Dive Slate Articles

A Search for Blue Whales

By Ken O’Sullivan


Volunteer Fish Surveys Engage Divers

Text and photos by Amy Lee


Help DAN Track Dive Injuries

By Allan Uribe, Dr.PH, MPH, CPH


A Force for Dive Safety

By Caitlyn Ruskell

The DAN Board of Directors
DAN Member Profile: Mehgan Heaney-Grier

By Patricia Wuest


Travel Smarter: Don’t Cancel, Reschedule Instead


DAN Dispatch: DAN Publishes New Risk Assessment Guide


Program Spotlight: First Aid Retraining


Member To Member: Serenity and Uncertainty

Text and photos by Alene D. Rice and Bruce Balan


Ray of Hope

By Andrea Marshall, Ph.D.


Finding Nemo’s Garden

By Paul Cater Deaton


African Dust

By Eugene Shinn, Ph.D.

A mysterious coral killer
DAN Member Profile: Paul Bardo

By Patricia Wuest


Program Spotlight: New DAN E-Learning Courses


DAN Dispatch: Coming Together in Times of Need


Travel Smarter: DAN Travel Insurance


Answering Questions in the Open Ocean

By Jeff Milisen


When One and One Come Together in Greenland

Text and photos by Tobias Friedrich


Diving with a Purpose in National Marine Sanctuaries

By Brenda Altmeier

Volunteer archaeologists help uncover history beneath the waves.
Ten Years of the New Alert Diver

By Stephen Frink


DAN Member Profile: Jonatha Giddens

By Sarah Egner


Public Safety Announcement: When Should I Call My Doctor?


Travel Smarter: Traveling with Dive Gear


Program Spotlight: DAN Student Medical Expense Coverage


Beware Complacency

By Anne Owen


Megalodon Ledge Diving

By Lt. Jacob L. Aulner, U.S. Coast Guard


Where Mermaids Fear to Tread

By Michael Menduno


Cryptobenthic Fish

By Simon J. Brandl

Secretive, snack-sized fish fuel coral reefs.
The Multiple Platforms of Alert Diver

By Stephen Frink


DAN Member Profile: Dick Rutkowski

By Kevin Wadlow


Travel Smarter: Liveaboard Diving


Public Safety Announcement: Preventing Panic

A quick guide to keeping your cool
Program Spotlight: Coast Guard Approves DAN Basic Life Support: CPR and First Aid


Reef Futures

By Zach Ransom

Experts contemplate the future of coral reefs
The Power of Women

By Sarah Egner

Women Divers Hall of Fame celebrates 20 years
Florida’s Museums in the Sea

By Franklin H. Price

Half Moon and SS Copenhagen
DAN Member Profile: Charles Beeker

By Chloe Strauss


Travel Smarter: Evaluating an Unfamiliar Dive Operator


Public Safety Announcement: Remember to Call DAN


Program Spotlight: HIRA Level 1 Assessment


A Birth at the Boiler

By Mark Strickland


Diving into a Fish-Eat-Forage-Fish World

By Stan Mihalecz


Watching Wildlife from Space

By Melissa Gaskill


Maintaining Expertise

By Josh Benjamin

DAN staff education and enrichment in 2018
DAN Member Profile: Mauricio Hoyos

By Steve Peletz


Travel Smarter: Managing Medications Abroad


Public Safety Announcement: Spearfishing Safety


Program Spotlight: DAN Neurological Assessment Course


Finding Color Below the Surface

By Mariah Shore

Reflections on racial diversity in the dive community
Exceptional Readiness

By Sharon Holland and Matthew D. Welder, DNP, CRNA

Dive medicine training at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
The 1733 Shipwrecks of the Florida Keys

By Samuel I. Haskell

Exploring the sites' cultural past and environmental present
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