GUE Project Nuttlar 2013

It was 1878 in the Sauerland, Mid-Germany, when miners started tunnelling the first adit in a mountain, to get to the deposits of slate inside. For over 100 years the slatemine expanded its business and became famous all over the world for its good quality slate. But in 1985 the company suddenly had to close its doors.... continue reading

MCEP 2013 Project Report

This past December, MCEP and CINDAQ have again brought together GUE divers from 13 different countries to participate in the bi-annual Science and Survey Project along the Caribbean Coast of Quintana Roo, Mexico. This particular project concentrated on... continue reading

Lost Island Project: Summer 2014

The Lost Island Project will kick-off again in May 2014 with 22 weeks of exploration and research in the Aeolian Islands Archipelago.
Participation is open to GUE divers of Fundamentals and higher rating. Click the image to the right to learn more about the project or visit the Projects Page to view scheduled projects and to sign up!

2014 GUE Conference

December 6-7, 2014
Gainesville & High Springs, Florida

Conference activities include speakers, workshops, diving, and socials, with pre- and post-conference activities also planned. Options include South Florida ocean diving, North Florida springs diving, and area field trips!

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Mystery of First Americans Solved

GUE Divers Alberto Nava and Susan Bird transport the Hoyo Negro skull to an underwater turntable so that it can be photographed in order to create a 3-D model.

Photo credit: Paul Nicklen/National Geographic

This amazing discovery will be featured in National Geographic magazine and on a National Geographic/NOVA special that will air on PBS in 2015.


2014 Canadian Invasion

We all have our reason(s) for finding our way to the water, for some it is a bucket list experience, for others it is a hobby to enjoy from time to time, and finally there are those it is a life changing part of who they are and it embeds into their DNA. I will admit I fall into this last category. This isn’t a review of one training program versus another, but how once a fear of... read more