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    Pressure Variations and Ocean Exploration

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    How do the pressure variations with depth affect the ability to explore the ocean? How does it affect scuba diving and submarines? If you explain it to me and also if you give me internet site or reference book I would learn more.

    Thanks for your help.

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    The relationship is fairly simple: the higher the pressure, the more structural integrity is required in the equipment that surrounds and protects divers in order to resist the pressure. If the pressure manages to enact forces on the diver, the diver will simply be crushed by the pressure.

    The deeper one goes into the water, the greater amount of ...

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    Pressure variation and ocean exploration is examined.