Visual Fields of the Scuba Diver

  title={Visual Fields of the Scuba Diver},
  author={Gershon Weltman and Raymond A. Christianson and Glen H. Egstrom},
  journal={Human Factors: The Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society},
  pages={423 - 430}
The restricted visual fields available to SCUBA divers were examined by means of an under-water perimetry apparatus. Measurements were obtained for three standard partial masks (covering only the eyes and nose), one atypical “wrap-round” partial mask, and one full-face mask. Data are presented along with some consideration of the interactions between mask design and visual field, and a brief resumé of procedural variables affecting human factors experimentation underwater. 
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