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Periodic Graphics: Gases for scuba diving

Chemical educator and Compound Interest blogger Andy Brunning dives deep into the types of air we need in order to breathe underwater

by Andy Brunning
August 27, 2018 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 96, ISSUE 34

 

 
 

To download a pdf of this article, visit http://cenm.ag/scubadiving.

References used to create this graphic:

Diving, nitrogen narcosis

Moving in extreme environments: Inert gas narcosis and underwater activities

NOAA ocean explorer: Technical diving Diving and oxygen

The difference between scuba diving gas mixes

Almost everything you wanted to know about oxygen-enriched air, uhh, “nitrox” but were too busy mixing it up to ask


A collaboration between C&EN and Andy Brunning, author of the popular graphics blog Compound Interest

To see more of Brunning’s work, go to compoundchem.com. To see all of C&EN’s Periodic Graphics, visit cenm.ag/periodicgraphics.

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