No recreational SCUBA diving is permitted at the Gump Station. All research divers must receive prior approval (apply well in advance) from the UC Dive Safety Officer as described in the Dive Safety Manual.
Dive clearance must be obtained in writing BEFORE arrival at the Gump Station.
The Station does not provide personal dive gear (mask, snorkel, fins, wet suit, etc.), which users must bring for themselves. Available SCUBA Equipment includes:
- SCUBA compressor and tanks
- Safety flags
Larger groups should contact the Station beforehand to ensure that sufficient tanks and lead are available.