WHOI Diving Program records
Scope and Content Note
The WHOI Diving Program records consist of dive logs, training and certification records, accident reports, financial records and related materials maintained in the WHOI Diving Office by Diving Safety Officers Dave Owen, Terry Rioux and Ed O'Brien, dating from 1952 to 2010.
Language of Materials
Restricted: materials may only be viewed by the Office of Origin or permission of the Archivist.
Copyright: Permission to publish material from the collection must be authorized by the Institution Archivist.
Diving operations at the Institution and aboard Institution vessels are governed by the WHOI Diving Program.
Rules and regulations concerning diving policy are developed, interpreted, and reviewed by the Diving Control Board (DCB), which is comprised of the Institution Safety Officer, six experienced scientific divers, and the Diving Safety Officer (DSO). The DSO has operational authority for the Diving Program and is responsible for the enforcement of diving safety regulations, conduct of diver training, approval of dive plans and equipment, the compiling and storage of diving-related records and information, and the maintenance of Institution-owned diving gear.
3 boxes (3.75 lin. ft.)
Records had been maintained in the dive locker prior to their transfer to the Archives.
The records were received from Diving Safety Officer, Ed O'Brien, on September 16, 2010 as accession 2010-20. A second accession was received on October 1, 2014 as acc2014-25.
Processed in September 2010 and October 2014 by David Sherman.
- A Guide to the WHOI Diving Program records, 1952-2010
- David Sherman
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- Finding aid written inEnglish