Archive for the ‘Diving Acronyms’ Category

Diving Acronyms on “H” & “I”

“H”

HP High Pressure

HPNS High Pressure Nervous Syndrome

HSA Handicapped Scuba Association

HSE Health and Safety Executive

“I”

IAND International Association of Read the rest of this entry »

Diving Acronyms on “F”

“F”

FAUI Federation of Australian Underwater Instructors

FFDS Federation Francais De Speleologie

FFM Full Face Mask

FFW Feet of Fresh Water

FGV Free Gas Volume

FPS Foot, Pound, Second (Imperial System)

FSW Feet of Salt Water

FV Floodable Volume

ACRONYMS on “E”

“E”
EAD Equivalent Air Depth

EAN Enriched Air Nitrox

EANx Enriched Air Nitrox

EAR Expired Air Resuscitation

EATD European Association of Technical Divers

EBS Emergency Breathing System

ECC External Cardiac Compression

ECU Environmental Control Unit

END Equivalent Narcotic Depth

Diving Acronyms for “D”

“D”

DAN Diver’s Alert Network

DCAP Decompression Computation and Analysis Program

DCIEM Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine

DCS Decompression Read the rest of this entry »

Diving Acronyms for “B”

“B”
BC Buoyancy Compensator

BCD Buoyancy Compensator Device

BCRA British Cave Research Association

BIBS Built-In Breathing System

BPR Back Pressure Regulator

BSAC British Sub-Aqua Club

BT Bottom Time Read the rest of this entry »

“C” for Canadian Association for Underwater Sciences & More (Acronyms)

“C”
CAUS Canadian Association for Underwater Sciences
CCBA Closed Circuit Breathing Apparatus
CDAA Cave Diving Association of Australia
CDG Cave Divers Group of Read the rest of this entry »

Diving Acronyms – “A”

American Academy of Underwater Sciences

American Academy of Underwater Sciences

AAUS American Academy of Underwater Sciences
ABJ Adjustable Buoyancy Jacket
ABLJ Adjustable Buoyancy Life Jacket
ABT Actual Bottom Time
ADT Actual Dive Time Read the rest of this entry »