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Technical Diving International
The National Diving and Activity Centre - Ideal for inland technical training. 75m deep with Nitrox and Trimix available
X-Ray Mag - online diving magazine
The Dive Forum - Friendly UK based web forum. Includes sections on technical diving and decompression theory..

Decompression Theory

Paul Bert and John Scott Haldane An overview of the work of two of the pioneers of decompression theory.
Robert Workman and Prof Albert Buhlmann Two of the men who shaped traditional decompression theory.
Half Times Explained An introduction to half times and tissue compartments.
Richard Pyle, The importance of Deep Safety Stops Richard Pyle's Article on deep stops.
Eric Baker, Understanding M-Values Eric Baker's excellent article which explains the principles of M-Values
Eric Baker, Clearing up the Confusion over Deep Stops Follow up article which introduces the concept of Gradient Factors
Eric Maiken, Bubble Decompression Strategies A good overview of bubble models
Suunto's RGBM model A readable introduction to deco theory in general and specifically Suunto's implementation of the RGBM model. Supplied by and copyright of Suunto
Variable Permeability Model (VPM)
V-Planner Decompression Software
Decompression Theory Courses If you want to learn more about decompression theory then take a look at our introduction to decompression theory and advanced decompression theory courses.

UK Dive Planning

Current UK wind map
UK Inshore Waters Forecast
UK Shipping Forecast
Understanding Marine Forecasts
Magic Seaweed - Wind and wave forecasts

Equipment

Apeks - Apeks regulators, wings and computers
Analox - Analox Oxygen and Trimix analysers
Fourth Element - Fourth element technical divewear
Shearwater Research - Dive computers for demanding divers
AP Diving - Inspiration CCR, built for adventure
JJ-CCR - Simplicity and versatility
Kent Tooling - Wreck reels and other stainless steel equipment
Narked at 90 - Rebreather accessories

Articles

Paul Bert and John Scott Haldane An overview of the work of two of the pioneers of decompression theory.
Robert Workman and Prof Albert Buhlmann Two of the men who shaped traditional decompression theory.
Half Times Explained An introduction to half times and tissue compartments.
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