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Richard S. AppeldoornDouglas E. Kesling, BSN, M.A., DMT-A

Manager, Advanced Diving Technology
University of North Carolina Wilmington
5600 Marvin K. Moss Lane
Wilmington, NC 28409

PHONE: (910)-962-2445
FAX: (910)-962-2410


Doug Kesling is currently the manager of the Advanced Diving Technology Program at the Center for Marine Science at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), which has integrated into NOAA's new Cooperative Institute for Ocean Exploration, Research and Technology (CIOERT) also located at UNCW and FAU/Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. The new CIOERT will utilize submersibles, ROV’s, AUV's, enriched air nitrox and trimix open-circuit diving technology and rebreathers in support of NOAA's marine research directives.