AAUS


AAUS
abbr.
American Academy of Underwater Sciences

Dictionary of abbreviations. 2012.

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  • Ice diving — is a type of penetration diving where the dive takes place under ice.cite book |title=AAUS Polar Diving Workshop Proceedings |author=Lang, M.A. J. R. Stewart (eds.). |year=1992 |publisher=Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA… …   Wikipedia

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