HALDANE, John Scott
Last updated: May 7, 2017 at 17:44 pm
Physiologist; established first dive tables in 1907 after extensive experiments with animals; experimented on himself and on his son; built a decompression chamber to study decompression sickness; expert on ether and respiration; inventor of the gas-mask during World War I.
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.