Dive Safety Training and Resources

For all Colleges and Locations

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Certificate of Scientific Exchange (COSE)

Penn State researchers who are importing or exporting collections of animal or plant specimens are eligible to use the institutional COSE permit. Researchers must sign the Terms of Use document before the COSE permit can be made available for use. To inquire about the COSE permit or to request the Terms of Use document, email orp-scidive@psu.edu.  


Bloop (Diving Management System) Resources

Quick Start Guide

Populate Your Profile

Adding Training & Certifications or Equipment

Adding a Project

Adding a Dive Plan

Adding an Area or Location

Schedule a Dive

Log a Dive

This PDF provides the entry requirements for the Penn State Scientific Diving Program: Scientific Diving Certification Process