So what’s this “Scuba Gypsy” site about?

Hopefully it’s about scuba diving, usually referred to just as ‘diving‘ to underwater addicts. We’ll talk about diving, dive travel, dive physiology, more dive travel, more diving, more dive travel, anything relating to diving (health of our oceans, etc.)….you get the idea.


Catalina, September 2011 (courtesy of wildoceanphoto.com)

Curt Thompson Biography –

  • Ph.D., Physiology & Biophysics
  • PADI Master Scuba Instructor
  • Technical Diver (DSAT TecRec)
  • Dive Travel Leader

Curt has certified over 600 student divers, has logged over 1300 dives and has dove throughout the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, the North Pacific, the Sea of Cortez, the South Pacific, and the Central Eastern Pacific Ocean. His interests include Diving Physiology, Marine Biology and Reef Conservation. A physiologist by training, Curt works as a research scientist in the San Diego pharmaceutical industry.