06/30/06

 

Ascent to altitude after diving.  This includes both flying and traveling up mountains.  There are many different recommendations from many different organisations.  Australian Standard 2299.1 suggests the following in Table 3.1.  Times are in hours.

   

 

Single dive <50% NDLís

Routine no deco diving, single deco dive

Multiple deco dives, extreme exposures, omitted deco

0-150m

Nil

Nil

2

150-300m

Nil

2

4

300-600m

2

12

24

600-2400m

(routine air travel)

12

24

48

>2400m

24

48

72

 

 
   
   

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