Operational Safety in Expedition Diving

Originally premiered May 20, 2020.

Jill Heinerth is an underwater explorer, writer, photographer, speaker, and filmmaker. She was a lead technical diver on the ground-breaking Wakulla2 project, where she piloted the first 3D underwater cave mapping device – technology bound for space.

A pioneer of technical rebreather diving, she led a team into underwater caves beneath the massive B-15 iceberg in Antarctica. From desert oases of the Sahara to the cold waters of Baffin Bay, Jill Heinerth becomes the hands and eyes for climatologists, archaeologists, and engineers.

Jill serves as the first Explorer-in-Residence of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and is a presenter on radio and TV broadcasts worldwide.Her book, INTO THE PLANET, has been lauded by the Wall Street Journal, Oprah Magazine and the New York Times.

Jill is a Fellow of the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame, Underwater Academy of Arts and Sciences, Women Divers Hall of Fame, National Speleological Society, and the Explorers Club which recently named her as the recipient of the William Beebe Award for ocean exploration.