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AAUS Foundation

Our Mission

Support AAUS in facilitating the development of safe and productive sceintific divers through education, research, and the advancement of standards for scientifid diving practices, certifications and operations.

The Foundation

We are excited to introduce the newly formed AAUS Foundation. This 501c3 group, incorporated in 2010, will further the mission of AAUS by encouraging tax-deductible donations. The Foundation was organized for the support and promotion of the AAUS by furthering the Academy's mission of facilitating the development of safe and productive scientific divers through education, research and the advancement of standards for scientific diving practices, certifications and operations. Awards funded by AAUS include Research Scholarships (Master and PhD level), Kevin Flangan travel awards, Hollis gear award,  best student paper at the AAUS annual symposium and an internship opportunity is offered in conjunction with Our World Underwater.

The Foundation Board

Jennifer Smith - Scripps Institute of Oceanography
William Dent - University of South Florida
Michael Dardeau - Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Vin Malkowski - MA Department of Marine Fisheries
Anya Hanson - University of Rhode Island
Ted Maney - Salem State University
George Peterson - Monterey Bay Aquarium

Please visit our website to find out more about Foundation projects, purchase products and donate today! www.aausfoundation.org

 



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