Beneath the Blue Planet: A Diver’s Guide to the Ocean and Its Conservation


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Beneath the Blue Planet: A Diver’s Guide to the Ocean and Its Conservation Authors: , , , Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: Yellow Pear Press
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Pages: 273 Illustrations and other contents: color photographs and illustrations; 100 Illustrations, unspecified Language: English ISBN: 9781684812165 Categories: , , , , ,

Swim into Some Fun with the Blue Planet!Beneath the Blue Planet is the perfect educational guide for divers, snorkelers, children, and parents. Learn about the ocean, its ecosystems and its conservation from the founders of Reef Smart Guides! Your blue planet adventure starts now! Enjoy your voyage through the oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and the Arctic; learn about each formation up until its present day conditions. Explore different areas perfect for snorkeling, deep diving, and free-diving while at the same time, gaining insight into the chemical, physical and biological oceanography. Swim into some fun with ocean reefs and more! If you love coral reefs, random shark facts, surfing books, and scuba diving books then this book is perfect for you! The writers dive into ocean exploration while also touching on the ecosystem of coral reefs, different sea creatures, and other aspects on our blue planet. Inside, you’ll find: A journey through ocean exploration and its continual conservation Ways to swim into some fun like snorkeling, deep diving, and free-diving The perfect travel gift for swimmers, divers, snorkelers, children, and parents If you liked Oceanology, 100 Dives of a Lifetime, or Reef Smart Guides Barbados, you’ll love Beneath the Blue Planet.

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Author Biography

Dr. Alex Brylske is a self-described "story-teller for the ocean." Over his 40-year career he has written hundreds of articles, curricula and books that have influenced education in both the scuba industry and the marine conservation community. During the 1980s, Alex was the educational program development manager for PADI, where he designed and wrote many of the programs and materials used around the world today to train divers of all levels. During his tenure as Professor of Marine Science and Technology at the College of the Florida Keys he conceived and taught numerous field-based courses on coral reef ecology, conservation, management, restoration, and assessment while serving as the institution's Diving Safety Officer. Alex's numerous honors include NOAA's Walter B. Jones Memorial Excellence Award for Ocean and Coastal Resource Management and the 2012 DAN Rolex Diver of the Year, one of the most prestigious awards in diving. Ian Popple was born and raised in the United Kingdom where he earned his undergraduate degree in oceanography from the University of Plymouth. He worked for five years at Bellairs Research Institute in Barbados, supporting research projects across the region, before completing his Master's in marine biology at McGill University in 2004. He co-founded a marine biology education company, Beautiful Oceans, before founding Reef Smart in 2015 to raise awareness and encourage people to explore the underwater world. Ian has published in both the scientific and mainstream media, including National Geographic, Scuba Diver Magazine and the Globe and Mail. He is a PADI Dive Master with over 3,000 dives in 25 years of diving experience. Ian resides in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Peter McDougall was born and raised in Canada where he received his undergraduate and Master's degrees from McGill University. His focus on behavioral ecology and coral reef ecology led him to two field seasons at Bellairs Research Institute in Barbados. In 2003, Peter moved to the United States and began a career in science communication and writing, publishing in both peer-reviewed academic journals and the popular press. He has written on a variety of coastal ecosystem issues, including extensive work surrounding the science of ocean acidification. He is a PADI Rescue Diver with over 300 dives in 19 years of experience. Peter resides in Osprey, Florida. Otto Wagner was born and raised in Romania where he graduated from the University of Art and Design in Cluj, Romania. He moved to Canada in 1999 where he studied Film Animation at Concordia University in Montreal. In 2006, Otto turned to underwater cartography and pioneered new techniques in 3D visual mapping. He co-founded Art to Media and began mapping underwater habitats around the world. Throughout his 25-year career, Otto has received numerous awards and international recognition for his work, including the Prize of Excellence in Design from the Salon International du Design de Montreal. He has also illustrated seven books. Otto is a PADI Advanced Diver with over 500 dives in 15 years of diving experience. Otto resides in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.