Author Archives: Otto

About Otto

Otto Gasser grew up mostly in southern California and obtained his Doctorate In Educational Psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He was hired as a professor to teach in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California, where he initiated a multilevel Scuba training curriculum on campus. Dr. Gasser spent 37 years at Cal Poly before recently retiring. During that time, he certified over 2,000 students in Scuba. He served as the University’s Diving Safety Officer and represented the campus on the California State College and Universities Diving Safety Committee. Off campus, Dr. Gasser spent ten years on the Board of Directors for the Los Angeles County Underwater Instructors Association, three of them as President. Over the years, he has volunteered time on a number of county Scuba training programs and has authored several articles about diver training. Otto is now an active recreational diver. In addition to the California coast, his more frequently visited dive locations include Hawaii’s Big Island, Indonesia, and the Caribbean islands.

Yellowstone National Park – 2018

This August we went back to Yellowstone National Park for our third time, and if you’ve never been there, you should put it on your bucket list, you won’t be disappointed. Instead of tent camping on this trip, we traveled … Continue reading

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Otto’s new book is out – help him get it published!

Hello Friends! I’m asking for your consideration, help, and a moment of your time. I’ve written a new book and I’m asking you to become a Kindle Scout, someone who can read new, never-before-published books and nominate those they would … Continue reading

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The National Parks of Western North America: Sequoia and Kings Canyon

Located in the central eastern part of California, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks are a very popular camping and hiking attraction for tourists worldwide. Pam and I enjoyed a wonderful five-night/four-day vacation here in late June this year, and … Continue reading

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