Accession Number : AD0851292

Title :   Diving Research Interests at GERS, Toulon Naval Base,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH LONDON (UNITED KINGDOM)

Personal Author(s) : Libber, Leonard M.

Report Date : 07 APR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The current research and development projects in diving being undertaken at the Groupe d'Etudes et Recherches Sous-marines laboratory at the Naval Base, Toulon, France, are reviewed. Items such as the new diver support vessel nearing completion, developmnt of heated diver's suits and current research on the physiological interaction of inert gases with high pressure oxygen are discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*DIVING, REVIEWS), UNDERWATER CLOTHING, CONTROLLED ATMOSPHERES, TEST FACILITIES, NAVAL VESSELS, LABORATORY ANIMALS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, DECOMPRESSION, PRESSURIZATION, TOXICITY, OXYGEN, RARE GASES, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), FRANCE.

Subject Categories : Stress Physiology
      Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE