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Hot Books

An Introduction to Technical Diving, by Ann Kristovich, Elizabeth Hunt, Jim Bowden

Beating the Bends, by Alex Brylske.

Down Time: Great Writers on Diving, by Casey Kittrell, Edited by Ed Kittrell, Jim Kittrell
Just what the title says. A must read book.

The Essentials of Deeper Sport Diving: An Overview of the Theory and Requirements of Deeper Diving, by John Lippmann

Caverns Measureless to Man, by Sheck Exley, in paperback or hardback

Solo Diving, by Robert Von Maier
The only book on the subject, this book is very good on the reasons why we dive solo.

Basic Cave Diving : A Blueprint for Survival, by Sheck Exley

Local (New York/New Jersey) Diving

Guide to Shipwreck Diving: New York & New Jersey, by Henry C. Keatts
Beyond Sportdiving! Exploring the Deepwater Shipwrecks of the Atlantic, by Bradley Sheard
Dive into History, by Henry C. Keatts, George Farr
Vol. 1: Warships
Vol. 2: U.S. Submarines
Vol. 3: U-Boats
Wreck Valley, by Daniel Berg
Long Island Shore Diver: A Diver's Guide to Long Island's Beach Dives, by Daniel Berg
Scuba Northeast : Shipwrecks,Dive Sites and Dive Activities, by Robert Bachand

Solo Diving

Solo Diving, by Robert Von Maier
The only book on the subject, this book is very good on the reasons why we dive solo.

Advanced Diving

An Introduction to Technical Diving, by Ann Kristovich, Elizabeth Hunt, Jim Bowden

The Technical Diving Handbook, by Gary Gentile

Simple Guide to Rebreather Diving, by Steve Barsky, Mike Ward, Mark Thurlow
Publisher's synopsis: Rebreathers are the newest wave in diving equipment and are becoming more popular all the time. Rebreathers let you dive deeper and stay underwater longer. It is an exciting new technology and is described in this title in easy-to understand language. This book covers both semi-closed circuit and fully closed circuit systems, history of rebreathers, applications, hazards of rebreather diving, common elements, accessories and tips for purchasing. Over 150 color photos, drawings and tables make this book easy to follow.

Deep Diving : An Advanced Guide to Physiology, Procedures and Systems (revised edition), by Bret Gilliam, Robert Von Maier, John Crea See also the first edition.
Mixed Gas Diving, by Tom Mount & Brett Gilliam
The Essentials of Deeper Sport Diving: An Overview of the Theory and Requirements of Deeper Diving, by John Lippmann
"This volume provides an excellent review of the wide variety of problem areas currently of concern for deeper diving...his coverage is thorough and comprehensive, and provides necessary detailed information...especially in the realm of deeper diving. Therefore, I highly recommend this excellent book to all divers."--Peter B. Bennett, Ph.D., Exec. Dir, Divers Alert Network

Deeper into Diving, by John Lippmann

The NOAA Diving Manual: Diving for Science and Technology. Fourth Edition, by James T. Joiner. Publication date: September 1999

The NOAA Diving Manual : Diving for Science & Technology Publication date: January 1993
US Navy Diving Manual - Volume 1 - Air Diving Publication date: September 1, 1996
US Navy Diving Manual - Volume 2 - Mixed Gas Diving Publication date: March 1, 1997
Diver's Handbook of Underwater Calculations, by Wayne C. Tucker
Basic Diving Physics and Applications, by B. R. Wienke
Trimix Diver Manual, by Joe Odom
Physics for Commercial Divers, by Paul Williams

Decompression Theory

Beating the Bends, by Alex Brylske.
Basic Decompression Theory and Application/D350, by Bruce Wienke.
Diving Above Sea Level, by Bruce Wienke.
Decompression Workbook : A Simplified Guide to Understanding Decompression Problems, by George S. Lewbel
Tauchmedizin : Barotrauma Gasembolie Dekompression Dekompressionskrankheit , by A. A. Bühlmann 1990. ZH-L16 model, the newer one.
(Out of print. If Amazon cannot get it, Springer-Verlag in New York, or in Germany. The ISBN is 3540555811.)
Decompression-decompression sickness, by A. A. Bühlmann 1983. ZH-L12 model.
(Out of print. If Amazon cannot get it, Springer-Verlag in New York, or in Germany. The ISBN is 0387133089.)
Decompression sickness, by B. A. Hills (Out of print)

Dive Medicine

Medical Examinations of Sport Scuba Divers, Davis What your doctor should check you for every year.
Dive/First Responder, by Richard A. III Clinchy
Diving Physiology in Plain English, by Dr Jolie Bookspan
Scuba Diving Explained : Questions and Answers on Physiology and Medical Aspects of Scuba Diving, by Davis Good basic information for any recreational scuba diver.
Bove and Davis' Diving Medicine, by A.A. Bove, M.D. & J.C. Davis, M.D.
Physiology and Medicine of Diving, by P. Bennett, M.D. & D.H. Elliott, M.D.
Diving Medicine for Scuba Divers, by Carl Edmonds, M.D.
Dangerous Marine Creatures, by Carl Edmonds
Diving and Subaquatic Medicine, by Carl Edmonds, Christopher Lowry, John Pennefather
Hyperbaric Medicine and Physiology, by Yu-Chong Lin & Alan Niu
Oxygen and the Diver, by Kenneth Donald

Wreck Diving

Wreck Diving Manual, by Lizzie Bird
Primary Wreck Diving Guide, by Gary Gentile
Advanced Wreck Diving Guide, by Gary Gentile
Ultimate Wreck Diving Guide, by Gary Gentile
Complete Wreck Diving, by Henry Keatts
Shipwrecks : Diving the Graveyard of the Atlantic, by Roderick M Farb
Shipwrecks of Maryland and Delaware , by Gary Gentile
Lonely Planet The Underwater Dig : An Introduction to Marine Archaeology, by Robert F. Marx

Cave Diving

Basic Cave Diving : A Blueprint for Survival, by Sheck Exley
The Art of Safe Cave Diving, by Dayton Saltsman (Editor)
Caverns Measureless to Man, by Sheck Exley, in paperback or hardback
The Cave Divers, by Bob Burgess
Darkness Beckons: The History and Development of Cave Diving, by Martyn Farr
Deep Into Blue Holes, by Rob Palmer
The Blue Holes of the Bahamas, by Rob Palmer
Sea Caves of Anacapa Island, by David Edward Bunnell
Sea Caves of Santa Cruz Island, by David Edward Bunnell

Marine Environment

The Marine Biology Coloring Book, by Thomas M. Niesen
The Sea Around Us, by Rachel L. Carson
The Edge of the Sea, by Rachel L. Carson
The New York Environment Book, by Eric A. Goldstein and Mark A. Izeman

Life Support Systems

Scuba Equipment Care and Maintenance, by Michael B. Farley
Life Support Systems Design, Nuckols, et al.; (July 1990) Simon & Schuster Custom Publishing. ISBN 0-536-59616-6. Supposedly in print, and available from Prentice Hall at (800) 374-1200 for $32.80. However, searching their catalog found nothing. Same book is also supposedly available through Best Publishing: (520) 527-1055 for $57.00 For some reason not available through Amazon (yet).
Advanced Environmental Thermal Control and Life Support Systems, Society of Automotive Engineers; (July 1990)
Regenerative Life Support Systems & Processes, Society of Automotive Engineer, July 1991
Space Station Environmental Thermal Control and Life Support System, Society of Automotive Engineer, July 1990
Spaceflight Life Support and Biospherics (Space Technology Library, V. 5), by Peter Eckart, Paperback (March 10, 1997). Also available in hardback.
Recompression Chamber Life Support Manual, Dick Rutkowski (June 1991)
Life Support and Habitability (Space Biology and Medicine), F.M. Sulzman, A.M. Genin (Editor), December 1994, Amer Inst of Aeronautics

Other

Dry Suit Diving : A Guide to Diving Dry , by Steven M. Barsky, Dick Long, Bob Stinton
The Complete Book of Knots, by Geoffrey Budworth
Down Time: Great Writers on Diving, by Casey Kittrell, Edited by Ed Kittrell, Jim Kittrell
Just what the title says. A must read book.
Great Reefs of the World, by Carl Roessler.
If Carl Roessler can't tell which are the "Great Reefs of the World", who can?
The Fireside Diver : An Anthology of Underwater Adventure, by Bonnie J. Cardone (Editor)
Contributors: Dick Anderson, Bonnie Cardone, Ellis Cross, Richard Ellis, Rod Farb, Stephen Frink, Howard Hall, Eric Hanauer, Hillary Hauser, Jack McKenney, Chris Newbert, Carl Roessler, Marty Snyderman, Bob Talbot and Stan Waterman.
If this bunch can't tell you a ripping yarn, who can?
The History of Underwater Exploration, by Robert F. Marx. Much easier reading than his brother Karl.

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