating to achieve the SDI Advanced Diver Development Program.
Materials Included: academics materials provided onsite day of class
Requirements: SDI Altitude Diver minimum requirements: Complete all open water requirements efficiently Demonstrate mature and sound judgment concerning dive planning and execution
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Address:
6 E Washington Street ,
Glens Falls, NY 12801

Office Ph: (518) 636-5603

Hours:
M & W-F 10am-6pm; SAT 9am-4pm;
*By appointment only for Tuesday & Sunday

Email Address: info@waterhorseadventures.com