Underwater Geology Diver

Underwater Geology Course
Minimum 2 days
6 theoretical teaching units 
6 practical teaching units 
2-4 dives


Aim of course
– to introduce divers to underwater geology
– to give them a sense of the size, the geological history and the variable coastlines in time
and space of a 70 % covered water body of the earth.
– to make them susceptible to the constant changing of land and sea concerning transport and
sedimentation of particles and solutions.


Student performance objectives
By the end of the course the diver should
– be familiar to the basic geological processes
– be able to identify important mineral groups and be able to recognize them
– dive sustainably due to his/her more comprehensive understanding of environment


Prerequisites for participants (minimum requirements)
– age of 16 years
– PTRD 1 Star Diver or equivalent
– valid medical certificate

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