Christopher Rigaud

Education:  M.S. Biology, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi; B.S. Biology Long Island University-Southampton CollegePicture of Chris Riguad in SCUBA gear.

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Phone:  207.563.8273

Location:  Darling Marine Center

Mailing Address:  193 Clark’s Cove Road, Walpole, ME 04573


Chris has served as the UMaine Diving Safety Officer since 2003.  He holds a B.S. from LIU-Southampton College, and a M.S. from Texas A&M University Corpus Christi. He has been a PADI Scuba Instructor for over 20 years, and is also an SDI/TDI Instructor, DAN Instructor, Emergency Medical Technician, Diver Medic Technician, and Public Safety Rescue Swimmer.  He has served as a working diver and diving supervisor on scientific projects for numerous institutions and serves on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences and the Diving Control Board of the National Science Foundation US Antarctic Program.