December 19, 2017

Decompression illness (DCI)

A broad term encompassing both decompression sickness (DCS) and arterial gas embolism (AGE). DCI refers to any disease caused by a reduction in ambient pressure. The […]
December 19, 2017

Decompression sickness (DCS)

A form of decompression illness in which dissolved gases come out of solution and form bubbles inside the tissues of the body. It is often caused […]
December 19, 2017

Dive profile

A set of depth-time-gas points describing a dive. The number of collection points depends on the minimum recording interval of the dive recorder and can vary […]
December 19, 2017

Hydrostatic pressure

Pressure exerted by a liquid at rest, at any given point within the liquid, due to the force of gravity.