Scientific Diving

Persons interested in becoming scientific divers for East Carolina University must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an ECU student, faculty/staff member or a visiting scientist from another organization working under ECU auspices.
  • Hold, at a minimum, Basic SCUBA Certification from a National or International SCUBA Certifying Agency.
  • Complete the ECU Scientific Diver Training Course or hold current AAUS Scientific Diver Certification.

To receive training you must:

Divers coming from another AAUS diving program may request reciprocity and should discuss qualification options with the Diving & Water Safety Office.

If you have diving related questions, contact:

  • Mark Keusenkothen, Director of Diving and Water Safety (252) 328-4041 (Office), (252) 327-4439 (Cell),