Publication Library

DAN provides free access to publications, articles and reports written and/or edited by DAN staff covering subjects related to dive research, medicine and safety. You can also view the online archive of Alert Diver magazine for research, medical and safety-related articles.

The DAN Publication Library includes the following:

  • Annual Diving Reports: Summaries and analysis of diving incidents and fatalities reported to DAN every year from 1988 to today
  • Risk Assessment Guides for dive professionals, dive operators and recompression facilities
  • DAN workshop proceedings: Focusing on a single dive-safety-related topic, each of these workshops brings together experts in diving procedures, medicine and physiology to evaluate the current state of the art and future considerations

Alert Diver

Alert Diver, the flagship publication of DAN, has a robust online archive. With articles focusing on health-related issues, first-person accounts, equipment safety, risk mitigation, diving tips and more, divers and dive operators can enjoy relevant and informative articles.