BIBLIOGRAPHY: DIVE TRAINING MANUALS

Compiled By Larry "Harris" Taylor, Ph.D. 

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MANUALS (BASIC) 

Allen, B. SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SKIN DIVING AND SNORKELING, J.B. Lippincott, Philadelphia, PA. 1973, 96 pages. 

Allyn, C. THE GREAT OUTDOORS' BOOK OF SKIN & SCUBA DIVING, Great Outdoors Publishing Co. St. Petersburg, FL. 1971, 80 pages. 

Balder, A. SPORT DIVING, Collier Books, New York, NY. 1978, 337 pages. 

Barsky, S. ADVENTURES IN DIVING, NAUI, Montclair, CA. 1995, 225 pages. 

Bortstein, L. & Berkowitz, H. SCUBA, SPEAR, AND SNORKEL, Cowles Book Co. New York, NY. 1971, 160 pages. 

Bronson-Howard, G. HANDBOOK FOR DIVERS, Arco Books, New York, NY. 1956,  142 pages. 

BSAC, THE BRITISH SUB AQUA CLUB DIVING MANUAL, BSAC, Andover, England, 1972, 506 pages. 

BSAC, SPORT DIVING, Century Hutchinson, London, England, 1988, 256 pages. 

Carrier, R. & Carrier, B. DIVE: THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SKIN DIVING, Funk & Wagnallis, New York, NY. 1973, 285 pages. 

Clark, R. (Ed.) Open Water Diver Manual, Concept Systems, Fort Collins, CO. 1991, 212 pages. 

Clark, R. (Ed.) Open Water Diver Workbook, Concept Systems, Fort Collins, CO. 1990, 24 pages. 

Clinchy, R. Egstrom, G. & Fead, L. OPEN WATER SPORT DIVER MANUAL, Jeppesen-Mosby, St. Louis, MO. 1992, 285 pages. 

Council for National Cooperation in Aquatics, NEW SCIENCE OF SKIN AND SCUBA DIVING, Association Press, New York, NY. 1979, 302 pages. 

Cramer, J. SKIN & SCUBA DIVING, Bergwall Publications, Garden City, NY. 1975, 174 pages. 

DeLacroix, J. & Multhaup, E. FREE DIVING, Chronicle Books, 1975, 96 pages. 

Deyn, M. & Craig, J. INVITATION TO SKIN & SCUBA DIVING, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY. 1965, 192 pages. 

Diver's Video Network, SKIN & SCUBA, Diver's Video Network, Chicago, IL. 1980, 436 pages. 

Educational Groupe, NEW APPROACH TO UNDERWATER INSTRUCTION, Educational Groupe, Galveston, TX, 1984, 264 pages. 

Frey, H. & Frey, S. DIVER BELOW, Collier Books, New York, NY. 1975, 182 pages. 

Frey, H. & Frey, S. 130 FEET DOWN: HANDBOOK FOR HYDRONAUTS, Harcourt, Brace & World, New York, NY. 1961, 274 pages. 

Frey, S. THE COMPLETE BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO SKIN DIVING, Doubleday & Co. New York, NY. 1965, 116 pages. 

Goblot, R. INITIATION A LA PLONGEE SOUS-MARINE, Les Editions De L' Homme, Montreal, Canada, 1973, 280 pages. 

Graver, D. PRACTICAL TIPS & TECHNIQUES, Surfside West, Walnut, CA. 1991, 60 pages. 

Graver, D. SCUBA DIVER'S HANDY REFERENCE, Surfside West, Walnut, CA. 1991, 60 pages. 

Graver, SCUBA DIVING, Human Kinetics, Champaign, IL. 1993, 212 pages. 

Graver, D. SCUBA REVIEW, PADI, Santa Ana, CA. 1982, 64 pages. 

Griffiths, T. SPORT SCUBA DIVING, Princeton Press, Princeton, NJ. 1991, 342 pages. 

Hammes, R. & Zimos, A. SAFE SCUBA, NASDS, Long Beach, CA. 1978, 264 pages. 

Hogan, SAFE SCUBA, NASDS, Long Beach, CA. 1973, 113 pages. 

Jenny, J. SNORKEL DIVING FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, NAUI, Colton, CA. 1979, 84 pages. 

Jeppesen, SPORT DIVING MANUAL, V 1, Jeppesen-Sanderson, Denver, CO. 1981. 285 pages. 

Jerussi, T. RECREATIONAL DIVING, Scubapro, Rancho Dominquez, 1981, 160 pages. 

Ketels, H. & Mc Dowel, J. SAFE SKIN AND SCUBA DIVING, Educational Associates, Boston, MA. 1975, 234 pages. 

Klem, S. DIVING DO'S & DON'TS, Des Plaines Publishing, Des Plaines, IA. 1970, 48 pages. 

Klem, S. SNORKELING FOR EVERYONE, Des Plaines Publishing, Des Plaines, IA. 1973, 34 pages. 

Kobes, F. SCUBA HANDBOOK, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY. 1972, 17 pages. 

Koelzer, W. SCUBA DIVING: HOW TO GET STARTED, Chilton Press, Radnor, PA. 1976, 120 pages. 

Lee. O. THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO SNORKEL & DEEP DIVING, Doubleday, Garden City, NY. 1967, 462 pages. 

Lee, O. THE SKIN DIVER'S MANUAL, Doubleday, Garden City, NY. 1968, 160 pages. 

Levitt, R. et al. SCUBA, Fairchild Printing Service, Bensville, IL. 1962, 92 pages. 

Marcante, D. THIS IS DIVING, Sail Books, Boston, MA. 1977, 144 pages. 

Maruscak, R. MINI-COURSE ON REPETITIVE DIVE TABLES: THE NU WAY DIVE TABLES, Self-published, 1984, 24 pages. 

Matkin, R. & Brookes, G. SCUBA DIVER, MacDonald Press, London, England, 1963, 152 pages. 

Morrison, H. & Sinclair, S. AUSTRALIAN SCUBA DIVER, Lionfish Publications, Perth, Australia, 1982, 191 pages. 

NAUI, THE NAUI TEXTBOOK, NAUI, Montclair, CA. 1985, 172 pages. 

North, W. THE GOLDEN GUIDE TO SCUBA DIVING, Golden Press, New York, NY. 1968, 160 pages. 

Orr, D. A COMMON SENSE SAFETY GUIDE TO APPLIED RECREATIONAL DIVING, Self- published, Dayton, OH. 1987, 104 pages. 

PADI, PADI DIVE MANUAL, PADI, Santa Ana, CA. 1978, 170 pages. 

Parker, G. GENE PARKER'S COMPLETE HANDBOOK OF SKIN DIVING, Avon Books, New York, NY. 1974, 382 pages. 

Pazos, B. TECNICAS DE BUCEO DEPORTIVO, Editorial Diana, Tlacdquemecatl, Mexico, 1978,  212 pages. 

Reseck, J. SCUBA: SAFE & SIMPLE, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. 1975, 240 pages. 

Roberts, F. BASIC SCUBA, Van Nostrand, Princeton, NJ. 1967, 488 pages.   

Sinclair, S. & Kenley, R. RECREATIONAL SCUBA DIVING, In-Depth International, Queenscliff, Victoria, AU, 2003, 242 pages.

Smith, D. & Roper, E. PRINCIPLES OF DIVING WITH SCUBA, U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY. 1972, 153 pages. 

Somers, L. BUOYANCY AND THE SCUBA DIVER, Michigan Sea Grant, Ann Arbor, MI. 1986, 17 pages. 

Somers, L. INTRODUCTION TO SCUBA DIVING, Michigan Sea Grant, Ann Arbor, MI. 1986, 9 pages. 

Springer, R. THE DIGEST BOOK OF SKIN & SCUBA DIVING, Follet Publishing, Chicago, IL. 1974, 97 pages. 

Springer, R. SKIN & SCUBA DIVERS DIGEST, DBI Books, Northfield, IL. 1975, 288 pages. 

SSI, SNORKELING MANUAL, Concept Systems, Fort Collins, CO. 1992, 46 pages. 

Strykowski, J. DIVING FOR FUN, Dacor, Northfield, IL. 1974, 136 pages. 

Sullivan, G. FELL'S TEENAGE GUIDE TO SKIN & SCUBA DIVING, Frederick Fell Publishers, New York, NY. 1975, 82 pages. 

Sweeeny, J. SKIN DIVING AND EXPLORING UNDERWATER, McGraw Hill, New York,  NY. 1955, 176 pages. 

Tassos, J. THE UNDERWATER WORLD, Prentice Hall, New York, NY. 1957, 242 pages. 

Tillman, A. UNDERWATER EDUCATION, W.C. Brown, Dubuque, IA. 1973, 147 pages. 

Tracy, D. & Lasky, D. YOUNG SKIN DIVER'S, Scholastic Book Services, New York, NY. 1962, 96 pages. 

Underwater Unit (ed.), UNDERWATER RECREATION, L.A. County Dept. of Parks & Recreation, Los Angeles, CA. 1980, 29 pages. 

Vallentine, R. LEARN SCUBA DIVING IN A WEEKEND, Knopf  Press, New York, NY. 1993, 96 pages. 

Vanderkogel, A. & Larder, R. UNDERWATER SPORT, Henry Holt & Co. New York, NY. 1955, 188 pages. 

Walker, M. SPORT DIVING, Contemporary Books, Chicago, IL. 1977, 315 pages. 

Watts, H. BASIC & ADVANCED DIVERS MANUAL, Florida State Skin Diving Schools, Orlando, FL. 1972, 32 pages. 

Williscroft, R. PIT BASIC DIVER, Straub Printing & Publishing, Seattle, WA. 1984, 196 pages. 

Williscroft, R. YOU CAN DIVE, Press Enterprise, Bloomsburg, PA. 1985, 90 pages. 

Wingo, H. BASIC COLLEGE INTEGRATED TEXT OF APNEIC & COMPRESSED GAS DIVING, Self-published, 1973, 262 pages. 

MANUALS (BEYOND BASIC) 

AAUS, STANDARDS FOR SCIENTIFIC DIVING CERTIFICATION AND OPERATION OF SCIENTIFIC DIVING PROGRAMS, AAUS, Costa Mesa, CA. 1987, 45 pages. 

AAUS, MEYHODS & TECHNIQUES OF UNDERWATER RESEARCH, AAUS, Costa Mesa, CA. 1996, 236 pages.   

ANDI, EXTENDED RANGE & TRI-MIX EXPLORATION DIVING, ANDI, Freeport, NY, 1998, 165 pages.

Arrington, S. THE EXPEDITION & DIVING OPERATIONS HANDBOOK, Best Publications, Flagstaff, AZ. 1994, 134 pages. 

Battelle Memorial Institute, U.S. NAVY DIVING GAS MANUAL, Battelle Institute, Columbus, OH. 1962, 191 pages 

Culliney, J. & Crockett, T. EXPLORING UNDERWATER, Sierra Club, San Francisco, CA. 1980, 340 pages. 

DCIEM, DCIEM DIVING MANUAL, DCIEM, North York, Ontario, Canada, 1992, 202 pages. 

Degan, F. A GUIDE FOR TEACHING SCUBA DIVERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, Best Publications, Flagstaff, AZ. 1998. 

Dunne, T. THE UNDERWATER DEMOLITION TEAM HANDBOOK, Naval Amphibious Base, San Diego, CA. 1965, 224 pages.  

Fead, L. EASY DIVER, Deepstar Publishing, Crestline, CA. 1977, 176 pages

Gentile, G. THE TECHNICAL DIVING HANDBOOK, Gary Gentile Productions, Philadelphia, PA. 2001, 192 pages.

Gilliam, Bret & Von Maier, DEEP DIVING, Watersport Publishing, San Diego, CA. 1992, 254 pages; Revised, 1995, 351 pages. 

Graver, D. ADVANCED DIVING: TECHNOLOGY AND TECHNIQUES, NAUI, Montclair, CA. 1989, 298 pages. 

Graver, D. SPORT DIVING A-Z, Teach-art, Riverside, CA. 1976, 167 pages. 

Griffin, J. FINAL REPORT OF THE WORKSHOP ON SCIENTIFIC SHIPBOARD DIVING SAFETY, U of RI, Narragansett, RI. 1991, 86 pages. 

Hammes, R. & Zimos, H. SAFE SCUBA+, NASDS, Long Beach, CA. 1984, 172 pages. 

Heine, J. ADVANCED DIVING TECHNOLOGY AND TECHNIQUES, NAUI, Montclair, CA. 1995, 201 pages. 

Heine, J. BLUE WATER DIVING GUIDELINES, California Sea Grant, La Jolla, CA. 1986, 46 pages. 

Heine, J. SCIENTIFIC DIVING TECHNIQUES, Best Publications, Flagstaff, AZ. 1999, 225 pages. 

Humpai, L. DEEP DIVING, Concept Systems, Fort Collins, CO. 1991, 88 pages. 

Jeppesen, SPORT DIVING MANUAL, V 2, Jeppesen-Sanderson, Denver, CO. 1979, 240 pages. 

Lettnin, H. INTERNATIONAL TEXTBOOK OF MIXED GAS DIVING, Best Publications, Flagstaff, AZ. 1999, 264 pages 

Lippmann, J. DEEPER INTO DIVING, Aqua Quest Publications, Locus Valley, NY. 1990, 610 pages. 

Lippmann, J. THE ESSENTIALS OF DEEPER DIVING, Aqua Quest Publications, New York, NY. 1992, 319 pages. 

Lonsdale, M. SRT DIVER, S.T.T.U. Press, Los Angeles, CA. 1989, 336 pages. 

May, J. SCUBA DIVER'S GUIDE TO UNDERWATER VENTURES, Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA. 1973, 222 pages. 

Miller, J. (Ed.) NOAA DIVING MANUAL, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 1979, 350 pages. 

Mount, T. & Geyer, D. COURSE SYLLABUS FOR U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS DIVING SAFETY COURSE, National YMCA, Key West, FL. 1977, 146 pages.   

Mount, T. TECHNICAL DIVER ENCYCLOPEDIA, IANTD, Miami Shores, FL. 1998, 270 pages.

Mount, T. & Ikehara, A. PRACTICAL DIVING, U of Miami Press, Miami, FL. 1978, 192 pages. 

NASAR, GUIDELINES FOR PUBLIC SAFETY DIVING & OPERATION OF PUBLIC SAFETY DIVING PROGRAM, NASAR, Fairfax, VA. 1989, 75 pages. 

NAUI, THE NAUI TEXTBOOK II, NAUI, Montclair, CA. 1985, 147 pages. 

Palmer, R. AN INTRODUCTION TO TECHNICAL DIVING, Underwater World Publishing, Teddington, Middlesex, 1994, 119 pages. 

Paul, S. ADVANCED SPORT DIVING, British Sub-Aqua Club, Scotprint Ltd. Mosseburgh, Scotland, 1990, 184 pages. 

PADI, ADVENTURES IN DIVING, PADI, Santa Ana, CA. 1991, 264 pages. 

PADI, DIVING KNOWLEDGE WORKBOOK, PADI, Santa Ana, CA. 1991, 156 pages. 

PADI, ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RECREATIONAL DIVING, Santa Ana, CA. 1988, 370 pages. 

PADI, PADI ADVANCED DIVE MANUAL, PADI, Santa Ana, CA. 1980, 234 pages. 

Rutkowski, D. NITROX MANUAL, Hyperbaric International, Key Largo, FL. 1989, 118 pages. 

Simmon, G. THE USE OF UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT IN FRESH WATER RESEARCH, Virginia Sea Grant, Blacksburg, VA, 1977, 66 pages. 

Somers, L. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH STANDARD FOR SCIENTIFIC DIVING OPERATIONS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1990, 69 pages. 

Somers, L. A PORTABLE DIVING SYSTEM FOR SEARCH & RESCUE, SCIENTIFIC AND COMMERCIAL DIVERS, Michigan Sea Grant, Ann Arbor, MI. 1987, 21 pages. 

Somers, L. RECREATIONAL SCUBA DIVING SYLLABUS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1990, 111 pages. 

Somers, L. RESEARCH DIVER'S MANUAL, U. of MI Press, Ann Arbor, MI. 1978, 362 pages. 

Somers, L. SELECTING A DIVE BUDDY, Michigan Sea Grant, Ann Arbor, MI. 1987, 23 pages. 

Somers, L. TETHERED DIVER'S HANDBOOK, U of MI, Ann Arbor, MI. 1991, 145 pages. 

Somers, L. UNDERWATER RESEARCH METHODS LECTURE NOTES, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. 1990, 52 pages. 

Somers, L. UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN DIVING MANUAL, V1: DIVING THEORY (278 pages and growing), V2: UNDERWATER RESEARCH METHODS (182 pages and growing), Michigan Sea Grant, Ann Arbor, MI, 1991. 

Somers, L. TETHERED SCUBA DIVING, Michigan Sea Grant , Ann Arbor, MI. 1987, 41 pages. 

U.S. Navy, U.S. NAVY DIVING MANUAL, V 1 (COMPRESSED AIR); V 2 (MIXED GAS), U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 1975, V 1, 302 pages; V 2, 252 pages. 

UNESCO, CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SCIENTIFIC DIVING, UNESCO, France, 1988, 251 pages. 

Von Maier, R. SOLO DIVING, Watersport Publishing, San Diego, CA. 1991, 121 pages. 

Williscroft, R. PIT ADVANCED DIVER, Straub Printing & Publishing, Seattle, WA. 1985, 196 pages.   

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