Ramon F. Llaneza
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Ramon F. Llaneza
Ramón Llaneza’s career spans over 35 years. He start scuba diving in 1970 with his father and brother. Ramon is an active technical diving instructor and environmental scientist who has been involved in recreational, commercial, and scientific management positions in the diving and environmental community. His first technical and scientific dives were in 1974 with the Oceanographic Institute of Venezuela when he began underwater marine research, deep diving, shipwreck diving, and search and rescue diving. Ramon was certified as an Instructor by World Underwater Federation (CMAS) in 1980. He is a technical Instructor by International Association of Nitrox and Technical Divers (IANTD). His advanced training specialties are closed circuit rebreathers, deep diving, nitrox and trimix mixed gas diving, and rescue diving.
Ramon has Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine Biology and a Master's Degree in Environmental Engineering from the Central University of Venezuela (UCV). He is certified in Hazardous Materials Management and completed the safety science program at Florida Atlantic University. He is a certified Commercial Investment and Business Broker in Florida.
As a professional, Ramón has been involved in environmental and scientific underwater projects, executive business management, directing and coordinating scientific and commercial projects. He has experience deep diving with mixed gas closed circuit rebreathers in marine constructions and inspections, environmental impact assessment over the aquatic ecosystems, water quality determination and hydrological measurement of the seawater and wastewater related projects. He has been involved with oceanographic studies, hydrodynamics, bathymetric surveying and the designs, and installation and inspections of marine outfall systems.
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