Auto-Release Testing – June 6th 2015

After a successful cold soak of over 24 hours, the Auto Release unit returned to the surface from 415 feet underwater in the area west of Kelvin Grove. Placement on the drop and recovery is guided by the use of custom high resolution bottom maps. The unit assembly returned within 30 seconds of the programmed…

BC divers contribute to north coast marine planning

A recent report by Gary Marcuse and Paul Sim of the Underwater Council of British Columbia (UCBC), summarizes contributions from the BC diving community towards marine planning for the North coast. Nearly two hundred dive sites are now part of the BC and commission’s databases and can be seen on an interactive website at Living…

Defence Island Bioherm Dive – May 31, 2015

On May 31, 2015 Roy Mulder (MLSS president), Glen Dennison (MLSS director), Adam Taylor (UCBC president & MLSS director) and photographer Diane Reid dove on the Defence Island Bioherm to take photographs for the Vancouver Aquarium sponge research program. In support, were helmsman Alex Askew and divers Dave Park and Paul Sim. The crew was…