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Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1: Switching Attitude Gears Diving as a Lifestyle Pursuing Your Own Interests A Realistic Assessment of Risk A Realistic Assessment of Cost Chapter 2: Equipment Masks, Fins, and Snorkels Dive Knife Regulators Buoyancy Compensators Depth Gauges Dive Computers Exposure Suits Tanks Weights and Weight Belts Dive Bags Chapter 3: Gear Maintenance Mask Regulator Submersible Pressure Gauge Computer Buoyancy Compensator Tanks Chapter 4: Gadgets That Work, and Good Ideas Hose and Gauge Retainers Clip Systems Dive Lights Dive Slates Plastic Ties Clip-On Weights Spare Air Moldable Mouthpieces Safety Sausages Dry Boxes Dry Bags Medical Dive Insurance Dive Equipment Insurance Chapter 5: How to Buy Equipment Buying New Gear Buying Used Gear Personalizing Your Gear Chapter 6: Kindred Spirits and First Trips Finding Dive Buddies Where to Go Chapter 7: An Introduction to Mother Ocean: Water Weight and Density The Characteristics of Ocean Water How Water Density Affects Light How Water Density Affects Sound Chapter 8: The Weather: Wind and Waves, Storms, Tides, and Currents Wind and Waves Thunderstorms Currents Chapter 9: The Marine Environment Organization of the Ocean The Four Life-Forms Anatomy of a Coral Reef Spooky and Potentially Hazardous Marine Animals Chapter 10: Going Diving Diving from Charter Boats Diving from Privately Owned Boats Diving from Shore Drift Diving Night Diving Chapter 11: Staying Out of Trouble Underwater Navigation Buddy Problems Chapter 12: When a Good Thing Goes Bad: Basic Rescue Procedures and Diver Problems Rational-Patient Surface Assist Passive-Patient and Panicky-Patient Surface Rescue Unconscious-Patient Surface Rescue Unconscious Patient on the Bottom Decompression Sickness Lung Overpressure Injuries Some Problems of Breathing under Pressure Hypothermia Hyperthermia Chapter 13: Diving in the United States Road Trip The Gulf Coast The East Coast The Great Lakes The West Coast Inland USA: A Place Near You Chapter 14: International Dive Travel Getting There Where to Go Appendix: Underwater Photography Resources Index
Clay Coleman (Baton Rouge, LA) has been scuba diving since 1973 and is a freelance undersea photojournalist for national magazines. His photos have appeared in Sport Diver, Scuba Diving, and Boating Life.