I would like to say "Thank you" to all these individuals, who supported me during a couple of projects, to name a few: Computer & Dive Tables Specialty, Nitrox Manual, Rebreather Manual, Advanced Decompression workshop, Hardhat/Helmetdiving.
The support was enthusiastically and without any reservation! "Thank you" also to these organisations and companies who granted their copyrights!
As well a big THA for all the countless diving-students who have been a guinea pig during all of my courses/classes in the last 20 years and the divemasters/assistant instructors and instructor colleagues from the Tauchsportcenter Esslingen who proof-read my manuals, also for the tons of e-mails with ideas and feedback!Most notably, I would like to appreciate:
Jeff Nadler:then President DSAT, from whom I recieved, probably as one of the first guys in europe, the DSAT documentation
the late Dr. Max Hahn:who, a long time before the MicroBrain and later on the DC/NC 11 captured the market, gave me insight into these boxes and their coefficients and NDLs
Tobias Dräger:then Productmanager Rebreather DRÄGER DIVE; oh yeah: and the good old DRAEGER deco table !!!
Yron Yariv:NAUI Instructor, ELAT: during my first NITROX Course at the famous AQUASPORT in Elat, Israel, in hebrew, beginning the 90's
Dave Dinsmore:then director NOAA diving program (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration): sound input to the NOAA Manual Version 4
Chuck Young:Master Diver H NSSC United States Navy (U.S.N): for his bright way to deal with the USN Diving Manual ...
Karl E. Huggins:USC Catalina Hyperbaric Chamber: for his HUGI Table and nuts & bolts with it
Ron Nishi:Senior Diving Scientist, then the DCIEM (Defence & Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine) Andy Anlauf: for his ideas and support during the developpment of our deco table for Apnea Diving C.E. 2004.
the PADI Course Directors:in temporal order: Harald Teltschik, David Jackson, Ben Walzinger: for support, ideas and feedback ... In particular Ben, for his increasing and substantial interest in my PADI Specialty "DIVE TABLES"
Steven M. Barsky:
for ideas, support and excellent materials concerning hard hat diving, pls. cf.: www.hammerheadpress.com
and, first of all and most notably, my friend: Rainer Sommerkorn
who initiated me into the secrets of SCUBA diving and the USN deco table around the 70's at my precious Sinai beach between Elat and Ras Mohammad. Since then I am more or less spoiled for the regular life above the waterline ...
Dipl. Phys. A.S., "ALBI"
PADI Instructor #33913, ...
Esslingen, Autumn 1999 C.E.