ERIC Number: ED254425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Status on U.S. Marine Research. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Oceanography of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on U.S. Marine Scientific Research Capabilities Oversight (September 26, 1984).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.
These hearings focused on the major problems and opportunities in marine research and on the role of both the government and the scientific community in responding to future needs. Included are statements by: James Baker; Donald Boesch; Robert Corell; Tudor Davies; M. Grant Gross; G. Ross Heath; Joel Pritchard; David Ross; J. R. Schubel; Gerry Studds; the United States Geological Survey; Ferris Webster; Robert Winokur; Paul Wolff; and Larry Wortzel. Also included (when applicable) is supporting documentation provided by these individuals as well as communications submitted for the record. This documentation includes: information on ocean and marine resources and research priorities and initiatives; information on significant challenges in ocean science through the next decade; a brief history (1964-present) of the ALVIN program and the navy-owned deep submersible research vessel (DSRV-ALVIN); an article by Robert Wall entitled "The Oceanography Report--Ocean Sciences Peer Review in the NSF" (National Science Foundation); articles by David Ross and John Knauss entitled "How the Law of the Sea Will Affect U.S. Marine Science" and by David Ross and Michael Healey entitled "International Marine Science: An Opportunity for the Future"; a discussion of estuarine research priorities; and answers to various questions considered during the hearings. (JN)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries.