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Science Begins for SCUBAnauts on Second 2018 Trip to the Florida Keys

by Cameron, Naut-in-Training   Today marks our first dives of the SCUBAnauts International second summer trip to the Florida Keys! We started with reviewing our basic skills, (mask clearing, buddy breathing, and so on) and then moved on to practicing fish identification and coral identification. On our next three dives, we worked out the kinks […]

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New Naut Reflects on SLAM Training

I joined Scubanauts International (SNI) in January of 2018. I was a relatively inexperienced diver but had a passion for marine sciences and diving. SNI has allowed me to pursue a safe and engaging diving experience as well as empowering me to become a more proficient level diver. SNI is full of wonderful and engaging […]

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Nauts use a quadrat and underwater paper to record the presence of two snail species (or in this case--the lack thereof)!

SCUBAnauts Scour Alexander Springs for Apple Snails – Score for Science!

by Vivian F., Chelsea D, and introducing new Naut, Zane S.! Alexander Springs is a spring system connected to the Florida Aquifer. Water from the aquifer finds its way through natural openings in the ground. This was the site of our dive on December 30th. Our dive was 74 degrees Fahrenheit. The only noticeable current was […]

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