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X-Ray Mag #39

Palau’s Treasures: A Diver’s Addiction by Todd Essick :: A Photographer’s Playground by Michael AW | A Gourmet Fiesta Diversity by Svetlana Murashkina :: Profile: Francis Toribiong by Arnold Weisz | Sunglasses for Divers by Kelly LaClaire | Freshwater Diving Austria by Wolfgang Pölzer | Unique Site: Pavillion Lake, British Columbia by Barb Roy | Portfolio: Kendahl Jan Jubb edittted by Gunild Symes | Shark Tales: The Grey Nurse Shark by Don Silcock | Dive Medicine: Cold & Hypothermia by Dr Carl Edmonds | Tech Talk: Technical Diving Skills by Mark Powell | UW Photo: A spects of Preparation by Lawson Wood

94 spreads (double pages)

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Opposites meet. Austrias cool freshwater mountains lakes as contrast to the vivid warm waters of Palau. Contributed by Todd Essick, Michael Aw and Svetlana Murashina. supperted by supplementary photos by Tim Rock and Stuart Wesmoreland

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Section I

Gulf Spill News. The largest oil spill in U.S. history has hit the Gulf of Mexico after the April 20 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion. It has affected every level of life in the sea... keep tabs on its effects upon the marine ecology and the dive industry in the region. Artifical reef to Save Venice EuroTek 2010 report | Jellyfish may benefit from ecosystem instabilty | Discusfish are good parents Wreck rap


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Section II

Freshwater diving in Austria. Wolfgang Pölzer gives us a tour of the beautiful freshwater lakes of Austria, the scenic terrain above and below the surface, and the aquatic life found under the waves.

Diving in Palau. From Chandelier Cave to Blue Corner to the stingless Jellyfish Lake, read not one but three enthusiastic accounts of the magical world of Palau, the pearl of the West Pacific, through the eyes of Michael AW, Svetlana Murashkina and Todd Essick.


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Section III

Grey Nurse Sharks. Don Silcock tells us about the grey nurses that patrol the waters off Queensland, Australia. Having had a bad rap as man-eaters because of their intimidating size and sharp teeth, grey nurse sharks are in fact not a danger to humans when fully understood. Turtle Tales

Sunglasses. From the practical to the luxurious, sunglasses are both cool and critical gear for sun protection out on the waves. Get the low down on the latest and greatest shades for divers from Kelly LaClaire.

Cold & Hyperthermia. Divers endure exposure to cold temperatures underwater in cold and even tropical climates, get the facts and prevention measures from dive medicine expert, Dr Carl Edmonds.

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Section IV

Diving in Palau. From Chandelier Cave to Blue Corner to the stingless Jellyfish Lake, read not one but three enthusiastic accounts of the magical world of Palau, the pearl of the West Pacific, through the eyes of Michael AW, Svetlana Murashkina and Todd Essick.

Francis Toribiong Profile. The Arnold Weisz interviews the pioneer of scuba diving in Palau, Francis Toribiong, who this year was inducted into the Scuba Hall of Fame, joining the likes of Jacque-Yves Cousteau, Sylvia Earle, Lloyd Bridges and David Doubilet.


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Section V

Skills for Technical Diving. Tech guru Mark Powell guides us through the skills that must be learned in technical diving where decompression diving increases risk and hence requires mastery Preparation. Lawson Wood looks at the positive aspects of underwater photography and a few of the techniques that will help divers in their quest to get the perfect shot by taking easy steps into digital photography.

Pavillion Lake in British Columbia. Barb Roy takes us to the unique underwater world of Pavillion Lake where NASA and Canadian Space scientists are studying strange formations of microbialites in the lake in preparation for study of similar life on Mars.


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