Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Marine Operations
Cruise Planning

Scuba diving

Diving from any of MBARI's ships, workboats, or platforms must be approved by the Director of Marine Operations, Vessel Master and the MBARI Dive Safety Officer.

  • A written dive plan (form posted soon) should be submitted 15 working days prior to departure.
  • All divers scheduled to participate should be prepared to show proof of required certification.
  • The science party is responsible for bringing aboard all diving equipment, and must remove all equipment at the conclusion of the cruise.
Last updated: Apr. 25, 2013