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Marine Scientist, from Seattle/Singapore/Indonesia
- charlier was last seen:
- Jan 5, 2020
- Certification Agencies:
- NAUI/PADI, + Pure Apnea & SSI for free diving
- Dive History:
- Alor and the Pantar Straits are still my close to home favorite
- Certification History:
- In 1986 certified as an advanced diver by NAUI. Currently, OWSI with PADI.
- Certification Level:
- PADI OWSI; OEC/WRF first-aid, DAN O2 trainer
- # of Logged Dives:
- I just don't log dives
- Dive Classification:
- Instructor / Assistant Instructor / Dive Master / Dive Con
- Years Certified:
- Ten Or More Years
A scientist that works in SE Asia focusing on tsunami and earthquake hazards. Work mostly on remote islands in Indonesia, Thailand, and PNG. Formerly worked in avalanche and snow sciences as a side-line to my earthquake studies.
- Dive Equipment:
Simple and minimal ± BP/W & freedive fins
Atomic M1 long nose, Atomic B2 for PADI setup
Mares Razor + free dive fins for most of my diving
Scuba pro Jetfin revo white color for guiding in tight spaces
Atomic subframe prescription mask
Halcyon aluminum BP
Halycon ellipse single tank wing, no padding on harness (GUE style)
2 mm Elios custom free dive two piece wet suit
Lots of Patagonia board shorts with same same sun block hoodies
3 mm Elios custom wetsuit with angled front zip and hood
4th Dimension hoody vest and super light 2mm legging for warm water.
Thin neoprene shorts with two,large cargo pockets, used for specific dives,as needed.
1 kg, unless I have to use a thicker wetsuit 2 or 3 kg at most for 5 mm wetsuit (OMG)
Halycon SMB, the 1 meter for flat water and 2+m for open ocean swells.
Standard brass SPG (Highland, Italy makes all SMB's) on left waist D-ring
2 primary LED torches attached to my shoulder harness.