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First Dive Blog

This was the first dive of the season on the boat Moonshine. This was also my first saltwater dive because my checkout dives for getting certified were during a red tide and rough winds. The purpose of these dives was to do coral counts with something similar to a trundle wheel. We had to lay […]

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Marine Quest Blog

On October 22, 2016, the SCUBAnauts went to MarineQuest, which is a festival held at USF. There the nauts talked to hundreds of people about the program. Most of the conversation revolved around what we have done to help coral reefs in Florida, the fish surveys we do in the Gulf of Mexico, the things […]

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An Annual Tradition

Shannon S. — Senior SCUBAnaut Second Class  — AAUS D-30 They called me “The Ringer.” I hadn’t a clue how I stumbled upon that nickname because I had never split the dive sign before. In fact, for the past three years I wasn’t even close to hitting the sign straight on. Yet, this was my last summer […]

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A Look into the Legislative Branch (Blogs)

Shaian B. I had the opportunity to go to Washington, D.C. with SCUBAnauts Intl. for Capitol Hills Ocean Week for four days. During these four days we had a packed schedule consisting of meetings with senators and congressmen and women, also some sight seeing and of course the CHOW gala. Meeting with Abby Tinsley (Bill […]

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The More Political Side of Marine Science

Some of our Nauts and adult leaders had the chance to go to Washington D.C. to attend Capitol Hill Ocean Week, sightsee, meet with Florida Representatives and talk to other Ocean oriented organizations. Here are a few thoughts about the week directly from the Nauts themselves…..   Kylie B. Capital Hill Ocean Week 2016 has […]

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