Accession Number:

ADA092368

Title:

Air Saturation Dive 4 - 8 February 1980, CEDD Test Number 1-80.

Descriptive Note:

Technical communication.

Corporate Author:

DEFENCE AND CIVIL INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE DOWNSVIEW (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

80.0

Abstract:

The Diving Division in conjunction with the Biosciences Division will carry out an air saturation dive in the Diving Research Facility, DCIEM commencing 4 Feb 80 and concluding 8 Feb 80. This dive will necessitate a pre-dive work-up period from 14 Jan - 4 Feb 80 and a post-dive clean-up period from 8-15 Feb 80. The aim of this exercise is to conduct a 15.3 msw saturation dive with an excursion to 34 msw. The objectives of this dive are as follows a to acquire operational experience in saturation diving b to test and evaluate two diver life-support systems and three physiological monitoring systems under hyperbaric conditions and c to collect physiological data to measure mans capability to perform underwater work.

Subject Categories:

  • Stress Physiology
  • Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE