Footsteps in the Ocean

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9780525671930: Footsteps in the Ocean

Discusses career opportunities in sport and commercial diving, underwater science and research, and underwater military operations

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Grade 7-12 A lively, entertaining, and comprehensive introduction to careers in diving. The book is divided into four parts: Sports Diving, Commercial Diving, Science and Research, and Additional Specialities (e.g., military, police search, etc.). Each chapter examines a career which is a part of the larger groups mentioned above. For example, chapters in commercial diving include ``Commercial Air Diver,'' ``Bell Saturation Diver,'' ``ROV Technician,'' and ``Salvage Diver.'' A short scenario at the beginning of each chapter presents situations and activities familiar to a particular career. Training requirements are discussed, and the chapters conclude by listing qualities and/or abilities that help assure success on the job. Included are lists of schools for training, diving associations, and publications. Captioned black-and-white stock photos are abundant. This basic and informative book tells what the job is like and what a person does, and it is up to date and readable. Don Reaber, Meadowdale High Sch . , Lynnwood, Wash.
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Book Description Lodestar Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, BRAND NEW, NOT EX-LIBRARY, Hardcover ISBN: 0525671935 First Edition, 143 pages. Divers are leaving footsteps in the ocean in greater and greater numbers as their career opportunities constantly expand. The work is challenging, exciting, and varied. From dive instructor at a resort to underwater archaeologist exploring a historic wreckif you are a skilled diver or would like to be one, a career opportunity that suits your interests is open to you. Here is a comprehensive, much needed look at careers that will surprise and enlighten youthe only book you'll need if you're interested in exploring careers in our planet's last frontier. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1915

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