MEDICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL PROBLEMS OF ARCTIC DIVING (paper presented at ICEDIVE 84: Conference on Medical & Technological Problems of Diving & Related Underwater Activities in Arctic Conditions held in Stockholm, 3-6 June 84)

Authors
  1. Kuehn, L.A.
Corporate Authors
Defence and Civil Inst of Environmental Medicine, Downsview ONT (CAN)
Abstract
Topics discussed in the paper on the physiology of Arctic diving include: basic limitations of the human in hyperbaric environments, the polar factor, specific physiological concerns (thermal physiology, thermal effects on decompression, diver monitoring, cold water diver protection, the lost bell diver) and particular polar topics (cold acclimatization, surface cold stress, diving equipment freeze-up, novel under-ice technology).
Date of publication
01 Jan 1984
Number of Pages
24
DSTKIM No
87-03031
CANDIS No
51834
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS

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