Scuba diving and underwater research

Scuba diving and underwater research

Researchers and scholars have long been fascinated with the underwater world (and who can blame them), but for most of history we’ve only been able to study things that were dredged or fished out of the ocean. While these methods provided some great specimens, people were not able to really see what was happening down there. Scuba diving gives us the ability to spend time under water, make direct observations, and take measurements of submarine specimens in their natural habitats.

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"What's it like to dive in an estuary?"

"What's it like to dive in an estuary?"

The Great Bay Estuary in New Hampshire is one of the largest estuaries in the U.S. Atlantic Coast, encompassing over 25,000 acres of tidal waters and uplands. Even though New Hampshire has the shortest coastline of any state, those 18 miles increase to 150 miles of tidal shoreline when the Great Bay Estuary is included. 

So what is it like to dive in Great Bay Estuary? 

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